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DULUTH - It is the event aviation fans have been looking forward to for the past two years.
Final preparations were underway Friday for the Duluth Air Show that runs Saturday and Sunday.
On Friday, FOX 21's Dana Thayer got a chance to ride with one of the stunt pilots.
"Super" Dave Mathieson took her on a spin in his MX2, which is considered to be one of the most advanced aerobatic aircrafts.
"It's an awesome airplane; it's completely built of carbon fiber," Mathieson said. "There's only 11 of them in the world."
The plane allows Mathieson to take on some pretty incredible moves.
"I can pull out vertically and go straight up a mile and do vertical rolls and hang on the prop and then roll it backwards and do about 80 miles an hour going backwards," Mathieson explained. "I do tumbles and flips and just the craziest aerobatics you've ever seen."
Mathieson said the Duluth Air Show is worth a visit.
"You're gonna see things that airplanes aren't supposed to do," he said. "It's an incredible show. There's a great lineup you're gonna see all kinds of great aerobatics and it's gonna be a great weekend."
The Duluth Airshow will run on Saturday and Sunday with gates opening at 9 a.m.
Visit www.duluthairshow.com for more information.