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Airport event to offer hands-on plane experiences


All the questions you have about small planes could be answered May 12, during a special fly-in at the Grand Coulee Dam Airport.

The fly-in is sponsored by four organizations: The Colville Confederated Tribes, NASA Science Mission Directorate, Northwest Earth and Space Pipeline (NESP), and the Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club from Everett, Washington.

NESP spokesman Tedrick Mealy said last week that he expects at least seven planes for the event, which will run from noon to 3 p.m.

It will be a teaching experience with pilots explaining the different aspects of flying small planes, and some of...

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