People watch as airplane from the Museum of Flight take to the sky during Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

PHOTOS: Soaring with Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport

The annual event in Chilliwack is one of the only free air shows left in North America

The sky above Chilliwack Airport was filled with history and aerobatics as Flight Fest soared through the air on Sunday.

The 27th annual event in Chilliwack is one of the only free air shows left in North America, and people flocked to see the in-air performances and static displays.

One aircraft on the tarmac that people got to walk inside of was the CH-148 Cyclone, a state-of-the-art, ship-borne maritime helicopter which provides air support to the Royal Canadian Navy.

The air show featured planes from the Museum of Flight, in-air performances by Bud and Ross Granley, John Mrazek, Geoff Latter, and more.


 

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Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Folks walk past the Canadian Armed Forces CH-148 Cyclone, a twin-engine, multi-role shipboard helicopter at Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Flight Fest at the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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