February 18, 2014
For the first time in its seventy-five year history, AOPA will meet its members where they fly and share the joy of flight at a series of one-day regional fly-ins. These events will be held at seven of our nation’s friendliest airports. Spend a Saturday with AOPA participating in avition activities, exploring exhibits and seminars, enjoying a couple of meals, and building relationships. With free admission for members, these fly-ins will feature activities designed to bring you and your association together around our common love of flying. Bring your family along and make a weekend of it, enjoying the rich surroundings of great GA airports and their local communities.
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• Cowboy Country San Marcos Municipal Airport (HYI), San Marcos, Texas.
Situated in the heart of Texas, this airport features the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing museum, as well as easy access to the exciting cities of San Antonio and Austin, rich with history, art, and activities for the entire family. Join us April 26, 2014.
• Gateway to the Backcountry Felts Field (SFF), Spokane, Washington.
With parallel runways, a seaplane landing area, and grass runway Spokane’s Felts Field is a welcoming airport in the great Pacific Northwest. Enjoy tantalizing blue skies, towering trees, and clean air. Join us August 16, 2014./
• Warbird Wonderland Chino Airport (CNO), Chino, California.
With two warbird museums on the airport and scores of vintage aircraft tucked in every corner, this former World War II flight training base is an incredibly unique aviation destination with easy access to all the attractions of Southern California. Join us September 20, 2014.
• Lakeland, Oshkosh, and Alaska
AOPA will join the fun at other events throughout the country—including Sun‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, April 1 through 6, the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering May 3 and 4, and EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh July 28 through August 3. • Cowboy Country San Marcos Municipal Airport (HYI), San Marcos, Texas. Situated in the heart of Texas, this airport features the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing museum, as well as easy access to the exciting cities of San Antonio and Austin, rich with history, art, and activities for the entire family. Join us April 26, 2014.
• Speed Demons Indianapolis Regional Airport (MQJ), Indianapolis, Indiana.
Enjoy the heartland of America in this classic Midwestern city and a truly grassroots airport. Twenty minutes from downtown Indiana-polis, there is much to do with great restaurants, museums, entertainment—and, of course, the speedway! Join us May 31, 2014.
• It’s Better at the Beach Malcolm McKinnon Airport (SSI), St. Simons, Georgia.
Surrounded by immaculate golf courses and seaside resorts, St. Simons, Georgia, offers pilots and their families from all over the Southeast a chance to come together in an amazingly beautiful environment. Join us November 8, 2014.
• History on Parade Plymouth Municipal Airport (PYM), Plymouth, Massachusetts.
On the shores of Massachusetts, there is not a more historically significant place to visit. Renowned as the home of those who founded this great country, Plymouth is a quintessential New England town with historic homes, rich history—and great seafood. Join us July 12, 2014.
• Homecoming Fly-In AOPA Headquarters, Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK), Maryland.
Fly in or drive in to the Homecoming Fly-In at your association headquarters. This homecoming will be extra special as we celebrate AOPA’s 75th anniversary. Members are invited to come “home” and take part in a great party to celebrate 75 years of preserving and advancing general aviation. Join us October 4, 2014.
Sun n Fun,
Time is running out for potential tailwheel pilots to bid on a package of tailwheel training at Lakeland, Florida-based Tailwheels Etc.—including two hours in a 1940 Stearman Kaydet biplane—in this year’s AOPA Foundation online auction.
Dassault Aviation on Dec. 17 rolled out the first of its new line of ultra-long-range business jets—the Falcon 8X.
Christmas will be a bit more festive for the 460 residents of Tangier Island, a remote fishing village on a tiny spit of land in the Chesapeake Bay, thanks to a group of general aviation pilots.
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