Visitors view vintage planes at Ramona Airport open house

Visitors at the Ramona Airport open house on Sept. 22 view a General Motors TBM-3E Avenger Bomber.  The Avenger was first flown in Aug. 1, 1942, just in time for the Battle of Midway.  There are 42 Avengers still airworthy today. Sentinel photo/Nancy Stegon

Jake Vansant, 4, pedals his “plane” made by his father, Chris Vansant, at the Ramona Airport open house on Saturday. Sentinel photo/Nancy Stegon

This WWII T6 Trainer sits, ready for viewing, at the Ramona Airport open house. Sentinel photo/Nancy Stegon

Capt. Claude Rowe, a Tuskegee Airmen pilot and special guest, meets with visitors. Sentinel photo/Nancy Stegon

A WWII Tuskegee Trainer shows the “red tail” that pilots of the  332nd Fighter Group painted on their P-47s, giving them the nickname of “Red Tails.” Sentinel photo/Nancy Stegon

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Posted by Karen Brainard on Sep 26 2012. Filed under Featured Story, Local Spotlight. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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