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By Tim Hennagir
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Father's Day Airshow Beats Hot Weather

Annual Canby Airport Event Features Aerial Acrobats


Tim Hennagir

Canby Airport Manager Matt Wagner and airshow performer Galen Killam check out Matt Quy's Boeing-Stearman Model E75 trainer biplane.

Canby Municipal Airport - Myers Field hosts a free regional airshow each Father's Day weekend. The entertainment ranges from off-the-wall aerobatics to high performance aircraft racing and trick shows from a core group of aviators.

Airport Manager Matt Wagner reported a great Sunday show despite extremely difficult weather conditions that provided an all-around planning challenge.

Free Man Airshows' Bob Freeman offered this summary on his Facebook page: "Made it to Canby with a 60-knot crosswind en route. But we're here and ready for the Father's Day show. Hot (100°F) and windy but the sho...

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