2019 Historic WWII Aircraft Rides
The 14th annual California Capital Airshow, presented by Sacramento County in partnership with the City of Rancho Cordova, will be roaring across the skies of our region this October 5th-6th featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels, spine-tingling military and civilian jet demonstrations, world-class aerobatics, pyrotechnics, sky-diving, barnstorming, miles of aviation displays and endless entertainment, music, food and exhibits along the ramp. It’s a weekend of thrills, chills and jaw dropping excitement for the whole family!
Feel the need for some real speed? Purchase a ride in a WWII Warbird!!
The California Capital Airshow in partnership with the Southern California Commemorative Air Force (SoCal CAF) from Camarillo, CA have brought two priceless Warbirds to Mather Airport for a one-of-a-kind experience! You have the rare opportunity to purchase a ride in a P-51 Mustang and/or T-6 Texan during Airshow week. This unique in-the-air experience allows you to sit in the seats our veteran's sat in, see and feel what they encountered. Don’t miss a once-in-a-lifetime ride - It is a definite must for your bucket list.
Multiple rides in each aircraft are available on October 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2019
Book your seat online and SAVE . . . Seats sell fast and often sell out! Prices go up at the Airport!! All purchasers of Warbird rides will receive a FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET TO THE AIRSHOW – October 5 or 6, 2019
Take your pick of the available aircraft, dates and times:
P-51 Mustang Ride
A chance of a lifetime to take flight in one of the most important aircraft in all of aviation history. If there ever was a ‘bucket list item’ this is it. Simply stated, a ride you will never forget.
North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat
fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other
SNJ T-6 Texan Ride
Find out just why they call the Texan the ‘Pilot Maker’. The Pilot will allow you to take a hold of the controls during your ride and you will then discover just what an important part of aviation history this renowned trainer took.
The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s.