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Women Pilots Come to Aviation Museum

Flying to Carl Keller Field for the 21st year, the September 21 meeting of the All-Ohio Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, will be held this year at the Liberty Aviation Museum.  For many years the group celebrated with the Gypsum Reunion at the hangar.  

Pilots and spouses, who are called 49 ½’s, will fly or drive to Port Clinton for a business meeting to hear information on the airport presented by Stan Gebhardt, to visit the museum and eat at the diner.

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RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton

Over the weekend, August 23-24, RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton dazzled the spectators at Carl R. Keller Field at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport. Pilots and supporters from around Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Canada took to the field for awesome displays of aeronautics.

“It’s a great educational event for the spectators,” said Event Director Brian Dee. “We learn the rich history of World War I and World War II; we have B-17 and Avenger history. It’s a great event for everyone.”

Around 50 pilots each day took their planes to the field and put on a show for spectators. Dee said that Saturday 2500 people came to the airfield and museum and on Sunday it was a little over that.

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