Stories tagged: Skyfest
Sun., June 1, 2014
Above all, excitement: Displays delight crowds at return of Fairchild’s SkyFest
Lawrence Williams loves the Thunderbirds. He wore his Thunderbirds T-shirt to Fairchild Air Force Base’s SkyFest air show Saturday, arriving at 7:30 a.m. As soon as the gates opened, he …
Fri., May 30, 2014, 7:38 a.m.
A look at what to expect at SkyFest this weekend
Headed to SkyFest this weekend at Fairchild Air Force Base? Here’s everything you need to know.
Fri., May 30, 2014
SkyFest will soar at Fairchild this weekend
Federal budget cuts not only grounded the return of SkyFest in 2013, they also put the kibosh on what was to be Maj. Joshua Boudreaux’s first of two years with …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013, 3:39 p.m.
Thunderbirds to return to Fairchild
The Thunderbirds will return to Spokane skies in spring 2014 for an open house at Fairchild Air Force Base.
Tue., March 5, 2013
Skyfest 2013 canceled after sequester
The return of Skyfest will have to wait. Fairchild Air Force Base, which had planned to revive the popular air show this year to coincide with the 75th anniversary of …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 9:48 a.m.
Skyfest 2013 scheduled for May
For the first time since the late 1990s, Fairchild Air Force Base will host Skyfest 2013 to coincide with the Lilac Festival.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2012, 9:14 a.m.
This year’s Skyfest postponed, base says
Fairchild Air Force Base is canceling Skyfest, originally planned for September, but plans to hold the air show sometime in 2013, the base announced this morning.
Fri., July 23, 2010
Air Force Thunderbirds ready to wow at SkyFest
Thursday afternoon about 30,000 feet in the air over the caramel-colored plateaus and ridges of Nevada, a KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base had an important meeting, but the …
Sun., July 4, 2010, 2 a.m.
For Captain, SkyFest will be a high-flying homecoming
When former Midway Elementary student Aaron Jelinek returns to Spokane later this month, his ride will turn heads. It’s an F-16 fighter jet.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2009, 12:01 p.m.
Thunderbirds coming in July
The Air Force Thunderbirds will fly at Fairchild Air Force Base after a four-year absence.
Fri., Aug. 8, 2008
Birds of prey at play
The skies above Fairchild Air Force Base will be full of cool planes Saturday and Sunday, and which plane is the coolest may be hotly debated among the tens of …