Andy’s List of Air Events

Looks like we have another weekend forecast that may require some alternate plans. Be careful out there.
Andy
October 19 – Neosho, MO – Jack Bower’s farm 2  miles southwest of Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport Fly-in lunch. 11:00 Additional information: Steve Herrin @ 417-451-8098 or email: sherrin@neoshomo.org

October 19 – Cotter, AR – The Valley Airport (61AR), advisories on 123.0: Pancake Breakfast -0830 to 0930 or until all are fed. Pilots eat FREE. Serving pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, & coffee. Standard pattern, arrive midfield from the north, left downwind for 28 right downwind for 10. CTAF 123.0. Location for the breakfast is .2 mi West of the west end of the runway (2800 ft asphalt, good turf on the south side). The Valley is 2.4 mi east of Flippin(KFLP).Contact Ed Ludtke 605-940-9420 edludtke@hotmail.com

October 25 ** Friday Event – Joplin, Mo – Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN) 10:00 AM Alpha Air Center invites you to help celebrate the new Alpha Air Center Executive Terminal (located in the historic ‘old’ Joplin terminal)! The Joplin Chamber of Commerce and friends of Alpha will join us for a ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25th.
Brunch will be served! For additional information contact Kim Earl 417-623-3113.

October 25-27 – Gassville, AR – Roller Field 3rd Annual Fall Classic Fly-in. Located 6 miles West of Mountain Home on Highway 62. Lunch served on Saturday. Camping available on the field. Fly-in or drive-in. For additional information contact David @ dcollins357@centurytel.net or phone: 87O-508-4574 or 870-926-0498. Contact me for flyer for this event.

October 26 – Claremore, OK – Claremore Regional Airport (KGCM) Fly-in lunch 11am-1pm last Saturday of each month. Normally menu is hamburgers and hotdogs and occasionally hot links or brats. Donations requested to keep the monthly fly-in supported.  Everybody is welcome, fly in or drive. The only time we cancel is when the weather is too bad to drive in or if it falls on a holiday. Call the airport for more info 918-343-0931.

October 26 – Rogers, AR – Rogers Municipal Airport (KROG) 3rd annual Take Off for Kids charity event benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network Arkansas affiliate, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  This event combines a 5-airport poker run (KROG-KHFJ-KHRO-KRUE-KVBT), spot landing contest and flight planning contest.  Fabulous prizes for first through third place in each contest.  Start with an 8:00 AM breakfast at Rogers Municipal Airport (KROG), finish with lunch and awards at Bentonville Municipal Airport (KVBT).  Bring a co-pilot and passengers!  Visit http://www.take-off-for-kids.com for complete information and to register.  Be sure to check out the pictures of our previous years on the website.  Advance registration required.

October 26 – Grove, OK – Grove Municipal Airport (KGMJ) Sport Air Racing League sanctioned race. Breakfast at 7:00 AM Mandatory pilots briefing 9:00 AM Click http://sportairrace.org/sarl/node/952  for Information & SARL Rules and more information @ http://www.grovemunicipalairport.com/2013-Flyer-and-Rules.pdf

November 1-3 – Adair, OK – Grande Isle Airport (OK18) Fall Tail-dragger Fly-In, Campout, and Fly-outs to PNC for breakfast and GCM for lunch. Fly-in or drive in’s are welcome, bring drink & food to grill Sat night. Contact me for flyer and traffic pattern layout for this event. RSVP to Mike Sisemore mikesas@tds.net

November 2 – Shell Knob, MO – Turkey Mountain Airport (MO00) Chili fly-in 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM $6.00 per person. For additional information call: Judy at 417-858-6345; Cell 417-671-1832 http://www.turkeymountainairport.com

November 2 – Ponca City, OK – Ponca City Regional Airport (KPNC) First Saturday breakfast. 7:00 – 10:00 AM Fantastic food; very well attended long running event. For a suggested $6.00 donation (and well worth it) you can have pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, biscuits & gravy, orange juice, coffee, and fruit. Sponsored by PNC airport booster club the first Saturday of every month rain or shine.

November 9 – Carlisle, AR – Carlisle Municipal Airport (4M3) EAA Chapter 122 UL will host a Fly-in / Drive-in Breakfast  8:30 – 11:30 AM. This is a recurring event on the second Saturday of each month. Come to socialize and have a very good meal for a modest donation.  For additional information check: http://eaaul122.org

November 30 – Claremore, OK – Claremore Regional Airport (KGCM) Fly-in lunch 11am-1pm last Saturday of each month. Normally menu is hamburgers and hotdogs and occasionally hot links or brats. Donations requested to keep the monthly fly-in supported.  Everybody is welcome, fly in or drive. The only time we cancel is when the weather is too bad to drive in or if it falls on a holiday. Call the airport for more info 918-343-0931.

*** Sometimes plans change and it is advisable to check before you go. ***

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Blue Skies,

Andy — email: andya@diamondcity.net