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Aviation Nation Walkabout
story and photos by Curtis Fowles

After looking at these shots from my walkabout at the Nellis Show, I noticed right away that I was busy near the flightline most of the day and did not take too many static display shots. There were many displays to check out including the USAF un-manned aircraft on display. I'd like to see them fly next year (hint). There were lots of other jets on display and even a WWI Sopwith. That was really cool.

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With the Sopwith and the F/A-22 we have aviation spanning around 85 years! To see all the static displays and the air show you should plan on attending both days of Aviation Nation. Get out your calender and put down 12-13 November 2005 as a do not miss date in Vegas.

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If you come next year, make sure you get there early. Flying starts at about 9am so you have to move fast to see everything. Gates open at 8am so you can get a jump on the static displays before the flying starts.

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