Name that Flyover city! — Jan 6, 2020

Welcome back! We hope you are enjoying Name that Flyover City!

Let’s review the questions.

  1. This city has a professional Ice Hockey team called The Predators.
  2. This city is where the first successful parachute jump from a moving airplane happened.
  3. This city is home to Origins, a massive annual gaming and popular cultural convention.

And here are the answers:

Nashville, TN– The club was founded in 1998 when the NHL granted an expansion franchise to Craig Leipold. In 2017 team made it to the Stanley Cup finals but, unfortunately, lost in Game 6.

St. Louis, MO–Captain Albert Berry performed the feat, touching down at the Jefferson Barracks Army base just outside St. Louis. The Benoist biplane, piloted by his friend, reached 1,500 feet and was cruising at 55 mph when Berry exited.

Columbus, OH—Origins, first held in 1975, was chartered to serve gaming in general, including wargaming and miniatures gaming. They schedule 6,000 +events throughout the week, including a film festival and comedy and music shows.

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