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The 26th Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 at Ellington Airport with thrilling aerial performances, aerobatics and demonstrations. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will amaze and captivate audiences with the team’s precision formations in the F-16C Fighting Falcon. The 2010 Wings Over Houston Airshow will feature amazing aerobatic performances by Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Julie Clark in the Chevron Mentor, and John Klatt Airshows.
A full moon may not rise for Halloween weekend, but hot air balloons surely will as the 17th annual RE/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival gains lift Oct. 29, 30, and 31. Balloon pilot Steve Lombardi and Richard Filip, CEO/Regional Owner of RE/MAX of Texas, began this tradition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first manned flight in America. The purpose of the Festival is to encourage young people to study mathematics and science and to inform the public about the contributions aviation and space exploration make to our everyday lives.
I was invited to judge a bikini contest for Lollie Rocks Bikini. As you can imagine, I humbly accepted the request and headed up. Laci Willis was there, as well as Carla Jo [my daytime bartender at Twin Peaks]. I love these girls and it doesn’t surprise me that they took 1st and 2nd place, together winning over $1500 in cash and prizes from all sorts of random sponsors.