Pleasant Valley Turf P48 Backcountry Fly-In Sat Feb 7th

Pleasant Valley P48 “Turf” Backcountry Fly-In 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday - February 7, 2015 10:00am ~ FAASTeam Mountain Flying ~ Wayne Fischer Short Field TO/Landing Demonstrations Hole-in-One Flying Golf Helicopter, tail dragger, and glider rides. Static hot air balloons, amphibious aircraft Military aircraft fly-over Directions:Flying - ANNOUNCE your back country arrival/departure on 122.9Plan 5L/23R runway with RIGHT traffic pattern.CAUTION - The aerobatic box to the...


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Free Hypoxia Training in Albuquerque Feb 6-8

CLICK HERE (http://www.nmpilots.org/registration.asp?event_id=CAMI%20PROTE%20Clinic) for more information and to register. PROTE Hypoxia Training 2015 https://www.faasafety.gov/login/Default.aspx?dest=WINGS/pub/default (https://www.faasafety.gov/login/Default.aspx?dest=WINGS/pub/default) Location: Aspen Avionics hangar, Double Eagle KEAG, Albuquerque Contact: Cathy Myers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Flea Market Fly-In at Eagle Roost Airpark Feb 21st

Aviation Flea Market Fly-In Saturday, February 21stEagle Roost Airpark 27AZMartha Home This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 928-231-9500 SELL OR BUY AVIATION ITEMSAVIONICS TO AIRCRAFT


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New Mexico Spaceport America Fly-In on Feb 14th

Spaceport America’s First Fly-In Spaceport America will host its first-ever Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. This is the first time that the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) will open up the spaceport to this kind of event, and the occasion marks the start of a recurring opportunity for private pilots to land at Spaceport America. WHO: Any Private...


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Alamo Lake Fly-In Lunch to Wayside Inn on Sunday Feb 15th

Come join us for lunch at the Wayside Inn on Alamo LakeSunday, February 15th, 201511:30am The Wayside Inn is a small trailer park with a great little restaurant in the desert about 5 miles south of Alamo Lake. Alamo Lake airstrip is not on the sectional chart. GPS coordinates are 34°14'49.2"N 113°29'13.2"WHere is a link to SkyVector (http://skyvector.com/?ll=34.247,-113.487 zoom=2)Here is a...


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Backcounrty Rumble in the Desert at Ocotillo Wells on March 14th

SunCountry Cubs, California Cubs, and CubCrafters Inc, are pleased to host the Rumble in the Desert Round 2! Events will take place at L90 Ocotillo Wells, followed by a BBQ and Awards Ceremony at 2pm. A block of rooms is being held under SunCountry Cubs, at the (L08) Borrego Springs Resort and Spa, in Borrego Springs, CA. RESERVE YOUR...


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Pleasant Valley Turf P48 Backcountry Fly-In Sat Feb 7th
Pleasant Valley P48 “Turf” Backcountry Fly-In 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday - February 7, 2015  10:00am ~ FAASTeam Mountain Flying ~ Wayne Fischer Short Field TO/Landing Demonstrations Hole-in-One Flying Golf Helicopter, tail dragger, and glider rides. Static hot air balloons, amphibious aircraft Military aircraft fly-over Directions:Flying - ANNOUNCE your… Read more...Pleasant Valley Turf P48 Backcountry Fly-In Sat Feb 7th
Free Hypoxia Training in Albuquerque Feb 6-8
The New Mexico Pilots Association is hosting the FAA and their Portable Reduced Oxygen Training Enclosure (PROTE) here in New Mexico. This FREE clinic will offer pilots the ability to experience hypoxia in a normobaric hypoxia training device that simulates altitude by reducing oxygen percentage without reducing atmos-pheric pressure.The Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) and the FAA… Read more...Free Hypoxia Training in Albuquerque Feb 6-8
Flea Market Fly-In at Eagle Roost Airpark Feb 21st
Aviation Flea Market Fly-In Saturday, February 21stEagle Roost Airpark 27AZMartha Home This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 928-231-9500 SELL OR BUY AVIATION ITEMSAVIONICS TO AIRCRAFT 
New Mexico Spaceport America Fly-In on Feb 14th
Spaceport America’s First Fly-In  Spaceport America will host its first-ever Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. This is the first time that the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) will open up the spaceport to this kind of event, and the occasion marks the start of a recurring opportunity for private pilots to land at Spaceport America. WHO: Any Private… Read more...New Mexico Spaceport America Fly-In on Feb 14th
Alamo Lake Fly-In Lunch to Wayside Inn on Sunday Feb 15th
Come join us for lunch at the Wayside Inn on Alamo LakeSunday, February 15th, 201511:30am The Wayside Inn is a small trailer park with a great little restaurant in the desert about 5 miles south of Alamo Lake. Alamo Lake airstrip is not on the sectional chart. GPS coordinates are 34°14'49.2"N 113°29'13.2"WHere is a link to SkyVectorHere is a link to Google Maps … Read more...Alamo Lake Fly-In Lunch to Wayside Inn on Sunday Feb 15th
Backcounrty Rumble in the Desert at Ocotillo Wells on March 14th
SunCountry Cubs, California Cubs, and CubCrafters Inc, are pleased to host the Rumble in the Desert Round 2! Events will take place at L90 Ocotillo Wells, followed by a BBQ and Awards Ceremony at 2pm. A block of rooms is being held under SunCountry Cubs, at the (L08) Borrego Springs Resort and Spa, in Borrego Springs, CA. RESERVE YOUR ROOMS EARLY! Click Here to Register with Innovation … Read more...Backcounrty Rumble in the Desert at Ocotillo Wells on March 14th

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