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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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Warbirds come to Erie Ottawa Regional Airport

The largest remote control model aviation show in the area will be in Port Clinton Aug. 24 and 25. Exhibitions range from medium to giant-scale propeller driven aircraft to turbine powered jets. This year’s theme is “Warbirds”, featuring model aircraft from WWI to current military aircraft and extreme helicopter aerobatics.

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