Angelina AirFest Takes Off

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Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, Angelina County held it’s first Air Show in more than 20 years at the Angelina County Airport between Lufkin and Diboll, Texas.

12112447_967229043338899_7638632289076839869_nCrowds poured in from around East Texas to catch the inaugural show that featured a B-25 Bomber, P-51 Mustang, and a WWII era Corsair, among others that performed tricks defying the laws of physics.

The show began with three jumpers, unfurling American and Texas flags on the way down while the National Anthem played. From there, planes took to the sky, performing aerial acrobatics, delighting the thousands that turned out for the show.12088309_967229126672224_4952123211023566484_n

Kevin Lacy, reality TV personality on Airplane Repo, was on hand talking to spectators and watching the vintage aircraft in action.

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Check out more pictures from the 2015 air show on our Facebook page!

Misty Boggs
Misty Boggs is the Creative Director at MSGPR. She lives in Angelina County and recently earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Lamar University. Between studying and working, she enjoys teaching her niece and nephew the fine art of never growing old.

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