June 20, 2015:
There was an air show at
near Granite Falls, Minnesota. Thousands came out to see World War II
This one is a B-17 Flying Fortress, famous for bombing runs over Germany from 1941 through 1945. Everyone wanted to see it.
The nose-art says "Aluminum Overcast." The message is that the Allies sent so many planes over that they blanked the sky and won WWII.
|The air show had all types of
fun including rides in vintage aircraft.
|There was a group
of T-6 Texans doing precision flying. Nicely done.
had a restored Japanese Zero. He wore a Japanese type head
band to complete the ensemble.
In the air, the Zero was chased by and shot down by an American Vought F4U Corsair. All in the name of re-enacting WWII.
lined up ready to go. The one in front is a
Bell P-39 Airacobra. Behind is a
North American P-51 Mustang.
|A P-51D Mustang
and its WWII pilot
Anderson along with a
young lady WWII re-enactor.
North American B-25 Mitchell Bombers were flying that day.
|Give em' heck,
|Quote of the day: Seeing Fagen Fighters is a fantastic WWII experience. Mark||< Back to previous story||Ahead to next story >|
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