The weather was so delightful this year that there were a record number of airplanes — close to 400 — that flew to Antique Airfield at Blakesburg, Iowa.
Aircraft from 37 states were in attendance, and Classic Aviation of Pella, Iowa, stayed busy pumping fuel from its fuel truck, selling more than 3,000 gallons.
The fly-in started on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and the “Gone Home” Award Ceremony was held Sunday, Sept. 4. The event officially concluded on Monday afternoon, Sept. 5.
The 46th Annual Antique Airplane Association/Airpower Museum’s (AAA/APM) Invitational Fly-In was themed “BTB Days — Back to Blakesburg & Back to Basics.” [Read more…]