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Gathering of the Giants airshow set for March 16-17

By Staff | Feb 27, 2019

The Cape Coral R/Seahawks Flying Club, in conjunction with Cape Coral Parks and Recreation, will host the annual Gathering of the Giants Air Show on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Seahawk Air Park.

Admission is free, organizers ask for a $5 donation for parking, which will be supported by the Boy Scouts.

This will be a special event because it’s the Seahawk’s 25th Anniversary of flying model aircraft at Seahawk Air Park. The event features model airplane pilots from around Florida and states beyond will be demonstrating their flying skills with exceptionally large model airplanes and helicopters. There will be military planes, 3D stunt planes, large turbine jet planes that fly 200 MPH, and much more. It typically attracts several thousand spectators who get an opportunity to get up close to the planes and talk with the pilots.

There will also be a plane raffle that comes with a free one year membership to the Club with free flight lessons, food trucks, and candy drop.

Seahawk Air Park is at 1030 NW 28th St. in Cape Coral.