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30th Anniversary Retrospective with Amy Bottegal

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Amy Bottegal

We are continuing our 30th anniversary celebration by talking with the people who have helped make the Stuart Air Show what it is today! Today we talk with the President of our Board of Directors, Amy Bottegal.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Elisabeth Glynn

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Elisabeth Glynn

We are continuing our 30th anniversary celebration by talking with the people who have helped make the Stuart Air Show what it is today! We sat down to talk with Elisabeth Glynn, current volunteer and former Executive Director for the 2014 and 2015 air shows.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Nick Blount

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Nick Blount

We are continuing our 30th Anniversary Retrospective by talking with Nick Blount. Nick has been a long time volunteer of the Stuart Air Show, where he started working the gates. He continues to give back to the organization as the Vice President of our Board.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Desiree Bonnie

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Desiree Bonnie

We are continuing our 30th Anniversary Retrospective by talking with one of our past Events Coordinators, Desiree Bonnie. Desiree held the Events Coordinator position, now know as the Executive Director, from 2010 to 2015. After passing the torch to her successor, she has continued to support the air show by volunteering and serving on our Board of Directors.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with David Deakins

30th Anniversary Retrospective with David Deakins

As we continue to take a look back over 30 years of the Stuart Air Show, we talk with David Deakins, the grandson of Jud Deakins. Jud was involved with the Stuart Air Show from the very beginning, helping to bring it to Stuart.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Bill Whittemore

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Bill Whittemore

As we continue to take a look back over 30 years of the Stuart Air Show, we talk with one of the people who played a large role in its beginnings, Bill Whittemore.  Bill was one of four pilots who conducted airplane rides in the first few years of the show.

30 Year Retrospective: Mohawks and Witham Field circa the 1970s

30 Year Retrospective: Mohawks and Witham Field circa the 1970s

While we begin to explore the Stuart Air Show’s history over the past three decades to celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we want to start by learning more about aviation in our community. We decided to share a little bit about our town’s history with the US Army Grumman OV-1 Mohawk.