|KR GATHERING 2001|
September 21 - 23, 2001
Pine Bluffs, Arkansas
Tommy Waymack's KR2 won the People's Choice Award
|A big thank you to our host, Tommy Waymack!|
|Each year KR enthusiasts, builders, and pilots travel to the KR Gathering. This year's event was held in Pine Bluffs, Arkansas on September 21 thru 23, 2001. |
Was it going to happen?
Was the most asked question this year - before the event.
The reason for this was that the Gathering was scheduled for just one week after the World Trade Center Bombings.
VFR Flight had not been lifted and it looked like a Fly In without KR's! Plus, many people were already traveling towards Arkansas - those who had scheduled a vacation prior to the fly in.
Then, finally, on Wednesday, September 19, 2001 - at approximately 8:00 pm, the VFR ban was lifted!
But, not for those unlucky people in Class B Airspace ... (Right "I Hate Sanding" Jim?)
Even though the Gathering was go/no go/go, there were 10 KR's that flew in!
And approximately 100 participants!
Even a VW Powered Dragonfly!
KR GATHERING 2002
Will be held in Red Oak, Iowa on September 19 - 22, 2002.
Hosts are Mike & Teri Garbez
Assisted by Steve & Linda Bennett and Jim & Deb Faughn
Red Coach Inn at 712 623 4864
Super 8 at 712 623 6919
For additional information, click here!
Check out the individual KR's here!
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