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SPRING FLYOUT – ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AND BOARD MEETINGS
Branson, MO   May 19-22, 2016
Known as the “Live Music Show Capital of the World,” Branson, MO, is truly a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination — and an incredible value — with more than 50 live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, 12 championship golf courses, an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, shopping galore, a full range of dining options, and a host of hotels, motels, resorts and meeting and conference facilities.
This year we will have a safety seminar at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at KPLK as usual.  On Friday, we will drive north a short distance for a guided tour of the National Tiger Sanctuary which is dedicated to providing an educational facility teaching about environmental conditions that are effecting the Earth’s ecosystems through creating a safe and protected environment in which all ages can enjoy the delight of discovery. They focus on big cats as examples of the beauty and diversity we need to preserve for the survival of our planet, and  provide them with a safe, stress free, forever home.  We have a special group rate of $20, and will pay individually.

Mid-Way Regional Airport (KJWY) , Midlothian, TX
Pancake Breakfast Fly-In
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Public Invited
Free Parking
8:00 am – 11:00 am
Breakfast tickets:  Adults & Children 8 and over  $6, Children under 8  $3
Classic Airplanes, Helicopter Rides, Fly-Overs, Radio Controlled Model Airplanes, Live Music, Children’s Activities, Midlothian Classic Wheels, and Gold Wing Road Riders.
For more info  call 972-923-0080
http://mid-wayregional.com

THIRD ANNUAL ROTARY
SHOW & SHINE CAR SHOW
MAY 28, 2016
IONE, CA—On Saturday, May 28st, The Rotary Club of Ione will sponsor its 3RD Annual Show & Shine Classic and Vintage Car Show. The location has been moved to the Westover Field Airport located at 12380 Airport Blvd, Jackson, CA off of Hwy 49. The layout of the new location offers addition space for show cars, vendors and the public, and is ideally configured for this event. The show expects cars from throughout California and Nevada, and will feature vehicles in all categories from street rods to stock pre-1960, modified, foreign cars and more. Some trucks will also be on display.
Show car judging will be from 10-12 noon, and the award ceremony will be held at 2:00 PM. The event is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  For information on displaying a car at the show, contact Dave Wardall at,davidwardall@gmail.com, or 209-274-9160.  All proceeds will go to local youth organizations the Interfaith Food Bank and other non-profit organizations. The food bank currently serves 6000 individuals and 2400 families. They experience lower donations during the mid-year months and this event will help to ease that burden.

USPA FALL FLY-IN
Las Cruces, New Mexico
29-30 Sept, 1-2 Oct 2016
This fly-in takes place in beautiful southern NM when the weather should be excellent (day low 80s, night low 50s) and the activities exceptional.
Attendees will be able to fly their own plane into the only purpose-built commercial spaceport in America (there are 10 licensed spaceports in the US).  Spaceport America is a state-owned facility supporting the research and development of companies such as Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic passenger space vehicle and Space X’s space rockets.  USPA will be able to have a tour of this facility.
As more information is obtained, it will be available to USPA members.  To attend this weekend, all attendees must be either USPA members or members of a USPA Affiliated state (such as MO, TX, OR NM, as well as others).  Bob Worthington,  USPA Fly-in Chair, 575 522-6785
May 6-7 – Walnut Ridge, AR – Walnut Ridge Airport (KARG) Walnut Ridge Airport / Wings of Honor Museum 18th Annual Air Field Reunion & the airport’s 74th Birthday party. Saturday FREE Breakfast 7 – 9:30 provided by airport in the terminal. 10:00 Safety meeting in the Museum followed by Free BBQ lunch noon – 12:45 for seminar attendees. Walnut Ridge was an Aviation Cadet WWII Training facility and there is a museum on the field. ARG is also the home of The Parachute Inn, a restaurant inside a retired SW Airlines 737. Contact: Walnut Ridge Regional Airport 870-886-5432 Contact me for event flyer.
May 7 – Horseshoe Bend, AR – Horseshoe Bend Airport (6M2) 8:00 AM Fly in first Saturday of each month for a great breakfast at the Calabama Restaurant. Calabama is adjacent to the airport. Phone 870-670-5553.
May 7 – 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 $7.00 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 on the first Saturday of every month rain or shine. Contact Bruce Eberle 580-761-5884 ou444@yahoo.com Contact me for flyer.
May 9 – ** A Monday Event ** Paragould, AR – Kirk Airport (KPGR) 7:30 PM FAA WINGS Safety Meeting on a variety of short topics not covered in seminars given during the last year: including Lithium Ion battery fires.  This meeting follows our monthly Paragould Pilots’ Association meeting.  There will be free food and drinks prior to this meeting furnished by the Paragould Pilots’ Association.  The meeting is in the FBO.  It is a fly or drive in event.  Please sign up on the FAA web site, www.FAASafety.gov , under seminars.  For questions, contract Bob Alleman, 870-476-4949.
May 11 – ** A Wednesday Event ** Cape Girardeau, MO – Cape Girardeau Regional Airport  (KCGI) Air Show – 2016 Air Festival Gates open at 1500 Show starts at 1700.  For information: 573.334.6230 or email hseesing@cityofcape.org Contact me for event flyer
May 12-15, 2016 – Ozark, AR –Byrd’s Backcountry Airstrip (Lat: 35 40’ 37”N Long: 93 43’ 59”W) Eleventh annual Spring Fly-in. 2 grass runways along the Mulberry River in Arkansas. Beautiful scenery in remote setting. New riverfront restaurant, cabins, RV hookups, under-wing camping, and large restroom with hot showers. On the web @ http://www.byrdsadventurecenter.com/activities/fly.htmlPhone contact: 479-667-4066
May 13 ** 2nd Friday Event – Joplin, Mo – Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN) 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM; Join Alpha Air Center for their second Friday Lunch. The menu theme varies with the season. For more information contact Ashley @ 417-623-3113 or email info@alphaaircenter.com
May 13 ** 2nd Friday Event – Lonoke, AR – Country Air Estates (1AR9) 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM A recurring Hot Dog, Burgers & Brats  cookout at the South West end T hangars the 2nd Friday each month.  Come and enjoy good dogs and hangar talk.  Fly in or Drive in. Donations go to improve the field.  Phone Contact Dave Rottman 231 225 2845 or email apdlox@gmail.com
May 14 – 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.  For additional information go to: eaaul122.org Contact Steve Ware @ 501-606-6672
May 14 – Neosho, MO – Neosho Municipal Airport (KEOS) Fly-in; Full Grilled Lunch $5.00; Flour Bomb Flying Contests with trophies and prizes; Aviation Safety Seminar at 11:00. Addition information contact: Jason Patrum jmurtap@gmail.com  . Contact me for event flyer.
May 14 – Ketchum, OK – South Grand Lake Airport (1K8) Pilot Open House Fly In 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Open House Fuel Special LL $2.70/gal, aircraft only.  Free Lunch for Pilots and Passengers from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Five new Hangars with Floating doors. Hangar Contractor and Floating Door representative on hand to answer questions.  Great Planes Aircraft Supply – Experimental aircraft engines and parts supplier will be on site with display booth and answer questions. Request event flyer from: info@southgrandlakeairport.com  or Call 918-693-1855.  Rain Date May 21st.
May 19-22 – Branson, MO – Clark/Downtown Airport (KPLK) USPA Flyin/Annual Meeting kicks off Thursday evening @ 7:00 pm with Safety Seminar in the KPLK terminal building. Seminar Topic: The Danger of Dust Devils. Click here to register for seminar   Hospitality room, informative GA meetings, fun Branson activities including tours and shows. ALL PILOTS WELCOME!  More info at www.uspilots.org.  Or contact Jan Hoynacki, jan@uspilots.org, 417-338-2225.
May 21 – Berryville, AR – Carroll County Airport (4M1) Fly-in or drive-in breakfast from 8:30 till 11:00am. Eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice/milk $5.00 plates. Fuel is $3.65 per gallon 100LL. This will be a reoccurring event the 3rd Sat of each month. For info call 870-423-8393 or 870-423-7854.
May 21 – Shell Knob, MO – Turkey Mountain Airport (MO00) In-The-Bag Omelet fly-in 8:30 AM – Noon $5.00 per person. For additional information call: Judy at 417-858-6345; Cell 417-671-1832 ** Note The Turkey Mountain Airport restaurant is being remodeled; please bear with us during the construction.  During this time, we will be having the fly-in events and meals in a hangar in the plane parking area at MO00.
May 21 – Pine Bluff, AR – Grider Field Airport (KPBF) fly-in breakfast 3rd Saturday of every month.  Our specialty is eggs anyway you want them, from fried to eggs Benedict. You should try our omelets.  Come enjoy your breakfast in our WWII style Officers Club.  A $7.00 donation gets you all you can eat.  Contact: Gerald @ 870-377-2728 or email: gwloyd@hotmail.com
May 28 – North Little Rock, AR – NLR Airport (KORK) Unicom / CTAF 123.075:  EAA chapter 165 Super Breakfast by donation on the 4th Saturday every month. Starts at 8:30 and goes until everybody is stuffed.  We strive to make it a Super Breakfast by having all the usual things you expect plus whatever extras we can dig up like blueberry pancakes, French toast, hash browns, fresh fruit, omelets and eggs cooked to order.  Our cooks love to surprise you with something they thought up.  Come hungry and leave overloaded. There is usually RV formation flying by Bulldog Flight right after breakfast, ride along or fly with them.  Contact Marvin Homsley 419 360-7414.

Air Events

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SPRING FLYOUT – ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AND BOARD MEETINGS

Branson, MO   May 19-22, 2016

Known as the “Live Music Show Capital of the World,” Branson, MO, is truly a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination — and an incredible value — with more than 50 live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, 12 championship golf courses, an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, shopping galore, a full range of dining options, and a host of hotels, motels, resorts and meeting and conference facilities.

 This year we will have a safety seminar at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at KPLK as usual. On Friday, we will drive north a short distance for a guided tour of the National Tiger Sanctuary which is dedicated to providing an educational facility teaching about environmental conditions that are effecting the Earth’s ecosystems through creating a safe and protected environment in which all ages can enjoy the delight of discovery. They focus on big cats as examples of the beauty and diversity we need to preserve for the survival of our planet, and provide them with a safe, stress free, forever home. We have a special group rate of $20, and will pay individually.

June 4th – Mid-Way Regional Airport (KJWY) , Midlothian, TX

Pancake Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Public Invited

Free Parking

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Breakfast tickets:  Adults & Children 8 and over  $6, Children under 8  $3

Classic Airplanes, Helicopter Rides, Fly-Overs, Radio Controlled Model Airplanes, Live Music, Children’s Activities, Midlothian Classic Wheels, and Gold Wing Road Riders.

For more info  call 972-923-0080

http://mid-wayregional.com

 July 4 – Penn Yan NY

Please join us for the annual July 4th Fly-in/Drive-In Breakfast at the Penn Yan airport in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Wine Country. This is one of the biggest and longest breakfasts anywhere in the country. We expect at least 2,500 attendees and 100 aircraft to visit. Adults $10, children $5, serving 6:30 through 11:30. In addition to food, we will have scenic rides, static displays, and musical entertainment. Penn Yan Flying Club, 2487 Bath Road, CR-17, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Contact: Harv Greenberg, http://pennyanflyingclub.org, keukaharv@gmail.com, 607-292-6485.

THIRD ANNUAL ROTARY SHOW & SHINE CAR SHOW

 MAY 28, 2016

 IONE, CA—On Saturday, May 28st, The Rotary Club of Ione will sponsor its 3RD Annual Show & Shine Classic and Vintage Car Show. The location has been moved to the Westover Field Airport located at 12380 Airport Blvd, Jackson, CA off of Hwy 49. The layout of the new location offers addition space for show cars, vendors and the public, and is ideally configured for this event. The show expects cars from throughout California and Nevada, and will feature vehicles in all categories from street rods to stock pre-1960, modified, foreign cars and more. Some trucks will also be on display.

Show car judging will be from 10-12 noon, and the award ceremony will be held at 2:00 PM. The event is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. For information on displaying a car at the show, contact Dave Wardall at,davidwardall@gmail.com, or 209-274-9160. All proceeds will go to local youth organizations the Interfaith Food Bank and other non-profit organizations. The food bank currently serves 6000 individuals and 2400 families. They experience lower donations during the mid-year months and this event will help to ease that burden.

USPA FALL FLY-IN

     Las Cruces, NM               29-30 Sept, 1-2 Oct 2016

This fly-in takes place in beautiful southern NM when the weather should be excellent (day low 80s, night low 50s) and the activities exceptional.

Attendees will be able to fly their own plane into the only purpose-built commercial spaceport in America (there are 10 licensed spaceports in the US).  Spaceport America is a state-owned facility supporting the research and development of companies such as Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic passenger space vehicle and Space X’s space rockets.  USPA will be able to have a tour of this facility.

As more information is obtained, it will be available to USPA members.  To attend this weekend, all attendees must be either USPA members or members of a USPA Affiliated state (such as MO, TX, OR NM, as well as others). Bob Worthington, USPA Fly-in Chair, 575 522-6785

 

ANDY’S LIST – MID AMERICA

 

April 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 $7.00 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 on the first Saturday of every month rain or shine. Contact Bruce Eberle 580-761-5884 ou444@yahoo.com

April 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.  For additional information go to: eaaul122.org Contact Steve Ware @ 501-606-6672

April 9 – Melbourne, AR – Melbourne Municipal / John E. Miller Field (42A) Ozarka College & the City of Melbourne have teamed up to host a Fly-in Breakfast and an Aviation Experience for the community.   Pancake breakfast @ 8 am — $7 donation, followed by a Safety Seminar @ 10. Flights and Aviation Training Device (Simulator) will be available for young people between the ages of 10-17. Awards for longest cross-country, accuracy landing, & best in show.  Please RSVP to ensure enough food or for preferential parking. Contact Kevin Crawford, 870-368-7926 or kevin.crawford@ozarka.ed

April 9 – Ozark, AR – Etna Airport ( no airport ID but lat/long is N35 22.21 W93 50.25 ) 0700 – 1100 EAA Chapter 1156 Pancake Breakfast by donation — Young Eagles Flights. Contact: David email: dzirbel000@centurytel.net  Phone: 479-806-3050

April 16 – Cookson, OK – Tenkiller Airpark (44M) – 27th Annual Wild Onions ‘N Eggs Fly-in Breakfast 8:00 -10:30AM. Fuel available on the field (cash or check – no credit cards). This is a long running event that attracts Warbirds, classics, and just about any type aircraft that flies. The location is a grass strip in very good condition right on the shore of Tenkiller Lake. The food is always good and plentiful; (The wild onions are optional.) On field overnight camping is available in the Mary Kelly Park on the east side of the runway. Jody will smoke his famous BBQ for supper around 6:00 PM on Friday for campers. Camp out on Friday and watch all the Saturday arrivals. Fuel is available with cash or check – no credit cards. Information: email: veedster@aol.com or Phone: 918-457-4774 Contact me for event flyer.

April 16 – Pine Bluff, AR – Grider Field Airport (KPBF) fly-in breakfast 3rd Saturday of every month.  Our specialty is eggs anyway you want them, from fried to eggs Benedict. You should try our omelets.  Come enjoy your breakfast in our WWII style Officers Club.  A $7.00 donation gets you all you can eat.  Contact: Gerald @ 870-377-2728 or email: gwloyd@hotmail.com

April 22 – 24 – Golden, MO – Table Rock Airport (MO32) Fifth Annual Golden Aerodrome Flying Circus. A three day event filled with flying, presentations, tall tales, antique engines, classic cars, arts & crafts, etc. Tent camping on the field or bring your bedroll and “camp” inside one of the buildings. Showers and restrooms are available.  Saturday activities at the Flying Circus include hands on mechanical activities, flying, and food. The evenings will feature meals and live music in addition to tall tales. For more information visit: http://www.goldenaerodrome.com/Home.php  to familiarize yourself with the proper arrival/ departure procedures & download flyer from website. Register on the website so they will have an idea of headcount for meal planning. For additional information or questions contact: Chad Smith phone: 479.685.8380 or email: cisolutionsllp@gmail.com Contact me for event flyer.

April 23 – North Little Rock, AR – NLR Airport (KORK) *** New Unicom / CTAF 123.075 *** EAA chapter 165 Super Breakfast by donation on the 4th Saturday every month. Starts at 8:30 and goes until everybody is stuffed.  We strive to make it a Super Breakfast by having all the usual things you expect plus whatever extras we can dig up like blueberry pancakes, French toast, hash browns, fresh fruit, omelets and eggs cooked to order.  Our cooks love to surprise you with something they thought up.  Come hungry and leave overloaded. There is usually RV formation flying by Bulldog Flight right after breakfast, ride along or fly with them.  Contact Marvin Homsley 419 360-7414.

April 23 – Warrensburg, MO – Skyhaven Airport (KRCM) 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Fly-in, Drive-in, Lunch & Car show. Aircraft static displays. Hosted by Alpha Eta Rho. Lunch will be $5. If you bring a hot rod or show off your aircraft, lunch will be $2. Proceeds will be towards https://wingsofhope.ngo/  The airport is 4 miles west from highway 13 on Highway 50. The address is 160 NW 251 Rd, Warrensburg, MO 64093. If you need any more information, please contact Taylre Moore at the following: Number: (912)-432-8153 Email: tsm68780@ucmo.edu Contact me for event flyer.

 

April 24 – Heber Springs AR – There will be a fly in in Heber Springs AR, on the 23rd of April and the Arkansas Freedom Fund plane will be there for display. The event will have live bands, food, games for planes and antique planes

April 30 – Harrison, AR – Boone County Airport (KHRO) Aviator’s Day Sponsored by Boone County Airport and Fly Arkansas FBO. Spot landing contest upon arrival 8:00 – 10:00 Coffee and Doughnuts available. 1030A to 1130A – FAA Wings Seminar – Pilot Preventative Maintenance and Airworthiness. 1130A – Smoked/Cooked On-Site Lunch & Dessert from Jordan’s BBQ & Catfish (Free for anyone arriving via airplane, registration via the FAA Wings program is appreciated for headcount). 1230P – Starts the Flower Bomb Drop. 1330P – NOAA/NWS Presentation on ADS-B Weather in the Cockpit and Radar Interpretation. 1430P – Awards Ceremony & Prizes: Prizes will include Free Avgas, Oil Change in a Box (Filter & Case of your favorite piston oil!), Grand Prize for Top Rank (Combined Flour Drop & Spot Landing) is a Stratus 2S ADS-B Receiver and AHRS Unit! Avgas will be $3.00/Gal for Participants Take as Much as you can Carry! Contact (870) 741-4510

May 6-7 – Walnut Ridge, AR – Walnut Ridge Airport (KARG) Walnut Ridge Airport / Wings of Honor Museum 18th Annual Air Field Reunion & the airport’s 74th Birthday party. Saturday FREE Breakfast 7 – 9:30 provided by airport in the terminal. 10:00 Safety meeting in the Museum followed by Free BBQ lunch noon – 12:45 for seminar attendees. Walnut Ridge was an Aviation Cadet WWII Training facility and there is a museum on the field. ARG is also the home of The Parachute Inn, a restaurant inside a retired SW Airlines 737. Contact: Walnut Ridge Regional Airport 870-886-5432 Contact me for event flyer.

May 12-15, 2016 – Ozark, AR –Byrd’s Backcountry Airstrip (Lat: 35 40′ 37″N Long: 93 43’ 59”W) Eleventh annual Spring Fly-in. 2 grass runways along the Mulberry River in Arkansas. Beautiful scenery in remote setting. New riverfront restaurant, cabins, RV hookups, under-wing camping, and large restroom with hot showers. On the web @ http://www.byrdsadventurecenter.com/activities/fly.htmlPhone contact: 479-667-4066

May 14 – Neosho, MO – Neosho Municipal Airport (KEOS) Fly-in; Meals; Flying Contests; Aviation Safety Seminar. Details coming soon.

May 19-22Branson, MO – Clark/Downtown Airport (KPLK) USPA Flyin/Annual Meeting kicks off Thursday evening @ 7:00 pm with Safety Seminar in the KPLK terminal building. Hospitality room, informative GA meetings, fun Branson activities including tours and shows. ALL PILOTS WELCOME!  More info at www.uspilots.org.  Or contact Jan Hoynacki, jan@uspilots.org, 417-338-2225.

MAY 22 – The airport board of the Atlanta, Texas airport has set May 22nd as the date for our annual Fly In. No rain date set. There will be free BBQ meal for PIC pilots coming to the event, balloon popping contest, flour bomb contest- all with trophies and bragging rights included! Bring the kids- kids games (bag toss, 3 leg race, etc.) with trophies and ribbons presented to the winners! Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Lunch 11:00 – 2:00. Pilots Games: 1:00 PM. No admission charge. Airport number: 903-799-4066.

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

Andy — email: andya@diamondcity.net

 

 

 

Jack’s List of Aviation Events for May

5/02 – WACO EAA CHAPTER 59 -LUNCH BUNCH EVERY THURSDAY, McGREGOR, TX Join us at the hangar every Thursday at 11:45 for our famous “Lunch Bunch” gathering. The menu varies from week to week, and good times and good company are guaranteed! at McGregor Executive Airport, 27474 W. Highway 84 McGregor, TX. — KPWG

5/3 – 5/4- Abilene, TX. Big Country EAA 471 Fly-in Abilene Regional Airport. (ABI), Lots of flying, food fun! Arrive Friday for the Steakfest or come Saturday morning for The Big Breakfast. Get your experimental A/C prop balanced VFR transponder checked on-field while you wait. Plus, SARL sponsore, air race!

5/3 – 5/5 — Temple, TX. Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional (KTPL). Central Texas Airshow. Get ready for 3 Days of fun and excitement for the entire family! This year’s airshow takes place from May 3rd through May 5th at the Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport in Temple. With over 25,000 people showing up to Temple Texas for the yearly Central Texas Airshow founded by the Georgetown Pilots Association to celebrate the fun and excitement and love of airplanes! This year’s show features Andrew Wright and the Giles G202, Randy Ball and the MIG17, Randy Henderson.

5/4 – PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA FLY IN BREAKFAST – 1ST SATURDAY Remember Ponca City Aviation Booster’s breakfast this Saturday, always the first Saturday of the month.  7:00 to 10, KPNC, Don Nuzum  (580-767-0470)

5/04 – First Saturday Breakfast Fly In, Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport, KEOS, Neosho, MO.

5/04 – — Center, TX. 10th Annual Center Fly-In and Air Show. Center Municipal Airport. (F17), There will be Young Eagle airplane rides for 8 to 17 year olds, Texas Heat Wave, T-6 Texan Flight Formation, aerial stunt pilots, children’s activity tent, arts crafts, food, live entertainment and more Contact: Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 936-598-3682

5/04 –  Huntsville, TX. Annual Spring Huntsville Aviation. Huntsville. (KUTS), Come fly in to Huntsville municipal for our annual spring flyin! Come and enjoy the assortment of aircraft and talk up a storm with fellow aviators. We will have food and drinks for all. Hope to see you here! Contact: Wade Gillaspie 936-295-8136

3/04 – Oklahoma Antique Aircraft Association’s Annual fly in May 4 – Fly in and enjoy the airplanes and fellowship. Breakfast is 7:30-9:00 and Lunch is 11:30-1:00. Awards will be given out to chosen airplanes at 2:00pm. Pauls Valley (PVJ), Phone – 580-220-9187, Pauls Valley, Ok

5/04 –  Addison, TX. Addison Airport (ADS). Fly-in/Drive-in for an Open House, Free Lunch and Wings Seminar. American Flyers invites you and a friend to join us for our open house. Spend a fun-filled afternoon at the airport and enjoy the camaraderie of others who share your passion for aviation. Enjoy a complimentary lunch and stay for the optional WINGs seminar. All attendees will be given a certificate for a free 2-hour VFR or IFR simulator session. Contact Mitch McCormack, 972-407-0295. Email Website Event ID: 20229

5/04 –  Houston, TX. West Houston (KIWS). AOPA Pilot Town Hall . Please join Craig Fuller for a pilot town hall gathering on Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at the West Houston Airport Terminal Building. We will be giving updates on the state of GA, discuss the issues we are facing and want to hear from you. Please RSVP to events@aopa.org if you plan to attend. This is an open event. Saturday, May 4th, 2013 8:30 am – 10:00 am Terminal Buidling West Houston Airport 18000 Groeschke Road Houston, TX 77084 Hope to see you there! Email Event ID: 20383

5/11 – Second Sunday — Bulverde, TX. Bulverde Airpark (1T8). Anderson Aviation Lunch Fly-In. Join Anderson Aviation at Bulverde Airpark on January 13th at Noon for our monthly lunch fly-in. Food and Refreshments will be provided. Fly-In or Drive-In for a time to gather with other pilots from the area. See You There! Contact Thomas Anderson, (830)438-4359. Email Event ID: 19398

5/11 – — Smithville, TX. 9th Annual Smithville 84R Fly-In Lunch (Website). Smithville Crawford Municipal Airport. (84R), Come enjoy the only airport in Bastrop County for this annual event. A fun afternoon with planes, pilots, guessing games, children’s games, a hamburger/hotdog lunch $7, prizes, simulated flying games, and a Young Eagles class. You never know what else might be happening. Courtesy van to go into downtown is available. Everyone is invited. www.facebook.com/Fly84R Contact: Sandy Meyerson 512-237-2313, Email

5/11 – EAA 889 (44TE), Kingsland, Texas.  Our meetings are every SECOND SATURDAY  OF EACH MONTH (WITH ROTATION) – PANCAKES at 9:00a.m one month – alternating with grilled HAMBURGERS the next month at 1100a.m.  Our next meeting will be this coming Saturday (2/9) with hamburgers at 11:00a.m. (512) 736-RUFF

5/11 – — San Marcos, TX. San Marcos Municipal (KHYI). TXAA Safety Day and Fly-In. TXAA Safety Day and Fly-In Back By Popular Demand! Mark your calendars for May 11, 2013 at 10 AM. Skyport FBO located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (HYI) Sponsors include: TXAA Foundation, Inc., Skyport FBO, Texas Aviation Partners, and TxDOT Aviation. Featuring: Special guest speakers, Redbird Simulator demonstrations Wings Program Credit, Fuel discounts, Door prizes and All you can eat crawfish boil.You do not have to be a TXAA member to attend. Contact Jay Carpenter, 512-453-5111.

5/11 – Second Saturday – Don’t forget Ardmore’s, OK. monthly pancake breakfast this Saturday, 8:00 to 10:00, hosted by Bill & Terri Holbrook of Lakeland Aviation. KADM, 580-389-5000

5/11 – 5/12 – 11 – 12 Texas Chapter of the Cessna 120-140 Assoc., KLXY Mexia-Limestone County Airport Mexia, Texas, USA, 9:00 AM, Note, event is not at Mexia, it’s at Fort Parker Flying Field – South of KLXY Mexia, TX , Darius Farmer | flying@fortparker.com | 254-747-0592 http://www.fortparker.com/index.html

5/18 – Annual fly-in at Hondo Texas (KHDO),  gate opens at 9 am. This will be our fourth year. It is called the Hondo Army Air Field Fly-in, representing warbirds and military history. This year we will have a B-17, B-25, T-6 which one can buy rides on, we will also have P=51’s, L-19’s, PT-17, an L-4, possibly a P-40 and many more. Admission is $10 per person, children 12 and under free. Here is a link to the website with more info. http://www.texhillwing.org/activities.html Contact Tony Van Debur, 830-426-2400 or e-mail- tony@alamocredit.com.

5/18 — Odessa, TX. Odessa Schleymeyer Field (KODO). Schleymeyer Fly-In. Hamburger lunch and other activities. Contact Ronnie Jones.

5/25 – – 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.

5/25 –  ATCHISON, KS. AMELIA EARHART (K59). WINGS OVER ATCHISON. AIRCRAFT JUDGING/TROPHIES ALL TYPES AIRCRAFT WELCOMED PING PONG DROP FOR KIDS BREAKFAST / LUNCH PROVIDED ANTIQUE AUTO DISPLAY Contact RON WADE, 816/262-5090. Email Event ID: 19716

SEE YA!

Jack

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Andy’s List From Arkansas

It is flying time!  Get your information to me for the up coming fly-in season. I like to post 6 to 8 weeks out. Many people are looking for places to fly when the weather permits.
Andy
February 28 – *** A Thursday Event *** Hollister, MO – 7:00 PM Aviation Safety Seminar in conjunction with Ozarks Chapter Missouri Pilots meeting. Location: Ozarks Auto Show 134 Industrial Park Dr. Hollister, MO 65672 This is Mark Trimble’s Auto museum and storehouse for many of his other collections. A pot luck dinner begins at 6:00. Bring a “pass around dish” and join us or just come for the seminar. Seminar Topic: Jack Reynolds: Flight To Africa – A Lesson in Flight Planning – Lessons in Planning from an International Flight. This seminar is good for 1 Wings Advanced knowledge credit. To view further details and registration information for this seminar, Click here to register online now!  If you need driving directions contact me.

March 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. Suggested $6.00 donation (and well worth it). Sponsored by PNC airport booster club the first Saturday of every month rain or shine.

March 2 – Ketchum, OK – South Grand Lake Regional Airport (1K8)“Fly-in Breakfast”. “Pancake Buffett” $7. Arrowhead Yacht Club 8:00 to 10:00 am. Transportation from & to airport. Participate in Welcome Back Weekend;  “Land or Water Poker Run” 10:00 am, and “Buccaneer Ball” 6:30 pm. For transportation, lodging, and details go to www.southgrandlakeairport.com/events.html or 918-693-1855. Arrive at 1K8 by Runway, Grass or Highway 85.  Unicom 122.9

March 5 ** A Tuesday Event – Joplin, Mo – Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN) 6:30 PM Safety Seminar at Mizzou Aviation. Topic for this 1 Credit Wings Event is The Complexities of Joplin Surface Operations: A Tower’s-Eye Perspective Understanding Surface Navigation Errors.  For information and registration: http://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=48531

March 8 ** 2nd Friday Event – Joplin, Mo – Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN) 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Join Alpha Air Center and Twisted Wrench Aviation as they host their monthly ‘Lunch in the Hangar with Alpha Air’. This month the theme is Italian. Enjoy Pasta, bread, salad, and dessert. For more information contact Kim Earl kearl@alphaaircenter.com Phone 417-623-3113

March 9 – Lonoke, AR – Country Air Estates Airport (1AR9) EAA Chapter 122 UL monthly Breakfast fly-in 8:30 – 11:30 AM Donations accepted. For additional information check: http://eaaul122.org

March 16 – Excelsior Springs, MO Excelsior Springs Airport (3EX), 7:00- 10:00 Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Northwest Missouri Chapter of the Antique Airplane Association! Pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice will all be served in the main hangar. Monthly chapter meeting will follow promptly at 10am.  Event and chapter information can be found at http://www.thenew3EX.com     Sarah Dickerson, info@thenew3EX.com
March 23 – North Little Rock, AR – NLR Airport (KORK) EAA chapter 165 Luncheon. The 4th Saturday every month, served, 11 to 1PM, menu, this Month is ———————————————— $-.–. Contact: Richard at flyjrg@aol.com

March 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.

April 6 – Ponca City, OK – Ponca City Regional Airport (KPNC) First Saturday breakfast. 7:00 – 10:00 AM Fantastic food; very well attended long running event. Suggested $6.00 donation (and well worth it). Sponsored by PNC airport booster club the first Saturday of every month rain or shine.

April 13 – Lonoke, AR – Country Air Estates Airport (1AR9) EAA Chapter 122 UL monthly Breakfast fly-in 8:30 – 11:30 AM Donations accepted. For additional information check: http://eaaul122.org

April 20 – Cookson, OK – Tenkiller Airpark (44M) – 24th  Annual Wild Onions ‘N Eggs Fly-in Breakfast 7:30-10:30AM. Fuel available on the field (cash or check – no credit cards). This is a long running event; it attracts Warbirds classics, and just about any type aircraft that flies. The location is a grass strip in very good condition right on the shore of Tenkiller Lake. On field overnight camping is available. The food is always good and reasonably priced I have never gone away hungry. (The wild onions are optional.) People are friendly and fuel is low cost. — Information: Phone 918-457-4774  email: veedster@aol.com

April 27 – 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. ***

Blue Skies,

Andy — email: andya@diamondcity.net

Jack’s List

By Jack Stanton, Pottsboro, TX

 

Hello Folks!

We have lots of places to fly, things to do, and places to eat, and it all starts tonight continuing through Sunday!

See what’s in store!!!!

1. Today, 02/05/13 – EAA Chapter 12 Feb monthly meeting

FAA Safety Team talks about the accidents and incidents in the in the

Houston area.

7:00-9:00pm

Ellington airport admin building

EAA12.org

Contact: Travis Bartoshek

Phone: 9366617467, Send an Email

Houston, TX, USA

ELLINGTON FIELD (EFD)

Lat/Long:         29-36-26.4000N / 095-09-31.5000W

Elevation:        32

Fuel:    100LLA

Unicom:           122.95

2. 02/07 – WACO EAA CHAPTER 59 -LUNCH BUNCH EVERY THURSDAY, McGREGOR, TX

Join us at the hangar every Thursday at 11:45 for our famous “Lunch Bunch” gathering. The menu varies from week to week, and good times and good company are guaranteed!

at McGregor Executive Airport, 27474 W. Highway 84 McGregor, TX. — KPWG

we now have self-serve in Waco, at Waco Flying Service. We offer free overnight hangaring with top-offs, check Airnav for current prices.  Folks can learn more about us at http://www.fly254.com or at http://www.airnav.com/airport/KACT/WACO_FLYING_SVC.  We fly light GA airplanes, and so we cater to light GA airplanes!

3. 02/07 – TXAA Annual Membership Meeting Next Week!

Happy / Social Hour at 5:00 PM

Meal at 6:00 PM.

Meeting at 7:00 PM

The venue will be the Catfish Parlour (South location) which is conveniently located on 4705 East Ben White (Hwy 71) in Austin, Texas.

New officers will be elected

Special door prizes will be awarded.

Special Guest Speakers from Phoenix Arising

http://www.phoenixaviation.org/

Enjoy the new pilot’s lounge serving soft and adult beverages.  Members only!

Not a member?  No Problemo!  Simply show up and join!

OR

visit www.txaa.org and click on “Join TXAA”  It’s easy!

Fun for all!!  Watch our website for details and a map to the Catfish Parlour!

http://www.catfishparlour.us/

4. 02/09 – Tuttle, Ok – Monthly fly in/drive in potluck lunch at Thompson Field.

This is a monthly Chapter 98 meeting, 2nd Saturday every month at Thompson field, 53OK, near Tuttle, ok.

During July and August we switch to a breakfast meeting.  Other months is a lunch.  Lunches are normally potluck.

5. 02/09 – The Oklahoma Pilots Association plans a fly away lunch to the Area 51 Grill at kgyi, DENISON, TX.

6. 02/09 – Short Wing Piper Club

Next Meeting – February 9th–1130 (tour-Valiant Yachts) – 1300 (lunch-Pelican’s Landing):

Where: Tour of Valiant Yachts at Cedar Mills Marina on Lake Texoma. Fly in to (3T0) Cedar Mills grass strip/ Dine at Pelican’s Landing

See http://cedarmills.com/pelicansLanding.htm and http://cedarmills.com/valiant.htm and

http://cedarmills.com/airfield.htm for more details.

Contact Evans Gauthier (214-551-9617 or Evans.J.Gauthier@L-3com.com) for more information.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at 1130(tour) and 1300(lunch)

Fly In Data • Airport Identifier 3TØ • CTAF 122.90 • 133° Radial • 28.6 miles from Ardmore VOR 116.7 • 39.5 miles from Bonham VOR 114.6 • Coordinates: N 33-50-24, W 96-48-42 • Field Elevation: 640’ MSL • Length 3000 Feet, Turf

6. 02/09 – Ardmore, OK –

Don’t forget Ardmore’s monthly pancake breakfast this Saturday, 8:00 to 10:00, hosted by Bill & Terri Holbrook of Lakeland Aviation.  Large white hangar northwest of control tower.  (Always the second Saturday of the month.)  Bill cooks delicious pancakes, the bacon and sausage are great too.

Identifier:                    KADM

Ardmore Tower:            118.5

Ardmore Ground:           121.8

Elevation:                    762 ft.

Runways:                     l7/35 (5,000 x 100)   13/31 (7,220 x 150)

Traffic Pattern:             Left all runways

VORTAC:                     116.70

ATIS:                          125.6

AWOS: (11 nm SW)       118.15    (AWOS phone)  580-389-5078

Distance:                    About 80nm from OKC

Calling before you go:        580-389-5000

7. 02/09 – Every Saturday – Bailes Field –  Angleton Tx. – 7R9 – coffee and donuts

Great bunch of people and all fliers and friends are invited . Wade Jones wjones@brazoriainet.com

8. 02/10 -Bulverde, TX. Bulverde Airpark (1T8). Anderson Aviation Second Sunday Lunch Fly-In. Join Anderson Aviation at Bulverde Airpark at Noon for our monthly lunch fly-in. Food and Refreshments will be provided. Fly-In or Drive-In for a time to gather with other pilots from the area. See You There! Contact Thomas Anderson, (830)438-4359. Email Event ID: 19398

 

Air Events around AR & OK

Events around Arkansas and Oklahoma

By Andy Anderson of Diamond City AR
Not a lot of activity at this time of the year; you could say that we have
quality not quantity. These regular events are quality fly-ins. I have
attended each of them and they all have lots of aircraft and fantastic food.
Andy

December 8 – Lonoke, AR – Country Air Estates Airport (1AR9) EAA Chapter 122
UL monthly Breakfast fly-in 8:30 – 11:30 AM Donations accepted. For
additional information check: http://eaaul122.org <http://eaaul122.org/>

December 29 – 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.

January 5 – Ponca City, OK – Ponca City Regional Airport (KPNC) First
Saturday breakfast. 7:00 – 10:00 AM Fantastic food; very well attended long
running event. Suggested $6.00 donation (and well worth it). Sponsored by
PNC airport booster club the first Saturday of every month rain or shine.

January 12 – Lonoke, AR – Country Air Estates Airport (1AR9) EAA Chapter 122
UL monthly Breakfast fly-in 8:30 – 11:30 AM Donations accepted. For
additional information check: http://eaaul122.org <http://eaaul122.org/>
January 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.
As always, check before you go and fly safe.
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