All About Indianapolis 2014


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Come visit AOPA at our regional fly-in...

Enjoy a full day of aviation fun! Make new friends, meet key AOPA leaders, learn new skills in seminars, shop for aviation products, and have two great meals. From 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., the AOPA Fly-In will be an exciting day filled with fun, friends, food, and flying!

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All You Can Eat Pancakes

Enjoy all you can eat pancakes for $5 at our Pancake Breakfast. Seats are limited, so please click the link to RSVP now to reserve your spot and get your meal ticket! Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m.  

Meet Mark Baker

AOPA President Mark Baker and other key leaders will talk about the latest issues facing general aviation and take questions from you at the Pilot Town Hall and throughout the day. Ask critical questions about GA, meet leading AOPA staff, and mingle with fellow pilots.

Lunch is FREE for Members

All AOPA members, their spouses and children, will receive a free lunch. It’s AOPA’s way to say “thank you” for your membership. For all non-members, lunch will be $10. Or, join AOPA today or on-site so you and your family can eat for free! Please RSVP now so we can prepare enough food.

*Disclaimer: Please note that to accommodate the anticipated crowds, our food choices will be set. We are sorry that we will not be able to accommodate special dietary needs.


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Schedule at a Glance

8:30-10:00 a.m.  Pancake Breakfast
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Exhibits and Aircraft Displays open
10:30-11:30 a.m.  Seminars and Safety Briefings
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.  Lunch - Free for members and families ($10 non-members)
1:30-2:30 p.m.  Seminars and Safety Briefings
2:45-3:30 p.m.  Pilot Town Hall with AOPA President Mark Baker
4:00 p.m.   Fly-In Ends
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Educational Experiences 

Look for some of aviation’s greatest communicators to share about safety, technology, aircraft maintenance, and interesting flying activities.

Friday 6:30–9:00pm – Rusty Pilots Seminar

AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar – Stage 3

Once a pilot, always a pilot. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We're inviting you back into the cockpit and will help you get there. Come and participate in a FREE Rusty Pilot program with fellow lapsed pilots. We will help you understand what's changed in aviation since you've last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge. At the end of the presentation, all attendees will receive their endorsement for completing the ground training required for a flight review!

Let us know you're coming, please RSVP.   

Saturday 10:30–11:30am – Seminars

John Zimmerman "Advanced iPad Flying" – Main Stage

Take your iPad skills to the next level with this fast-paced seminar. Learn hidden tricks to get more out of your iPad and how to use high tech iPad accessories.

U.S. Air Force Major Billy Werth "Unusual Attitude Recovery– Gaining Skills & Confidence – Stage 3

Listen as Air Force and airshow pilot Major Billy Werth takes us back to the basics of the important and exciting world of Unusual Attitude Recovery Training.  Billy’s goal is to instill in every pilot—whether they be general aviation, corporate, airline, or military—essential skills to put in their flight bags should they ever need it. Gain confidence by understanding your aircraft throughout its entire flight envelope.

Saturday 1:30–2:30pm – Seminars

Bruce Landsberg "Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right" – Main Stage

Stymied by radio chatter every time you fly? Does everybody else get "cleared direct" and you don't? The Air Safety Institute digs deeper into radio communication in this information-packed seminar. Find out how to increase your margin of safety through effective communication with ATC. Don't miss this informative safety seminar designed to improve your communication skills and decrease your workload as a pilot.

Marc Epner "Flying Club Meeting" – Stage 2

Listen to Marc Epner of Leading Edge Flying Club as he talks about how to start a flying club. Marc will cover the benefits of being in a flying club and provide guidance for those who want to start one. There will be plenty of time at the end for questions and answers.

Adrian Eichhorn "Pass Me the Wrench: Owner-Performed Maintenance – Stage 3

Aircraft owners don't need to be certificated mechanics to perform many regular maintenance tasks. Spare time, the right manuals, and a few basic tools are more than enough. Be sure to check out this interactive session for the inside scoop on owner-performed preventive maintenance, the regs, and how you can save money.

Saturday 2:45–3:30pm – Pilot Town Hall

Mark Baker – Main Stage

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Exhibits / Static Display 

Some of aviation’s leading manufacturers and product suppliers will be on hand. Shop for all your piloting needs and look at new and unique aircraft. Exhibitors are reserving spaces now and a list of will be posted here as the fly-in nears. Check back here a week or two before the event for a complete list!

Click here for exhibitor info

Exhibit Hangar

Aero-Space Reports, Inc.
Air Mod
Airborne Sensor, LLC
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty
AKG Aviation by Harman
Aviation Association of Indiana
Avidyne Corporation
Bendix King
Big South Fork Airpark
Cirrus Aircraft
Crossroads of America Council
Dayton/Montgomery County CVB
Desco Flooring Systems
DTC DUAT Service
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
FreeFlight Systems
Genesys Aerosystems
Hilton Software, LLC
Lifeline Pilots
Lockheed Martin
Maple Creek Golf & Country Club
Ninety-Nines, Inc.
Patient Airlift Services, Inc.
PS Engineering
Scheme Designers, Inc.
Seattle Avionics Software
Sky-Vu Flyers
Sporty's Pilot Shop
The EMS Group
Women in Aviation, International

Static Display

American Champion Aircraft
AOPA Debonair
Central Indiana Soaring Society
Cessna Pilots Society
Cirrus Aircraft
Civil Air Patrol
Commemorative Air Force, Indiana Wing
Cub Crafters, Inc.
David Rothenanger (T-34B)
EAA (B-17 Aluminum Overcast)
Eagle Creek Aviation Services, Inc.
Eclipse Aerospace, Inc.
Fly Mechanic
Flying Musicians Association, Inc.
Great Lakes Diamond Aircraft Sales, Inc.
Hillsdale Aero, Inc.
Indy Sky Sports
Lancair International
Mooney Ambassadors
Muncie Aviation Company
Purdue University Aviation
Textron Aviation
Trojan Horsemen (T-28 Trojans)
United Flying Octogenarians
Waco Aircraft Corporation

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Getting There 

Fly or drive into the event! The AOPA Fly-In will be rain or shine, so please make plans to join us and get directions now.

Special Flight Procedures

We have designated Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport (KUMP) as a reliever airport for the fly-in. On Saturday, AOPA will have FREE transportation shuttles all day for fly-in attendees between Metropolitan and Regional. The shuttles will depart Metropolitan on the 1/2 hour from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

If you want to beat the rush, fly into Indianapolis Regional (KMQJ) on Friday. Our host FBO, IndyJet, is generously offering a special fuel discount of $.25 off per gallon for thos flying in and purchasing fuel on Friday.

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Click here to download just the NOTAM.

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Driving Instructions

Upon arriving at the airfield, follow the signs for AOPA parking.

3867 N. Aviation Way
Greenfield, IN 46140

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Make it a Weekend 

Bring your family and make a weekend of it! Information about local attractions, hotel discounts, and rental cars will be provided so you can make plans.

Aircraft Camping

We are pleased to announce that pilots and guests may camp with their aircraft at the AOPA Fly-in at Indianapolis Regional Airport on Friday and Saturday nights, May 30-31. Space is limited. Please review the guidelines for RSVP instructions and campsite rules.

Hotel Information

AOPA hotel rates have expired. Please call the hotels below to make a reservation at the prevailing rate.

Country Inn and Suites Greenfield
2070 N State St
Greenfield, IN 46140

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Greenfield
321 Barrett Drive
Greenfield, IN 46140

Indianapolis Marriott East
7202 E 21st
Indianapolis, IN 46219

Onsite Transportation

Make arrangements to have your rental vehicle delivered to the General Aviation Airport/FBO. Check-out the AOPA Rental Car Discount Program for reduced rates.


Local Attractions

Click here for deals and discounts to Indianapolis restaurants and attractions.


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For Exhibitors 

The 2014 AOPA Regional Fly-In’s and Homecoming event are great opportunities for exhibitors to reach local aviation communities and meet with members in their own backyards.

2014 AOPA Regional Event Prospectus

Exhibitor Reservation Form

Floor Plan


  • $650 for indoor exhibit space
  • $400 for single engine aircraft outdoor static display
  • $475 for twin engine aircraft outdoor static display



    For exhibitors with a paid aircraft on the static ramp, a demonstration aircraft on the hot ramp will be allowed at no extra charge.

    Any exhibitor who signs up to exhibit at all six regional Fly-Ins will receive complementary space of comparable size at the Frederick Homecoming Fly-In.

    Contact for Exhibitor Support

    For more information, please contact Dan Justman at 301-695-2182 or email at




    Payment: Payment in full must accompany the reservation form.

    Cancellations/Refunds: There will be no refunds for cancellations at any time.

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    Sign Up to Volunteer at the AOPA Fly-In, Indianapolis, IN. 

    Volunteers are needed to assist with event set-up, parking attendee aircraft, directing ground transportation, greeting attendees, managing the flow of aircraft, people and vehicles, as well as event tear-down. All volunteers will receive lunch, a Fly-in Volunteer t-shirt, an AOPA hat and the gratitude of AOPA and attendees. This AOPA fly-in promises to be a fun, relaxed event. Come help make it a success!

    Click here to volunteer