Rounding out the Watts Bridge fly-in calendar for the year is the traditional "last weekend in August" event. And so it was that on the 31st August the eagles gathered to celebrate the freedom of flight. In a seeming break with recent tradition, Mother Nature got in on the act by turning on a fantastic flying day - clear blue skies - cool crisp air - and barely a whiff of wind to ruffle the feathers.
There were lots of aircraft comings and goings throughout the day with quite a few aircraft we have not seen before at Watts. The red and orange Sonex was a great first appearance. Best guess would be that well in excess of 50 aeroplanes were in attendance with many more aviation enthusiasts driving in to have their aviation fix for the day.
As always a big "Thank You" must go out to the countless volunteers (both on and off the field) who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make the day the huge success that it was!!
So until next year......
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