The first postwar Air Show to be presented at the Lehighton Airport was held today for the benefit of the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital Fund by members of the Blue Ridge Aero Club. Jake Arner, chairman of the general committee, was in charge of the three-hour event which included a glider demonstration, a parachute jump, and the Rex trophy aerobatic event. A group of Navy fighter and bomber planes also participated.
On this date
Thursday, October 20, 2011