California Capital Airshow | MATHER AIRPORT, SACRAMENTO

July 13 & 14, 2024

Italian Jet Team - Frecce Tricolori


Featuring the F/18 Super Hornet & F8F Bearcat

You’re in for a real treat this September 23-24, as history comes alive above the skies of Sacramento!

The California Capital Airshow has been selected to host a US Navy Legacy Flight featuring a vintage F8F Bearcat and a modern-day F/A-18 Super Hornet. Both aircraft will join up to pay special tribute to the Navy’s aviation legacy.

Super Hornet Demo Vapor

About the United States Navy Legacy Flight Program

“The Legacy Flight program matches today’s frontline fighters with their predecessors in close flight maneuvers at air shows nationwide. Legacy Flight performances provide a unique comparison between the past and present, and they provide some great photo opportunities.”

F8F Bearcat Pilot – Steve Hinton

Steve Hinton, a fixture in the world of warbirds, has performed at airshows around the world since about 1983, more than 150 different types of aircraft. His restoration company has restored more than 40 warbirds to pristine flying condition. He has been President of the Planes of Fame Air Museum since 1994, is a founding member of the Motion Picture Pilots Assoc., civilian pilot with the USAF Heritage Flight; World Speed Record holder, and Reno Air Race Champion. He has more than 7,000 hours flying WWII fighters.

If you want the best experience possible, there’s only one place to be … that’s at the airshow!

Discounted tickets are still available, don’t delay; get yours TODAY!

Buy Now & Get Deeper Discounts (NOT Available to the Public)
on 2023 California Capital Airshow Tickets



* Nominal service fees apply & limited ticket quantities.

Our goal is to provide you with the best airshow experience possible at a range of price points. Ticket types include everything from an affordable day of aviation thrills for the whole family to a premium level air show experience. There’s something for everyone!

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!

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Photo Sources:

  • https://navylegacyflight.org/legacy-flight
  • Mark E. Loper Photography
  • media.defense.gov