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2013 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Tailei Fowler-Fisher, 8, climbs out of a the front-seat of an AT-6 Havard Mk IV while attending the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013. The two-day event which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage, is sponsored by the Alaska Airmen's Association which helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Luka Hart, 7, reaches for a dinosaur glider while waiting in line to take a tour of a FedEx Boeing 777 during the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Elizabeth Willis, left, of Stoney River, and Heidi Russell, right, of Aniak, both 15-years-old, check out the flight deck of a UPS Boeing 767 while attending the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013. They recently finished private pilot ground school and are waiting the take the FAA written exam.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Tailei Fowler-Fisher, 8, climbs out of a the front-seat of an AT-6 Havard Mk IV while attending the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013. The two-day event which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage, is sponsored by the Alaska Airmen's Association which helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Luka Hart, 7, reaches for a dinosaur glider while waiting in line to take a tour of a FedEx Boeing 777 during the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Elizabeth Willis, left, of Stoney River, and Heidi Russell, right, of Aniak, both 15-years-old, check out the flight deck of a UPS Boeing 767 while attending the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013. They recently finished private pilot ground school and are waiting the take the FAA written exam.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
Thousands of people attended the two-day Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on Sunday, May 5, 2013, which is held annually at the FedEx hangar on Postmark Drive in Anchorage. The Alaska Airmen's Association sponsors the event that helps protect and promote general aviation in Alaska, and enhance aviation safety.
Bill Roth
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