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Dream machines in Half Moon Bay

Classic automobiles and aircraft (like these dueling Mustangs) will be among the 2,000 magnificent machines displayed at the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show.

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POSTED April 18, 2012 11:56 p.m.

HALF MOON BAY — For a remarkable and singular experience, there’s nothing that matches up to the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show - Half Moon Bay’s massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style on April 28-29.

 It’s a whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring 2,000 magnificent driving, flying and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries. The world’s coolest cars of every era and style, model-T fire engines, vintage busses, custom motorcycles, tricked out trucks, sleek streamliners, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays.

The show is open both days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport.

Headline attractions scheduled to appear include:

• “Mustang Madness”, a spectacular display of America’s Premier World War II Fighter.

• The one-of-a-kind flying, space-age motorcycle.

• U.S. Army Nike Nercules long-range missile making a rare public appearance.

• “Dreamcycles”, a super cool display of the world’s finest custom bicycles.

• “Strega”, a highly modified P-51 Mustang and 8-time class champion at the Reno Air Races.

• Magnificent military aircraft including the Estrella Warbird Museum’s Douglas C-47 (regarded as the World’s Greatest Aircraft of its time), YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers.

• “Dream Big”, the World’s Largest Monster-Cycle.

• 1909 Bleriot, the first aircraft to fly across the English Channel.

• Thrilling rides in helicopters, bi-planes, Beech 18 and T-6 military trainers and P-51 Mustang.

• Monster truck rides, go-kart rides, kid’s amusements, food and live music.

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