Aviation activities featured at Waukesha JanBoree — General Aviation News

On Saturday, January 21, 2023, Atlantic Aviation’s hangar at Waukesha County Airport in Wisconsin hosted Topgun Maverick as part of the annual Waukesha JanBoree. (Photo by Scott Fisher)

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Wisconsin hosted the Waukesha Jamboree, dubbed Wisconsin’s premier winter festival, January 13-22, 2023.

Activities include survival skills camps, geocaching, ice bocce, sun watching, wildlife exploration, 5K runs, ice sculpting contests, Alaskan malamute weight pulls, beer gardens (because it’s Wisconsin), and more! was included.

Also included in the list were two aviation-themed activities held at Waukesha County Airport/Crites Field (KUES).

The Crites Field Flannel Fly-In called on attendees to “come to Crites Field to sport your favorite flannel and enjoy flying.”

A day at KUES featured displays of airport operator and locally owned aircraft, including a Memorial Air Force aircraft.

The day’s activities were followed by a screening of the movie “Top Gun Maverick” inside the Atlantic Aviation hangar at Waukesha County Airport.

With aircraft everywhere, what’s the best setting for watching an aerial action movie? (Photo by Scott Fisher)

It is common for counties to host events at airports. This year’s film was new, the insider said.

“We had the T-33 on one side of the screen and the SNJ on the other. said. “We didn’t know how many people would show up — 50 or 500? He was crammed with over 650 in the hangar.”

Fischer has both the experience and the facilities for film screenings. His Gift of Wings regularly hosts his Summer Nights his movie outside his store in Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront.

Fisher noted that the Gift of Wings staff made and sold food, popped popcorn, and gave away more than 500 bags of free food in the film.

“It was a hit.”

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