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Veteran Who Co-Founded Fargo Air Museum And Co-Chaired Fargo AirSho Passes Away

Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder Was 88

FARGO, ND — Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder has passed away. He co-founded the Fargo Air Museum and served as co-chair of the Fargo AirSho from its inception in 1989. He also founded Schroeder Aviation in Davenport. Schroeder was inducted into the North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame in 2009. Gov. Doug Burgum, who knew him…

Fargo Man Hopes This Year’s AirSho Captivates a New Generation of Pilots

Paul Bernabucci has been on the AirSho committee since 1995

FARGO, N.D. — Every spin of the propeller and roar of the engine gives many people different reasons to be excited about the Fargo AirSho, ranging from the Blue Angels to the people and new technology. But for one man, the mere mention of an airshow revs up his engines. “Oh I can’t miss an airshow. I’ll drive long distances to…

Governor Burgum Jumps from 12,000 Feet to Kick Off Fargo AirSho

Burgum also sworn in a Fargo man as he re-enlists in the Navy

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of people focused their eyes on the skies at the first Fargo Airsho in three years. Governor Doug Burgum kicked off the festivities by skydiving more than 12,000 feet. Burgum was paired with retired U.S. Navy Seal Jim Woods, who has completed more than 20,000 dives in his lifetime. The Governor leaped with the United States Navy…

Fargo AirSho Welcomes B-25 “Miss Mitchell”

The plane was restored in the 1980's and made her post–restoration debut in 1992

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo AirSho is a chance to see the aircraft in action! The Fargo AirSho gives its attendees a look at both new and restored aircraft. “Miss Mitchell” is a World War II bomber making an appearance this weekend. It took 12 years for volunteers to restore Miss Mitchell. This B–25 was built in the 1940’s and was used…

Soaring through the Skies: U.S. Navy Blue Angels Visit Fargo This Weekend

The Blue Angels will take part in the Fargo AirSho this weekend

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in three years, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels come to Fargo to take part in the Fargo AirSho. Eighteen years ago, Lieutenant Tyler Davies joined the U.S. Navy right after high school. Up until three years ago, he thought the chance to join the Blue Angels was just a dream. “To me this…

North Dakota’s Governor To Skydive With U.S. Navy Parachute Team

Fargo AirShow is July 28 and 29 at Hector International Airport in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum will kick off the 2018 Fargo AirSho by skydiving with the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs. His jump is scheduled for around 11 a.m. Saturday. After he lands, the governor will welcome attendees of the AirSho at Hector International Airport. Burgum said, “Skydiving with the Leap Frogs will be a thrill and…

Fargo Airsho to feature Blue Angels

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29.

Some of the most sought after pilots in the country will be flying over the metro this summer in the Fargo Airsho. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29. They will be flying many vintage “War Birds” as part of the show to celebrate Navy Week. The U.S. Navy Seals team will “Leap Frog”…