Copperstate in Casa Grande

www.Copperstate.org (http://www.Copperstate.org%20) Since 1971, the COPPERSTATE Fly-In Aviation Expo has been a great place to see a diverse blend of aircraft in action, attend informative workshops and check out the latest, greatest aviation products. In its 42nd year, this year’s fly-in — scheduled for Thurs, Oct. 23rd, 2014 - Sat, Oct. 25th, 2014 at the Casa Grande Municipal...


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Double Circle Ranch NPLD 2014

Double Circle Ranch NPLD 2014 by Mark Spencer We could not have asked for a better weekend, crew, or site for this year’s National Public Lands Day event with the U.S.F.S. The weather was cool and moist, and we all enjoyed the shelter pro-vided by the lodge building during the Saturday night thunder-storms. There were no incidents, accidents, or even...


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Wekend Getaway Flight to Mesa Verde Nat’l Par...

APA Getaway Flight: Mesa Verde Nat’l Park (Cortez, CO KCEZ) by Craig Albright, Cirrus N857CD @ KCHD, CFI/II September’s Getaway Flight: Mesa Verde National Park over 9/27-28/2014 Let’s go visit some ancient cliff dwellings of Ancestral Pueblo people at Mesa Verde National Park. Occupied for over 700 years between 600-1300 A.D., there are over 600 dwellings in the park and 5000+ archeological sites!...


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September 2014 Executive Director's Report

By Jim Timm September 2014 I hope everyone has been enjoying a summer vacation and flying safely to get out of the valley’s summer heat. This year the weather at the EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh was once again superb. It was great to have had the opportunity to run into some of you there and visit for a moment. It was amazing...


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Fly in Camp at the Old Double Circle Ranch Se...

Double Circle Ranch Fly-In Camping September 26-28th Join the backcountry gang at the old Double Circle Ranch and airstrip September 25-27th for a fly in camp and "National Public Lands Day" all volunteer restoration project. You’ll recall that last year we oiled the entire lodge building and hand constructed a new rustic door. This year’s project is even more exciting as...


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July 2014 Executive Director's Report

By Jim Timm July 2014 Summer is definitely here and you really have to get out early to fly comfortably. Many are getting plans finalized for the big EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh and I hope the weather improves a bit for those planning on flying to the event. I hope I run into some of you while we are there. In the...


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Copperstate in Casa Grande
www.Copperstate.org Since 1971, the COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo has been a great place to see a diverse blend of aircraft in action, attend informative workshops and check out the latest, greatest aviation products. In its 42nd year, this year’s fly-in — scheduled for Thurs, Oct. 23rd, 2014 - Sat, Oct. 25th, 2014 at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport in Casa Grande, Ariz.… Read more...Copperstate in Casa Grande
Double Circle Ranch NPLD 2014
Double Circle Ranch NPLD 2014 by Mark Spencer  We could not have asked for a better weekend, crew, or site for this year’s National Public Lands Day event with the U.S.F.S. The weather was cool and moist, and we all enjoyed the shelter pro-vided by the lodge building during the Saturday night thunder-storms. There were no incidents, accidents, or even complaints. There were nine aircraft… Read more...Double Circle Ranch NPLD 2014
20th Annual Wickenburg Fly-In and Classic Car Show
20th Annual Wickenburg Fly-In & Classic Car ShowSaturday, October 11, 2014- Wellik Field, Wickenburg Municipal Airport7:30 a.m. – 12 Noon – free to the publicInfo: www.wickenburgchamber.com (928) 684-5479 
Wekend Getaway Flight to Mesa Verde Natâl Park Cortez, CO
APA Getaway Flight: Mesa Verde Nat’l Park (Cortez, CO KCEZ) by Craig Albright, Cirrus N857CD @ KCHD, CFI/II September’s Getaway Flight: Mesa Verde National Park over 9/27-28/2014 Let’s go visit some ancient cliff dwellings of Ancestral Pueblo people at Mesa Verde National Park. Occupied for over 700 years between 600-1300 A.D., there are over 600 dwellings in the park and 5000+… Read more...Wekend Getaway Flight to Mesa Verde Nat’l Park Cortez, CO
Fly in Camp at the Old Double Circle Ranch September 25-27th
Double Circle Ranch Fly-In Camping September 26-28th Join the backcountry gang at the old Double Circle Ranch and airstrip September 25-27th for a fly in camp and "National Public Lands Day" all volunteer restoration project. You’ll recall that last year we oiled the entire lodge building and hand constructed a new rustic door. This year’s project is even more exciting as we’ll… Read more...Fly in Camp at the Old Double Circle Ranch September 25-27th
September 2014 Executive Director's Report
By Jim Timm September 2014 I hope everyone has been enjoying a summer vacation and flying safely to get out of the valley’s summer heat. This year the weather at the EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh was once again superb. It was great to have had the opportunity to run into some of you there and visit for a moment. It was amazing with thousands attending again this year. The big question starting… Read more...September 2014 Executive Director's Report

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