UPDATE: More details on RAAF Pearce Air Show – 19 & 20 May 2012

ABOVE: A US Air Force Boeing B-52H Stratofortress bomber will be amongst many interesting aircraft taking part in the Pearce Air Show 2012.
Photo © US Navy 030415-F-7194F-015

24 Apr 2012:

The RAAF has provided more details of aircraft expected to participate in the RAAF Base Pearce Air Show on 19 & 20 May 2012.

A highlight for many will be a US Air Force Boeing B-52H bomber conducting flypasts at both days of the Show.  The aircraft is doing this as part of a training exercise, flying direct from Guam with air refuelling, doing the flypast and then returning to Guam. (It is not landing).

Details from RAAF website (details subject to change):

The following RAAF military aircraft are expected to participate in the Air Show:

  • F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet
  • F/A-18F Super Hornet
  • C-130 Hercules
  • C-17A Globemaster
  • CL-604 Challenger
  • Boeing 737 BBJ (Boeing Business Jet)
  • KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport [Airbus A330-200]
  • AP-3C Orion
  • PC-9/A
  • Hawk 127
  • The Roulettes (comprised seven PC-9/A aircraft)
  • RAAF Balloon
  • Sikorsky Seahawk (Royal Australian Navy)

The following international military aircraft are expected to participate in the Air Show:

  • B-52H bomber (US Air Force)
  • KC-135 Tanker (US Air Force)
  • Flying training display (Republic of Singapore Air Force) [this will consist of Pilatus PC-21 turboprop trainers]
  • C-130H Hercules (Republic of Singapore Air Force)

The following civilian and historical aircraft are expected to participate in the Air Show:

  • Nanchang CJ-6A
  • CAC Winjeel
  • Rebel 300
  • Beechcraft 18
  • Laser 230
  • De Havilland Chipmunk

Link to Pearce Air Show map: CLICK HERE

Link to road access map: CLICK HERE

Ticket prices are as follows:

PREPURCHASE ONLINE                   (thru BOCS Ticketing)

(price includes credit card charges)


FAMILY (2 adults & 2 children) $46.80 Not available at gate
STANDARD ADULT $20.40 $25.50  (EFTPOS/credit card purchase)                   $25.00  (cash purchase)
CHILD (5-15 years) $5.10 $5.10 (EFTPOS/credit card purchase)$5.00 (cash purchase)
CHILD (under 5 years) FREE FREE

David Eyre

President, Aviation Association of WA Inc

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