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During the two-day-event guests will be able to admire in the air and on the ground almost all USAF aircraft.

Nellis Open House Air Show
Nellis AFB Open House Air Show 2017 (Photo: USAF)

Nellis Air Force Base will be holding its annual open House on Saturday, Nov 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12 in Las Vegas. The event is the perfect opportunity to see in the flying and static displays almoust all USAF aircraft including the national Thunderbirds aerobatic team, based out of Nellis.

The 2017 Open House is hosted by the U.S. Air Force and celebrates its 70th Anniversary. Guests will be able to view military aerial demonstrations, including a performance by the Thunderbirds. The event will also feature Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground Demos, an air parade composed of based aircraft and a heritage flight. Just some of the planes available for view will be F-22 Raptor, A-10 Thunderbolt II and P-51 Mustang.

The Open House begins at 9:00 a.m. each day and admission is free. Air shows begin at 10:30 a.m. and continue throughout the day.

SHOW SCHEDULE (Pending official confirmation)

9 a.m. Buses start running from Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Air Show gates

10:30 a.m. Aerial demonstrations begin

Order of appearance:

10:30 a.m. Wings of Blue

10:40 a.m. Vicky Benzing Stearman Act

10:50 a.m. West Coast Ravens

11:10 a.m. C-17 PACAF Demonstration Team

11:20 a.m. Nellis Heritage Parade (Various former Nellis aircraft)

11:55 a.m. T-33 AceMaker & Smoke-n-Thunder JetCar

12:15 p.m. Chuck Coleman

12:25 p.m. Nellis Capabilities Demonstration (Air-to-Air & Air-to-Ground Demos)

1:00 p.m. OV-10 Water Drop

1:10 p.m. F-18 TAC Demo

1:25 p.m. F-22 Demo

1:45 p.m. Heritage Flight (F-22, F-35, F-86)

2:00 p.m. U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

1:00 p.m. Buses stop running to the base for the day. Buses will continue to shuttle people back to their vehicles from the airshow.

5 p.m. Show closes


A-10C Thunderbolt II
A-4 Skyhawk
AH-64 Apache
B-1B Lancer
B-25 Mitchell
Bell 412
C-5 Galaxy
C-12 Huron
C-17 Globemaster III
C-130 Hercules
C-182 Skylane
C-206T Cessna
C-47 Skytrain
CH-47 Chinook
E-6B Mercury
EA-18G Growler
EO-5C Dash 7
F4U Corsair
F-5N Tiger II
F-15C Eagle
F-15E Strike Eagle
F-16C Fighting Falcon
F-18 Hornet
F-22 Raptor
F-35 Lightning II
F-86 Sabre
GA-8 Airvan
H-65 Dolphin
HH-60 Pave Hawk
HU-16 Albatross
KC-10 Extender
L-39 Albatross
L-159 Alca
UH-72 Lakota
Max Holste Broussard
Mi-24 Hind
MQ-1 Predator
MQ-9 Reaper
MV-22 Osprey
OV-10 Bronco
P-38 Lightning
P-51 Mustang
PB4Y-2 Privateer
PT-13 Kaydet
QF-4 Aerial Target
RC-12X Huron
Republic RC-3 Seabee
RQ-7 Shadow
SNJ-4 Texan
T-6 Texan
T-28 Trojan
T-33 Shooting Star
T-34 Mentor
T-38 Talon
TC-135 Stratolifter
U-3A Blue Canoe
UH-1H Huey

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