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The Miramar Airshow is an airshow held in October at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, California. It is a major stop on the airshow circuit featuring civilian and military aircraft with a demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The Saturday show is capped by a nighttime airshow. The show is usually attended by several hundred thousand spectators. The Utterly Butterly wing-walking display team flying Boeing Stearman PT-17 biplanes An airshow is an event at which aviators display their flying skills, normally to the public, but occasionally to invited guests, or employees and their families only. ... Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is about 10 miles (16 km) north of downtown San Diego, California, USA. The United States Marine Corps installation is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Aircraft Group 11, and Marine Aircraft Group 16. ... City nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Government County San Diego Mayor vacant Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 372. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... US Navy Blue Angels in tight diamond formation. ...


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Miramar Miramar is a plateau in the northern part of the city of San Diego, California, USA. Newspaper publisher Edward Scripps is credited with naming Miramar in 1890. ...


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Marine Corps Air Station Miramar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (166 words)
MCAS Miramar is best known for the TOPGUN training program (formally entitled Naval Fighter Weapons School), immortalized in the film of the same name that starred Tom Cruise.
During the heyday of TOPGUN at Miramar, NAS Miramar was nicknamed "Fightertown U.S.A."
The Miramar Airshow is a major airshow held each October at MCAS Miramar.
Miramar Airshow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (105 words)
The Miramar Airshow is an airshow held in October at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, California.
It is a major stop on the airshow circuit featuring civilian and military aircraft with a demonstraiton by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
The Saturday show is capped by a nighttime airshow.
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