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Come see Rob at the 2017 LA County Air Show in Lancaster, CA
He'll be flying on Saturday March 25, and Sunday March 26 !

 

 

Photos by Scott Plummer | AirshowVid.com



 

Download the coloring page, color it and bring to the LA County Air Show in Lancaster, CA on March 25-26, 2017 and Rob will autograph it for you!




 

Come see Rob at the 2015 Planes of Fame Air Show in Chino, CA
He'll be flying on Friday May 1, Saturday May 2, and Sunday May 3 !




 

13th Annual Apple Valley Airshow, October 11, 2014.

Photo by Robert Jensen.

 


 

Junior Aviators Day at Planes of Fame Air Museum, on November 22, 2014




 

Tumbling Bear, 2014 Cable Airshow from AIRSHOWVID.COM on Vimeo.

Rob at Cable Airshow 2014


 

 

Photo by Victor Archer


 

 

 

Apple Valley Airshow - October 12, 2013

Download coloring page, color it and bring to the Apple Valley Airshow on October 12 at Apple Valley Airport and Rob will autograph it for you!



 

Rob will be at the Apple Valley Airshow on October 12

 


Thank you !


 

 

Cable Airshow - January 12 - 13, 2013

Download coloring page, color it and bring to the San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Airshow on May 15-16 at Chino Airport and Rob will autograph it for you!


 

 

Catalina Airshow Schedule

 


 

Rob will be at the Catalina Airshow on September 29 and 30

 


 

Come see Rob at the Apple Valley Airshow on October 13


 

 

 

 

Video of Rob at the 2010 Wings Over Camarillo Airshow

 

 

Rob featured in Chicken Wings!

Rob has been featured in the Chicken Wings comic strip

You can visit their website here!

 

 

Videos of Rob at the Hemet-Ryan Airshow

 

 

 

Rob has been added to fly at the Hemet-Ryan Airshow in Hemet, CA on June 11, 2011.

Click here for info on the airshow. Admission and Parking is FREE!

Hours 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here for Hemet-Ryan Airshow Directions.

 

 

San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Chino Airshow - May 14-15, 2011

Download coloring page, color it and bring to the San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Airshow on May 14-15 at Chino Airport and Rob will autograph it for you!


 

 

Airshow of the Cascades, Madras, Oregon

 

 

Wings Over Camarillo, Camarillo, CA

 

 

Santa Paula Airshow, Santa Paula, CA

 

Chino Airshow 2010 video

Rob turned 69 last Wednesday, which means, entering his 70th year here on earth, and the 64th year since his first flight with his dad.

We have for you an incredible filming of Rob's performance at the Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino , CA two weekends ago. This film was produced by a brilliantly talented 16 year old, Collin Callahan, the newest member of the Tumbling Bear team. His film shows Rob at work in our brand new Zlin 50LS. Rob started working on this airplane while he was still in a wheel chair from the terrible accident in 2008, he had not even stood up for months. It took about one and a half years to complete this plane from bare metal. Everything on it is custom; and most of the work was done done by Rob himself. I held the the MagLite far into the wee hours, and handed him tools to expedite the process. I even helped put the landing gear on.

The countless hours Rob spent have paid off handsomely. So far this year, all the shows he's flown at have had outrageous attendance. Cable broke records, March Field had far more spectators than expected and Chino broke records. The marketing efforts we've put behind these airshows were quite assertive and aggressive, and effective, as the attendance results show.

So, sit back and enjoy this video from the Planes of Fame Airshow.

 

 

Here is a video from the March Field Airshow. Rob's hair is a little messy because some of the interviews were done after he flew. :) It was a very very windy day. This was also produced by Collin.

And here’s a clip from the Cable Airshow in January, also by Collin.

If you would like to send Rob a message, go to facebook, his link is Tumbling Bear. Or you may go to our website www.harrisonairshows.com and send him a message there by clicking on "Send Rob a Message" . Or, give him a call!

Thanks for watching!


 

 

Video by Brian Karczewski.


 

 


Video by Collin Callahan


 

 

 

March Airshow 2010 - Practice Day





Here are some pictures of the practice day for the 2010 March ARB Airshow


 

 

The NEW Tumbling Bear!


 

 

 

March Field Airfest - May 1-2, 2010

 

 

San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Chino Airshow - May 15-16, 2010

 

 

San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Chino Airshow - May 15-16, 2010

Download coloring page, color it and bring to the San Bernardino County Planes of Fame Airshow on May 15-16 at Chino Airport and Rob will autograph it for you!


 

 

March Field Airfest - May 1-2, 2010

Download coloring page, color it and bring to the March Field AirFest on May 1-2 at March/Riverside and Rob will autograph it for you!


 

 


Flight test of the new Zlin 50, Cable Airport, Upland, CA on Feb. 13, 2010.


 

 

Rob makes it on the cover of Pacific Flyer! You can also view it online at http://www.pacificflyer.com/


 

 


Cable Airshow 2010, photo by Bret Cochran.


 

 

Cable Airshow 2010 photos by Eric Van Gilder

Click here to view the photos


 

 

Cable Airshow 2010 video

Special thanks to Collin Callahan for this wonderful video of Rob's performance on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 at the Cable Airshow.

 

Rob made the Daily Bulletin's front page. Click here to see it.


Sonny Newman (our father-in-law) WWII Veteran visited from Florida to be at the Cable Airshow. He announced Rob's show on Friday.


 

 

Cable Airshow 2010 Media Coverage


 

 

Cable Airshow - January 9-10, 2010


 

 

Jacqueline Cochran sixth annual airshow in Thermal, CA

 


 

 

Airshow of the Cascades, Madras Airport sunset show


Sponsored by Butler Aircraft Company.

Photo by Tom Brown


 

 

October 8, 2009

Tumbling Bear fires up the new plane. Much to be done yet, touch up paint, decals and practice!


 

 

The 2009 All American Airshow Girl !


The 2009 All American Airshow Girl ... Hillary Solso at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras, Oregon. She was Rob's #1 fan!

Hillary placed Rob Harrison tattoos all over. Click on the photos to view a larger version


 

 

New Tumbling Bear !

Here are some pictures of Rob's new airplane being painted!


 

 

10ft Zlin 50 RC model


Video 1

Video 2

I know the most remarkable four young people, Radek, Peter, Aja, and Jaruska. I have never met them personally, but they are true and good friends. The live in the Czech Republic.

They have built, and just flown, a 3 meter, that's right, 10 foot, wingspan model of the original Tumbling Bear. The workmanship and detail, as you can see from the pictures, is absolutely fantastic. The only detail that is not quite right is that their plastic pilot is too young and too handsome!

Susan and I are so honored. And so grateful. We plan to visit the Czech Republic some time as soon as we can, and see this remarkable airplane. And to celebrate with our friends. Thank you, Radek, Peter, Aja, Jaruska. Congratulations on the first flight of the Tumbling Bear, and happy landings!


Rob


 

 

Chino Airshow Fan

Fan Gerald Haislet awarded Rob with a custom made plaque at the 2009 Planes of Fame - Chino Airshow.


 

 

Airshow of the Cascades in Madras, OR
August 21 - 22

Click here to go to the Airshow of the Cascades website, featuring a promotional video with Rob


 

 

Hemet Airshow Fan

Cindy Weiand from Hemet wearing a Tumbling Bear tattoo!


 

 

The Tumbling Bear receives a proclamation
from Congressman Dreier at the Chino Airshow

Rob Harrison receives a proclamation from Congressman David Dreier at the County of San Bernardino Planes of Fame Airshow, Chino, CA. Left to right, District Director Mark S. Harmsen, Rob Harrison, Susan Newman-Harrison, Planes of Fame Founder Ed Maloney.


Press Release

 

 

Chino Airshow photos


Click to see Chino Airshow photos by Eric Van Gilder

 

 

Press coverage of the 2009 Hemet Airshow in the Press Enterprise


Download it here

 

 

Press coverage of the 2009 Chino Airshow in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Rob was on the front page on May 16 !
Download it here

 

 

Chino and Hemet Airshow Press Release 04/07/09


Download the press release here

 

 

 

Tumbling Bear Chino - Planes of Fame Airshow Coloring Page


Download, print, color and bring it to the show ... Rob will autograph it for you!

 

 

 

Tumbling Bear Hemet Ryan Airshow Coloring Page


Download, print, color and bring it to the show ... Rob will autograph it for you!

 

 

March 26, 2009

 

A new yellow Tumbling Bear Zlin 50 is born!

Rob proudly poses with Mike Blondel in front of the new cowling. The rest of the plane is in preparation for paint early next week.

 

 

 

 

Yuma Airshow 2009

Photos by Laryl HANCOCK

Rob has worked real real real hard to get back in the Zlin and in front of the crowds. Mission accomplished.

We both landed back home Saturday evening after a great weekend at the MCAS Yuma, AZ Airshow. Rob performed beautifully and flawlessly. After he landed, he autographed for 2-1/2 hours. We visited ill kids at the Yuma hospital on Thursday and more than 200 kids at a local school on Friday after practice. A few very busy days, not to mention the preparation prior to this wonderful military show.

 

Youy can read an interview here

Some pictures from Yuma Airshow here

Susan's airplane guarded by the Marines!

 

Cable Airshow 2009

Photo by Eric VAN GILDER

See more here

Cable Airshow - After Cable Airshow performance on Jan. 10, 2009.

Photo by Robert Spellman ZEISSMAN

See more here

Cable airshow - Rob Ready to Tumble for You!

Rob has a new show and will be performing at the Cable Air Show (Cable Airport, 1749 W 13th St, Upland, CA) on January 10 and 11, 2009. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students 5-17, and free for kids under 5 years old. Gates open at 8 a.m.; airshow performances at 10-11:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. For additional Cable Airshow information, please go to www.cableairport.com .

Tumbling Bear Cable Airshow Coloring Page
Download, print, color and bring it to the show ... Rob will autograph it for you!

 

 

Harrison Wins First and Third Place International Award at ICAS

On December 10, 2008, at the ICAS (International Council of Airshows) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Rob Harrison won first place for the best "Performer Press Kit" of 2008; and, third place for the best "Performer Website." In 2007, Rob had won second place for the best "Performer Press Kit."

 

2009 Airshow Schedule

For Rob's 2009 performance schedule, click here.

 

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Once again, longtime sponsors are coming forward and supporting Rob to do all possible for him to achieve this goal. 

Ron Monson from Performance Aero Engines (www.performanceengines.com) in record time spiffed up the custom high performance engine. Ron is the absolute high guru of power and reliability.

Rich Chiappe from Sky-Tec (www.skytecair.com) has donated a new starter so Rob can start right up and get back in his Zlin. "Sky-Tec starters are AMAZING! Several pounds lighter than the stock starter, much more muscular, and as dependable as an anvil! The ideal solution to starter problems for my very hoped-up Lycoming," says Rob.

Blue Mountain Avionics (www.bluemountainavionics.com) rushed a brand new “EFIS Lite” which is a state of the art, complete navigation in an amazingly compact package.

Alan Silver from Silver Parachute Sales & Service (www.silverparachutes.com) rushed to get Rob a new custom parachute. He's the best in the world!

Everyone at G and J Aircraft and Precision applauded Rob when he "walked" in last week to pick up a few parts you can't find any where else. Their support has been enthusiastic.  
Dave from Pacific Coast Radio has ordered Rob's new headseat and helmet and his support has been outstanding. 
 
All our sponsors have provided invaluable assistance in getting us in the air.
We  appreciate their efforts, their expertise, their support, their kindness, their ENCOURAGEMENT and mostly, their friendship.

 

 

Book Published on Rob

Photographer Eric Van Gilder published a book on Rob.
You can view a few pages by clicking on the picture below:


If you get one, Rob will autograph it for you.

 

 

The Claremont Courier ran a story about Rob in June 2008

Click here

 

 

Video of Rob, by Keith Breazeal 

Click here

 

 

Here are the links to some pictures of Rob's recent shows

Warbirds in Action Airshow 2008 by Eric Van Gilder

Cable Airshow 2008 by Eric Van Gilder

Rob's photo profile by Eric Van Gilder

Cable Airshow 2008 by Victor Archer

Point Mugu 2007 by Victor Archer

Cable Airshow 2008 by Clark Cook

 

 

   
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