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AirExpo 2021 Makes Record-Setting Return

Two-Day Event at KFCM Features Many Warbirds

 

August 1, 2021

Jeremy D. Dando

A TBM-3 Grumman Avenger and F4U Chance Vought Corsair from the Wings of the North Air Museum fly in formation with a Grumman FM-2 Wildcat.

AirExpo 2021 at Eden Prairie's Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) had a different field layout when compared with previous years.

Featured aircraft were parked between the new Jet Linx Hangar and the East-West Runway.

Attendance was a record-setting 7,500 both days of the July 24-25 event, reported Wings of the North Treasurer Gary Kreig. "Back to the Skies" was this year's AirExpo theme.

Last year's AirExpo was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many changes to the summer aviation event schedule.

A Saturday morning surge at the gate required a quick catch-up effort by Wings...



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