March 3, 2021
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Edwards 2020 air show evolving into hybrid event – Aerotech News

Crowds pack the Edwards flight line during the 2006 Open House and Air Show. Brig. Gen. Matt Higer, commander of the 412th Test Wing, announced June 19 that the 2020 air show will evolve into a hybrid, online event. (Air Force photograph)
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Aviation enthusiasts worldwide who had been anticipating a return to air shows at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., this fall will have to wait a little longer.

Brig. Gen. Matt Higer, commander of the 412th Test Wing, announced that the October air show, scheduled for Oct. 10 and 11, will now be a hybrid air show.

Many people had been eagerly looking forward to the first open house and air show on Edwards since 2009, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the base to look at a different way of doing things.

“We are not going to have a whole bunch of people on the installation,” Higer said during a June 19 Facebook live town hall. “We’re not going to have a whole bunch of boots
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