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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Annual Colfax Fly-In sees over 200 guests

WWII planes, experimental craft and more fly into Colfax


September 28, 2023

Justin Slayton | The Gazette

Carrie Bellecourt poses with her son, Cooper (WSU hoodie), and parents Jim White and former long-time Colfax High School teacher, Cathy White, in front of the 1942 Grumman JRF-6B "Goose" during the Annual Colfax Fly-In on Sept. 23. Read more on Page 5.

COLFAX - The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) 328 hosted its 8th annual Colfax Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Port of Whitman Business Air Center, Airport Access Road.

Coordinator Barney Buckley said that the fly-in was a success. "Over 220 people enjoyed breakfast," he said, adding that 45 airplanes were on the field.

Buckley said children in attendance received a foam glider from the Port of Whitman and a balsa wood plane from EAA 328.

Buckley said that Pilot Jon Ball flew a Widgeon, powered by its original Ranger engines, from the Yakima area, receivi...

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