Each year, Soaring by the Sea Foundation attends many aviation events that help support the spirit of aviation across the world. Indoor and outdoor events range from flying events, static exhibit, aircraft displays, ceremonies, reunions, memorial dedications, and special honored guests.



The Oregon International Air Show at Hillsboro is back May 19-21, 2023 at the Hillsboro Airport! Witness a blockbuster lineup descending on the airport, with the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, the USN Growler Air Show Team, THREE warbirds from the Erickson Aircraft Collection, Soaring by the Sea Foundations PBY-5a Catalina, and more!



Cayman Islands Air Show

MISSION COMPLETED: December 3-4, 2022 The Cayman Islands Air Show, previously scheduled to take place during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, will now take place from 3-4 December in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. A collaboration between the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), The Civil Aviation Authority and the Department of Tourism, the December Air Show celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first commercial plane landing at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman. “The Air Show will commemorate when the first commercial airplane, the PBY Catalina, arrived in Grand Cayman in 1952.

Oregon International Air Show – McMinnville

MISSION COMPLETED: Princess of the Stars in partnership with the Oregon Airshow is excited to announce there is ANOTHER exciting opportunity to get up close with our unique historical aircraft! Soaring by the Sea Foundation is bringing their PBY Catalina 5A “Princess of the Stars” back to the Oregon International Air Show at the McMinnville Airport on August 19-21! Air Show fans will not only get to see it on static display, but also fly in it!

Hill Air Force Base

MISSION COMPLETED: Warriors over the Wasatch Air & Space Show hosted by Hill Air Force Base. The show will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron, and will consist of more than a dozen additional world-class acts, including an F-35A Lightning II demonstration by the 388th Fighter Wing, Soaring by the Sea Foundation’s PBY Catalina, a jet powered truck, and a pyrotechnics display, just to name a few.