NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Pilots from all over East Texas were in Nacogdoches on Saturday for the 3rd Annual Model Airplane Demonstration.
The event is hosted by the Nacogdoches Aero Modelers Club and was held at the A.L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport.
Nacogdoches Aero Modelers Club President, Jackie Ivey said the purpose of the event is to display all of the local model airplanes and to educate the public about aviation.
"We like to bring it out and give the public further knowledge of aviation. We got a lot of young people here, the kids are going to be our future aviators and you know we like to try and get everyone out here to get them interested," Ivey said.
The public not only got a chance to see the model airplanes in flight, but also got the chance to take a ride on a private plane.
If you would like to know more about the Nacogdoches Aero Modelers Club you can visit their website.