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Gogebic-Iron Airport hosts season's first fly-in

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

BOB CONSIE prepares to carve the turkey Thursday at the season's first fly-in hosted by the Gogebic-Iron Airport in Ironwood Township. Fly-ins give pilots a chance to get out and explore new airports and hang out for fellowship and fun.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Thursday evening brought together a community of folks with a common interest and different zip codes.

The Gogebic-Iron Airport hosted the season's first fly-in. Fly-ins are for pilots to get some time in the air, meet other like minded folk, eat some chow, and even exchange airplane parts on occasion, according to Mike Harma, airport manager.

From June to September, the Flying Hamburger Social moves between airports, but it was originally founded as the Putt Putt Patrol in Wausau, Wis. This year, Ironwood was the first ev...



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