Aviation Events Central USA

Jan 17 – Sebring, Florida— Sebring Expo to host Wings of Freedom Tour and NASA Display.  Visitors will see historic WW II aircraft and learn about space vehicles of the future

Visitors to the 9th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, January 17-20, 2013, will have a chance to interact with history when three World War II era aircraft arrive to spend the weekend on display at the Sebring Regional Airport.  At the opposite end of the aviation spectrum, Expo attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) current Commercial Crew Program.

Feb 21 – The 2013 Buckeye Air Fair will take place on Saturday February 23 at the Buckeye Airport from 9am to 3pm.  The airport is located at 3000 S. Palo Verde Rd, 1 mile south of I-10, exit 109. We will have over 72 vendors, 50 aircraft, and fly over’s. Over 20 World War ll aircraft and vehicles will be on display at the Lauridsen Aviation Museum.

In addition to a car show, there will be hot air balloon rides, helicopter rides, biplane rides and tandem sky diving. We will have a Science & Technology Expo with presentations by the Lowell Observatory, the Challenger Space Center, Arizona State University, Mesa Airline Pilot Development, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and many others.

For more information on this free event, go to www.BuckeyeAirFair.com, Jeff Schwartz

22535 W Moonlight Path
Buckeye, AZ 85326

March 16 – St. Clair County Airport in Pell City AL, will have a fly-in on march 16th next year. It is to note KPLR’s 50 years of service to St Clair County and raise funds to help our veterans. There will be plane rides, food, door prizes, live music, events for kids. one of the plane rides is to be a 1943 Boeing Stearman Model 75.

For more information n237dt@mail.com  or call 256 589 0756 Lanny Merrit

Ongoing event:
The Ocean City Aviation Association (OCAA) is conducting the following ongoing event:

Saturday Morning Fly-in breakfast ongoing event, at the Ocean City Maryland’s Municipal Airport (OXB), 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Breakfast, light lunch. Cost: Donations for the Ocean City Aviation Association›s (OCAA) restoration of the Huey helicopter mounted on the Veteran›s Memorial display, located near the terminal building. Contact: Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207, or Airport Operations, 410-213-2471

May 18 – Armed Forces Day Celebration and Fly-in at Curtis Field in Brady Texas sponsored by Morgan Military Aviation Museum will be held on Saturday, May 18th 2013, (assuming the Mayans got it wrong), so please save the date!! We are starting the planning even earlier and we have had a lot of volunteer interest as well as participant interest. We will be getting back in touch with you with further details as they are planned and confirmed, but please feel free to notify us with any ideas and/or concerns and please start spreading the word. We want this year to be even bigger and better, and have plans for another great hamburger lunch, and of course the wonderful WW II style hangar dinner and dance to cap things off. Thanks so much for your support and interest!!