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Wheels and Wings

 

November 1, 2017

Photo courtesy of Ray Pittman

A 1943 AT-6 flying with a 1955 North American T-28B above the skies the Osceola Wheels and Wings event.

There were some great sights at the Wheels and Wings Fly-In/Drive-In in Osceola, Wisconsin this past September. On the agenda were Wissota Skydivers from the Indianhead Sport Parachute Club, individual air show performers Grant Nielson, Mike Weinfurter, and Erik Edgren.

Photo courtesy of Ray Pittman

The lead aircraft is a 1943 Stearman, restored and owned by Ray Johnson of Buffalo, Minnesota.

Also performing was the Vanguard Squadron, a precision flying team based in Tea, South Dakota. The formation aerobatic team consists of two F-16 pilots, a former Red Baron display team pilot, and an Education Professional/Commercial Pilot.

The North American Flight Team added to the visual and audio delight of the crowd with the T-6 Texans. Rounding out the day was a Radar Run of automobiles, a Kid Zone for children to enjoy, a golf ball drop, and food and merchant vendors. Thanks to photographer Ray Pittman for sharing images of the show.

 

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