PHOTO GALLERY: Audience enjoys second day of Salute to Veterans Airshow
Sunday, May 29, 2011 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Capt. Joe "Rifle" Shetterly prepares for a slow-motion barrel roll in front of the crowd in his A-10 West Thunderbolt II fighter jet at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. In addition to rolls, Shetterly demonstrated simulated attacks and vertical climbs for the audience.
After a weather-shortened first day, there was nothing but blue skies for the second day of the Salute to Veterans Airshow.
A B-25 Mitchell Bomber named "Show Me!" greets the crowd at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at the Columbia Regional Airport Sunday, May 29. The bomber sports a popular World War II-era pin-up paint scheme.
One of the members of the Canadian Forces Parachute Team performs a maneuver called the "candy cane" at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. The parachuter completed 11 loops on his descent.
Air show attendees find relief from the sun under the wing of a display aircraft at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow Sunday, May 29.
Three-year-old Brendan Callahan and his grandfather, William Beal, watch a C-17 fly overhead at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. Beal served with the 1st Air Cavalry in Germany and Vietnam.
Showgoers form a line to get a close-up look inside of the Lockheed Martin USN P-3 Orion at the Salute to Veterans Airshow on Sunday, May 29.
Capt. Leslie Morgan sits in front of the P-51 he flew in World War II at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow on Sunday, May 29, at Columbia Regional Airport. Morgan served with the 5th and 13th Air Force combined divisions from 1940 to 1947.
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