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EAA Fly-in to include free airplane rides for children

A visitor walks among the many airplanes gathered at the Newton airport for the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 88’s Newton Fly-in in 2012.
A visitor walks among the many airplanes gathered at the Newton airport for the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 88’s Newton Fly-in in 2012. File photo

More than 100 vintage to modern airplanes and jets are expected to be on display at the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 88’s 53rd Annual Fly-in at Newton City/County Airport on Saturday.

The day-long event that runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include candy drops for children and free airplane rides for children 8 to 17 under the EAA’s Young Eagles program.

A banquet from 6 to 7 p.m. will include a presentation by William Stearman, son of Stearman Aircraft founder Lloyd Stearman.

Admission to the Fly-in is a $5 donation for adults. Tickets for the banquet are $25 and $10 for children 17 and under.

For more information, see www.facebook.com/WichitaEAAChapter88.

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