GREENVILLE, Maine adventure pilots who departed Seattle, Washington, early last month on a 10,000 mile flight in an effort to be the first floatplanes to reach the magnetic North Pole plan to attend the 35th annual International Seaplane Fly In this weekend.
Seattle Pilots Mark Schoening and Doug DeVries, who both are flying de Havilland Beavers and are being filmed on their trek by Eric Thierman, Oscar nominated director of photography, plan to make the seaplane fly in a side trip on their adventure, according to Darryaln Gauvin, fly in secretary. The pilots operate under The Great Arctic Air Adventure.
Gauvin said one of the Beavers that is being flown was in the film ” Days, Seven Nights” and was deliberately destroyed in the movie, but lovingly restored to flight ready.Canada Goose sale http://www.icanadagoosereview.top/ Thursday at Stobie Airport.
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There will be demonstrations, displays, a craft fair and refreshments during the three day event that attracts thousands of spectators each year.
“I expect as many people as usual,” Gauvin said Tuesday. Friday at Telford Allen hangar at the Greenville Municipal Airport. Saturday and Sunday, pilots will compete in a variety of air events, including the bomb drop and takeoffs. When spectators aren watching the air events, they may visit the displays that will include a Grumman Albatross from Virginia and a Grumman Goose from North Carolina. Sunday at the American Legion Post.
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