Fly Van Buren planned Saturday in Keosauqua
KEOSAUQUA — The 14th annual Fly Van Buren is set for Saturday at the Keosauqua Municipal Airport.
The fly-in breakfast will be 7-10 a.m. The Keosauqua Lions Club will be serving an “all-you-can-eat” pancake and sausage breakfast. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-10 and free for children younger than 5. The breakfast is free for pilots who fly in.
The breakfast will be served rain or shine, but other activities are dependent on the weather.
A paper airplane contest for both children and adults begins at 8 a.m. Participants can bring their own or make one at the fly-in. Prizes will be awarded.
Airplane rides will be available for $25 per person.
Two people will get a free airplane ride by dropping a water balloon closest to the target on the ground. The closest to the target will win prizes, including a 30-minute airplane ride.
The Ottumwa Radio-Control Flyers will demonstrate their skills with remote-controlled airplanes.
Indian Hills Community College will set up an Allison 250 turbo shaft jet engine demonstration and present information about aviation careers.
The AirEvac helicopter is scheduled to be on display.
Admission is free. Those attending should bring lawn chairs.