The legendary Memphis Airshow returned Friday September 27-29th, 2013. Featuring the Snowbirds
Attendance to the event was awesome!
I want to share with you some awesome photos of Gene Soucy's Night show. Check these out!
Annual Airplane Pull: The event features adult teams of 20 and youth teams of 10 that pull Fed Ex aircraft. Adult teams will pull a Fed Ex 727 jet, weighing 155,000 pounds, the length of 12 feet. Youth teammates, ages 10-17, will pull a Fed Ex ATR feeder aircraft, weighing 32,000 pounds, a distance of 20 feet. Adult teams pay a minimum of $1200 to enter; youth teams pay $300. Teams have the option of contributing up to $5,000 as a sponsor. Proceeds benefit Special Kids and Families (SKF), based, celebrating over 20 years of providing early intervention services for children with developmental disabilities and delays ages newborn.
Special Kids & Families hosted the 17th Annual Plane Pull on Saturday, November 2 at the Millington Regional Jetport. It was the ULTIMATE challenge featuring MAN vs. PLANE! Opening Ceremonies started at 9:30 a.m. and the main event at 10a.m.; FREE general admission and FREE parking for the general public. There was lots of family fun, music and entertainment along with tons of excitement for the kids. Special children’s activities included face painting, moon bounces, games, rides a FedEx pedal plane and more! There was funnel cakes, fried Oreos and other delicious festival food PLUS tons of fun for kids and adults!
Also during the event, there is a chance to win some great door prizes
Special Kids Information specialkidsandfamilies.org Phone 901-683-8787 • Fax 901-683-2100