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Leading airshow returns to Southern California after a year off due to pandemic


Since its launch in 2016, the Pacific Airshow has seen an explosion in popularity year after year, attracting millions of spectators every fall. The show has grown to be the largest airshow in the United States by attendance.

One of the largest airshows in the United States returned to Southern California on Friday after one year off due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The annual Pacific Airshow line-up will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, U.S. Air Force ACC F-35 Demo Team and the U.S. Marine Corps V-22 Osprey Demo Team this year in three days over the weekend in Huntington Beach, a coastal city in Southern California, according to the air show's official website.

Photo taken on Oct. 1, 2021 shows a view of the Pacific Airshow at Huntington Beach, California, the United States. (Xinhua)

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Organizers said that dozens of other military aviators and civilian performers will also make up the roster of the show.

Since its launch in 2016, the airshow has seen an explosion in popularity year after year, attracting millions of spectators every fall. The show has grown to be the largest airshow in the country by attendance, said its website. 

People watch the Pacific Airshow at Huntington Beach, California, the United States on Oct. 1, 2021. (Xinhua)

Published : October 03, 2021