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Flying in style: Homebuilt pilots honor Oregon’s history

BOB WILLIAMS / THE CHRONICLEShawn and Nadine Kelley with there Express S-90 s. 

Last week, the Oregon Aviation Historical Society hosted the 4th annual Great Oregon Homebuilt Fly-in — shelving homebuilt and vintage planes on their tarmac for the family-friendly event. 

“Oregon certainly played a vital role in early aviation history, and the goal of the Oregon Aviation Historical Society is to collect, restore and preserve aviation artifacts for interpretive and educational display in order to ensure the preservation of Oregon's rich aviation heritage for future generations,” said Tim Talen . . .