Seaplane Fly-In Returns to Greenville 

Seaplanes started flying into Greenville — for the annual seaplane fly-in.The festivities kicked off this evening with a barbeque. Tomorrow the show starts and the games begin. There will be a water bomb drop, a take off competition, and a cross country race, among other festivities.This is the 36th year for the event. Folks from around the world come to Greenville for the fly-in. We’re told this is the largest, and longest running event of it’s kind.”It’s grown from an event where just a few airplanes come in here on a Friday to a pretty big event where people start arriving on Wednesday and they have been as many as, in a good year with good weather, 420 airplanes at the airport at one time.” says John Pepin, a member of the flying committee.They expect three to six thousand people to travel to Greenville for the weekend.The seaplane fly-in wraps up Sunday afternoon.