Archives: Fly-Ins & Air Shows

Good Snow For Annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In

PIONEER AIRPORT, OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Skiplane Fly-In had plenty of snow, February 8, 2014; so much that some participants were challenged in flying home that afternoon. The event was held at Pioneer Airport, located directly … Continue reading

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Iceport 2014

GARRISON, MINN. – “Who needs an airport when you have 3000 feet of plowed frozen lake?” This is the motto of organizers of the Second Annual “Iceport” Fly-In, March 8, 2014 on Mille Lacs Lake near Garrison, Minnesota. A record … Continue reading

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No Show At Manitowoc In 2014

MANITOWOC, WIS. – The Thunder On The Lakeshore Airshow is taking a break this year, with the hope of returning in 2015, according to producer Curt Drumm and director Jutta Furca. Drumm said that the main issue is financial. Fundraising will be … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fly-Ins & Points of Interest

We all know Wisconsin hosts what is billed as “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” Of course, that’s the annual EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. However, did you know several other airports in the state regularly hold fly-ins and air shows? For … Continue reading

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Antique Airplane Association To Host Invitational Fly-In

BLAKESBURG, IOWA – One of the best venues for inspiring interest in aviation today, as well as throughout the last 100-plus years of flight, can be found in entertainment venues, such as movies and airshows. Those venues feature not only … Continue reading

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The 10th Annual Flying Cloud Air Tour

by Ben McQuillan EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – This year 25 airplanes from all over the Twin Cities descended upon Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, for the annual “Flying Cloud Air Tour,” September 14, 2013. It was the best-attended … Continue reading

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Promoting GA At The Mason Aviation Day Fly-In

by Vickie Vandenbelt MASON, MICH. – Mason Jewett Field (TEW) is a wonderful general aviation airport in mid-Michigan, located 15 miles south of the state capitol in Lansing. The 4000 foot paved runway and self-serve 100LL at a (usually) competitive … Continue reading

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Middleton EAA Chapter Hosts Annual Fly-In

MIDDLETON, WIS. – Chapter 1389 of the Experimental Aircraft Association, sponsored its annual fly-in breakfast July 14, 2013 at Middleton Municipal Airport – Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin. The event attracted homebuilts, warbirds, vintage aircraft, conventional aircraft and a medical … Continue reading

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Washington Island Lions Club Fly-In Fish Boil

WASHINGTON ISLAND, WIS. – Off the tip of the Door County Peninsula in northeast Wisconsin is Washington Island, a romantic, historical destination, where once each year, the local Lions Club hosts a fish boil fly-in. The 60th Annual Fly-In Fish … Continue reading

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Harbor View Welcomes Antique Floatplane To Fly-In & Air Show

PHILLIPS, WIS. (July 6, 2013) – Duane and Bonny Grube, owners of the Harbor View Pub & Eatery, welcomed a rare antique floatplane to their shores on Long Lake. Dale Walker flew his 1943 Howard DGA-15 from New Richmond, Wisconsin … Continue reading

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