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Antique Planes Touch Down in Prosser

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PROSSER, Wash--  It's a trip through time at the Prosser Airport.  Dozens of old planes touched down on the runway.  But speaking of time, there isn't much left if you want to see some classic planes.

When you hear the word 'antique,' you might think of something old and broken; but these planes are still up in the air.  That is, of course, until they touched down. 

About the 30 planes, 20 of which are the equivalent to a '57 Chevy, landed.  They have names like Fairchild, Howard and Dehavilland Chipmunk.

It's the last stop on a tour by the puget Sound Antique Airplane Club, and the appeal drew a crowd of close to 100.

And if this has you flying high with excitement, better hurry-- take-off is Friday morning bright and early.

"They fly here every other year," explains Jan Jackson with the Port of Benton.  "They do a Washington air tour and an Oregon air tour, and this year is the Washington air tour.   So this is their last night and tomorrow they take off."

 It's no secret over the years these planes have racked up the miles, but their latest trip has certainly added to that-- the group visited six different communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

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