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Joseph Castelao
Email | 3104272089

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Nancy Henderson
Email | 3107489313

 
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THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

WELCOME TO THE 33rd. ANNUAL BEST IN THE WEST JET RALLY 2022!

ONE OF THE LARGEST JET SHOWS IN THE WORLD!


CELEBRATING 33 YEARS OF AMERICA'S FAVORITE JET SHOW!


BUTTONWILLOW ELK-HILLS AIRPORT, BUTTONWILLOW, CA


AMA SANCTION #12531


6-Flight Lines, Food On Site, Spectator Seating, Camping on Site, 3,260 X 50  (994 x 15 m) Foot Paved (Asphalt) Runway, No obstructions No Restrictions, 1200 foot Ceiling, RV Parking on Site (No Hook-Ups), On Site Thursday Night Jobe Taco Night, On Site Friday Night Pilots Dinner, On Site Saturday Night Banquet Awards Dinner and Auction With 37 Spectacular Award Categories with total 38 Awards Including The "Prestigious" The Colonel Robert E. Thacker Award, all in our huge 40 X 80 Enclosed Tent on site. Best in the West will be a 7 day event, Monday October 10th. through Sunday October 16th, 2022.


GENERAL INFORMATION:


Best In The West Jet Rally is a non-competition AMA-Sanctioned event. This is an open, fun-fly event with very few restrictions.

All Registered Pilots planning to operate a turbine-powered model must have a Valid AMA Card and must be a CURRENT Turbine Waiver holder.

   

If you plan on only flying Electric or Gas ducted fans, you must only be AMA Current. Please have this information ready before you register, or at the Registration Table.


All Turbine Non-Waivered Pilots, MUST fly on the buddy box system, and be Registered as a Pilot. If you would like to have a Turbine Waiver Pilot and CD sign you off, this may be done from Tuesday or Wednesday by 6:00 PM. Please have all AMA papers with you. Please contact Joe for waiver time.


Best In The West 2022, the 33rd. Annual will be another great show as in the past. Come and join the many in attendance from all around the

United States and many from around the World.


We encourage everyone to RV and Camp at the field as there are many fun things going on during the after hours, BBQing, Night Flying!


Join "The Cali Crew" and see how WE do it!

America's Favorite Jet Rally!

BITW 2022




 

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Event Dates
OCT
10
MONDAY
to
OCT
16
SUNDAY
7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
Field
- Paved Runways
- Windsock
- Jets Permitted
- Starting Pads
Food & Beverage
- Concession
General
- Bleachers
- Sound System
- Picnic Area
- No Hook-Ups
- Porta-Potties
- RV/Trailers Allowed
- Camping Allowed
  • Electric Jets
  • Giant Scale
  • Turbine Jets
  • Address
    Buttonwillow Elk-Hills Airport
    Elk Hills - Buttonwillow Airport
    Buttonwillow, CA  USA
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