MCAS Miramar 2021 - Cancelled

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MCAS Miramar 2021 - Cancelled

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Hi all,

UKAR has just received the following press release from MCAS Miramar....
Cancelation of the 2021 Miramar Air Show

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar and Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Miramar regretfully cancels the 2021 Miramar Air Show due to the public health risks associated with COVID-19.

The Miramar Air Show is the largest military air show in the world and is typically one of the largest single public events in San Diego, drawing in upwards of half a million guests and spectators from around the globe every year.

Due to uncertainty surrounding the spread of coronavirus across our communities, Col. Charles Dockery, Commanding Officer of MCAS Miramar, made the decision to suspend this fall’s scheduled event and look to begin the early planning for a show in 2022.

“The Miramar Air Show brings in aviation and military enthusiasts from every corner of the world. And, while San Diego continues to lead the way in vaccines and beginning to reopen, there are still a great many risks involved with a gathering on the scale of our air show. MCAS Miramar has always prioritized our community’s safety throughout the pandemic, beginning the moment we hosted evacuees from Wuhan to our daily operations delivering National Defense, and this decision is no different. It remains the right choice to look ahead to 2022 and make it better than ever.”

- Col. Charles Dockery
Commanding Officer, MCAS Miramar

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boff180 wrote:
Thu 06 May 2021, 8:37 pm

UKAR has just received the following press release from MCAS Miramar.
The Miramar Air Show is the largest military air show in the world.”

- Col. Charles Dockery
Commanding Officer, MCAS Miramar
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Is 'Delusion' a known symptom of Covid 19? :rofl: :joy: :sleeping:

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Re: MCAS Miramar 2021 - Cancelled

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I think its a reference to the average waistline of the public attending.

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Largest by number attending? over 500,000?

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It's the largest in the US.

Perhaps they mean 100% military organised instead of military themed?

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