Wings & Wheels Airshow Coming to Barnes County Airport


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CITY ( The “Wings & Wheels Air show” is coming to the Barnes County Airport northwest of Valley City Saturday, September 8.

One aerobatic act is with pilot Matt Younkin and his “Beech 18” aircraft performing maneuvers never thought possible with a transport plane.

Matt Younkin's Beech 18 Transport plane.

Other pilots to perform include; Jim “FANG” Maroney in his Dehavilland Super Chipmunk, Rex Hammarback with his T-28 war bird military trainer, Warren Pietsch and Toby McPherson in his P-51 Mustang.

Bridge City Cruisers “Show & Shine starts at noon and the airshow begins at 3pm Saturday, September 8.

Over 100 cars will be on display for the "Show & Shine"

An evening outdoor pit BBQ dinner, children’s play area, dance to “Past Due” and a fireworks display. A Sunday worship service and pancake breakfast on September 9.

Advance tickets for the Air Show go on sale June 1. Volunteers are needed for 2 hour ticket sales or parking car shifts. For more information contact Lori Jury at 701-490-1034 or email her at

For more information about the Show & Shine contact Terry Gortmaker at 701-840-1839.

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