WWRE is an open house and family event sponsored by the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce and the California National Guards Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). All activities will take place on the flight line on Los Alamitos Army Airfield (KSLI).
Los Alamitos Army Airfield is the last remaining military airfield in the greater LA/Orange County areas with the longest runways in the OC. The JFTB is also the disaster support area for S. California. On display will be military aircraft, helicopters ,many cars,warbirds along with public safety, first responder and military equipment .Aircraft flyovers are planned including aircraft static displays and radio controlled airplanes.
Wings Wheels & Rotors will have various civilian and public safety helicopters with fire,police and military rotorcraft including some of the media aircraft seen daily on the air around SoCal. Helicopter awareness will be supported by the Professional Helicopter Pilot Association (PHPA) Along with the airplanes and warbirds are helicopter flights in civilian “choppers” for a small fee. Also free flights in general aviation airplanes by the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles for youth between the ages of 8 and 17 years who are interested in flying and aviation.
The largest event will be a huge car show including custom cars,new autos, motorcycles,roadsters, antique vehicles and hot rods. Awards to be presented for best cars. There will be many events for the family at WWRE 2012 along with a Kids Korner. Additionally, there will be food,including breakfast,music,vendors, displays,demonstrations,flybys and other activities on Sunday,28 October.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the JFTB Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) funds to support the armed forces personnel on the base. Sponsor & Exhibitor opportunities and vendor spaces available. Check with the Los Al Chamber of Commerce at 562-598-6659 about these opportunities.
Free admission,free parking. Donations accepted. No Smoking on the flightline. Dogs,bikes or alcohol not permitted. Open to the public .Picture I.D. required to enter the base. Media invited!