April 29-May 1, Chino, CA – Planes of Fame Airshow
Performers include USAF F-16 Viper Demo Team and Heritage Flight, Sean D. Tucker-Team Oracle Aerobatics, Sea Fury Aerobatics by Sanders Aeronautics, Rob Harrison and the Tumbling Bear, Kent Pietsch and the Jelly Belly Airplane, Erickson Aircraft Collection, Texas Flying Legends, John Collver SNJ-AT6 Aerobatics, Granley Airshows Yak Aerobatic Team and over 40 WWII aircraft including Zeros, B-25, P-47, and P-51s, and there is more to announce later! In addition to many other fantastic airplanes that will be performing and on static display, there will be a special panel discussion with some of our honored veterans. Stay tuned for future announcements of some of our special guests. Also, be sure to catch the Twilight Show on April 29! If you are interested in helping to sponsor the airshow, click here to learn about the opportunities!
May 27, Las Vegas, NV – Las Vegas Veterans Memorial – A National Tribute
Las Vegas Veterans Memorial - A National Tribute is a national monument recognizing the service and sacrifice of American veterans and their families. The two-acre memorial and park will feature 18 larger-than-life statues, from the Revolutionary War to the Global War on Terror. The memorial will serve as a reminder that we will forever honor the proud principles upon which our nation was founded, and that we will never forget the spirit and heroism of those who have, and will, answer the call of duty. Please go to this website www.lasvegasveteransmemorial.org for more information.
June 4-5, Blaine, MN – Discover Aviation Days.
A pancake breakfast & lunch to be served both days. An evening Hangar Dance with a 15 piece 1940's swing band held Saturday night. Admission to Discover Aviation Days is FREE. We are asking for a Parking Donation to help cover expenses. The pancake breakfast, hangar dance and air rides all require a fee. For more information go to www.discoveraviationdays.org.
July 22-24, Janesville, WI – THE COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE (CAF) AND EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION (EAA) ANNOUNCE HEAVY BOMBERS WEEKEND 2016
In a fourth annual gathering of aircraft from the World War II and Vietnam War eras, the CAF and EAA are joining forces for a Heavy Bombers Weekend 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin the weekend before EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. The event starts Friday, July 22, 2016 and will feature the world’s only airworthy B-29 Superfortress FIFI; the B-17 Aluminum Overcast; the B-25 Yellow Rose; the AC-47 Gunship Spooky; and Grumman C1-A Trader. Other attending aircraft include two P-51 Mustangs, a C-45 Expeditor, two TBM Avengers, PT-13 Stearman, AT-6 Texan, two SNJ-5s, PT-26, KC-135 fuel tanker from the 128th Air Refueling Wing, and an L-29 jet. Many of the airplanes will be available for ground tours and rides. A Bell 47 Helicopter will also be offering rides. Additional ground tour aircraft include a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter and the Rockford REACT helicopter.
“We are excited to bring the AirPower History Tour to Janesville, Wisconsin,” said Gerald Oliver, a member of the CAF B-29 Squadron. “The people of southern Wisconsin offered strong support for the 2013 through 2015 events so we are bringing yet another unique show in 2016 for the Janesville, Beloit, Rockford, and Madison area communities to enjoy.” Sean Elliott, EAA vice president of advocacy and safety said, “This is a historic opportunity for the public to view, touch, photograph, climb-through, and even fly in these aircraft at one location. The Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville offers an ideal venue for a three-day show on their way to EAA AirVenture the following week.”
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July 25-31, Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, WI (KOSH) – EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH.
For seven days from sunrise to well past sunset, your Oshkosh day is filled dazzling displays of warbirds, aerobatics, informative programs and hands-on workshops, diverse aircraft spanning all eras of flight, concerts to keep you rockin’ into the night, and much, much more.
Marvel at the largest gathering of warbirds in the world - over 350 aircraft from trainers to bombers, and everything in between. Fun for the whole family that you’ll find only in Oshkosh is waiting for you at The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration!
Warbird Squadron Monthly Meeting Information
Nashville, TN – EAA Warbirds Squadron 1 meets monthly. Please contact Squadron Commander Harold Cannon by phone: 270-316-9014 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding meeting times and locations.
Seattle, WA – EAA Warbirds Squadron 2 meets every second Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Please contact Squadron Commander Ron Morrell by phone: 425-463-6519 or by email: email@example.com for more information on meeting locations or check out the website at www.cascadewarbirds.org.
Indianapolis, IN – EAA Warbirds Squadron 3 meets every second Saturday at 10:30 a.m. October through May. Please contact Squadron Commander William Crabill by phone at 765-427-3754 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on meeting locations.
Joliet, IL – EAA Warbirds Squadron 4 meets the first Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. at Pilot Pete’s Restaurant & Bar Schaumburg Airport, 905 W. Irving Park. Please contact Squadron Commander Thomas Buck by Phone 815-726-5095 or by email at email@example.com or check out the website at www.warbirdsquadron4.org for more information.
Oconto, WI – EAA Warbirds Squadron 6 meets monthly. Please contact Squadron Commander Stephen Witt by phone: 920-846-3843 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding meeting times and locations. Also, feel free to check out their website at www.warbirdsix.com.
Nashua, NH – EAA Warbirds Squadron 7 meets every third Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Please contact Squadron Commander Tom Schinkel by phone: 617-818-8783 or by email email@example.com for more information regarding meeting locations. You may also check out their website at www.wb7.eaachapter.org.
Hillsboro, OR – EAA Warbirds Squadron 13 meets once a quarter. Please contact Squadron Commander Steve Householder by phone: 503-615-0617 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on meeting times and locations.
Chino, CA – EAA Warbirds Squadron 16 meets every Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at the Planes of Fame briefing room at Chino Airport. Please contact H.F. “Enrico” Bottieri by phone: 714-964-4864 or by email email@example.com. You may also check out their website at www.warbirdsusa.org for more information.
Cincinnati, OH – EAA Warbirds Squadron 18 meets every first Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Please contact Squadron Commander James Stitt by phone: 513-241-1661 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on meeting locations. You may also check out their website at www.cincinnatiwarbirds.org.
Phoenix, AZ – EAA Warbirds Squadron 20. Please contact Squadron Commander Patrick Giery by phone: 480-221-1054 or by email email@example.com to find out more about the times and locations of squadron meetings. You may also check out their website at www.squadron20.org.
Punta Gorda, FL – EAA Warbirds Squadron 24 meets the last Saturday of each month at 10:30 on the EAA Campus in the Squadron’s new building. It is located next to the EAA Chapter 565 building near the south ramp (south of the FBO) at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda. There’s plenty of free parking for planes and cars. Please contact Squadron Commander James “Zack” Olzacki by phone: 941-636-6188 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also check out their website at www.floridawarbirds.org.
Hastings, MN – EAA Warbirds Squadron 28 meets every first Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Please Contact Squadron Commander Rodney Walker by phone: 541-480-3295 or by email email@example.com for more information on meeting locations.
Mesa, AZ – EAA Warbirds Squadron 50 meets the first Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at Falcon Fld. Mesa, AZ 85215. Please contact Squadron Commander Richard A. (Dick) Stich by phone: 480-830-6182 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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