Benton Air Faire Car & Military Vehicle Show 30 SEP - 01 OCT

Hangar Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am

  • Free for fly in pilots
  • $8 per person (scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, pancakes)
  • Coffee, water, juice included

Radio Control Airshow  7:30am - 9am

Runways / Taxiways closed to all "big" planes during the RC airshow (7:30-9:00am)

  • Reno Warbirds Air Racers competing around Pylons
  • 3D Acrobatic Demonstration
  • Acrobatic Helicopters
  • F9F Panther Jet and other Warbirds

Opening Ceremonies 9am-9:30am

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  • Opening Remarks Mayor Brent Weaver
  • US Forest Service Smoke Jumpers

  • Flag Raising & National Anthem  by Cathy Ortega & Sweet Adelines

Plane Rides Available starting at 9:30am - Closing

  • $40 per adult / $20 per child for 15 min ride (Cessna or Diamond aircraft)
  • $90 per adult Warbird T34 "Mentor", or T-50 Bamboo Bomber, PT-22, or N3N Navy Yellow Peril
  • $120 per person in the North American T6 "Texan"

Vendors / Displays / Car Show  7am - 4:30pm Daily

  • Home Depot                            Bay Alarm                          Enchanted Designs Face Painting
  • Reach Helicopter                     Boy Scouts of America       Cub Scouts
  • Redding Fire Dept                    Redding Police K-9 Unit     Veteran's K-9 Unit
  • North Business Association      Chico Veteran's Center       Pepsi Refreshment Booth
  • Redding Distributing               Pedego Electric Bikes          Ritas of Redding
  • Dutch Bros Coffee Truck          Roadrunner Grill                 S&R Enterprises
  • US Army                                  Selig Construction              Ash Creek RC Flyers
  • Redding RC & Hobby               Sheraton Redding Hotel at the Sundial Bridge

Hay Rides Available starting at 9am - 2pm - Courtesy of Chad and Mandy at VISTA REALITY --- our choice in finding an awesome home in Redding!

Hangar Octoberfest Beer Garden 10am - 4:30pm Daily

  • Sierra Nevada on tap
  • Food Trucks  / Cotton Candy / Soft / Drinks / Water

Military Vehicles and Warbird Displays & Fly Bys

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  • National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk (Static)
  • PT-17 Stearman (Raffle Ride Winner)
  • N3N Naval Aircraft Factory "Yellow Peril" Primary Trainer (Rides Available)
  • PT-22  Ryan Trainer (Rides Available)
  • Cessna T-50 Bamboo Bomber (Rides Available)
  • BT-13 Vultee Vibrator
  • AT-6 Texan (Rides Available)
  • U3A  Cessna 310 Blue Canoe (Static)
  • T-34 Mentor (Rides Available)
  • L-17 Navion (3-4 aircraft, formation fly bys)
  • L-19 Bird Dog
  • L-29 Defin Jet Fly By at 12 Noon! 
  • Yak 50
  • CJ-6
  • Highway Patrol Fixed Wing Cessna T206; CHP Helicopter
  • Reach Medevac Helo
  • F-15 Strike Eagle Fly By from Klammath Falls

Vendors Welcome

Contact Paula, Jodi or Jim (530) 241-4204 with any questions, or fill in the registration form below


Benton Air Faire Vendor Registration Form

10x10 Booth Space. Let us know if you need more than one space in the comments. Setup time is 6AM Saturday 30 September, or Friday Night 29 September

I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the event organizers and their Officers, Agents, Sponsors and Volunteers for any damage to my airplane(s) or personal property resulting from any incident which may occur as a result of participating in the this event. I acknowledge that the indemnified parties above assume no liability for stolen or damaged property. I agree that I display my product(s) at my sole risk, and I waive all claims against the indemnified parties for damages to my product(s). I give permission and free, unconditional, non-exclusive license to the event organizers to use my name and images of my product(s) for promotional or educational purposes in connection with the event.

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