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New Aviation Event - Havana’s Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast and Fly-In, Havana, IL - Saturday, Jun 20, 2015
EAA Chapter 1420 is serving their 9th annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 - 10:30. The fly-in runs until noon. Come for the food, stay for the airplanes. Nice mix of classics and experimental. Friendly atmosphere, smoothly-groomed sod strip, and plenty of aircraft parking featuring the All-Girl Flight Line Review Crew - get parked by the best! Rain date June 27. This is the Havana’s Harvey Tapscott Memorial Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast and Fly-In.
New Aviation Event - Wings Wheels Crafts 2015, Brodnax, VA - Saturday, May 2, 2015
Mark your calendars join us for a day full of fun! Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional Airport will host it's regular monthly pancake breakfast from 8am-10am, From 10am-3pm The Lake Gaston Junior Women's club will hold it's Wings, Wheels, Crafts event. The day will include a variety of vendors, food, kids activities, entertainment a car show. Website wingswheelscrafts.com.
New Aviation Event - FREE pancake breakfast and FAA safety seminar, Iron Station, NC - Saturday, Apr 18, 2015
Come on out and Enjoy a FREE breakfast with our airport staff and fellow aviators from 8:00 am to 10:30 am. Following an FAA safety seminar by the FAASTeam Program Manager, Eddie Shields. 10:30 am to 12:00am. Topic: Can I do that? Learn what maintenance you can do on your aircraft! Must register online for FAA safety seminar.
New Aviation Event - EAA Chapter 846 Monthly Meeting, Wadsworth, OH - Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Join us for our April meeting when we will be touring Fred Coblenz hanger and check in on his Dart restoration. Originally built in 1936, Fred's Dart is two years into its restoration and about at the the halfway point. Join us to learn more about this interesting restoration.
New Aviation Event - Fly-in Airplane Wash and Easter Egg Hunt, Plano, TX - Saturday, Apr 4, 2015
Anytime from sun-up to sundown come join us for a GREAT Saturday Fly-in Event at F69, Dallas Air-Park. Beginning at Sun-up we will wash your airplane. While your plane is being washed, enjoy free donuts and coffee, until they run out. Plane wash is $100.00 but if you pre-register, the price is $75.00. At 11 a.m. we will be doing an Easter Egg Hunt for all the children. Please bring a basket and RSVP to ensure we have enough eggs for all. At 11:30 we will begin serving hot dogs, chips and coke/diet coke/water until they run out or the sun goes down, whichever comes first. Our girls will keep washing planes until then While you are here, register to win a free oil change, good at your next visit. IF you have any questions or want to RSVP for the egg hunt or pre register for the plane wash, please email bob@lycomingoverhaul.com or text 512-241-9312
Hangar Talk: All about the Garmin GTX 327 - FunPlacesToFly.com
General Aviation Product Reviews, How to's, and Maintenance Tips. Arispe Aviation in conjunction with FunPlacesToFly.com brings you the hard to find video advice on your aircraft from the latest and greatest products and news too the maintenance items every aircraft owner should do themselves.
Engine Failure on Takeoff - MzeroA Flight Training
http://saferpilotchallenge.com An engine failure on takeoff is one of the most under practiced flight maneuvers!
Airport Update - Oswego County, Fulton, NY
"Stopped by the Puddle Jumpers restaurant on Sunday 29 and even when it was closed they let me in or a cup of coffee. Their refills are free and the staff was very friendly. They spare nothing to make me feel good. Definitely stopping by in the future." - Submitted by Gus.
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Featured Fun Place to FLY! Wildman Lake Lodge, Alaska, Wildman Lake Lodge, AK
"Fly in only, wilderness lodge on the remote Alaska Peninsula. Alaska's Priemier sport fishing lodge. Glaciers, Volcanoes and 1,000 of black sand beaches. Wildlife viewing: Brown Bear, Pacific Walrus, Bald Eagles, Moose, Caribou, Wolves and more. Located 500 miles SW of Anchorage, 65 miles SW of Port Heiden PAPH Elevation 50', RWY 07/25 is 2,800 ft. gravel. Overnight lodging, Meals and Muktuks, guided fishing and wildlife tours. Open June through September. Visit the Wildman Loke Lodge Website for details." - Submitted by Butch.
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New Aviation Event - Aviation Heritage Fly-in 2015 Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Meridianville, AL - Saturday, May 30, 2015
The Save Our Flying Heritage SOFH veteran’s organization is sponsoring a fly-in and static display at the Huntsville Executive Airport KMDQ on 30 May 2015. The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation which will be providing rides in a UH-1 Huey and an AH-1 Cobra for a fee. Other organizations participating are the North Alabama Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association NAVHPA, Vietnam Veterans organization, Army Aviation Heritage Foundation, Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark FAA-O, along with other local organizations and companies. It will be open to the public at no charge.
New Aviation Event - EAA Chapter 22 FlyIn - DriveIn Breakfast, Rockford, IL - Sunday, May 3, 2015
Cottonwood Airport Chapter Hangar, Rockford, IL, USA. It's time again for EAA Chapter 22's annual 1st Sunday in May Pancake Breakfast. We are again hosting at our home base 1C8 – COTTONWOOD AIRPORT. We will be serving pancakes, eggs and sausage, along with coffee, milk and juice. A great day of fun for family and friends. Food tickets sold at the door. 5105 Auburn St, Rockford, IL 61101
New Aviation Event - EAA 518 Fly-In Drive-In Breakfast, Reedsville, PA - Saturday, Apr 11, 2015
EAA 518 Fly-In Drive-In Breakfast 8 to 11 am.
New Aviation Event - Easter Sunday Breakfast Buffet, Johnstown, NY - Sunday, Apr 5, 2015
Easter Sunday Breakfast Buffet!! 8am-12pm. On the Buffet will be... Fresh Fruit, Yogurt, Granola, Breakfast Pastries, Scrambled Eggs, Easter Scramble with peppers, onions cheese, Pancakes with Toppings Bar, Biscuits & Gravy, Honey Glazed Ham, Bacon Sausage, Home Fries, Our Famous Carrot Cake, Coffee, Hot Tea, Juice & Milk. Adults ~ $14.95. Children ~ $7.95 up to 10 years. Under 2 years are Free. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!!!
World Aviation Safety Summit 2015 - Wrap Up Video - World Aviation Safety Summit
The World Aviation Safety Summit was held on 16th & 17th March 2015 at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The summit welcomed over 350 regional officials representing airports, airlines, regulators, and industry stakeholders.
Featured Fun Place to FLY! Selah Ranch Retreat and Frisbee Golf, Talco, TX
"Love life all over again when you immerse yourself in nature at her finest at Selah Ranch. This perfect Christian retreat center provides the gift of time and space – to reflect, meditate, pray, play and forget about the hectic pace of everyday life while enjoying the 1000 acres of lakes, trails, woodlands and wildlife. And two Nationally ranked frisbee golf courses. We all need a physical and spiritual rest, an opportunity to push the pause button and recharge our batteries. At Selah Ranch near Dallas, God has provided a special oasis from the world, while loving staff pampers guests. Locate about 4 miles from the airport and Ranch Owners, Dave and Candy, shuttled us to and from the airport." - Submitted by Cindy Kelly.
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New Aviation Event - 87th Annual Captin Emilio Carrnanza Memorial Service, Shamong, NJ - Saturday, Jul 11, 2015
Every year, the Mt. Holly - American Legion holds a Memorial Service to honor this fallen hero. The 87th Annual Captain Emilio Carranza Memorial Service will be held on Saturday July 11th, 2015 Starting at 1:00 PM. We suggest you arrive at 12:30 with your folding chair so you can find a shady place to view the event and get a close parking spot. There is no rain date, the event will be held even during inclement or severe weather conditions.
New Aviation Event - FAA Safety Seminar at the Flying W Airport - A Good Weather Briefing The Thunderstorm Season, Medford, NJ - Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
What should you do when the weather forecast for your planned flight includes thunderstorms, icing, or marginal VFR? This seminar concerning weather strategies will examine the planning stage of a flight and provide the pilot with the means of recognizing the weather related factors to make an appropriate GO/NO-GO decision. A safe pilot will maintain proficiency in the aircraft they fly and sustain a good working knowledge of the weather forecasts associated with flight. Please register for this event on the attached website. Thank you.
New Aviation Event - Owner Maintenance/ADS-B/Pancakes/Lunch/Tinker Belle C-46, Monroe, NC - Saturday, Apr 11, 2015
CAN I DO THAT? Owner maintenance presented by Charlotte FSDO Program Mgr Eddie Shields. Actual 172 first time oil change - start to finish - YOUR OIL!. ADS-B Future Presented by Jason Miller Co-Founder of Foreflight. Three great safety credit programs presentations start at 0900 and end at 1200. Pancakes 0700 - 0900 and hot dog lunch 1200 - 1300 meals are $5 each. Come tour the 1944 C-46 Tinker Belle. See you at EQY / Russell Hangar - fly. drive or bike on in!!
New Aviation Event - Fly Out to Williston X60, Williston, FL - Saturday, Apr 11, 2015
Meet us at Williston Airport for breakfast at 9:30AM. Always cheap gas and great food at the Pyper Kub cafe.
AMAZING Short Take-Offs with the Zenith STOL CH 750 - Zenith Aircraft Company
Demonstrations of the incredible short take-off capability of the STOL CH750 light sport utility airplane from Zenith Aircraft Company, powered here by the Viking engine. Piloted by Jan Eggenfellner of Viking Aircraft Engines.
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Hangar Talk: General Aviation Product Reviews, How to's, and Maintenance Advice
Arispe Aviation in conjunction with Fun Places to Fly.com brings to you the hard to find videos and illustrated articles with advice on your aircraft, from the latest and greatest products and news, to the common maintenance items every aircraft owner should be able to perform by themselves. Contact Anthony at Arispe Aviation, McKinney, TX - Website: ArispeAviation.com
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The Commemorative Air Force is coming to Dallas!
The Commemorative Air Force is coming to Dallas!
In June of 2014, the Commemorative Air Force announced that Dallas Executive Airport will be the new location for their national headquarters. They plan to build a world-class aviation attraction at the airport.

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