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Big Plane Fly-in slated Saturday at Barber Airport

The 41st Annual Big Plane Fly-in hosted by the Alliance Balsa Bees will be held Saturday at Barber Airport. (Submitted photo)

ALLIANCE– The 41st Annual Big Plane Fly-in hosted by the Alliance Balsa Bees is scheduled for Saturday at Barber Airport on state Route 225 north of Alliance. Flying will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature a large variety of aircraft ranging from biplanes to jets. All planes will be lined up at noon on the the field so spectators can have a closer look and ask questions. Afterward guests will have a chance to vote on their favorite plane. Tickets will be given to spectators as they arrive and the planes will be numbered so spectators can write down their pick by number. The winning pilot will receive the People’s Choice Plaque. Concessions may be purchased at the Crash & Burn Grille and restrooms will be available. For spectators safety there will be Red, White and Blue flags marking off restricted areas.

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