Southwest Wisconsin AirFEST filled with explosive fun

Stunt pilots (above photo) Melissa Pemberton in her Edge 540 blue monoplane (left) and Skip Stewart in the black Pitts Special biplane perform a high-speed crossover in front of the “Wall of Flame” by Rich’s Incredible Pyro at Sunday’s (May 30) Southwest Wisconsin AirFEST in Janesville, Wis. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds precision jet team (left photo) performs at the Southwest Wisconsin AirFEST. The Thunderbirds will be among the performers at Rockford AirFest Saturday and Sunday, July 31-Aug. 1, at Chicago Rockford International Airport. Visit for details.

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