ILLOWA Sport Flyers to meet May 4


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Posted Online: April 23, 2013, 2:32 pm
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Press release submitted by Jim Abbott


ILLOWA SPORT FLYERS MEETING


The ILLOWA SPORT FLYERS will be meeting May 4th at ERIE AIRPARK,ERIE ILL. The meeting time will be 10:00 AM. We will meet at the AIRPARK CLUB HOUSE. THe club members will be discusing the up coming QUAD CITY AIRSHOW. I had talked to the person in charge of the airshow and was told about all the different types of ww2 aircraft on display and those that will be flying in the airshow. This will be the largest gathering of ww2 type of aircraft that the QUAD CITY'S has ever seen. This will be THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS of PEARL HARBOR DEC.7th 1941. For more information go to: QUAD CITY AIRSHOW 2013 or www.erieairpark.com or www.illowasportflyers.com.

















 



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