Large air show scheduled for Michigan game Saturday
An air show that includes 15 planes and helicopters will take place over Michigan Stadium on Saturday prior to the Wolverines' game against Utah.
The show, which will begin at approximately 3:15 p.m. (game starts at 3:30) celebrates the 100th anniversary of the University of Michigan Department of Aerospace Engineering -- the oldest aeronautical engineering education program in the United States.
Here are the aircraft in the show:
* Boeing Stearman PT-17A, a 1930s-era military trainer.
* North American Aviation P-51D Mustang, a World War II fighter craft.
* North American Aviation F-86F Sabre Jet.
* Boeing B-17, a WWII bomber.
* North American Aviation B-25 Mitchell Bomber, a carrier-based WWII bomber.
* North American Aviation F-100F Super Sabre.
* Lockheed Electra, the aircraft Amelia Earhart piloted in her around-the-world attempt.
* Five Beechcraft T-34s -- military aircraft trainers.
* University of Michigan Survival Flight Eurocopter EC-155.
* Enstrom 408B, a helicopter designed and built in the Upper Peninsula.
* McMahon Helicopter Sikorsky Heavy Lift Model S58T.