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Beale Air & Space Expo 2018

A F-86 Sabre and F-22 Raptor fly in formation during a heritage flight at the Air and Space Expo at Beale Air Force, California, April 27, 2018. The F-86 was the first swept wing fighter aircraft in the Department of Defense and was officially operated by the Air Force in 1949.(U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A F-86 Sabre and F-22 Raptor fly in formation during a heritage flight at the Air and Space Expo at Beale Air Force, California, April 27, 2018. The F-86 was the first swept wing fighter aircraft in the Department of Defense and was officially operated by the Air Force in 1949.(U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A T-38 Talon pilot looks out at the crowd during the Air and Space Expo at Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The T-38 is one of two air craft stationed here at Beale in support of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing mission. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A T-38 Talon pilot looks out at the crowd during the Air and Space Expo at Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The T-38 is one of two air craft stationed here at Beale in support of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing mission. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A F-22 Raptor taxis after a performance at the Air and Space Expo hosted by Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The Air Force has just over 180 of of these fifth generation fighters in its arsenal. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A F-22 Raptor taxis after a performance at the Air and Space Expo hosted by Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The Air Force has just over 180 of of these fifth generation fighters in its arsenal. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

Visitors watch the F-22 Raptor demonstration during the Air and Space Expo April 28, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. This was beale's first airshow since 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Aimran Justin Parsons)

Visitors watch the F-22 Raptor demonstration during the Air and Space Expo April 28, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. This was beale's first airshow since 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Aimran Justin Parsons)

An F-22 Raptor banks during its performance at the Air and Space Expo hosted by Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The F-22 is the Department of Defense's fifth generation fighter air craft adopted by the Air Force in 2005. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

An F-22 Raptor banks during its performance at the Air and Space Expo hosted by Beale Air Force Base, California, April 27, 2018. The F-22 is the Department of Defense's fifth generation fighter air craft adopted by the Air Force in 2005. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

An F6F Hellcat flies through the sky above Beale Air Force Base, California, during the Air and Space Expo on April 27, 2018. The Hellcat is powered by an engine that produces over 2200 horsepower and top speeds of 391 mph. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

An F6F Hellcat flies through the sky above Beale Air Force Base, California, during the Air and Space Expo on April 27, 2018. The Hellcat is powered by an engine that produces over 2200 horsepower and top speeds of 391 mph. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A T-33 Shooting Star performs a low pass during a performance at the Air and Space Expo held at Beale Air Force Base, California April 27, 2018. Aviation performances were executed by both military and civilian pilots. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

A T-33 Shooting Star performs a low pass during a performance at the Air and Space Expo held at Beale Air Force Base, California April 27, 2018. Aviation performances were executed by both military and civilian pilots. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CALIF. --

Beale Air Force Base hosted an Air and Space Expo this past weekend with an itinerary filled with performances of aircraft representing different generations of air power.

"It's been seven years since we've had our last air show," said Col. Andrew Clark, 9th Reconnaissance Wing commander. "We decided it was time to restart the program here and the result has been fantastic."

According to Clark, the air show director along with his support staff were responsible for ensuring that everything worked in synchronization. 

The team made sure all the pieces of the air show executed their roles, to include performers, static displays, vendors and others associated with the event. Beale hosted the F-22 Raptor and Patriot demo teams as well as other aircraft from various Department of Defense components.

"They did a phenomenal job," said Clark. "All those parts and pieces had to come together in a short amount of time."

The base plans on hosting another event in two years, similar to the cycle that other bases run their air show program on.

"It's a fantastic opportunity to open the gates to the public and have those in the local area see what we do and showcase our amazing Airmen," said Clark.