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East County News Service

April 1, 2018 (El Cajon) – At the Warbird Expo hosted by the Commemorative Air Force at Gillespie Field in El Cajon (north ramp of Marshall Ave.) on Saturday, April 14th, warbirds, classic aircraft, classic cars and WWII memorabilia will all be part of a fun-filled day for the whole family.  Gates open at 9 a.m. and the event runs until 4 p.m.

In addition to seeing warbird machines up close, you can also speak with aircraft and car enthusiasts as well as collectors, view historic books, photos, toys, uniforms and aircraft parts.

A highlight of the event is the opportunity to take an exciting ride in an SNJ-5, an L-3 Liaison aircraft or a B-25 light bomber. If you’re looking for a gift for that special someone or just want a joy ride for yourself, tickets for these flights can be purchased online at or at the event.

Admission to Warbird Expo: Adults $5, Youths 12-17 $3, kids under 12 free.

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