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Planes, Cars Pack Breezy Point Aviation Day

Annual Event Features Visit By Cirrus, Citation Jets

 

Jeremy D. Dando

Farmland purchased in 1964 became a unique part of the history of Breezy Point. The airport and the resort parted company in 1980, when Hopkins House Breezy Point Co. sold to a group of pilots who incorporated as a Minnesota corporation.

This year's version of the Breezy Point Aviation Days took place Saturday, May. 1. A sunny and unseasonably warm forecast produced lots of visiting aircraft.

A quick count tallied almost 80 total aircraft, and those attending enjoyed a pig roast, static displays, emergency vehicles and a medivac helicopter, pilots and friends social time, and a well-attended classic car show.

The first aircraft touched down on Runway 35, but a wind shift soon favored Runway 17. Before long, a steady stream of aircraft entered the pattern.

There was the usual assortment of Pipers and Cessna's, but other ar...



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