Nevada County Air Fest goes on (VIDEO) |

Nevada County Air Fest goes on (VIDEO)

Thousands of airplane enthusiasts made their way to the Nevada County Air Park this Saturday for the 2017 Nevada County Air Fest.

Folks got to get up close and personal with many different examples of aircraft before many of the planes were flown over the landing strip for the crowds to see and photograph.

Smoke from the Wall Fire burning in Butte County, high temperatures, and firefighting operations from the nearby Cal Fire air attack base didn’t keep the show from going on or people from being entertained.

The day began with a pancake breakfast, and included radio controlled aircraft demonstrations, skydiver demonstrations, and bomber fly-bys to name a few.

The Cal Fire Grass Valley Air Attack Base held an open house, which provided extra insight into their operations when sending or receiving aircraft being used to fight the Wall Fire, which has burned over 5,000 acres and multiple structures.

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