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Desert Storm Fly-In in Lake Havasu

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Contact - Pilots Expodition

Location - Lake Havasu Arizona

Desert Storm Fly-In 


desert storm fly in 2018

What is Desert Storm ?

Desert Storm is a world class collection of the most prestigious performance boats from across the nation in a multi day event. Including a Poker run, Parade and Shootout. Its been called a "mecca for performance boating". The shootout has boats nearing 200 mph on the water.

What is the Desert Storm 2018- Pilots Expeditions Trip?

We are a group of aviators looking to hang out and get your feet wet as spectators to watch the performance boats and enjoy the scenery.

Trip Highlights

  • Meet new flying and boating aviation friends and families exploring Lake Havasu and the Desert Storm Event
  • Name badges to all registered attendees
  • Photograph of your aircraft on final and roll out at Lake Havasu Airport
  • Street Parade with the some of the most powerful watercraft on the planet
  • Boat Parade
  • Desert Storm Shootout. Watercraft with Speeds nearing 200 mph
  • Pilot Expeditions Happy Hours and Dinners
  • Guest Speaker regarding "flying to Mexico and Central America by Private Aircraft"

Pilot Expeditions - Desert Storm Agenda

Day 1

Meet at the "street party" for the official Pilot Expedition kickoff. Meet up with other Pilot Expeditions pilots and crews. The street party consists of a mile long stretch of downtown Lake Havasu City blocked off with the most expensive and extravagant watercraft on the planet available for viewing. Bars and restaurants are buzzing with enthusiasts.

desert storm fly in parade

Day 2

The Parade is the first chance to see the boats in the water. Literally hundreds of boats line the Lake Havasu channel. We will have a space reserved on the lawn for the Pilot Expeditions to meet up.
The parade starts and ends early so most the day is open.
Happy Hour at 5:00 PM - Guest Speaker Erik McCormick will be covering "Flying to Cuba by private Aircraft".
Dinner at 7:00

desert storm fly in lake havasu
Day 3. Desert Storm Shootout.

Speeds nearing 200 mph on the water! Watch from the shore or make plans to get a boat and watch from the water. We are looking at renting a houseboat and sharing the costs depending on participation.
Official trip ends. Some will stay and explore and some will depart.

Capture your magic moment - Landing at Lake Havasu

Pilot Expeditions photographer will be at the airport ready to capture your magic moment of your aircraft on final approach and roll out. We will provide a link after the event for you to download the photos.

Airport information

Lake Havasu Airport Information

Places to stay

Tourism Page - Resorts - Camping - RV parks - Cruises & more.

Cost to Attend: Registration fee. * See below for details.

$49. Per Adult.
17 Years and under - No Cost to Register

Registration, Details and Cancellation Information

Registration fee price includes: Name badge, agenda and ability to participate in official trip events. All events are optional.

One member of your aircraft or group must be a member of Pilot Expeditions. Click here to join.

Registration fees do not include any event fees, hotel, transportation, meals, Aircraft parking or other fees of any kind.

Trip attendee are responsible for paying and making all reservations. In some cases we have negotiated discounts that could apply or reserved time slots for the group. Please indicate you are with Pilot Expedition when making reservations for events or hotels.

To attend events pilot and crew (all persons) must be a registered attendee of the trip with a name badge. Non attendees will be asked to leave the event. We will have extra name badges with us for last minute signups.

Changes and Refund Policy

Agenda - Locations - Cost of events are all subject to change.

Refund Policy of funds paid to Pilot Destination

Cancel 30 days or more prior to event start date 100% of moneys paid for trip registration to Pilot Expeditions will be refunded.
Cancel 10 days or more prior to event start date - 50% of moneys paid for trip registration to Pilot Expeditions will be refunded.
Cancel 9 days or less to the event - 0% to be refunded.
Registrants agree and acknowledge and accept this "change and refund policy by completing registration form and paying registration fee.

Airport photograph note.

In some cases due to photography mishaps we will miss your magic moment. We will make every possible effort to get a outstanding photo.

Location - Lake Havasu Arizona