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Thunder On The Lakeshore Goes On As Scheduled

MANITOWOC, WIS. – While large air shows that have become overly dependent on military demonstration teams like the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels are canceling due to the Sequestration Cuts, small to medium-sized air shows like … Continue reading

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Eagles Soar At Eagle River Fly-In & Airshow

by Rob Hom EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – The 22nd Annual Eagle River Fly-In & Airshow at Eagle River Union Airport, June 16, 2012, was a resounding success! Well over a thousand spectators lined the ramp on a delightful Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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GA Arrival Procedures To Volk Field To Be Improved For 2014 Fly-In

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – One event a lot of pilots look forward to every other year is the Volk Field Air National Guard Base Open House Fly-In & Air Show held this year on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Camp … Continue reading

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Minnesota Air Spectacular 2012

MANKATO, MINN. – Mankato’s “Minnesota Air Spectacular,” June 9-10, 2012, at Mankato Regional Airport, had great weather, over 35,000 spectators, and some of the most talented performers in the world, including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, U.S. … Continue reading

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The First 20 Years Of Thunder On The Lakeshore Celebrated!

by Geoff Sobering The “Best of the First 20 Years” was the theme for this year’s “Thunder on the Lakeshore” air show at Manitowoc County Regional Airport, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. “Best” was certainly a good description of the lineup, which included … Continue reading

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Pilot, Mentor, Safety Advocate, Gene Littlefield

WILMINGTON, ILL. – Pilot, mentor, safety advocate and air show performer, Gene Littlefield, 81, died October 1, 2011 at his home from a brain tumor. Littlefield was most known in aviation circles for “Gene Littlefield Air Shows” – a wingwalking … Continue reading

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Air Show Rock Star, Michael Goulian, Warns GA Pilots Not To Be Complacent

MADISON, WIS. – Air show performer and pilot for the Red Bull Air Races, Michael Goulian, urged a group of 80 fellow general aviation pilots, March 21, 2011, to learn from his example. Like all pilots, Goulian has at times … Continue reading

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Perseverance Pays Off For Organizers of Thunder On The Lakeshore!

Story & Photos by Geoff Sobering Three days of almost perfect air show weather greeted fans who flocked to Manitowoc County Airport, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, June 5-6, for the 2010 edition of “Thunder On The Lakeshore.” As usual, a great group … Continue reading

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