Look up in the sky on July 4th and your eyes won't be playing tricks on you. You could see some sweet vintage aircraft worth checking out flying over the Columbia Basin.

If you are a fan of classic aircraft or even a novice, you'll enjoy seeing some classics like a B-25 Mitchell, an F7F Tigercat, K4-S ‘Dottie Mae’, and P-51B 'Pattie Ann II'.

The aircraft are flying in from Lewiston Idaho and are a part of the Radials and Rivers event.

The Radials and Rivers event is in it's 3rd year that includes a cool flyaway over the Columbia Basin and if you look skyward on Saturday, you could see the aircraft in the air.

Their schedule is as follows in your area:

Pomeroy - 8:15 am

Dayton - 8:20 am

Waitsburg - 8:20 am

Dixie - 8:30 am

Walla Walla - 8:35 am

Milton-Freewater - 8:45 am

Pendleton - 9:00 am

Hermiston - 9:10 am

Umatilla - 9:15 am

Kennewick - 9:20 am

Pasco - 9:25 am

Richland - 9:30 am

A press release describes the event that is held in Lewiston as this:

Hillcrest Aircraft Company and Hangar 180 present the Radial’s N’ Rivers Fly-In.  This is the 3rd annual event, and it was created to give the community the opportunity to experience a different kind of venue where they will see golden age aircraft fly together, while also having the chance to get an up-close and personal view.  Airplanes featured at the fly-in may include everything from antique aircraft through WW II fighter and bomber aircraft.

You can check out more details on the festivities on Radials and Rivers Facebook here

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