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Father’s Day Fly-In This Weekend

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The annual Father’s Day Fly-In at the Columbia Airport is set for this Saturday and Sunday June 14th and 15th.

Ed Sunday, Ramp Boss and spokesperson, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.

The fun starts both days at 7:00 am with the traditional Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast, followed by each days festivities. The hours are from 8 AM – 4 PM on Saturday. On Sunday the hours are from 9 AM – 3 PM.

Cessna airplane rides are available for $45. Twin Beech 18 airplane ride are available for $60. Biplane rides are $100, however the price is discounted to $85 for fathers.

Any aviation enthusiast would enjoy this show, which includes warbird fly-bys. Many classic, experimental and restored aircraft will be on hand for viewing by the public. Officials are hoping for a visit by at least one of the famous P51s.

Additionally, there will be classic cars and plenty of vendors with shirts, collectibles, food and drink.

Admission is only $5 at the gate with free parking available on the west side of the runway. A shuttle will safely transport pedestrians to the terminal side of the airport property.

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The KVML “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning on AM 1450 KVML at 6:45, 7:45 and 8:45am.

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