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The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear on Saturday at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday. The AeroShell team will not to aerobatics, but will do fly overs. The team is shown at an air show in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 2019. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

AeroShell Aerobatic team joins fly-in at Opelousas

The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday.
The AeroShell Aerobatic team will arrive Saturday morning and perform some non-aerobatic flying, formation flyovers and then stop in for a visit before departing Saturday afternoon.
The centerpiece of the fly-in is World War II B-17 bomber. Also planned for the show is a C-45, Helldiver, T-6 and Stearman biplane.
Visitors will get an opportunity to see the B-17 up close, tour the aircraft and see it in flight.

St. Landry Parish Airport fly-in to feature B-17 WWII bomber

The St. Landry Parish Airport has announced its second annual Summer Fly In & Vintage War bird Expo is still on schedule.
“When we first announced the event, we said we would have additional aircraft to announce and now we’re ready.” Airport Manager David Allen said.
The event will feature the World War II B-17 bomber, the twin Beech C-45, a Stearman and the only flying SB2C Helldiver.

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