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Event Report
Event Reports - Sun 'N Fun 2006

Sunday, April 9
Sun 'N Fun 2006
Created: 03/31/2006
Updated: 04/19/2006
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Article by Mike Whaley
 
Sunday had many locals come out to the show, and the mass exodus of pilots and planes trying to get home in time for the coming work week began. The F-22s made another impressive showing before heading home. The weather was a bit overcast, but comfortable.


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Steen president Paul Goetsch sets up a toy plane for his son Ethan.  
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Hmmm... I know this thing winds up, somehow...  
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Let's see... this oughta work!  
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Believe it or not, there was a vendor serving deep-fried Oreos, Deep-fried Snickers bars, and deep-fried Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. It was like wrapping them all in a donut batter... and they were all very delicious!  
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The Thatcher CX4 sure is a pretty airplane.  
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By the time the airshow started, the flight line was quite empty.  
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This cutaway turboprop engine was fascinating to look at.  
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Manfred Radius performs his graceful sailplane aerobatics routine.  
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The crowd shows their appreciation to a performer.  
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The F-15 takes off.
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This is a unique Heritage Flight, though we do hope to see it in the future.  
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Break... now!  
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The F-15 is still a spectacular aircraft.
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The F-22 Raptor is downright awesome!
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Check this out!
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Here's something you don't see very often.
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The F-22 can do the "Cobra" maneuver, which was first done by the Sukhoi Su-29.
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This Sukhoi was being flown very aggressively.
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Other entries in this series:
     Sun 'N Fun 2006 - Much Excitement Awaits!    March 31, 2006
     Monday, April 3 - Part 1 (Pre-Show)    April 3, 2006
     Monday, April 3 - Part 2 (Pre-Show)    April 3, 2006
     Tuesday, April 4    April 4, 2006
     Wednesday, April 5 - Part 1    April 5, 2006
     Wednesday, April 5 - Part 2    April 5, 2006
     Thursday, April 6    April 6, 2006
     Friday, April 7 - Daytime Activities - Part 1    April 7, 2006
     Friday, April 7 - Daytime Activities - Part 2    April 7, 2006
     Friday, April 7 - Pitts Tribute and Night Airshow    April 7, 2006
     Saturday, April 8 - Part 1    April 8, 2006
     Saturday, April 8 - Part 2    April 8, 2006
      » Sunday, April 9    April 9, 2006

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