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May 10 (Sat): Chili Fiesta Fly-in

Fly in, Drive in, rain or shine, with your best chili recipe and/or hors d'oeuvre item. This annual event attracts local towns folk, and if weather permits, a large contingent of interesting flying machines. Festivities begin at 12 Noon and go until 4PM. See the story here of the 2014 Chili Fly-in.

ATTENTION PILOTS:
Position reporting on 122.9 is recommended. Numerous NORDOs, see & avoid is the rule! We like to use Runway 02 for arrivals if winds permit, as it permits easier egress from the runway.

May 30, 31, June 1: Biplane Rides  (Fri., Sat. & Sunday - Weather permitting)

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane. $70 for 15 minutes, $120 for 30 minutes, $210 for 60 minutes. Reservations preferred but walk-ins are welcome. See the website for more information. Phone: 410-535-4136


June 28: Biplane Fly-in
Bring family friends. Spectator planes are welcome - PRIOR to 12:30, Drive-Ins welcome anytime. Bi-planes please RSVP: Nick Mirales Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com Website: biplaneairtours.com call 410 535-4136. Schedule: Arrive 0900 - 1100. Pilot brief 1115 - 1130. Break for Lunch 1130-1230. Flour bombing and spot landing contest 1230-1430. The contests are strictly for fun with no prizes.

June 27-29: Biplane Rides (Fri., Sat. & Sunday - Weather permitting)

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane. $70 for 15 minutes, $120 for 30 minutes, $210 for 60 minutes. Reservations preferred but walk-ins are welcome. See the website for more information. Phone: 410-535-4136


Aug 16: EAA 1536 DelMarVa Chapter Picnic

EAA 1536 Picnic / Fly-In, Noon to 4:00

Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, soft drinks. bring a dish or make a donation. On Facebook


July 25-27: Biplane Rides (Fri., Sat. & Sunday - Weather permitting)

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane. $70 for 15 minutes, $120 for 30 minutes, $210 for 60 minutes. Reservations preferred but walk-ins are welcome. See the website for more information. Phone: 410-535-4136


August 22-24: Biplane Rides (Fri., Sat. & Sunday - Weather permitting)

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane. $70 for 15 minutes, $120 for 30 minutes, $210 for 60 minutes. Reservations preferred but walk-ins are welcome. See the website for more information. Phone: 410-535-4136


September 13: Young Eagles Weekend (Weather permitting)

Pilots willing to participate by flying Young Eagles should contact: Joel Ivory (jivory@udel.edu) Phone: 302-584-3802 (EAA #1536). EAA Chapter 1536 of Middletown, DE, will provide free airplane rides to young people ages 8 to 17 from 10 AM to 3 PM. NOTE: Parents/guardian must be present to provide permission.

FREE hot dogs & hamburgers and an opportunity to experience a FREE airplane flight over the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. For more information about Chapter 1536 visit their web page: www.1536.eaachapter.org and www.facebook.com/eaa1536 or contact: Tom Finch, Pres. 302-824-4069. Email: tjf3019@yahoo.com


October 10-13: Biplane Rides (Fri., Sat. & Sunday - Weather permitting)

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane. $70 for 15 minutes, $120 for 30 minutes, $210 for 60 minutes. Reservations preferred but walk-ins are welcome. See the website for more information. Phone: 410-535-4136


October 10-12: Vintage Sailplane Association Visit
Cancelled due to inclement weather. No rain date.

The Vintage Sailplane Association will hold their annual East Coast sailplane meet at Massey this October. Gliders from the 30's through 60's are expected to turn out for a long weekend of flying and hangar stories. Glider rides and biplane rides will be available - prices vary (no reservations required), with a portion being donated to the museum. See www.vintagesailplane.org. Vice President East: Rusty Lowry (Lowry94@verizon.net)


Dec 7 (Sun): 12th Annual Open Hangar Day
This is our annual Christmas Party for the community and flying friends. Friends bring hors d'oeuvres and the airport supplies the main course and hot cider. This is always a rain or shine event, drive or fly, from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. As always, keep an eye out for "no-radio" aircraft. Usually, we use Runway 02 for arrival on event days, winds permitting. See story and photos of the 2013 Hangar Party.

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