2005 Photos

and Warbirds



The Ramp




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Charlie Kulp - aka 'The Flying Farmer' has demonstrated his "inability" to fly over 700 times in the past years.  A good sense of humor and a little yellow plane have helped this bumbling farmer create thrills and laughter for thousands of air-show spectators. His able steed is a standard 65 hp. Piper J-3 Cub, unchanged since its manufacture in 1946. Charlie celebrates over 60 years of flying.  He has performed from Canada to Florida, and as far west as Oshkosh, WI. Internationally, Charlie has entertained at airshows in Great Britain. Charlie is a member of the board of Directors for the Virginia Aviation Historical Society and was inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame on November 8, 1997.
Ron Saglimbene Ron Saglimbene started his flying career in 1970 and has been flying aerobatics in competition over firteen years and has over 5,000 flying hours. Ron's aircraft is a Siai Marchetti SF260. It is still in production and is presently the primary military trainer in over 20 countries throughout the world. The 260 horsepower makes it a powerful hunk of flying aircraft.
Charles Schwenker of Cascade Aerobatics will be flying in his exciting Extra 300. Charles has been on the airshow circuit many years with a Pitts S-1 and his Extra 300.
Bill Finagin started flying at age 17 and has over 8000 hours as an aerobatic instructor. He has gained a national reputation for spin training and training pilots to recover from unusual attitudes and emergency situations. His aircraft is a S2C Pitts which has a 260 horsepower Lycoming engine with a Hartzell composite propeller.
Hal Loken and his Genesis II Glider

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