California Capital Airshow | MATHER AIRPORT, SACRAMENTO

OCTOBER 1-2, 2022

featuring the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor

A Blackbird’s Thunderous Sacramento Visit

Before “Maverick” buzzed the tower in TOP GUN, this happened in real-life …
Below is one of those smiles for miles aviation stories. Even though the link below is a video, you’re going to need speakers or headphones to take in the fun-tastic story. Also, make sure you stick around until the very end, because it keeps getting better. Please give it a listen and let us know if you were there!

Because we always get asked, “Can you get the SR-71 Blackbird at the Airshow?”
We’d love to have an SR-71 at the California Capital Airshow. Unfortunately, all the SR-71’s and A-12’s have been retired form service and relegated to museums. If you get a chance, getting up close to a SR-71 Blackbird is one those aviation bucket list items.

So press play and smile!

Info Sources:

  • Lt.Col. Maury Rosenberg, USAF Retired

Please note:
Aircraft and performers are subject to change without notice, due to operational considerations. If anything changes, we will do our best to let you know. Thank you!