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Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:49 am | Updated: 11:59 am, Wed Aug 13, 2014.

In honor of National Model Aviation Day, The Sonoran Desert Flyers will be putting on a demonstration and air show this Saturday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The free event will take place at Narjana Park, 660 W. Naranaja Drive in Oro Valley.

People attending will be able to purchase raffle tickets, which support the Wounded Warrior Project, for a chance to win an RC quadcopter. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. All of the proceeds will for to the WWP.

Attendees can expect to see models of F-4U, P-51, B-17, B-25, C-47, A6-M, helicopters, quadcopters, ducted fan jets, 3D and aerobatics, as well as gliders, bomb and parachute drops.

For more information, call Bob Schumann at (520) 488-5881 or Jim Hilgeford at (520) 488-7085, or visit  

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