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November 8, 2013

Fairview sets air show

Woodward, Okla. — Billed as the World's Oldest Free Fly-in, the 62nd annual Fairview Fly-in and Air Show is set for Saturday at the Fairview Regional Airport.

Planes will be coming in throughout the morning leading up to the air show at 12:30 p.m., organizers said.

Breakfast for those who fly in will be from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

A veterans ceremony is set for 10:45 a.m. and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Antique and experimental planes are expected along with warbird and classic aircraft.

Some of the featured performances for the air show include Randy Harris in a Skybolt 300, Kate Kyer in a Pitts S2B, Curt Richmond in a Pitts S2B and parachute jumper Chuck Powell.

The OK Barnstormers are scheduled to show off remote control models.

Harris built the Skybolt 300 he will use in the air show and has performed in shows across the nation since 1995. The Skybolt has won awards for innovation and craftsmanship.

Kyer, from Honey Grove, Texas, has been flying aerobatics for 18 years and her Pitts S2B for 16 years in competitions and air shows. She has been flying professionally for more than 25  years.

Richmond is also a regular on the competition scene and in 2012 won 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 5 Bronze flight medals in International Aerobatic Club event. He flies the Pitts S2B two-seat light aerobatic biplane.

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