Thu, Apr 29, 2004
Start Planning For The 14th Annual AOPA Fly-In And Open
June 5 may sound a long way off, but
it's only a few Saturdays away. So it's already a good time to
begin planning your trip to the 14th annual AOPA Fly-In and Open
House at Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) in Frederick (MD).
Arrival procedures are now available online. VFR pilots should
especially be aware of the special transponder code for arriving
traffic, and pilots arriving from the west and south need to pay
attention to route instructions intended to keep them well clear of
both P-40 (Camp David) and the Baltimore-Washington ADIZ.
Once you're safely parked, you'll find a wide variety of things
to do. Tour AOPA's headquarters and talk to staff members
one-on-one. Attend one of the dozen seminars on everything from
safety to ownership to legal issues to hangar flying. Attend a
Q&A session with AOPA President Phil Boyer. Visit the big top
tent behind the headquarters building and browse through 100 vendor
displays. Or wander among the nearly three dozen aircraft in the
static display area at AOPA's ramp.
The AOPA Fly-In and Open House is free and open to all pilots
and anyone interested in general aviation. Local vendors will have
a variety of foods and drinks for sale.
"We're a membership organization," said Boyer. "We look forward
to Fly-In every year, because it gives us a great opportunity to
meet and greet the people who are why we're here."
It Was A Big Day For The U.S. National Aerobatic Team As Rob Holland Takes The Gold In The Four Minute Free Program On August 29 It’s been reported on the International Aerob>[...]
FAA NAS Systems Engineering Portal (SEP) This site renames the NAS Enterprise Architecture Portal and acknowledges a more robust systems engineering and planning perspective along >[...]
The maximum speed an aircraft can be safely flown while the landing gear is extended.>[...]
"Business Aviation’s global CO2 emissions are very small, being approximately 2 percent of all aviation and .04 percent of global man-made carbon emissions." Source: Excerpt >[...]
Razor, Pepper Spray Used In Conflict Between Two Women On Board Two women on board a JetBlue flight from Kingston, Jamaica to JFK airport in New York got into a brawl as the flight>[...]