Calendar of Events
May 17-19, 2013
Warbirds Over the Beach will be held at the Military Aviation Museum near Virginia Beach. Activities include Warbird flights, World War II re-enactor camp, live music, evening steak dinner (with special ticket), and a hangar dance. For more information visit www.VBAirshow.com
May 23-24, 2013
Virginia Seaplane Splash-in, Lake Anna, Mineral, Virginia 23117. N38-04.590 W077-48.740, unicom 123.40, Bob Woodberry's House will be hosting the 1st annual, 2 day social gathering event at 120 Old Mill Court, Mineral, Virginia 23117. Primary contact Edgar ET Tello 704-491-3152 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Secondary contact Bob Woodberry 703-785-1505 or email@example.com. Nearest airports Lake Anna Airport (7W4) & Orange Airport (OMH) Call for pick up. Discussions will take place about the possible formation of a Virginia Seaplane Pilots Association.
June 2, 2013
The Commemorative Air Force's Old Dominion Squadron is sponsoring Warbird Showcase at Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport (JGG) in Williamsburg from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event features vintage World War II era aircraft and turret static displays (free admission). Lunch is available at Charly's Airport Restaurant. Event is weather permitting. Note to Warbird Pilots: a $ .20/gal discount off the normal fuel price for participating event aircraft. CAF Old Dominion Squadron Point of Contact: Michael Kuhnert: firstname.lastname@example.org - poster
June 8, 2013
Women Can Fly will be held at Warrenton-Facquier Airport. The event will provide a variety of experiences, including classroom presentations, simulation opportunities, and a flight in a general aviation aircraft for participating girls and women. The goal is to introduce them to aviation and provide information about opportunities in the aviation industry as well as experiencing the fun and camaraderie of general aviation. For more information contact Michael Young, Event Coordinator at Mfyoung1@verizon.net or (703) 966‐7701or Dave Darrah, Airport Manager at Warrenton‐Fauquier Airport at email@example.com or (540) 422-8283.
June 15, 2013
2013 Become A Pilot Day will take place at the Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center (National Air and Space Museum) near Dulles International Airport. For more information visit http://becomeapilot.si.edu/
June 22, 2013
Women Can Fly will be held at Hampton Roads Executive Airport. The event will provide a variety of experiences, including classroom presentations, simulation opportunities, and a flight in a general aviation aircraft for participating girls and women. The goal is to introduce them to aviation and provide information about opportunities in the aviation industry as well as experiencing the fun and camaraderie of general aviation. For more information contact Becky Farley, Hampton Roads Executive Airport, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (757) 488‐3166.
June 22, 2013
9th Annual Bluegrass Family Day and Fly In at the Middle Peninsula Regional Airport will take place from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Includes Music all day, Food & Refreshments, Silent Auction, Childrens Activities - Bounce House, Slide - Clown Face Painting, Balloon Art - Pony Rides, Plane Rides, Fire & Rescue Equipment Display, Antique Tractor & Equipment, Car & Bike Show, Sky Divers, Life Evac Display, and Vendors & Crafts. Poster
June 29, 2013
Women Can Fly will be held at Lynchburg Regional Airport. The event will provide a variety of experiences, including classroom presentations, simulation opportunities, and a flight in a general aviation aircraft for participating girls and women. The goal is to introduce them to aviation and provide information about opportunities in the aviation industry as well as experiencing the fun and camaraderie of general aviation. For more information contact Lizzy Hauk, email@example.com or (440) 278‐0860.
July 29-August 4, 2013
EAA Airventure 2013 will be held in Oshkosh, WI.
August 3, 2013
5th Annual Bath County Wings and Wheels Festival will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Ingalls Field Airport (Hot Springs, VA). The event includes a car and airshow, kids games and activities, music, and lots of food. There is a $5.00 per car admission fee. The event is sponsored by the Bath County Department of Tourism, Bath County Parks and Recreation, and Bath County Airport Authority. For more information contact Becky Skidmore, Manager, at (540) 839-5326 or firstname.lastname@example.org
August 17, 2013
Annual Tazewell County Airport Airshow will be held. More details later.
September 7, 2013
Louisa County Airshow will be held . More details later.
September 13, 2013
USO Dance at Front Royal-Warren County Airport from 7-10 p.m.
September 14, 2013
Virginia Airshow at Front Royal-Warren County Airport. More info soon at www.virginiaairshow.com
September 28, 2013
Leesburg Air Show will take place at Leesburg Executive Airport from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The event is free and includes airshow performers, static displays, general aviation aircraft, flight schools, vendors, a car show, and food. Event sponsors include the Town of Leesburg and ProJet Aviation. For more information contact Scott Coffman, Airport Operations Manager, at (703) 737-7125 or email@example.com or visit www.leesburgairshow.com
September 28, 2013
Wings, Wheels, and Keels Air, Car & Boat Show will take place. Wings & Wheels is an annual family event located at Hummel Airfield in Topping, Virginia. Bring your friends and family out
from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to enjoy the automobiles, aircraft, boats, food and craft vendors, and prizes! This Wings, Wheels & Keels festival will be our 16th show, and we are expecting the greatest turnout yet - rain or shine! There is free admittance and parking for visitors; however, donations are appreciated. For more information visit http://www.wingswheelskeels.com/
October 12, 2013
14th Annual Culpeper Air Fest will take place. More details later.
October 19, 2013
9th Annual Wings and Wheels Festival will be held at Stafford Regional Airport from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The festival will include aircraft displays with warbirds, homebuilts, production, and antique aircraft. There will be a car and motorcycle show with motorcycle and radio controlled aircraft demonstrations. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Stafford and the Stafford Regional Airport Authority. For more information contact Ed Wallis, Airport Manager, at (540) 658-1212 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.staffordairport.com
October 19, 2013
Tappahannock-Essex Airport Fly-In and Open House will take place. More details later.
October 22-24, 2013
66th NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA 2013) will be held in Las Vegas, NV.
November 21, 2013
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting will be held. Location to be determined.
Send calendar information to Betty Wilson. In addition to placing the info on this page, the Department of Aviation will forward your event information to local media outlets and to aviation event calendars.
* Virginia Department of Aviation will be exhibiting at this event.
Pancake Breakfast at Franklin Municipal Airport takes place the fourth Saturday of each month (from 8:00 - 10:30 a.m.) in the Old Dominion Squadron's hangar. The cost per person is a $6.00 donation. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 339 and Old Dominion Squadron CAF. For more information call (757) 562-8764. (2013 Dates: Jan. 26, Feb. 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 23).
Fly-In 2010 at Twin County Airport (KHLX) will take place the second Saturday of every month April through October. Everyone is welcome for food, drinks, and fellowship. Food served from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All proceeds go to Local EAA Chapter 1426. For more information contact Brian Sutphin (276) 733-4198.
Pancake Breakfast at Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport takes place the first Saturday of each month (from 8:00-10:00 a.m.). Breakfast and social hour with regularly scheduled live presentations by FAA and/or NTSB. Sponsored by Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport and The Club/Lake Gaston Resort. For more information contact (434) 729-2591or AVCAirport@buggs.net
Soup-on-Sunday at Campbell Field Airport (9VG) on the Eastern Shore of Virginia will take place each Sunday from noon-3:00 p.m. For more information visit the website or contact Gordon Campbell at (757) 442-7519.
Friends of the Petersburg Pilots Association holds a breakfast from 8:00-10:00 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Dinwiddie County Airport. For more information call (804) 861-9915.
Lonesome Pine EAA Chapter 1416 invites pilots and guests to attend free "Hotdogs & Hangar Talk" beginning at 11:00 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at Lonesome Pine Airport (follows the EAA Chapter Meeting at 10:00 a.m.). For more information contact Bob Spera, Director, Liberty Flying Service, (276) 328-5300 or email@example.com or visit www.libertyflyingservice.com.
Gordonsville Municipal Airport has a free lunch provided by GAPS (Gordonsville Airport Preservation Society) members on Saturdays and Sundays. Call in advance to confirm menu (540) 903-6624.
Flying Circus Airshow (Open every Sunday, May through October) including precision aerobatic and formation flying, wing walking, hot air ballooning, skydiving, and antique open cockpit airplanes. Biplane rides are available before and after every show. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. Show starts at 2:30 p.m. $10.00 for adults and $3.00 for kids. Group rates available. Concession stand, picnic grounds, gift shop. Picnic pavilion available for party rental. The Flying Circus Aerodrome is located at Rte. 17 and Rte. 644 (Richie Road) in Bealeton, Virginia. For more information visit www.flyingcircusairshow.com or call (540) 439-8661.
World War II Veterans Honor Flights via DCA Air Carriers take place each Saturday and Wednesday April-May and Sept.-Oct. from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Terminals A, B, & C. Sponsored by US Airways, AAL, Delta, and Air Tran. Between 100-450 WWII veterans are flown to DCA via charters from various east coast airports to visit the WWII Memorial on the Mall in Washington, DC. Numerous air carriers fly-in vets on chartered flights while other passengers warmly cheer and welcome them back to DCA. 7700+ WWII vets flew into DCA on 64 charter flights during 2009.
National Capitol Squadron (NCS) of Culpeper, Virginia holds a hangar open house on the second Saturday of each month. The NCS is a division of the Commemorative Air Force and is focused on World War II aircraft and honoring past and present veterans and more specifically the aviation history of the 1940's. For more information visit http://www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/site/
Aviation Museum Calendars:
Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society - Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter meets at the Pilot House, Hummel Field, in Topping, Virginia in the "Eagle's Nest" at 12 Noon on the third Thursday of each month unless otherwise posted. Pilots can fly-in and park at the door of the restaurant. Visitors are welcome at these luncheon meetings. There is an interesting speaker from the field of aviation each month. Come visit the "Eagle's Nest" at any time and see the collection of aviation art and other memorabilia.
Williamsburg Chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport in the upstairs meeting room at 10:00 a.m. Call (757) 229-1597 or (757) 220-9115 for information.
Ninety-Nines - Hampton Roads Chapter meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. alternating between Newport News-Williamsburg Airport and Norfolk International Airport. For more information, contact Linda Mathias (757) 242-3491 or Diana Curtis 757 877-6803.
Ninety-Nines - Shenandoah Chapter meets the third Sunday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. All women pilots and student pilots are welcome. Contact Sara Fultz (540) 896-9842 or Jackie Estes (540) 347-5679, to confirm meeting date in the event of late changes.
Ninety-Nines - Virginia Chapter meets the third Saturday of each month at various airports around the state. All women pilots and student pilots are invited to attend. For more information call Betty Vinson (804) 541-0590 or (804) 720-1132. See the website at http://VirginiaChapter99s.shutterfly.com
Ninety-Nines - Old Dominion Chapter meets the third Tuesday of each month at various locations. All women pilots and student pilots are invited to attend. For more information call Susan Passmore at 703-328-2051. See the website at http://www.olddominion99s.com.
Peninsula Airport Commission Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the Commission Room at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. The meeting is open to the public.
Wingnuts Flying Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Chesterfield County Airport terminal building. See the web site at www.wingnutsflying.com.
Civil Air Patrol - Hampton Roads Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Chesapeake Regional Airport located at 1777 West Road, Chesapeake, VA. Cadets aged 12-21 interested in solo flying airplanes/gliders, search & rescue, and more are invited to join. Adults welcome! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 757-77-HRCS-1 (757-774-7271), or visit www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com to find a squadron near you.
Civil Air Patrol - The Newport News Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at 904 Bland Blvd on the grounds of the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. All aviation enthusiasts interested in search-and-rescue and young people ages 12-18 interested in the Cadet Program are invited to join. For details visit www.vawg.cap.gov/newportnews
Civil Air Patrol - Leesburg Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol - Adult members meet the first and third Tuesday of the month and cadet members meet every Tuesday at 7pm at the Leesburg National Guard Armory. We welcome anyone interested in Search & Rescue and aviation. Details and directions at: www.leesburgcap.org
Shenandoah Valley EAA Chapter 511 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. For more information visit www.geocities.com/eaa511va.
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 231 meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the rear of the Virginia Aviation Museum (except for February which is designated for the Annual Dinner). For more information and to confirm meeting date and time visit www.eaa231.org.
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1099 meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Dogwood Air Park. For more information go to www.eaa1099.org, e-mail email@example.com or call Lindy Kirkland at (540) 903-7580.
The Orange County Airport Boosters Association, Inc. (OCABA) holds its monthly organization meeting on the first Saturday of each month. Welcome to all supporters of Orange County Airport (KOMH). See http://www.ocaba-omh.org for more details.
CAF Old Dominion Squadron holds monthly meetings on the second Saturday of each month (except December) beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Franklin Municipal Airport in the Squadron's hangar or the airport's adjacent Base Operations building conference room (depending on weather).. The meetings are open to the public. For more information view the brochure or visit www.OldDominionSquadron.org
Civil Air Patrol – The Fort Pickett Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at 1008 Darvills Road, Blackstone or the Army Airfield, Blackstone. All aviation enthusiasts interested in search-and-rescue and young people ages 12-18 interested in the Cadet Program are invited to join. For more information and to confirm meeting location please contact 1LT Kruse at firstname.lastname@example.org.