In the 1940s air travel was still an expensive and mysterious adventure; because of that, airport happenings made it into the local newspaper in Plainview, Texas. The column is still going.
More than 2,150 attendees reveled in Colorado-blue skies, warm temperatures, and the happy camaraderie of aviation enthusiasts out for a fly-in. “I would do this every week,” claimed Colorado Jet Center manager Aaron Wood, whose fixed-base operator was a host for the fourth 2015 AOPA Fly-In. “This is at the heart of what we’re all about. There are wings everywhere!”