Soon the fly-in and Air Show season will be upon us. Hopefully we all have our Swifts and ourselves up to par to enjoy the good flying weather coming up. Major fly-ins on the schedule include Swift National back at Athens, TN; Northwest Swifters at Cottage Grove, OR; West Coast Swift National at Westover Field, Jackson, CA; and RRSW at Pecan Plantation, TX.
Westover 2016 Sept 23-25
Carol and Gerry Hampton are well into planning for the West Coast Swift National. We are planning on wine tasting again. We will have a formation school if there is a demand. More later.
Swift National 2016 June 8-12
The 70th Anniversary of the Swift will be celebrated during Swift National at Athens, TN. In addition, the new facilities will be up and operating to include the Saturday Night Banquet hosted in our own new hangar facilities on site. Early registration will help the committee’s with planning and contribute to a more enjoyable Swift National. If for some reason you can-not register early we and your friends would love to see you at National at any time…so come on out and join the fun.
Northwest Swift Fly-in Cottage Grove, OR July 15-17
Kent Koester is again hosting this most fun fly-in. More details to follow.
Red River Swift Wing Gathering Oct 11-14
The RRSW fall fly-in is at Pecan Plantation, tentatively in early Oct. More info to follow.
2016 WCSW SWIFT FLY INS
Jun 8-12 Athens, TN Swift National
Jul 15-17 Cottage Grove, OR Northwest Swift Fly-in
Sep 23-25 Westover Field, CA West Coast Swift National
Oct Pecan Plantation, TX RRSW Gathering
2016 OTHER FLY INS/AIR SHOWS
Jan 9-10 Cable Airport Cable Air Show
Mar 19-20 Fox Field LA County Air Show
Apr 2 Riverside Airport Riverside Air Show
Apr 16-17 March Field Thunder over the Empire
Apr 29-May 1 Chino Airport Planes of Fame Airshow
May 7 Paso Robles Airport Estrella Warbirds Wings Wheel
May 14 Redlands Airport Hangar 24 Air Fest
May 21-22 Madera Airport Madera Air Show
Jun 11-12 Gillespie Field, CA Air Show San Diego
Jun 20-21 Hollister Hollister Air Show
Jun 18-19 Columbia Airport Fathers Day Fly-in
Jul 7-9 Arlington Airport Arlington EAA, WA
Jul 25-31 Oshkosh, WI EAA Air Venture
Aug 20-21 Camarillo Camarillo Air Show
Sept 14-18 Stead Field Reno Air Races
Oct 8 Auburn Airport Auburn Air Fair
Oct 14-16 Minter Airport Madness over Minter
Marysville Golden West EAA fly-in
The above information is accurate as far as we know it, if we receive notification of changes to date, time, locations, etc. we will update you.
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Carol & Gerry Hampton