Aviation and AOPA Events
Coverage from the Eighteenth Annual AOPA Fly-In and Open House
Pilots flying to and from the AOPA Fly-In and Open House on June 7 got the message about the expanded P-40 prohibited area over Camp David, Md., receiving no violations as the show was winding down Saturday evening.
With more than 5,000 attending AOPA’s Fly-In on June 7, most of them pilots with friends and family tagging along, the event proved to be the perfect breeding ground for potential new-pilot starts.
You never know who will show up at the AOPA Fly-In and Open House. This year AOPA President Phil Boyer welcomed a high-ranking FAA official who is also a major general aviation devotee.
Pilots flying into AOPA’s Fly-In and Open House Saturday morning had to wait for the blue skies that were forecast earlier in the week.
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Tom Horne played ground controller at the AOPA Fly-In. He faithfully served, from 7 to 10 a.m., in a historic building above a what is now a favorite regional eatery. Read that and more blogs from the editors of the magazine.
The most diverse group of aircraft ever featured at an AOPA Fly-In were on display at Frederick Municipal Airport. A couple of them made their debuts.