Half Moon Bay’s World of wonder: Military Aviation Marvels, Rare Autos Headline Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, April 27, 2008 at Half Moon Bay Airport

HALF MOON BAY, CALIFORNIA — A spectacular showcase of 2,000 magnificent machines running the gamut from super cool cars, custom motorcycles and one-of-a-kind woodie busses to tricked out trucks, antique engines and tractors, and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays at the 18th Annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, Sunday, April 27, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport. The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Hundreds of aviation wonders are expected to be on display — stylish homebuilts, classics from the 40’s and 50’s, exceptional vintage warbirds, and sport and ultralight aircraft. See a spectacular display including "Heavenly Body" — an exquisitely restored B-25 Bomber from World War II, a V-22 Osprey Marine Corps vertical take-off aircraft, a Grumann F-7 Tigercat, several P-51 Mustangs, a Hawker Seafury British Fighter, a P-40 "Flying Tiger", T-6 and T-28 military trainers, YAK Russian fighters, Hiller Aviation Museum’s vintage DC-3, world-renown aerobatics pilot Eddie Andreini and lots more. Helicopter and bi-plane rides will be available for $50-$100.

"Heavenly Body", owned by Mike Pupich and beautifully restored to perfection, will be among the exceptional vintage warbirds appearing at the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, Sunday, April 27, 2008 at Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport


Headline attractions scheduled include a thrilling, high-flying freestyle Motocross exhibition by HiRise FMX; Max Loffgren’s POW/MIA ‘55 Chevy dragster, built as a tribute to the 3,500+ American servicemen and women listed of prisoners of war or missing in action from the Vietnam War; AAA Greenlight Initiative "Green Machines" display of clean technology/alternative fuel vehicles; Stanford’s Solar Race Car "Equinox"; the Blastolene Brothers extreme, mega-modified machines; and "World Record Wonderland" headed by record-setting dragster "The Flying Fortress", the world’s fastest non-supercharged, front engine slingshot dragster.

Proud owners show up in cars that come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Spectators will get a rare up-close look at antique horseless carriages and Ford Model T’s, fanciful touring and luxury cars, powerful sports cars, custom cars and street rods, muscle cars, vintage and modern era high-performance race cars, quirky art and pedal cars, modified street machines with cutting edge styles, exotic high-performance cars, stylish European cars, ultra cool low-riders, sporty compacts, modified imports with flashy graphics, fashionable hip-hop urban show cars, homebuilt kit cars, super-charged turbo cars and trucks, "green" technology/alternative fuel vehicles, streamliners, dragsters, funny cars, gassers, and jet cars.

Rounding out the activities will be thrilling Unicycle Dirt Drag Racing, amusements for kids, food, and live music by Bill Kirchen "The King of Dieselbilly" and Celtic folk band Claddagh. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $10 for age 11-17 and 65+, and free for kids age 10 and under. Tickets are available at the gate only. Half Moon Bay Airport is located on Highway 1, about 20 miles south of San Francisco and 5 miles north of Highway 92. For information, call 650-726-2328 or check out www.miramarevents.com

WHAT: 18th Annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, Half Moon Bay’s spectacular showcase of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries — more than 2,000 ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic displays for public viewing. Automobiles ranging from hot rods, customs, low riders, imports, street machines and muscle cars to fanciful touring, luxury, and sports cars; also exceptional vintage warbirds, classics from the 40’s and 50’s and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks and motorcycles, model-T fire engines, military tanks, one-of-a-kind gas and steam-powered engines and tractors, helicopter and BI-plane rides, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, a special display of "green" technology/alternative fuel vehicles, a thrilling freestyle motocross exhibition, Unicycle Drag Racing, kid’s amusements, food, and live music headlined by the legendary "Titan of the Telecaster" Bill Kirchen — to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.

  • ADMISSION:  $20 for adults, $10 for age 11-17 and 65+, and free for kids age 10 and under.
  • WHEN: Sunday, April 27, 2008. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • WHERE:  At Half Moon Bay Airport (9850 N. Cabrillo Hwy) located on Hwy. 1, 20 miles south of San Francisco) in Half Moon Bay CA.
  • Info-Line: 650-726-2328  or www.miramarevents.com 


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