Inaugural Yooper Looper delights

Julia Harrington is shown in her 1975 Bellanca Decathlon during the Yooper Looper. She flys jets professionally for a private company, but this is only her second contest. (Photo courtesy of Keely Costello)
Hugo Ritzenthaler is shown in his Pitt’s S-1E. According to Yooper Looper contest coordinator, Roger Bentlage, Ritzenthaler is 75 years young and flies in the Unlimited category — the most challenging of the aerobatic categories. He was the only contestant at the Yooper Looper to fly in that difficult category. (Photo courtesy of Keely Costello)
Mike Hoy is shown in the Monosport 360 that he flew in the Yooper Looper. He won the Sportsmen category. Sawyer International Airport partnered with the International Aerobatic Club to host the inaugural Yooper Looper aerobatic contest last weekend. (Photo courtesy of Keely Costello)


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