Washington, D.C. (Northland's NewsCenter) -- U.S. Senator Al Franken will be the honorary chair for the 2012 Duluth Airshow.
"I couldn't be prouder that Duluth is home to such a prestigious event ... I can't wait to see all the action this September," Senator Franken said.
The Duluth Airshow is the largest air show in Minnesota and will feaure a lineup of performers from across the world.
Some performers will include the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, a Czechoslovakian MiG-21demonstration and many more.
Sen. Franken has been working with the aviation community; he has successfully made the 148th Fighter Wing an Active Association unit.
Sen. Franken has supported funding for Essential Air Service and joined the General Aviation Caucus in February 2012.