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10th Annual Center Fly-In & Air Show

The City of Center and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join them on Saturday, April 27 for the 10th Annual Center Fly-In & Air Show in Center, Texas at the Center Municipal Airport. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with free admission.

Texas Heatwave will present a remote control aircraft demonstration at 11:00 a.m. The Flight of the Phoenix Escadrille T-6 Texan planes formation flights will begin at 12:00 p.m. Two rides in a T-6 Texan plane will be raffled off with a drawing at 1:00 p.m. at the airport. Each attendee will receive one raffle ticket at the gate and with the purchase of a t-shirt will receive four tickets for the drawing. The Young Aviator’s Glider Contest, sponsored by Tyson Foods, at 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. with trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group.

Beginning at 1:30 p.m. aerobatic pilots, Michele Bright with the Texas Twisters, Steve Afeman and Curt Richmond will perform aerial stunts.

An invitation is extended to anyone with a classic car or motorcycle to come out and display their wheels in the “Wings and Wheels” area. All pilots that fly in will be entered in a random draw for $100 in fuel.

Food vendors, arts and crafts, children’s activity tent with games and prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the activities for a day filled with family fun.

The Center Municipal Airportis located at 397 FM 1656 in Center,Texasoff of State Highway 7 East. For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682 or or visit us at

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