Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Thomas Garcia
Staff writer 

'A successful run' for Route 66 Air Tour

Illness, repairs, weather cited for lower than expected participants.

 

February 21, 2018

Thomas Garcia

The Cessna 182, center, flown by Jason Fiala of Littleton Colorado, departs Saturday from Tucumcari Municipal Airport as one of 24 fixed wing aircraft taking part in the first leg of the Route 66 Air Tour.

More than 20 fixed-wing aircraft landed at Tucumcari Municipal Airport on Friday for the first leg of the Route 66 Air Tour.

"We had half of the expected pilots cancel on us," said Richard L. Perry, tour coordinator. "Despite that, this was a succ...



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