Weird plane or just plain weird? Craft is ‘a dream to fly,’ says Fruita grad

The Boomerang Burt Rutan Model 202 aircraft, a recently restored experimental plane, lands at Grand Junction Regional Airport on Tuesday. The pilot, a Fruita Monument High School graduate, was en route to an air show in Oshkosh., Wis., and stopped at the Grand Junction airport briefly.



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The Boomerang Burt Rutan Model 202 aircraft, a recently restored experimental plane, lands at Grand Junction Regional Airport on Tuesday. The pilot, a Fruita Monument High School graduate, was en route to an air show in Oshkosh., Wis., and stopped at the Grand Junction airport briefly.

Friends and family were thrilled Tuesday when Fruita Monument High School alumnus Tres Clements touched down at Grand Junction Regional Airport in a distinctive airplane. Folks oohed and…




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