HUNDREDS OF PLANES DESCENDED ON SPOKANE'S FELTS FIELD
TODAY FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST EVENTS THE AIRPORT HAS
KXLY-4'S ALEX LEFRIEC WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL THAT
I'm standing in front of a 1934 Bee Gee 2.
One of the rarest, most desireable and most dangerous
airplanes in the world.
It's on of many special aircraft that showed up for
AOPA Felts Field Fly-In.''
We're going across the country to some of America's
greatest airports, greatest general aviation airpots,
and celebrating general aviation.
GENERAL AVIATION COVERS ALL NON-COMERCIAL FLYING AND
FELTS FIELD HAPPENS TO BE ONE OF THOSE GREAT AIRPORTS.
It's just a great opportunity for familes to come
out and realize the gem that they have here in a general
aviation airport here at felts field.
ACTIVITIES INCLUDED CLASSES, GUEST SPEAKERS AND LOT'S
OF JUST, TALKING ABOUT PLANES.
IT'S ESTIMATED THAT OVER 300 AIRCRAFT SHOWED UP FOR
EVENT, FROM SMALL PASSENGER PLANES, TO ONE-OF-A-KIND
It's kinda neat deciding that Felt's field would be
the spokesman for the pacific northwest for general
ADDISON PEMBERTON, THE UNOFFICIAL MAYOR OF FELTS FIELD,
HAS RESORED AIRPLANES FOR YEARS, INCLUDING THIS BOING
It's the first airliner that operated sucessfuly in
IT'S ONE OF ONLY 2 OR 3 LEFT IN THE WORLD, AND THE
ONLY ONE THAT'S STILL OPERATIONAL.
PEMBERTON SAYS FLY-INS LIKE THIS CAN REMIND PEOPLE
OF THE RISKS PILOTS TOOK TO GET AVIATION, OFF THE
If you would like more information on these regional
fly-ins or general aviation, head over to kxly.com
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We've put a link to AOPA website.
Reporting in Spokane, Alex Lefriec, KXLY-4 news.