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May 2020

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BIPLANE RIDES 2019 2 (Weather Permitting)

May 29-Jul 31
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

29-31  May  @ Massey Aerodrome

     5-7  June  @ Massey Aerodrome

12-14  June  @ Massey Aerodrome

    3-5  July   @ Massey Aerodrome

13-18 July   @ Massey Aerodrome

   7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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June 2020

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BIPLANE RIDES (Weather Permitting)

Jun 5-Jun 7
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

        5-7  June  @ Massey Aerodrome

12-14  June  @ Massey Aerodrome

    3-5  July   @ Massey Aerodrome

13-18 July   @ Massey Aerodrome

   7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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BIPLANE RIDES (Weather Permitting)

Jun 12-Jun 14
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

12-14  June  @ Massey Aerodrome

    3-5  July   @ Massey Aerodrome

13-18 July   @ Massey Aerodrome

   7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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CANCELED 49th Antique Fly-In – Potomac Antique Aero Squadron (PAAS)

Jun 13
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

CANCELED – 49th Antique Fly-In – Conducted by the Potomac Antique Aero Squadron (PAAS), hosted by Massey Air Museum. WAS Saturday June 13th (Second Saturday of June): Field open to Antique Airplanes starting at 7 AM (General Public from 10 AM to 3 PM) (NO Raindate)

This is the fifth year that the former Horn Point Antique Fly-In will be held at Massey. This is an Antique Airplane Assoc. (AAA) judged event: Registration (Fee) for Judging begins @ 9:00 AM. Judging Begins @ 10:30 AM. Judging Ends @ 4:00 PM. Awards Presentation @ 4:30/5 PM. No admission or landing fees – (donations to help PAAS continue the Antique Fly-in are appreciated). Fly-in and General Public drive-in guests are welcome, No Admission or Parking charge. The Airport and Museum are open, family friendly and handicap accessible. Antique and Show cars are invited for non-judged display (If you have a motorcycle, vintage car or hot rod, come early, park up front around the DC-3 for everyone to see & admire). PAAS Fly-In Director: Gretta Thorwarth 410-349-7594. Email: paasflyindirector@gmail.com  VOLUNTEERS WANTED!  This is your chance to get involved with Aviation (Contact Gretta Thorwarth above). 

Link to Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potomacantiqueaerosquadron/

See last years Flyer for more details on Website: http://www.paasflyin.info > 2019 FLY IN > Download the 2019 Flyer.

 

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Free

CANCELED — Massey IVSM Vintage Rendezvous for Sailplanes

Jun 26-Jun 29
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

CANCELED 4/10/20 — Massey IVSM Vintage Rendezvous for Sailplanes.

With the IVSM (in Elmira, NY) itself postponed to 2021 we have lost the raison d’être for our planned event. The airport, however, is OPEN.

Massey Aerodrome (MD1), in cooperation with the Vintage Sailplane Association (VSA) will NOT hold the IVSM Vintage Rendezvous for Sailplanes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland at Massey for four days in June: Fri., Sat., Sun. & Mon. June 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th – all day (from approx. 10 AM to 5 PM). Massey’s “IVSM Vintage Rendezvous” is an opportunity to fly in a relaxed environment before attending the big “IVSM” in Elmira, NY.

Contact Rusty Lowry: (240) 925–5683, Email:  lowry94@verizon.net   Fly-In & Drive-In guests are welcome. Gliders are NORDO so See & Be Seen!!

FYI: International Vintage Sailplane Meet in Elmira, NY (July 4th- 11th). www.soaringmuseum.org  https://www.soaringmuseum.org/international-vintage-sailplane-meet-registration.php

 

Gliding enthusiasts from all over the country and beyond will descend on the “IVSM” at Harris Hill, Elmira, NY in early July for the return of the International Vintage Sailplane Meet which will attract many  international participants and vintage sailplanes at the historic soaring location. https://www.stargazette.com/story/news/local/2016/06/30/intl-vintage-sailplane-meet-returns-harris-hill/86561812/ 

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July 2020

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BIPLANE RIDES (WEATHER PERMITTING)

Jul 3-Jul 5
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

       3-5  July   @ Massey Aerodrome

13-18 July   @ Massey Aerodrome

   7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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BIPLANE RIDES (Weather Permitting)

Jul 13-Jul 18
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

13-18 July   @ Massey Aerodrome

   7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more  information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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August 2020

BIPLANE RIDES (Weather Permitting)

Aug 7-Aug 9
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

      7-9  Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For moreinformation see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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BIPLANE RIDES (Weather Permitting)

Aug 28-Aug 30
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

The 2020 Flying season runs from May to October. See below for Dates:

28-30 Aug   @ Massey Aerodrome

 Sept. – Oct. Dates TBD

Other dates may be available, call a week ahead of time for availability. Reservations preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.

Biplane Air Tours will provide airplane rides in a 1944 Stearman open-cockpit biplane – Departing from Massey Aerodrome on selected weekends.

$75 for 15 minutes, $140 for 30 minutes, $250 for 60 minutes. For more information see the Website: www.biplaneairtours.com

Contact Nick Mirales @ 410-535-4136 or Email: Flyingfun@biplaneairtours.com

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September 2020

Free

Young Eagles Day at Massey Aerodrome

Sep 6
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States


 

“Kids Fly Free on Young Eagles Day at Massey Aerodrome”  Sunday Sept. 6, 2020, 10 AM to 2 PM. (Weather Permitting – No Rain Date).

The Middletown, Delaware Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA #1536) in conjunction with Massey Aerodrome will provide free airplane rides to young people ages 8 to 17 from 10 AM to 2 PM on Sunday Sept 8, 2019. NOTE: Parents/guardian MUST BE PRESENT  to provide permission. FREE hot dogs and an opportunity to experience a FREE airplane flight over the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. “Young Eagles” who take an airplane ride will receive a certificate attesting to your having flown on this date. There is NO COST & No obligation. The mission of the Young Eagles program is to introduce young people ages 8 to 17 to the world of flight by providing airplane rides. The flight is free, safe and flown by FAA licensed and experienced volunteer pilots. We hope to inspire these “Young Eagles” to continue to explore the world of aviation.  Location: Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21645.

First Come, First Served. Register for your Flight when you arrive so that you can be assigned an estimated flight time.

EAA Chapter #1536 meets the second Monday of each month at 7 PM at Massey Aerodrome. Everyone Welcome!

Airport phone 410-928-5270  Email: email@masseyaero.org Web Site: https://masseyaero.org

Three Young Eagles pose with Ray Lynn after their Young Eagles ride at Massey Aerodrome.
Two young Women after their Young Eagles ride. They never stopped smiling!
Jeff Auen & new Young Eagle pose in front of Jeff’s Twin engine AirCam.
Ray Lynn taxis out to the runway with 3 Young Eagles aboard.
Kent County News photo. Correction: Pilot is Rusty Lowry (not Scott).

YOUNG EAGLES INFORMATION     https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-education-and-resources/eaa-youth-education/eaa-young-eagles-program 

Ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from the sky? Or maybe you’re curious how airplanes even work. You might even dream about being a pilot. If you’re nodding your head “Yes” and are between the ages of 8 and 17, you’re ready to take a free Young Eagles flight and see what real pilots do on the ground and in the air.

Since 1992, more than 1.8 million Young Eagles have enjoyed a flight from EAA’s network of volunteer pilots. For many, it was the start of their journey to becoming a pilot, aircraft mechanic, air traffic controller, or many other career possibilities.

YOUR FLIGHT EXPERIENCE  https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-education-and-resources/eaa-youth-education/eaa-young-eagles-program/eaa-young-eagles-flight-experience 

Your Young Eagles flight will last approximately 20 minutes and you will see the earth and sky in a new and exciting way. This is your chance to experience the freedom of flight that many people only dream about.

Many people remember this experience for the rest of their lives. You will, too!

1.On the ground: Your pilot explains what will happen during the flight. You may talk about the airplane, review an aeronautical chart (or map), and complete a careful “walk-around” preflight inspection of the airplane.

2.Just before takeoff: Your pilot explains the interior of the airplane, including the operation of the aircraft door, safety belts, and instrument panel.

3.In the air: The flight lasts between 15 and 20 minutes. And, if you want, your pilot may let you take the controls!

4.Back on the ground: There’s more time for you to ask questions about the flight. Your pilot is happy to tell you more about flying and their particular airplane.

You also get an official Young Eagles logbook with a personal code to activate your free EAA Student Membership and Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course.

About EAA  https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa

Our chapter is part of the worldwide network of EAA chapters.  EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world’s most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA’s 160,000 plus members enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. To find out more about EAA and our programs and services, please visit our home page at EAA.org.

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Free

Schweizer 1-26 Glider Fun Meet at Massey Aerodrome

Sep 18-Sep 20
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

 

 

Sept. 18, 19 & 20 (Fri., Sat. & Sun.): 3 day Glider Fun Meet at Massey Aerodrome (MD1). Possible informal competitions, technical sessions, awards for duration & distance flown, appearance etc., details to follow.

Open to all “low performance” sailplanes.

Camping on-site (no hook-ups).

Event Director: Tom Mellies 301-758-7238  thomas.mellies@comcast.net 

FYI: The VSA Eastern Rally will be held at Grimes Airport (8N1), in the capable hands of Gerry Wild. Dates TBD.

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November 2020

Galena Lions Club Car Show

Nov 1
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

Galena Lions Club Car Show – Sun. Nov. 1st: 10 AM – 2 PM (This is not a “fly-in” but flying guests & general public are invited to attend). (Rain Date: Sunday November 8th, 2020)

Registration: 10 AM to 12 Noon with Judging from 12 to 1:30 PM. Awards: 2 PM. Entry Fee for Show Cars: $20.00 (No Admission charge for General Public). The Galena Lions Club annual Judged Car Show is back at Massey Aerodrome again for 2019 (no longer at Turner’s Field). Refreshments sold to benefit The Galena Lions Club. We’re looking forward to upwards of 100 show cars on view. Massey Aerodrome is family friendly and handicap accessible (on grass). THE AIRPORT WILL REMAIN OPEN AS USUAL FOR OUR FLYING VISITORS.

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AWARDS: Presidents Trophy & Top Ten Plaque Awards, Dash Plaques to first 50 Vehicles. Door Prizes, 50/50, Chinese Auction, D.J. Music, Food & Beverages.

This event benefits the Galena Lions Club Charities & Massey Air Museum. Additional Info: Call 410-708-4889 or 410-648-5070

 

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December 2020

20th Open Hanger Party & Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome

Dec 6
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650 United States

Massey Open Hangar Party & Fly-In on Sunday December 6, 2020 from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.  Come to our Annual Open Hangar Party, Rain or Shine! — Fly in or Drive in. Help us celebrate our progress and new projects. Friends can bring a covered dish or dessert item (optional) and the airport supplies the main course, cider, lemonade & coffee. If the weather cooperates like it has the last three years you can watch the field fill up with over 100 fly-in guests, expect to see interesting airplanes. Renew old friendships & meet others who love aviation. Tour the Air Museum, hangars and DC-3. If you have a motorcycle, vintage car or hot rod, come early, park up front around the DC-3 for everyone to see & admire. Pilots: As always, keep an eye out for “no-radio” aircraft. Winds permitting, we usually use Runway 02 for arrival on event days, if not – we have widened the west side “Back Taxi” lane. Remember it’s on the FIRST SUNDAY of December! 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. General Public Invited! Children Welcome. Free Admission. FOOD IS SERVED AT NOON.

ATTENTION PILOTS: Position reporting on 122.9 is recommended. Numerous NORDOs, SEE & AVOID is the rule.

We have a presence on Facebook now, see what’s happening at the airport: https://www.facebook.com/MasseyAerodrome/

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