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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. **
4/29/17 (KEXX) Fly High BBQ Lexington@Davidson Co. airport hosts, begins 9am; features over 70 competition teams, live music, gobs of Great BBQ + bevrgs; come night b4 (Fri) starting 6pm for teams prepping, live music, food, beverages; special hotel and fuel rates.
4/29/17 (KEQY) Charlotte-Monroe Executive, 7-noon, Warriors and Warbirds Hangar, Pancakes 7-9; FAASTeam Safety Seminars + Programs: 9am - Loss of Control/Flight Into Terrain presented by Bruce Johnston, CFII, 10am What To Expect From Your Mechanic by Eddie Shields, FAASTeam Mgr; 11am - Understanding ADS-B In/Out Solutions and ICAO Flight Plan Filing
4/29/17 (HBI) NC Av Museum&Hall of Fame WWII Period Style Hangar Dance, Asheboro 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm; 1114er Karen McCraw
5/4Th-5/7Sun (KTDF) VAA3 Spring Fly-In at Roxboro/Person County 45 mi; bring tie-downs; $5 registration; Fly-Out Friday to Lake Ridge Aero (8NC8) Durham 4 projects tour+burger lunch; drive or fly to both. Chow at KTDF Sat lunch, camping, motels, hospitality+banquet Sat@TheHomestead. Lots of 1114 + antiques/classics (people cars & planes), espec if wx good. http://VAA3.org
5/6/17 (6NC0) Cox-Grantham Aero Club annual Spring Fly-In; Rwy 3/21 2800’ grass; 9-4:30; Extremely good food & friendly last year; country folks who love flying; Ph 919-922-5346; between SeymourJohnson/Goldsboro and Mt Olive; 50 mi
5/6/17 (KSCR) Annual NC SONEX Spring Fly-In Siler City, 9-4:00; close by (36.3 mi) Drive or fly for great day. Fantastic opportunity to see the newly paved runway and one of the greatest kitplanes (and their builders!) on earth. We would like to extend an invitation to you all to come and join us . Camping is allowed at the airport. 1114 member Peter van Schalkwyk hosting. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDynZVAaBrmOCkaPBmKg7cA9_jZ4fj-v3fOOx65fqleUyMBw/viewform
5/6/17 (KSOP) YE Moore County, Southern Pines EAA 1220; 9a-2p; pilots reimbursed4fuel; Contact Jim Murray 910-638-5774; One of best run YE ops around per Dukeman!; Boy Scouts sell pizza; http://www.eaa.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=14074
5/6/17 (N08) Farmville Fly-In Flanagan Field, EAA 960; rwys3/21 grass 2500’, 122.9; 10-2 but $5 Chili lunch from 11:30-1 - don’t be late; http://www.eaa960.org/ 72 mi
5/12-14/17 (KTTA) CAF Fighters & Bombers Tour, Raleigh Executive Jetport, Sanford, Buy ride in P-51 ($1595), SBD-5 Dauntless ($995), B-25 ($450); Or, just watch and LISTEN for free; http://dixiewing.org/raleigh/ Closest event to Cox except Cox.
5/13/17 (7NC1) Burgaw Fly-In/Car Show, Stag Air Park, rwys11/29 4k’ grass,122.8; 10a-4pm, fuel; great lunch @ the No Whining Saloon; EAA 297; one of better attended chapter events, lots of 1114; http://www.eaa.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=15229 98 mi, 146 deg
5/13-20 (SC00) Joe Nall RC Event@Triple Tree, Woodruff, SC. Largest RC event in world. http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/joe-nall-week.php
5/14/17 (W95) Ocracoke Is. Ch 339 $100 Hamburger Flyout; 11:30-1; Meet @ W95 by 11:30 to get ride to Howard's Pub; 169 mi
5/20-21/17 Wings Over Wayne/Seymour Johnson AFB Open House; Goldsboro, NC; Sat/Sun; a Big Deal; email@example.com 57 air mi
5/20/17 EAA 1114 Spring Picnic at Cox Field; don’t miss it! Volunteer! Eat at noon; come b4 & stay after 2 visit. And help prep/clean!
5/21/17 Sunday(5J5) Holly Hill airport hosts SC Breakfast Club; great country airport; Larry Gardner of VAA3 + other assorted characters. Brkfst Clb tradition: a home cooked southern breakfast, great fellowship + flying since 1938, pilots & aviation enthusiasts in & near South Carolina meet monthly 4 breakfast. That's it. No dues, no meeting requirements. Breakfast around $6 - $10 per plate, ready about 9am & there is always plenty. Fly in or drive, belly up and talk aircraft, aviation, or anything else to your hearts content. Pilot or non-pilot, everyone is welcome. The SCBC host is certified nuts, but waaay fun. 190 mi.
May 19-21 ’17 (42VA) Warbirds Over the Beach, VA Beach, VA Av Museum, rwys 11/29 4845’ grass, (what freq?) closest AWOS 119.925, no night ops; Prior Permission to fly in and land REQUIRED: arrival/departure times restricted due to numerous museum aircraft flying; Gerald Yagan flies/displays many WWII planes from his museum; reasonable daily admission and camping charge - but call/email ahead; drive or fly, but call or ck web for reservations/info; Sat. night steak dinner (yep, call/pre-pay; but only (appx)$12); attended by hundreds of WWII re-enactors w/authentic gear/equipment/vehicles/weapons/tents/etc; Will actually FLY WWII planes like P51, FW190, ME109, PBY, ME262!, C46, Lancaster; expect anything. http://www.vbairshow.com/ 148 nm
5/27/17 (SC37) Cross Cotillion (potluck) Fly-In Fude, Cross SC, grass rwy 9/27 2700’ NW of Monck’s CornerSC, Jim Wilson (of VAA3) puts on his best at his awesome ranch; acres of grass, for anyone who loves planes/food/fellowship, 164 mi SSW Cox
6/10/17 (SC00) Fabric&Tailwheel Fly-In Triple Tree SC, Lunch, 7000’ grass rwy!! 192 mi.
6/10/17 (HBI) NC Aviation Museum&HOF Fly-In, Asheboro 9 to 4, Hostess is 1114er; great attendance by planes, pilots, cars, families; WWII Corsair roared around in ‘12; P-51 and Al Avant’s C47+T-6 came couple years ago, 54 miles; http://www.eaa.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=15044
6/29-7/2 (M02) Ercoupe Nat.Fly-In Dickson,TN Rwy 17/35 5k’, 122.8, AWOS 123.875, Opry, Fly2Beech Museum Sat., 417 mi, 276 deg
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 (N08) Farmville 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, firstname.lastname@example.org