Vintage aircraft large and small soared above the crowd gathered at the Santa Maria Public Airport as the two-day Thunder Over the Valley air show wrapped up Sunday afternoon. Aircraft aficionados mingled with just plain curious individuals and families who gathered to check out biplanes, stunt aircraft, trainers from World War II and others that […]

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Planes, Both Radio-Controlled and Manned, Put On A Show Over Santa Maria Public Airport The Thunder Over the Valley airshow brought out not only full-size airplanes, but smaller, radio-controlled crafts as well. The annual airshow, hosted by the Santa Maria Museum of Flight, kicked off Saturday morning with demonstration flights of the radio-controlled planes. Some […]

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This year’s Thunder Over The Valley airshow will honor wounded warriors¬†and unique groups of veterans from the Santa Maria Valley. The event, which will be held at the Santa Maria Public Airport, will run Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.¬†Special honorees will include 442nd Infantry Regiment Nisei, Filipino Guerillas and […]

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