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Posted by warhead_71 | Sep 20, 2009 @ 03:48 PM | 44,855 Views
I went "upstate" yesterday to check out the Waukegan Air Show... lovely day, 70 degrees with a light breeze and puffy clouds... what a fun way to spend the afternoon. They had a little bit of everything, the emphasis seemed to be Navy war birds (a naval training station is nearby). A PT-17 Stearman (my favorite), Super Stearman, Bird Dog, P-80 Shooting Star, T-2 Buckeye, F-18, Yak-11's, Yak-52's, T-28 Trojans, AT-6, PT-23, .... the list goes on. Lots of war planes and just a spattering of civilian and acrobatic planes.

I love the small air shows... we were so close to the action that they had to push the crowd back so the planes could get from the flight line to the runway.

Anyway, here are a few pics:...Continue Reading