Thursday, November 3, 2005
September 14, 2005
The Hood River Airport Days will return to the Ken Jernstedt Hood River Airport on Sept. 16 and 17.
The event will take off at 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 with airplane contests and remote-controlled model demonstrations.
Starting at 6 p.m. will be a steak and salmon dinner for $12 per person, and tickets for that event may be purchased before the event at Flightline Services or at the door.
The White Salmon Jazz Band will perform at 7:30, and a silent auction is scheduled that will benefit the nonprofit Columbia Gorge Aviation Association, a group that provides scholarships to high school students interested in aviation.
The day starts at 7 a.m. on Sept. 17, and admission to the event is free.
On hand will be airplane displays, flybys, airplane rides, classic cars and remote-controlled models.
Special this year is a display of antique aircraft and military vehicles provided by Terry Brandt of Hood River.
Rides will also be available in a 1930s vintage open cockpit Stearman biplane, provided by Chuck Hamm of Scappoose, Ore.
Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., and lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day concludes at 5 p.m.
For more information, please call Flightline Services at 386-1133, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the event’s Web site at www.flythegorge.com.
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