Coast Guard celebrates 100 years of naval aviation

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The Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles is hosting a local celebration June 25 for the Centennial of Naval Aviation combined with a Safe Boating Expo at the Coast Guard base on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles, Wash.

In tribute to 100 years of Naval Aviation, Air Station Port Angeles will host a fly-in for government and commercial aircraft from around the northwest. A wide variety of aircraft will be on display for viewing.

A live search-and-rescue demonstration will be conducted at 1 p.m. by the crew of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at 1 p.m. A Safe Boating Expo will showcase a number of safety techniques and tools. Boaters can schedule free vessel safety examinations and inspections of their fire extinguishers and EPIRBs.

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