PHOTO GALLERY: Preparations under way for Memorial Day Airshow

Thursday, May 26, 2011 | 7:49 p.m. CDT; updated 8:36 p.m. CDT, Thursday, May 26, 2011
Beechcraft T-34 Mentors will appear in the Memorial Day Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport. The Mentor was used for military training in the 1940s and 50s.

Preparations for the Memorial Day Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport are under way. The show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

Parking shuttles run from the Hearnes Center and the Jefferson City Airport from 9 a.m. daily during the Memorial Day Airshow, which will be held at the Columbia Regional Airport on Saturday and Sunday. The round-trip shuttle costs $3.
Crewman Blaine Furrer prepares a Navy MH60 Sierra for the Memorial Day Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport. The helicopter will fly in the Salute to Veterans Parade on Monday, May 30.
Harvey Cleveland, Dick Lemons and "Radio" Ron Rollins push a 3/4 scale replica Fokker DR-1 into a hangar at the Columbia Regional Airport. The Fokker is a World War I era plane that Cleveland will fly at the Memorial Day Airshow this weekend.

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