Calendar of Events
July 4, 2015
BryceFest Fly In will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sports, games, music, vendors, magic, food and fun to celebrate Independence Day! Prizes for best aircraft in several categories. Fireworks after dark. Volunteers will monitor 122.8 and will assist with tiedowns and transportation if needed. It is a short easy walk to most events at the Lodge from the ramp. Questions: go to: www.BryceResort.com or call Kevin Brennan at 240 888-3603 or email SkyBryceFlyingClub@gmail.com. Download Poster
July 4, 2015
July 4th Benefit Barbecue will be held by the National Capitol Squadron Commemorative Air Force from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 12499 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA (Culpeper Airport). Includes aircraft rides, formation flying, door prize/raffle, live music with local musicians, vintage aircraft and military vehicles, and activities for younger aviators. Dinner ($25 suggested donation) includes chicken, pork and sides. Youngsters are free. Proceeds will support their program to train young future aircraft maintainers (future A & P mechanics). Visit http://www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/ for more information.
July 18, 2015
Bath County Air Show will take place at Ingalls Field in Hot Springs, VA from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. . Enjoy good food, family fun and activities for all ages! Activities include an acrobatic air show, car show featuring antique and muscle cars, tractors and motorcycles, helicopter and plane rides and carnival rides provided by Big Country amusements. Bring your chair or blanket to sit and enjoy the show. Check the website for more information: http://www.wingsandwheelsbathcountyva.com/
July 20-26, 2015
EAA Airventure 2015 will take place in Oshkosh, WI. Come visit the Department of Aviation at Booths 3148-3150.
August 15, 2015
Tappahannock-Essex Airport Fly-In will take place. More details later.
August 18-21, 2015
Virginia Aviation Conference will take place at the Homestead Resort and Conference Center in Hot Springs, Virginia. To register visit: http://www.virginiaaviationconference.com/Annual_Conference.html
August 21, 2015
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting will be held at the Homestead Resort and Conference Center in Hot Springs, Virginia on Friday, August 21st.
August 22, 2015
Tazewell Fly-In/Open House
September 12, 2015
Louisa County Air Show will take place at the Louisa County Airport.
September 18-20, 2015
Lake Gaston Resort Seaplane Splash-In. See wonderful and various kinds of seaplanes taking off and landing using one of our two watery runways. Food and drinks provided to pilots and their passengers. Rental accommodations and amenities are available. Contact Bill Fosdick, VSPA President, at 540-872-6744, email@example.com; or Steve Harris at 301-606-0723. Lake Gaston Resort 434-577-2193, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.lakegastonresort.com/splash-in_map.jpg
September 19-20, 2015
NAS Oceana Airshow will take place in Virginia Beach, VA
September 26, 2015
Wings, Wheels, and Keels will take place at Hummel Field.
September 26, 2015
Leesburg Airshow will take place at Leesburg Executive Airport.
September 26, 2015
Hopewell Seaplane Splash-In will take place. For more information contact Don Maxwell at email@example.com or https://amphibflyer.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/splash-in-2014-2/
October 3, 2015
EAA Chapter 186 Fall Fly-In will take place at Warrenton-Fauquier Airport from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. There will breakfast and dinner, airplane judging, a flymart for aircraft parts and much more. Visit www.eaa186.org for more information.
October 10, 2015
16th Annual Culpeper Air Fest (2015) will take place at Culpeper Regional Airport.
November 12, 2015
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Richmond Airport, 445 International Center Drive, Sandston, Virginia 23150; phone 804-236-1111.
November 17-19, 2015
(67th) NBAA 2015 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015) will take place in Las Vegas, NV
February 18, 2016
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting
May 19, 2016
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting
November 17, 2016
Virginia Aviation Board Meeting
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* Virginia Department of Aviation will be exhibiting at this event.
Pancake Breakfast at Franklin Municipal Airport (FKN) takes place on the fourth Saturday of each month except December. Sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force’s Old Dominion Squadron and EAA Chapter 339, each pancake breakfast takes place in the Old Dominion Squadron’s hangar from 8:30 to 10:30 AM. The cost per person is a $7.00 donation. For more information, e-mail: OldDominionSquadron@yahoo.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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/
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) 268-1022 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 contact Barbara Headley at (804) 580-4624 or (804) 347-7592 or email@example.com. 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.
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 7:30 p.m. on the second Friday 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.231.eaachapter.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.
Commemorative Air Force’s Old Dominion Squadron holds monthly membership meetings on the second Saturday of each month (except December). These meetings are open to the public. Each monthly meeting begins at 10:00 AM at Franklin Municipal Airport (FKN) April through October (Old Dominion Squadron hangar or airport terminal building’s conference room) and Hampton Roads Executive Airport (PVG) in Chesapeake November through March in the airport terminal building’s conference room. 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.