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4 Thursday, April i01 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette U.S. Air Force big 50 Continued frora front page strations will re-create defining moments in USAF history, from the early flight of the Wright Brother&apos;s Flyer to a static display of the Demonstrations teams include, USAF Thunderbirds, USAF Stars Parachute Demonstration Team and Halcones Demonstration Team from Chili and oth- ers. There will also include The Stealth Aircraft Review. The Stealth was devel- oped and tested over a period of years at the Tonopah Test Range before being transferred to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Some do's and don'ts for those at- tending the Nellis Air Show: Don't bring coolers; Don't bring weapons; .......  ' Don't bring glass containers; Don't bring hand-held radio scanners. Also no water jugs will be allowed and large bags will be subject to examination. Also there will be no smoking on the flightline. Areas will be designated. Parking for the public will be at the Las Vegas Speedway. Visitors should use Interstate 15 and take the Raceway exit. This includes all military active duty members, their families and mili ..... tary retirees. Only people directly in- volved with open house/airshow activities and mission essential personnel will be allowed to drive on base during this time period. They will be issued special entry passes. Buses will be running shuttles to the base at no charge throughout the day. Visitors with handicapped stickers should enter through the Nellis Main Gate (Las Vegas Boulevard and Nellis Road). Efforts are under way to provide public bus service from downtown Las Vegas greaterLas Vegas resi- dential communities to the base. Most base facilities including the Base i !ii Exchange (BX), Commissary, Golf Course and satellite pharmacy will be closed dur- "ii :,i: - ' ing the open hoUse/airshow. While the Air Force/VA Hospital will remain open, ser- vices will be extremely limited. Food, ," drinks and souvenirs will be available at the open house on the flight line. AIR SHOW SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM, gate opens; 8:30 Air Force Band plays;  ,, :; ,i 9:30 Opening Ceremonies, USAF Stars i:; < ..... -...,.:: Parachute Team (Friday) USAF Wings ':' ' Blue Parachute Team (Saturday); 10:00 Chilean Demonstration Team"Halcones"; 10:30 Training Aircraft Review; 11:00 F- 16 Demonstration; 11:15 Cargo Aircraft Review. Also: 11:40 Brazilian Demonstration Team - "Smoke Squadron": 12:10 p.m. I! SR-71 Flyby; 12:15 Ground Attack Air- craft Review; 12:40 HH-60 Search and Rescue Demonstration; 12:55 Japanese Demonstration Team - "Blue Impulse"; 1;35 F-15 Demonstration: 1:50 Canadian Demonstration Team - "Snowbirds"; 2:20 Fighter Aircraft Review; 3:35 Bomber Aircraft Review; 4:00 Stealth Aircraft Review; 4:10 USAF Thunderbirds; 5:00 Open House concludes. Delight's Primary care, laboratory and radiology services Affiliated visiting medical specialists Special series of educational lectures for seniors Most major insurances accept Office Hours: M-F, 8 am to 12 pm and 1 to 5 pm Have questions? We will be happy to assist you. Summit Family Healrhcare A Division of Desert Springs Hospital 727-5509 1 1 5 1 S H i g h w a y 1 60 P a hrump, Nevada 89048