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Official Unofficial Fly-In and Aviation Events List within 150+ nm of Cox Field.
** None of this information suitable or safe for navigational or other use by pilots, equestrians, or aliens. May contain inaccuracies, and mistakes. Use only as a guide. Perform appropriate planning per regs. Verify any info from this list. Events may be cancelled/changed without notification. Not responsible for nothing. If problems, it’s Jim Wilson’s fault. Please let Burkhead know of any updates/corrections/events and we’ll get around to it. Maybe. Safe Flying. ** Last update=6-8-17
Official Unofficial Fly-In and Aviation Events List within 150+ nm of Cox Field cib3_6-8-17 2k
None of this information suitable or safe for navigational or other use by pilots, equestrians, aliens. May contain inaccuracies, mistakes. Use only as a guide. Perform appropriate planning per regs. Verify any info from this list. Events may be cancelled/changed without notification. Not responsible for nothing. If problems, it’s Jim Dukeman’s fault. Please let Burkhead know of any updates/corrections/events and we’ll get around to it. Maybe. Safe Flying.
7/24-30 (KOSH) EAA Airventure OSHKOSH, WI; Biggest Fly-In on Earth. 665 mi, 321 deg fm Cox.
9/6-10/17 (SC00) Fly-In Triple Tree, Woodruff, SC, 7000’ grass rwy, Must see NOTAM re arrivals as it’s like a smaller (?better) SunNFun.
9/23/17 (N08) Farmville (NC) 28th Fall Fly-In Flanagan Field, EAA 960; rwys3/21 grass 2500’, 122.9; 11-2 but $12 lunch starts 11:30; “arriving pilots eat free”; free plane rides; ultralights, homebuilts, antiques; http://www.eaa960.org/ 72 mi
10/5-8/17 (KCDN) VAA3 Fall Fly-In CamdenSC Woodward Field (WWII multi-rwy) 123.0, awos 119.975, Antique planes+people, camping or motels, food, banquet, usually fly-out Friday to Timmonsville for food and more antique/vintage/classics.
10/7/17 (SFQ) VA Regional Festival of Flight 143 mi; Suffolk; big GA+UL event; incl cars/motorcycles; check for arrival procedures and other info; http://www.eaa.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=14336http://www.eaa.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=14336
Usually end April (78NC) Kennebec Fly-In/Lunch; Fuquay-Angier Field; rwys14/32 grass, 2780’ 122.8, about 15 mi depending on how lost you get (driving or flying!); might oughta call as they’ve changed things and may require you to bring some food: 919-639-0806
Usually end April (IPJ) Lincolnton Free Pancake Fly-In Iron Station, NC; 131 mi; contact Kristin Millerstrom 704-735-0602 http://www.flyins.com/events/view-event.html?id=5173
Usually End April Young Eagles (YE) at Wilson Industrial Air Center (W03) 53 mi, 10a-2pm; Contact James Smith, 252-206-6411 http://map.aeroplanner.com/mapping/chart/aptrpt.cfm?typ=APT&txt=W03
Used2b end April (MRN) Morganton Fly-In, Foothills Regional, EAA 731; 154 mi; Contact Brent Brinkley 828-757-0099 http://www.731.eaachapter.org/
May maybe (05N) Winterville Spring Fly-In/Lunch, South Oaks Aerodrome EAA 1423, rwys 7/25 1850’ grass 122.8, nice friendly group; infestation by 1114ers likely, http://www.eaa1423.org/ 84 mi
Used to be June (this is from years back; not current) (N52) JAARS Open House Fly-In WaxhawNC 107 nm; rwys 4/22 asphalt 3300’, elev 602’, 123.0; 9a-4pm; among other things, JAARS uses STOL aircraft to provide Christian influence/education in places like Africa; this airport is their HQ; Arrive early to avoid flying demos; contact Ann Rogers 704-843-6130; https://www.jaars.org/events/jaars-day/2013-06-08
June (from years back; not current) Beaufort NC Fly-In Pig Pickin (MRH, Smith Field); EAA 1523; Free food; Free xport to Beaufort waterfront; new Boat+AC displays; music; discount fuel; Contact 252-728-2323, or Jerald Gartman 252-247-2575, email@example.com
Also in fall Bill Hood Fly-In Chili Fest; 66NC grass rwys 10/28, Near Dover, SW of Kinston; huge country shindig; potluck. 76mi, 117 deg fm Cox
If you hear when Ball/LouisburgNC is having theirs let us know. It's close and a great one for families. And yahoos. Bluegrass, camping, food, YE.