Posted: Thursday, July 5th 2012 at 8:57am
Cracker-fly in comes to town Saturday
By Ken Stanford Staff
GAINESVILLE - The 44th edition of the Cracker Fly-in comes to Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport Saturday.
The gates open at 7:00 and the event will continue until 4:00.
Early arrivals can enjoy a pancake breakfast for $5 and a barbecue lunch will also be available later in the day.
Sponsored by Chapter 611 of the Experimental Aircraft Associated (EAA), the annual event features all types of aircraft from World Word I vintage bi-planes to World War II workhorses, helicopters, and a large array of private planes, including home-built varieties.
Trophies will be awarded in all classes.
Best Antique Pre Aug 31, 1945
Best Classic Sept 1, 1945 thru 1955
Best Contemporary 1956 thru 1970
Best of Show
Enter the airport grounds via Palmour Drive off Queen City Parkway near I-985. Admission is a $2 per person donation; under 12, free.
Link: Experimental Aircraft Association
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