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EAA CHAPTER 1536 MONTHLY MEETING

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

EAA Chapter 1536 Monthly Meeting March 11th at 7:00 PM at Massey Aerodrome (second Monday of each month). Everyone is welcome. Just show up. Chapter Website: https://www.facebook.com/eaa1536/ CONTACT: Duane Brown, Pres. <DABFLY@verizon.net> mobile 302-304-5014 Massey Aerodrome MD1 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650 Airport: phone 410-928-5270

EAA CHAPTER 1536 MONTHLY MEETING

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

EAA Chapter 1536 Monthly Meeting May 13th at 7:00 PM at Massey Aerodrome (second Monday of each month). Everyone is welcome. Just show up. Chapter Website: https://www.facebook.com/eaa1536/ CONTACT: Duane Brown, Pres. <DABFLY@verizon.net> mobile 302-304-5014 Massey Aerodrome MD1 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650 Airport: phone 410-928-5270

BIPLANE RIDES

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

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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KENT COUNTY HAM RADIO FIELD DAY

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

2PM Saturday until 2PM Sunday (24 hours continuous operation). Sponsored by Kent Amateur Radio Society (KARS), Chestertown, MD. Includes a public demonstration of Emergency Communications, demonstrating Amateur Radio and their support for Kent County’s Office of Emergency Management. See Amateur Radio in action. Contact Person: Bobby Kelley, KARS Director, Email: n3wgc@k3ars.org  or email: president@k3ars.org  Website: www.k3ars.org Although NOT A FLY-IN , airplanes and general public are invited to watch and learn - The airport will remain open as usual.

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EAA CHAPTER 1536 MONTHLY MEETING

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

EAA Chapter 1536 Monthly Meeting: Next - July 8th at 7:00 PM at Massey Aerodrome (second Monday of each month). Everyone is welcome. Just show up. Chapter Website: https://www.facebook.com/eaa1536/ CONTACT: Duane Brown, Pres. <DABFLY@verizon.net> mobile 302-304-5014 Massey Aerodrome MD1 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650 Airport: phone 410-928-5270

Massey Air Museum Annual Open Board Meeting

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

Massey Air Museum Annual Open Board Meeting – All members invited. Friday January 17th, @ 12:30 PM. Please RSVP TO: email@masseyaero.org  We invite all members of the Massey Air Museum to attend the Annual Board Meeting to kick off the new year. Agenda Items to include plans for expansion of the museum building, the one week "Introduction to Engineering Course" for High School students and coordination with the resident EAA chapter.

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EAA Chapter 1536 Monthly Meeting

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

     EAA Chapter 1536 Monthly Meeting Saturday Feb. 15th at 10:00 AM at Massey Aerodrome (third Saturday of each month). (NOTE – This is a New day & time!) Everyone is welcome - just show up. CONTACT: Duane Brown, Pres. at 302-304-5014 or Email:  DABFLY@verizon.net  Chapter Website: https://www.facebook.com/eaa1536/ Massey Aerodrome MD1 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650 Airport phone: 410-928-5270

CANCELED – 18th Chili Fiesta Fly-In

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

The mission of the Massey Air Museum, Inc. includes preserving Grassroots Aviation to maintain the atmosphere of a rural airport in the period during and after World War II.
The General Public is invited to attend all our events and to tour the Museum and DC-3 is open Address: 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650. See our Website for more information: https://masseyaero.org

Young Eagles Day at Massey Aerodrome

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

  “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 … Continue reading "Young Eagles Day at Massey Aerodrome"

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CANCELED — Massey IVSM Vintage Rendezvous for Sailplanes

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

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 … Continue reading "CANCELED — Massey IVSM Vintage Rendezvous for Sailplanes"

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CANCELED -Schweizer 1-26 Glider Fun Meet at Massey Aerodrome

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

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

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

REGRETTABLY, We have cancelled the Massey Open Hangar Party & Fly-In scheduled for Sunday December 6 due to COVID-19.  This is especially distressful because it was the 20th Anniversary Fly-In (#1 was in 2001). I remember how excited everyone was as we decorated the shop (no Museum bldg. back then), Jim Douglass, John Williamson & Jim Sypherd were Sooo proud of what had been accomplished in less than a year. We had a great turn-out too! Only 12 or 15 planes flew in but a lot of people drove in with Jim & John's neighbors from Kentmore Park (Sassafras River) supporting us by bringing a lot of food. We were off to good start. … Continue reading "CANCELED – 20th Open Hanger Party & Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome"

OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE RIDES AVAILABLE

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

The 2022 Flying has begun! See below for Dates: Sep-Oct dates to be set later in the summer Oct 1 - Georgetown Wings & Wheels (Delaware) - ride prices slightly higher at these venues. Call to see if season will be extended - 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. $80 for 15 minutes, $150 for 30 minutes, $270 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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IVSM Glider Rendezvous at Massey Aerodrome MD1

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

IVCM Glider Rendezvous at Massey Aerodrome MD1 - July 2-5 Massey’s expansive grass runways provide the perfect staging stopover for enthusiasts on the way to IVSM at Elmira. Visit to warm up for flying at Harris Hill and enjoy extra camaraderie. Museum tours and other events to be announced. Information: Rusty Lowry 240-925-5683 Massey Website: http://masseyaero.org Photo Album: National Soaring Museum at Harris Hill - https://www.flickr.com/photos/massey_aero/albums/72157700243702065 N2768Z 1-26B Marita Rea, SUFFOLK, VA on tow behind the Pawnee at Massey INTERNATIONAL VINTAGE SAILPLANE MEET IVSM 2021 - July 10 to 17.  https://www.soaringmuseum.org/international-vintage-sailplane-meet-registration.php NATIONAL SOARING MUSEUM 51 Soaring Hill Dr, Harris Hill, Elmira, NY 14903 https://www.soaringmuseum.org N26400 1-26D Kristin Farry, Madison, VA. on … Continue reading "IVSM Glider Rendezvous at Massey Aerodrome MD1"

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Driving Tour of Kent County, Maryland

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

Celebrate the history and diversity of Kent County's museums on the Museums of Kent Driving Tour. Each museum will have an activity in celebration of Earth Day while showcasing its unique heritage and artifacts.

Free

OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE RIDES AVAILABLE

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

The 2022 Flying season has begun! See below for Dates: May 13-15 (no rides on the 14th during Chili Fest) May 20-22 Jun   10-12 (no rides on the 11th during Antique Fly-In) Jun   17-19 Jul    8-16 Jul   28-31 Aug 12-14 Sep-Oct dates to be set later in the summer Oct 1 - Georgetown Wings & Wheels (Delaware) - ride prices slightly higher at these venues 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. $80 for 15 minutes, $150 … Continue reading "OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE RIDES AVAILABLE"

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18th CHILI FIESTA FLY-IN 2022

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

May 14 (Sat): 18th Chili Fiesta Fly-In. Despite a forecast of cloudy with a few light showers/drizzle - “the show must go on.” We’ll be here, hoping for better weather than the forecast. Fly in, Drive in, we welcome your best chili recipe, covered dish, or dessert item (optional, not mandatory). This annual event attracts local towns folk, and if weather permits, a large contingent of interesting flying machines. Festivities begin around 10 AM and go until 2 PM (Food Served at Noon). Renew old friendships and discover what everybody’s been working on all winter. General Public Invited! No Admission or Parking charge. The Airport & Museum are open, family … Continue reading "18th CHILI FIESTA FLY-IN 2022"

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50th Antique Fly-In – Potomac Antique Aero Squadron (PAAS)

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

Potomac Antique Aero Squadron
The Antique Fly-In is conducted by the Potomac Antique Aero Squadron (PAAS), hosted by the Massey Air Museum at Massey Aerodrome.
Formally the Horn Point Antique Fly-In. Same Event - Different Location - Different Month.
The Antique Fly-In is an Antique Airplane Association (AAA) Judged Event (Registration for Judging is $15.00, 9 AM to 2 PM), NO Charge for attending.
PAAS FLY-IN DIRECTOR: Mike Strieter, cell phone (301) 440-5294, Email: strieterstinson@verizon.net Website: http://www.paasflyin.info

OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE RIDES AVAILABLE

Massey Aerodrome 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD

The 2022 Flying season has begun! See below for Dates: Aug. 12-14 Sept. 24-25 Sept. 30 Oct. 2 Oct. 14-16 Oct. 21-24 Oct 1 - Georgetown Wings & Wheels (Delaware) - ride prices slightly higher at these venues. 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.  $80 for 15 minutes, $150 for 30 minutes, $270 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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United Flying Octogenarians Fly-In

Massey Aerodrome and Air Museum is very pleased to welcome United Flying Octogenarians (UFOs) to Massey for a Fly-In, lunch and meeting on Wednesday September 21st, 2022 at 11 AM. See Announcement below for more information and directions (fly-in & drive-in). Note: Rain date is following day (Thursday Sept. 22). The meeting is hosted by John Chirtea (Milton, DE) who has been flying into Massey since the early days of the airport. See photo of John’s latest (3rd) Ercoupe below. Register with John Chirtea @ trainster@aol.com     John Chirtea and his daughter, Heather - departing Antique Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome.   Massey Air Field