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662 Spurwink Farm Fly-In

Interviews from the Spurwink Farm fly-in and pancake breakfast held July 11, 2021, at the Spurwink Farm Airfield in Maine.

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Jim Brown’s Beech Staggerwing taking off

Jim Brown flew in with his Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing. This plane is the last model D-17S built for the military in 1944.

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Max, Jim, Fiona, and Micah with the Staggerwing

Shawn Moody arrived in a Flightstar. Shawn talks about STEM initiatives and the Maine Blue Collar Scholarship program.

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Micah, Shawn, and Max

Bunk Chase gives us some of the history of the event, which is sponsored by EAA Chapter 141 out of Limington, Maine. Bunk also explains the history of the EAA Young Eagles program.

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Bunk (Illuminated from heaven), Max, and Micah

Mike Smith flew up from Stowe-Minuteman Airport in Massachusetts in his Sonex, which he built from plans.

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Micah, Mike, and Max with the Sonex

Ron Edson, EAA Chapter 141 president, tells us about this builder’s chapter.

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Ron cooking blueberry pancakes with friends

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