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Getting Some Air

Chippewa Valley Air Show will turn your world upside down

Julia van Allen, photos by Carolyn Tiry

Things at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport will be flying high on June 16-17 when the Chippewa Valley Air Show comes in for a landing. The air show only happens every few years, so don’t miss out on the chance to see some awesome aerial performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Air Force Wings of Blue skydivers, F-16 Demo and Heritage Flight, Lucas Oil Aerobatics, Ace Maker, Kent Pietsch Airshows, and John Klatt Airshows. These performances will amaze audiences with death-defying stunts, speed, agility, and finesse. But that’s not all! There will be a more “grounded” performance by the Shockwave Jet Truck, the world’s fastest semi. The show begins each day at noon and runs until approximately 4:15pm, so there’s plenty of time for audiences to be wholly immersed in this high-flying masterpiece. There will also be static displays for attendees who might feel light-headed, including a B-29, a North American B-25 Mitchell, a T-34 Tank, a North American T-6 Texan, a Stinson L-5 Sentinel, a Vultee BT-13 Valiant, a Ryan PT-22 Recruit, and so many more. Remember to bring ear protection: These planes will be loud! Be sure to check out the free meet-and-greet at the Holiday Inn South on Friday, June 15, from 7:15-8:15pm. Parking for the air show is free, and tickets are available online at chippewavalleyairshow.com

Chippewa Valley Air Show • June 16-17 • Gates open at 8:30am, show starts at noon • Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire • $30 online advance, $40 at the gate • 12 and under free • (715) 832-6671 • chippewavalleyairshow.com

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Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

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L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

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