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Seaplanes fly in to Greenville over the weekend

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Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
FLYING IN TO GREENVILLE — Pilots and spectators alike came to Greenville over the weekend for the 44th International Seaplane Fly-In from Sept. 7-10. On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 9 crowds gathered on the shore of Moosehead Lake downtown to watch the seaplanes land and take off from the water.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
COMING IN FOR A LANDING — A seaplane gets ready to touch down on Moosehead Lake after flying over downtown Greenville Saturday during the 2017 International Seaplane Fly-In.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
TANDEM FLIGHT — A pair of craft get ready to land on Moosehead Lake in Greenville after flying over the downtown on Saturday afternoon as part of the 44th International Seaplane Fly-In.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
SKIMMING THE SURFACE — Pilots had the opportunity to test their skills during the weekend’s International Seaplane Fly-In in Greenville, such as with their ability to precisely land their craft inside a string of buoys.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
HOVER CRAFT — A seaplane is flying just over the waters of Moosehead Lake in Greenville.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
LOOK OVERHEAD — Numerous aircraft could be seen and heard flying overhead during this year’s International Seaplane Fly-In in Greenville.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
MAKING HIS WAY ON THE TAXIWAY — A pilot steers his plane along the taxiway at the Greenville Municipal Airport on Saturday morning.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
FOR VIEWING — The annual International Seaplane Fly-In provides the public with the opportunity to get a close look at various aircraft in town for the weekend, as some pilots opted to park and camp at the Greenville Municipal Airport.

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