Time capsule placed in airport's display aircraft
Dick Dean, the man responsible for bringing the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport’s F9F6 display aircraft to Brainerd 32 years ago, on Thursday placed a time capsule in the cockpit of the renovated “airplane on a stick” at the facility’s entrance.
Mounted on a rotating post, the jet was returned to its perch after being sandblasted and refurbished over the winter after 30 years exposure to wind, sun and birds.
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