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Van's recognizes new Southern Service Center - Van's Aircraft

Vanís Aircraft has recognized US Sport Planes of Denton, Texas to provide Factory Authorized service for the popular RV12 SLSA Light Sport aircraft. Servicing most the major LSA aircraft, US Sport Planes has been a Rotax Service Center for several years and have over 20 A&P mechanics on staff. "We received good comments from our customers about US Aviation. We are pleased to have them assist our customers in the central US." Scott Risan, President and GM of Vanís Aircraft commented.
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New Aviation Event - Wood, Tailwheels, and Fabric Fly In, Hanover, IN - Friday - Sunday, Sep 19-21, 2014
It's Back! Intended to be a relaxed event for pilots, the gathering fills a void that your typical county airport fly-in could not. Beautiful scenery, great planes and wonderful people mixed to create something special. It's the most nothing you'll ever do ! See you in September. Be sure to check out our website www.LeeBottom.com, buy your ticketspre-purchase required, and sign-up for our e-newsletter called NORDO News to get up-to-date information as it is disseminated.

New Aviation Event - 5th Annual Spring Hill MD35 Fly-In, Salisbury, MD - Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
Spring Hill Fly-In

New Aviation Event - Deridder, LA - KDRI - 4th Saturday - Fly-in / Drive-in BBQ, Deridder, LA - Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
The re-start of the month BBQ Fly-ins and opening of two brand new runways. Donations go to the BBQ and the Deridder Army Airfield.

New Aviation Event - Stafford Wings and Wheels, Stafford, VA - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014
Come celebrate the 350th anniversary of Stafford, VA. This year's Wings and Wheels celebration features an airshow by the Bealeton Flying Circus, performances by Scott Francis in his Extra 300, parachute demonstrations by the United States Parachute Association, Fly Radioactive RC and motorcycle demonstrations by the 540 Boyz. Fly in and have some pancakes from EAA 1099. The Wings and Wheels celebration is sponsored by the Stafford Rotary Club.

Pilot Destination Update - Crosswinds Cafe, Owosso, MI
"The Crosswinds Cafe closed for a while earlier this year, but has reopened under new ownership. Same hours." - Submitted by Mike.
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New Aviation Event - Annual Wings and Wheels/Chili Cookoff, Lancaster, CA - Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Annual Wings and Wheels and Chili Cookoff. October 25, 2014, free admission, exhibition of aircraft and autos. Pancake breakfast from 8 'til 10, exhibits open at 9 until 2. Fox airport, Lancaster, CA.

New Aviation Event - Shaved Ice Saturday!, Erwin, NC - Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
Fly in or drive the family over for a cool treat! Pelican's SnoBalls will be available for purchase from 11-3 PM at the airport. Ages 1-100 welcomed!

Pilot Destination Update - Mt. Victory Inn, Mt.Victory, OH
"Appears as Elliot's Landing on sectional. Nice place." - Submitted by Jim.
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New Aviation Event - Our adventures at Airventure, Columbus, OH - Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Bring your pictures and stories about Airventure Oshkosh 2014 to Hangar 5 at OSU Airport. Pictures can be on a flash drive and we will put them on the big screen and you can talk about them. We will enjoy hearing about your adventures.

New Aviation Event - Chicken BBQ Benefit, Painted Post, NY - Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
Benefit for local food pantries. Vendors and entertainment etc.

New Aviation Event - EAA Vintage Chapter 22's Fall Fly-In, Drive-In, Car Show, Zanesville, OH - Saturday, Sep 27, 2014
Come on out for EAA Vintage Chapter 22's Annual Fall Fly-In, Drive-In, Car Show at the Zanesville Municipal Airport in Zanesville, Ohio from 8am until it's over. Located just off of interstates 70 and 40, it is a great location for anyone driving in. Enjoy a day full of food, friends, and fun! FOOD: The best breakfast around of sausage, pancakes, eggs, and doughnuts. Lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, coneys, and sloppy joes. Plenty of 'fixins for both meals will be available. Desserts will be available until they run out! All food and drinks will be sold at very reasonable prices and profits will go directly toward future events. FRIENDS: Enjoy a day spent in the company of others who love airplanes, cars, and motorcycles... especially Antique/Classics. FUN: Visit several exhibitors and booths about various interests. See the car and motorcycle show or participate by entering your vehicle for a $5 registration fee. All show cars, bikes, and aircraft will be given a complimentary dash plaque. There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prize drawings. Finally, airplane rides will be offered for the lowest prices possible. Truly fun available for all ages. Please call with any questions, especially if the rain date 28th is possible. Hope to see you there!

New Aviation Event - 21st Annual Wings/AMT Weekend, Butler, PA - Friday - Saturday, Sep 12-13, 2014
Wings Weekend 2014 offers Pilots/Mechanics free safety seminars. Pilots: get up to 3 hrs free flgt instruction toward your FAA Wings, with seminars both days plus Fri eve. Mechanics: satisfy 8 hrs toward IA renewal Fri. Watch FAASafety.gov for details. Hope to see you there!

Pilot Destination Update - Hard Eight BBQ, Stephenville, TX
"Golf Carts are gone.... call for pickup" - Submitted by Mike Hance.
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Pilot Destination Update - Bush N Vine, York, SC
"Frequency at 01SC York, SC is 122.9. great grass field with 2600 ft with great approaches..Corn is now being pulled." - Submitted by Eddie Shields.
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Pilot Destination Update - Denali Wilderness Lodge, Healy, AK
"Currently Closed, but still neat place to visit/camp." - Submitted by Brad Benson.
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Pilot Destination Update - Mane Runway Restaurant Lounge, Quincy, IL
"1645 Hwy 104, Quincy, IL 62305. Cross Streets: Between E 1700th St/N 1200th Ave and E 1600th St. 217 885-3644. manerunway.com. Mon 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Tue 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Opens tomorrow at 8 am, Wed 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Thu 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Fri 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Sat 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Sun Closed" - Submitted by ed neff.
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New Photo Added - Denali Wilderness Lodge, Healy, AK
"Look Out Tower washed downstream in July 2014." - Submitted by Brad Benson.
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New Aviation Event - Fly-in Pig-out, Benton, PA - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014
Ham roast lunch with all of the fixin's and home made pies/icecream served starting at 11:00 am. Hay rides around the airport, antique cars and tractors on display. Activities for the whole family.

New Aviation Event - 11th Annual American Sonex Association Fly-in, Crossville, TN - Friday - Saturday, Oct 10-11, 2014
11th Annual American Sonex Association Fly-in. Largest Sonex Fly-in in the US. Seminars, Door Prizes,Food, and More. http://www.americansonexassociation.org/events/promo/ASA_Flyer.pdf

New Aviation Event - Wings and Wheels - West Ramp Warbird Roundup, Houston, TX - Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
Visit an art-deco gem and see some great planes and classy automobiles at the monthly Wings and Wheels fly-in from 10 am to 3 pm! Stop by the 1940 Air Terminal at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston for our monthly fly-in, bringing aircraft and car enthusiasts together at the original terminal at Hobby airport for a different theme. This month we will need to wave you on to parking at our Hangar as we pack the ramp for our West Ramp Warbird Roundup! Weather permitting, the CAF Houston Wing will bring their AT-6A Ace in the Hole, BT-13A, PT-19A, and N3N, the CAF Gulf Coast Wing will bring the B-17G Texas Raiders, the CAF Highland Lakes Squadron will bring the C-47B Bluebonnet Belle, and Collings Foundation will bring their UH-1E Huey. Rides available for purchase separately from these fine organizations. Any and every aircraft is welcome to our ramp - become part of the display at the nice, GA-friendly Class Bravo airport we call home. We invite a local car club to display its fine vehicles See some one or more vintage military vehicles from Sixth Cavalry, plus motorcycles from the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, so there is something for everyone! Our regular history presentation will start at 12:30. A local roving food vendor will be by around lunchtime. Join us at Hobby and see what flies in! Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children and includes access to the museum, static aircraft and vehicle displays. Lunch is served separately by a locally operated mobile food vendor. Admission is waived for visitors who fly in, or who drive in with a classic car.
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