To help you plan for 2012, or just reminisce, here is the calendar from 2011.
These events may or may not be repeated.
Please contact event organizers for more information.

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January 2011

Tuesday 1/11: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Whit Beckett will share his recent engine-out experience. We will also discuss the Mooney crash in Penn Yan. Light supper provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Saturday 1/15: Pancake Breakfast, 8:30-10:00 am. Schenectady County (SCH) Glenville, NY. Sponsor: Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Broswe the museum begining at 10:00 am. (518) 377-2191, ext. 28. www.esam.org.

Tuesday 1/18: EAA Chapter 44 meeting. Dinner at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:30 pm. Visitors welcome. For location see website: www.eaa44.org.

Wednesday, 1/19: CFI Workshop Series, 7:00 pm. Buffalo, NY (off airport). FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module #2: Technically Advanced Aircraft and GPS Navigation; Actual Pilot Deviations and Accident Report Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and Instructors in training are encouraged to attend. Sponsor: Mercy Flight. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Friday 1/21: Safety seminar 7:00 pm. Ithaca, NY (ITH). Survive the Surprise Landing. David St. George, DPE will discuss Emergency Planning for Safe Flight: Techniques for Diversions, Precautionary and Emergency Off-Field Landings Sponsor: East Hill Flying Club. Info at www.faasafety.gov.


February 2011

Saturday 2/5: Ski Plane Fly-in, 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Clarence Aerodrome (D51) 8041 Transit Rd. East Amherst, NY. No-snow date: February 12. Chili, Hamburgers and Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate for all. Sponsor: Clarence Flying Club. Contact: Joe Rizzo. 716-308-0441.

Tuesday 2/8: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Light supper provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Tuesday 2/15: EAA Chapter 44 meeting. Dinner at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:30 pm. Visitors welcome. Guest speaker Guido Hassig on Safety with Homebuilts and Light Sport aircraft. For location see website: www.eaa44.org.

Thursday 2/17: Safety seminar, 7:00 pm. Schenectady, NY (off airport). Meet Local Air Traffic Controllers; Learn New Procedures; Improve Surface Safety. Mike Schadewald from the Schenectady Tower. Andrew Fielding and Zachary Boivin from the Albany Tower. Host: 109th Airlift Wing. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 2/19: Pancake Breakfast, 8:30-10:00 am. Schenectady County (SCH) Glenville, NY. Sponsor: Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Broswe the museum begining at 10:00 am. (518) 377-2191, ext. 28. www.esam.org.

Saturday 2/19: Stand Down for Safety, 8:00 am-3:30 pm. Syracuse, NY (off airport). Numerous workshops including GPS Navigation, Pilot Deviation Awareness, Technically Advanced Aircraft, Medical Update, Runway Safety, and Emergency Landings. Breakfast, lunch and wifi provided. Bring your laptop. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 2/19: Safety seminar 9:00 am. Williamson, NY (SDC). "Flight Instructor Chronicles Volume 2: Operator Headspace and Timing." Sponsor: Williamson Flying Club. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Sunday 2/20: EAA Adirondack Chapter 602 Annual Ice Fly In, begining at noon. (Resceduled due to weather.) Lanzi's on the Lake, Great Sacandaga Lake NY, Lat 43-08-50 N, Long 074-13-21 W. Comm frequency 122.750. Contact Doug Sterling at or check out www.eaa602.org.

Wednesday, 2/23: CFI Workshop Series, 6:30 pm. Rochester, NY. FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module #2: Technically Advanced Aircraft, GPS Navigation and Instructor Discussion on Spins and Unusual Attitude Recovery. Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and Instructors in training are encouraged to attend. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 2/24: FAASTeam Flight Instructor Open Forum, 7:00 pm. Albany, NY (ALB). Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, DPEs, and FAASTeam members meet to collaborate, develop best practices, and mitigate general aviation accident risk. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Friday 2/25: Safety seminar 7:00 pm. Ithaca, NY (ITH). Begin and End the Perfect Flight. 60-70% of accidents are in the pattern during the take-off and landing phase of flight. Learn from DPE David St. George how to master your take-offs and landings. Sponsor: East Hill Flying Club. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Monday 2/28: Safety seminar 8:00 pm EST. Attend this live "Webinar" through your home computer. Speaker or headphones required; a microphone lets you interact. "Keeping the Dirty Side Down - Avoiding Surprises While Maneuvering." Host: Bright Spot, Inc. Info at www.faasafety.gov.


March 2011

Saturday 3/5: Finger Lakes Soaring Club Safety Meeting, 10:00 am. Dansville, NY (DSV). Sailplane Operations & Safety Topics. This program will be repeated on 3/19. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Tuesday 3/8: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Light supper provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Saturday 3/12: EAA Chapter 1204 Fly-in Chili-fest, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Lt. Warren Eaton (OIC) Norwich, NY. All are welcome. Visitors are encouraged but not required to share their favorite chili or side dish. For more information call 607-334-4102.

Tuesday 3/15: 4-week Webinar Program, 7:00-9:00 pm. "Accident Analysis - Critical Lessons Learned from the Mishaps of Others." Presented by Bob Miller Flight Training - Online. More information at www.bobmillerflighttraining-online.com/Webinar/BMFTOnlineUpcomingWebinars.htm.

Tuesday 3/15: EAA Chapter 44 meeting. Dinner at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:30 pm. Visitors welcome. For location see website: www.eaa44.org.

Thursday 3/17: 8-week Webinar Program, 7:00-9:00 pm. "Private Pilot Ground/Refresher Course." Presented by Bob Miller Flight Training - Online. More information at www.bobmillerflighttraining-online.com/Webinar/BMFTOnlineUpcomingWebinars.htm.

Saturday 3/19: Registration deadline for NASM Museum Trip 4/16-4/18. Luxury coach trip to the National Air and Space Museum including Udvar-Hazy Center. Enjoy a group tour, then experience the museum at your own pace. Sponsors: EAA Chapters 44 (Rochester) and 46 (Buffalo) and Rochester Area Fun Flyers EAA UL 95. Contact Norm Isler 585-638-8098 or Bill King 716-949-4223.

Saturday 3/19: Pancake Breakfast, 8:30-10:00 am. Schenectady County (SCH) Glenville, NY. Sponsor: Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Broswe the museum begining at 10:00 am. (518) 377-2191, ext. 28. www.esam.org.

Saturday 3/19: Finger Lakes Soaring Club Safety Meeting, 10:00 am. Dansville, NY (DSV). Sailplane Operations & Safety Topics. This is a second offering of the 3/5/2011 program. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday and Sunday 3/19-20: Glider Ground School, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Clifton Park, NY (off airport). This will prepare you for the FAA Private Pilot-Glider written exam. Space is limited; register now. Sponsor: Adirondack Soaring Group, Saratoga County (5B2). Contact: Tim Hanke, Operations Manager, 518-693-6849, www.adirondacksoaring.com.


April 2011

Saturday 4/9: Hang Gliding "Check It Out" Day. Find out if hang gliding is for you. Rain date April 16. www.RochesterAreaFlyers.com

Tuesday 4/19: Hang Gliding Ground School, 6:00 pm. Reservations requested. Followed by Hang Gliding Training Program, Saturday April 23-June 24. No charge if, after ground school, you decide not to continue training. www.RochesterAreaFlyers.com

Saturday 4/23: Lawrence Thiers Fly-in, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Schenectady, NY (SCH). Food, raffles and lots of airplanes. All proceeds from this event will go to the Thiers Memorial Fund, to support the future of aviation. www.thiersflyin.org.

Thursday 4/28: Aero Club of Buffalo Meeting, 6:00 PM, Protocol Restaurant, Williamsville, NY. Presentation by Brian Duddy: "Wings over LeRoy." For details call Fran Bainbridge at 716-833-4978 or see www.orgsites.com/ny/aeroclubofbuffalo.

Saturday 4/30: Benton Fly-in, Benton, PA (PA40). Chicken BBQ with homemade pie available starting at 11:00, rain or shine. Airplane rides after lunch, activities for children and families throughout the day. Proceeds will support the airport. Runways 03/21 2200' x 150' grass, 122.8. For runway conditions contact airport manager, Monty Hittle (570)317-7073.

Saturday 4/30: Nutmeg Soaring Association Open House, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM. Freehold, NY (1I5). Free glider ride raffle, plus free glider ride for oldest aircraft, newest aircraft, first tail-dragger and newest private pilot arriving before noon. www.nutmegsoaring.org.

Saturday 4/30: Genesee Pilots Association potluck, noon. Oxbo International, 7275 Batavia Byron Road, Byron NY (off-airport). Bring your plate, beverage and a dish to pass. After lunch we will tour this manufacturer of speciality agricultural equipment. Visitors welcome. More about GPA.


May 2011

Sunday 5/1: Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am-12:30 pm, Piper Memorial (LHV) Lock Haven, PA. Real maple syrup. Benefits Sentimental Journey Fly-In. Piper Aviation Museum open 9 am - 4 pm. 570-748-5123, , www.sentimentaljourneyfly-in.com.

Monday 5/2: Air Safety Institute seminar 7:00 pm. Poughkeepsie, NY (off airport). "Close Calls, Lessons Learned." Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Wednesday 5/4: Air Safety Institute seminar 7:00 pm. Cohoes, NY (off airport). "Close Calls, Lessons Learned." Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 5/5: Air Safety Institute seminar 7:00 pm. Rochester, NY (off airport). "Close Calls, Lessons Learned." Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Sunday 5/8: Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-11:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. More info at www.eaachapter486.com.

Friday 5/13: Aero Club of Buffalo WNY Hall of Fame dinner, 6:00 PM. St. Joseph's Country Manor, Depew, NY. Awarding of two annual scholarships. For details call Fran Bainbridge at 716-833-4978 or see wnyaerospace.org/?page_id=281.

Friday-Sunday 5/13-15: Berkshire School Fly-in, Great Barrington MA (BGR). Contact Michael Lee, 207-370-5858.

Saturday 5/14: Potluck cookout 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Bennington Morse (DDH), Bennington, VT. Burgers, dogs and soft drinks provided. Sponsor: Bennington Sportflying Club, EAA Chapter 1375 Contact: Matt Warren, 802-447-8207 .

Sunday 5/15: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00 am-noon, Dansville, NY (DSV). Real maple syrup. Necessary crew for pre-1945 aircraft get free breakfast. Contact Bernie Quanz 585-880-3337.

Sunday, 5/15: Apple Blossom Fly-In Breakfast 7:00 am-1:00 pm. Williamson-Sodus (SDC) Sodus, NY. Rides, airplanes of all sizes, experimentals and ultralights, toys, auto display and more. Sponsor: Williamson Flying Club. For more information see www.williamsonflyingclub.com or contact Eric Mehserle at 585-671-1234.

Wednesday 5/15: FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module 3, 6:30 pm. Rochester, NY (ROC). IACRA and Sport Pilot Training and Certification. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 5/21: Old-Time Aeroplane Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am-noon, Cooperstown/Westville (K23) Route 166, Cooperstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 1070, Contact Jim Ainslie, 315-858-1288.

Saturday 5/21: CANCELED: Poker Run and Barbecue. Plateau Sky Ranch (1F2) Edinburg, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 602. Contact: Doug Sterling, .

Tuesday 5/24: FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module 3, 6:30 pm. Syracuse, NY (off airport). IACRA and Sport Pilot Training and Certification. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Sunday 5/29: Fly-in Pancake Breakfast 8:00-noon. Perry-Warsaw (01G), Route 20A, Perry, NY. Sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol Condor Composite Squadron and Batavia Cadet Squadron. Contact: LtCol. Charles Miller, 585-237-3958.

Sunday 5/29: Fly-in Breakfast 8:00-noon. Wellsboro-Johnston (N38) Wellsboro, PA. Sponsor: Canyon Pilots Association, www.pagrandcanyonairport.com.

Sunday 5/29: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Monday 5/30: Fly-in Breakfast, 7:00-noon. Re-Dun Field (17NK) 2441 Chase Road, Rock Stream, NY. Featuring the Awe-Ja-Majic Pancake Machine, live brass band, rides. Host: Dundee Flying Club. Contact Sam Dixon, 607-227-0029, .

Monday 5/30: Fly-in Breakfast 7:00-noon, hotdogs and hamburgers 12:15-1:30. Akron, NY (9G3). Sponsor: Western New York Group Civil Air Patrol.


June 2011

Saturday-Sunday first weekend in June: Classic Air Rallye, Canadian Aviation Museum, Rockcliff Airport, Ottawa Ontario. Special event this year: . www.flightworks.ca.

Saturday 6/4: Spring Fly-In Breakfast, 8:00 am-noon. Kline Kill (NY1) West Ghent, NY. Rain date: June 5. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 146. www.eaa146.org

Saturday 6/4: Safety Seminar, 9:00 am. Lancaster, NY (BQR). Are you up to speed? with Dave Holland of BUF ATC. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 6/4: Due to rain-delayed reconstruction of the runway, the pancake breakfast at Frankfort Highland (6B4) will be postponed till later this summer. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 294. Info 315-866-2110 or .

Sunday 6/5: Fly-in Breakfast 7:00-11:00. Elmira/Corning Regional (ELM) Horseheads, NY. Free breakfast to pilot of antique or experimental aircraft, door prize to all pilots who fly in.

Sunday 6/5: Fly-in Breakfast, Geneseo, NY (D52). Sponsor: 1941 Historical Aircraft Group. www.1941hag.org.

Sunday 6/5: Fly-in Breakfast and Craft Show, Sky Haven (76N) Tunkhannock, PA. Contact Skyhaven Airport Operations at 570-836-4800.

Sunday 6/5: Pancake Breakfast 7:00 am-noon, rain or shine. Pine Hill (9G6) Albion, NY. 4906 Pine Hill Road. Sponsor: Pine Hill Flying Club to benefit Vintage Aircraft Group. Contact: 585-589-7758, www.vintageaircraftgroup.org.

Sunday 6/5: Hangar Talk and Luncheon, noon-?. Atlantic Aviation, Binghamton, NY (BGM). Pilots, talk shop with Broome County Deputy Commissioner of Aviation David Hickling who will discuss current airport issues and address your questions and concerns. Ramp & landing fees waived, also fuel discounts, for fly-in aircraft. Lunch provided for those who RSVP to Barb Narozny, 607-763-4471 ext 218 or .

Tuesday 6/7: FAASTeam Flight Instructor Open Forum, 7:00 pm. Albany, NY (ALB). When, Why & How to Go-Around. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Friday and Saturday 6/10-6/11: Rochester WINGS. Rochester, NY (ROC). Safety seminars, displays, introductory flights, vendors, food and more. www.RochesterWINGS.com.

Saturday 6/11: Airport Day, 7:00 am-4:00 pm. Lt. Warren Eaton (OIC), Norwich NY. Food by the Norwich Rotary beginning with a pancake breakfast at 7:00 am. Aerobatic demonstration by the Iron Eagles in the afternoon. Lots of local exhibitors. Young Eagle flights. For more information call 607-373-9195.

Saturday 6/11: Young Eagles 9:00 am-1:00 pm. (Pancake Breakfast cancelled.) Saratoga County (5B2) Saratoga Springs, NY, Sponsor: EAA Chapter 602. Contact: Tim Devine, . www.eaa602.org.

Saturday 6/11: Annual RV Picnic and Fly-In 11:00-?, Akron, NY (9G3). See RV aircraft and enjoy free hot dogs. Everyone welcome. Contact: . Airport phone number is 716-542-4607.

Saturday 6/11: Potluck cookout 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Bennington Morse (DDH), Bennington, VT. Burgers, dogs and soft drinks provided. Sponsor: Bennington Sportflying Club, EAA Chapter 1375 Contact: Matt Warren, 802-447-8207 .

Sunday 6/12: EAA Chapter 500 Fly-in Pancake Breakfast, 8:00-noon. Massena, NY (MSS), AP Hangar. Contact Pres. Jennifer Kearney, 315-261-1672.

Sunday 6/12: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Sunday 6/12: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-11:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. More info at www.eaachapter486.com.

Sunday 6/12: Fly-in/Drive-in Breakfast, 7:30-11:00. Canandaigua, NY (D38). Sponsor: Canandaigua Air Center. Airplane rides. Proceeds to benefit the Canandaigua and Rochester Chapters of the Civil Air Patrol. Contact Chris Schubert, 585-615-3406.

Tuesday 6/14: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Light supper provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Tuesday 6/14: Safety seminar at 3:00 pm, 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm EDT. Attend this free, live "webinar" through your home computer. Understanding and Avoiding Risk Factors in Spatial Disorientation Accidents. Host: Bright Spot, Inc. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 6/18: Old-Time Aeroplane Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am-noon, Cooperstown/Westville (K23) Route 166, Cooperstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 1070, Contact Jim Ainslie, 315-858-1288.

Saturday 6/18: Poker Run 8:00 AM, Genesee County (GVQ) Batavia, NY. Pulled pork and chicken BBQ lunch and Chinese Auction 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Prizes awarded for the best poker hand at 1:30 PM. In the event of poor weather, get your poker hand at GVQ. Proceeds benefit benefit Wings Flights of Hope. To register or for more info contact Carol at 585-344-1749 or .

Saturday 6/18: Taildragger's Rendezvous Breakfast 8:00-noon, Rutland, VT (RUT). Blueberry pancakes. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 968. Contact 802-282-7474. www.greenmountainflyers.org.

Saturday-Friday 6/18-6/30: Summer Soaring Camp, Warren-Sugarbush (0B7) Warren, VT. All experience levels. Contact Rob Buck, 802-244-6891. www.sugarbush.org.

Sunday 6/19: Fly-in Breakfast, 7:00-noon. Genesee County (GVQ) Batavia, NY. Sponsor: Rotary Club of Batavia. www.boshartaviation.com/gca.html.

Sunday 6/19: Fathers Day Pancake Breakfast, 8:00-noon. Marcellus (NK71) Limeledge Road, 2 miles NW of Marcellus, NY. Preferred runway is 15/33. Ultralights use 500' alternate close-in pattern. Sponsored by EAA 107. One free breakfast to each plane flying in.

Sunday 6/19: Fathers Day Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-1:00 pm. Ithaca, NY (ITH). Sponsor: East Hill Flying Club. Many attractions. No landing fee on day of event. Contact David: 607-257-1313. www.ehfc.net.

Tuesday 6/21: EAA President Rod Hightower Grassroots Tour, 6:30 pm Social Hour, 7:30 Meeting. EAA 44 Sport Aviation Center, Ledgedale (7G0) Brockport. Free and open to the public, RSVP appreciated at www.eaa44.org. Sponsored by EAA 44. Contact Norm Isler, , 585-638-7369, or see www.eaa44.org.

Wednesday-Saturday 6/22-6/25: Sentimental Journey Fly-in. Piper Memorial (LHV) Lock Haven, PA. Featuring the PA-15 Vagabond and the PA-17 Vagabond Trainer. 570-893-4200, , www.sentimentaljourneyfly-in.com.

Saturday 6/25: Grand Opening: EAA 44 Sport Aviation Center of Western New York, 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Ledgedale (7G0) Brockport. Family-friendly activities. Free and open to the public. Contact Bob Nelligan-Barrett, , 585-754-726, or see www.eaa44.org.

Sunday 6/26: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.


July 2011

Sunday 7/3: Stars and Stripes Charity Airshow, Warren-Sugarbush (0B7) Warren, VT. Benefits the Vermont chapter of the Fisher House Foundation which supports the families of American military personnel serving overseas. www.sugarbush.org.

Monday 7/4: Fly-in Breakfast 6:00-11:30 am. Penn Yan, NY (PEO). Entertainment, aircraft displays, scenic rides. Free breakfast for pilots of antique aircraft. Hosted by Penn Yan Flying Club. Contact: Harv Greenberg,Vice President and Breakfast Chair, 607-292-6485, . www.pennyanflyingclub.com.

Friday-Sunday 7/8-10: EAA Chapter 1017 Fly-In. Rose, NY. Contact Al Babbitt 315-252-5796.

Friday-Sunday 7/8-10: Geneseo Airshow, "The Greatest Show on Turf." Geneseo, NY (D52). Sponsor: 1941 Historical Aircraft Group. www.1941hag.org.

Saturday 7/9: Potluck cookout 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Bennington Morse (DDH), Bennington, VT. Burgers, dogs and soft drinks provided. Sponsor: Bennington Sportflying Club, EAA Chapter 1375 Contact: Matt Warren, 802-447-8207 .

CANCELED: Saturday 7/9: General Aviation Day, Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. General public is welcome. Display aircraft. Free Young Eagle flights for young people age 8-17. More information at www.eaachapter486.com.

Sunday 7/10: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Sunday 7/10: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-11:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. More info at www.eaachapter486.com.

Sunday-Saturday 7/10-7/16: Youth Soaring Camp, Warren-Sugarbush (0B7) Warren, VT. www.sugarbush.org.

Tuesday 7/12: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Special guest: a Navy pilot here for this weekend's airshow. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Wednesday-Friday 7/13-14-15: Flying Aces Club Nationals, Geneseo, NY (D52). Spectators welcome; see various types of free-flying models (gliders, rubber-powered and engine-powered) in competition. Largest contest of 2011. Sponsored by the Western New York Free Flight Society. Contact Bob Clemens at 585-392-3346 or .

Saturday 7/16: Old-Time Aeroplane Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am-noon, Cooperstown/Westville (K23) Route 166, Cooperstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 1070, Contact Jim Ainslie, 315-858-1288.

Saturday-Sunday 7/16-17: ESL International Airshow. Rochester, NY. Blue Angels will perform. www.rochesterairshow.com.

Saturday 7/16: Cortland Airfest, Cortland, NY (N03). 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Rain date 7/17. See the "Spirit of Freedom" C-54 Skymaster flying museum. Family fun, food, music, vintage aircraft, and safety seminars. Airplane, helicopter and glider rides. Event info at www.ccaviators.org.

Wednesday-Sunday 7/20-24: Annual Fly-in. Gullivers Wilderness Airpark, 1222 Red Schoolhouse Rd. Palermo, NY. Contact Gary or Jean Gulliver, 315-593-1403, , www.ulflyers.com.

Thursday 7/21: Runway Safety Action Team meeting, 4:00 pm. Elmira-Corning (ELM). Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 7/21: CFI Workshop Series, 7:00 pm. Buffalo, NY (off airport). FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module #4: TSA and Security Related Special Use Airspace Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and Instructors in training are encouraged to attend. Sponsor: Mercy Flight. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 7/23: Safety seminar, 9:00 am. Plattsburg, NY (PBG). How ATC and Situational Awareness Can Keep You Safe. Featuring Dick Ferno, CFI and retired Burlington VT controller. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Sunday 7/24: Fly-in Breakfast, 8:00-noon. Hendershot (34NY) Hilton NY. 122.8 Sponsors: Hilton Rotary and EAA Chapter 44. Proceeds benefit Rotary, Mercy Flight Helicopter. Pilots, monitor 122.80. For more info contact Larry Speer, 585-738-4751.

Sunday 7/24: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Monday-Saturday 7/25-30: The Original Oshkosh Airlift! Travel with EAA Chapter 44 to AirVenture 2011. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 44 (Rochester). For more information see www.eaa44.org.


August 2011

Friday-Saturday 8/5-6: Fly-in Movie Weekend. Harriman-West (AQW) North Adams, MA. Friday evening: food, static displays and activities followed by outdoor movie, The Great Waldo Pepper. Saturday: pilot seminars, demos, BBQ lunch. Fritz Lang's Metropolis at Mass MOCA. Airport camping and other lodging. Tickets and more info at www.massmoca.org.

Saturday 8/6: Open House 9:00 am-noon, Poughkeepsie, NY (POU). WINGS Seminar (Airworthiness), static displays from Cessna and Columbia Aircraft, and Pilot Association discussion on destinations to fly in the northeast. Sponsor: Poughkeepsie Pilots Association. More info: .

Saturday 8/6: Pancake breakfast 8:00-noon at recently repaved Frankfort Highland (6B4) near Utica, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 294. Info 315-866-2110 or .

Saturday 8/6: Fly in Breakfast and antique / classic car cruise, 7:00-11:00. Elmira/Corning Regional (ELM) Horseheads, NY. Free breakfast to pilot of antique or experimental aircraft.

Saturday 8/6: Young Eagles Day, 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Fulton County (NY0) Johnstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 602. Contact: Doug Sterling, , www.eaa602.org.

Sunday 8/7: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Tuesday 8/9: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Refreshments provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Thursday 8/11: Lessons from a Legend, 7:00 pm. Genesee County (GVQ) Batavia, NY. Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to a local aviator, followed by safety seminar. Sponsor: Boshart Aviation. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Friday-Sunday 8/12-13-14. Empire State Free Flight Championships, Geneseo, NY (D52). Spectators welcome; see various types of free-flying models (gliders, rubber-powered and engine-powered) in competition. Sponsored by the Western New York Free Flight Society. Contact Bob Clemens at 585-392-3346 or .

Saturday-Sunday 8/13-14: Owasco Airfield Days. Moravia, NY (Y92). 2,300' x 50' runway. Fundraiser for Long Hill Fire Department. BBQ Menu Saturday, Chicken BBQ Sunday, both starting at 11:00 am. Young eagles flights Sunday by EAA 811. Camping available. www.owascoairfield.com.

Saturday 8/13: Wings and Wheels Fly-in / Cruise-in, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Venango Regional (FKL) Franklin, PA . Rain date 8/14. Sponsor: EAA988.

Saturday 8/13: Fly-in Picnic and Pig Roast, noon, rain or shine. Boonville, NY (1NK7), on Millers Woods Road 5 miles south of town. Bring the whole family. For more information contact Larry Bull at 315-794-0905 or .

Saturday 8/13: Potluck cookout 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Bennington Morse (DDH), Bennington, VT. Burgers, dogs and soft drinks provided. Sponsor: Bennington Sportflying Club, EAA Chapter 1375. Contact: Matt Warren, 802-447-8207 .

Sunday 8/14: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-11:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. More info at www.eaachapter486.com.

CANCELED: Friday-Sunday 8/19-21: Fly-In, Gaines Valley (NY06) 2501 Gaines Waterport Rd (Rt 279) Albion, NY. For more info call Brad 716-474-3456 or .

Saturday 8/20: Wheels & Wings Showcase Fly In, 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Galway, NY (NY37). Sponsor: EAA Chapter 602. Contact: Tim Devine, . www.eaa602.org

Saturday 8/20: Old-Time Aeroplane Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am-noon, Cooperstown/Westville (K23) Route 166, Cooperstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 1070, Contact Jim Ainslie, 315-858-1288.

Sunday 8/21: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Sunday 8/21: Hot Dog Day Fly In, noon-5:00, rain or shine. Bethany (8NK4), 9704 Bethany Center Road. CTAF 122.725 not yet on chart. Swing band, aerobatic aircraft. Hot dogs, rolls, soft drinks, condiments and cutlery provided. Bring a dish to pass and lawn chair. Contact: Bob Hodgins 585-409-9869, .

Wednesday 8/24: FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module 4, 6:30 pm. Rochester, NY (ROC). Continue the Workshop Series with these Core Topics; Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Security-Related Special Use Airspace. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 8/27: "Coffee Can" Lunch, noon, rain or shine. Williamson-Sodus (SDC) Sodus, NY. Throw some money in the coffee can, eat, and enjoy friendly chat with other pilots. For info contact: .

Saturday 8/27: Annual Fly In / Drive In Breakfast 8:00am-noon, Piseco, NY (K09). Sponsor: Speculator Lions Club. Contact: Dick Newell 518-548-3843

Wednesday 8/31: Safety Seminar, 7:00 pm. Parker OMalley Air Museum (off airport) Ghent, NY. Essential Radio Communications in Today's Airspace Info at www.faasafety.gov.


September 2011

Thursday-Monday 9/1-9/5: New York State Festival of Balloons, Dansville, NY (DSV). Info at www.nysfob.com.

Sunday 9/4: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Saturday 9/3: Labor Day Weekend Fly In and Pig Roast, noon. Johnson (NY50) Hagaman, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 602. Contact: Tim Devine, . www.eaa602.org

Sunday 9/4: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00 am-noon, Dansville, NY (DSV). Real maple syrup. Necessary crew for pre-1945 aircraft get free breakfast. Check NOTAMs for Balloon Launch / Airport closure times. Contact Bernie Quanz 585-880-3337.

Monday 9/5: Fly-in Breakfast, 7:00-noon. Re-Dun Field (17NK) 2441 Chase Road, Rock Stream, NY. Featuring the Awe-Ja-Majic Pancake Machine, live brass band, rides. Host: Dundee Flying Club. Contact Sam Dixon, 607-227-0029, .

Saturday 9/10: GA Fly-in, Aviation Day and Pancake Breakfast, 8:00 am-noon, Albany, NY (ALB). Displays, vendors, presentations by aviation groups, give-aways. Details at www.albanyairport.com.

CANCELED due to Irene recovery: Saturday 9/10: Airport Open House. Southern Vermont Regional (RUT) Rutland VT. www.greenmountainflyers.org. CANCELED

Saturday-Sunday 9/10-11: Thunder over Niagara Airshow. Niagara Falls, NY. USAF Thunderbirds will perform. www.thunderoverniagara.com.

Sunday 9/11: Pancake Breakfast 7:00 am-noon, rain or shine. Pine Hill (9G6) Albion, NY. 4906 Pine Hill Road. West Barre UM Church bake sale starts about 9:00 AM. Sponsor: Pine Hill Flying Club to benefit Vintage Aircraft Group. Contact: 585-682-3279. www.vintageaircraftgroup.org.

Sunday 9/11: Pancake Breakfast, 7:00-11:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. More info at www.eaachapter486.com.

Sunday 9/11: Corn Roast and Chicken BBQ, 1:00-4:00 pm. Geneseo NY (D52). Sponsor: 1941 Historical Aircraft Group. www.1941hag.org.

Tuesday 9/13: Hangar Flying at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Refreshments provided. For more info contact Scott McCormick at 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Wednesday 9/14: CFI Workshop Module 4, 6:15 pm, Syracuse, NY (off airport). Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Security-Related Special Use Airspace Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 9/15: FAAST Team Flight Instructor Forum, 7:00 pm, Albany, NY (ALB). Effectively teaching landings. Hosted by Million Air. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Friday-Sunday September 16-18: Seaplane Homecoming. Glenn Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY. Celebrating 100 years of Naval Aviation 1911-2011. www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org/

Friday-Sunday 9/16-17-18. Can/Am Great Grape Gathering, Geneseo, NY (D52). Spectators welcome; see various types of free-flying models (gliders, rubber-powered and engine-powered) in competition. Co-sponsored by the Western New York Free Flight Society. Contact Bob Clemens at 585-392-3346 or .

Saturday 9/17: Clarence Flying Club Open house and Fly-In, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Clarence (D51) 8041 Transit Road, East Amherst, NY. Bring a dish to pass. Contact: Angelo Rizzo 716-206-9816.

Saturday 9/17: Fall Fly-In Breakfast, 8:00 am-noon. Kline Kill (NY1) West Ghent, NY. Rain Date: September 18. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 146. www.eaa146.org

Saturday 9/17: Old-Time Aeroplane Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am-noon, Cooperstown/Westville (K23) Route 166, Cooperstown, NY. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 1070, Contact Jim Ainslie, 315-858-1288.

Saturday 9/17: Safety seminar, 9:00 am. Oswego County (FZY) Fulton, NY. Pink Airworthiness Certificates and Prevention of Controlled Flight into Terrain. Sponsored by EAA 486. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Sunday 9/18: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, , www.whitfordairport.com.

Sunday 9/18: Fly-in Drive-in Pancake Breakfast 7:30-noon. Whitfords (B16) Weedsport, NY. For more info contact John Whitford, 315-834-9950, www.whitfordairport.com.

Saturday 9/24: Genesee Pilots Association potluck, noon. Leroy, NY (5G0). Bring your table service, beverage and a dish to pass. Visitors are welcome at this family-friendly social group. More about GPA.

Sunday 9/25: Fall Fly in Drive in Pancake Breakfast 7:00am-noon, Cattaraugus County (OLE) Olean, NY. Sponsor: Olean Airport Support Group. Contact: Bernie Morris, .

Sunday 9/25: Last Pancake Breakfast of the Summer in Niagara County, 7:00-11:00. Smith Field (62NY) Cambria, NY. ATC out of Niagara tower on 123.45. Rides, antique planes and autos. Sponsor: Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. Contact: , www.cambriavolunteerfire.com.

Sunday 9/25: Fall Harvest Pancake Breakfast 7:00 am- 1:00 pm. Ithaca, NY (ITH). Sponsor: East Hill Flying Club. Many attractions including flight simulator; learn more at ehfc.net/breakfast/.


October 2011

Saturday 10/1: Leafpeepers Fly-in Breakfast, 8:00-noon. Rutland VT (RUT). Blueberry pancakes. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 968. Contact: 802-282-7474. www.greenmountainflyers.org

Sunday 10/2: Pancake Breakfast in conjunction with Grand Finale Car Cruise In, 8:00am-1:00pm, Sidney, NY (N23). Vendors, displays, crafts. Contact 607-561-2346. Sponsored by the Fagen Flyers.

Sunday 10/2: Annual Chicken BBQ, noon till gone. Painted Post, NY (7N1). All proceeds go to the local food pantry. Live music, classic cars, vendors. Contact Mary at Costa Flying Service, 607-962-0053.

Sunday 10/2: Fly-In Breakfast, 8:00 am-noon, Finger Lakes Regional (0G7) Seneca Falls, NY. Airplane and Helicopter Rides. Co-sponsored by the Waterloo Rotary Club and Finger Lakes Area Pilots. Contact: David Haimes .

Sunday 10/2: Fly-In Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am-12:30 pm, Piper Memorial (LHV) Lock Haven, PA. Real maple syrup. Benefits Sentimental Journey Fly-In. Piper Aviation Museum open 9 am - 4 pm. 570-748-5123, , www.sentimentaljourneyfly-in.com.

Saturday 10/8: Safety Seminar, 10:00 am. Binghamton, NY (BGM). User Experience: iPad as General Aviation EFB. Details and preregistration info at www.faasafety.gov.

Tuesday 10/11: Hangar Flying Night at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Refreshments provided at this monthly social event. Contact Scott: 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Tuesday 10/11: Air Safety Institute Seminar, 7:00 pm. Poughkeepsie, NY (off airport). Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Wednesday 10/12: Air Safety Institute Seminar, 7:00 pm. Cohoes, NY (off airport). Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 10/13: Air Safety Institute Seminar, 7:00 pm. Ledgedale (7G0) Brockport, NY. Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 10/15: Safety seminar 9:00 am, Williamson-Sodus (SDC) Sodus, NY. Recognizing and Coping With Aircraft System Malfunctions. Host: Williamson Flying Club. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Tuesday 10/18: Safety seminar at 3:00 pm, 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm EDT. Attend this free, live "webinar" through your home computer. Developing and Using Effective Checklists in General Aviation. Host: Bright Spot, Inc. Info at www.faasafety.gov.

Thursday 10/20: FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module 5, 7:00 pm, Buffalo, NY (off airport). Safety Trends In General Aviation and Risk Management / Risk Intervention Strategies Host: Mercy Flight. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 10/22: Benton Fly-in. Benton, PA (PA40, private). CTAF: 122.8, runways 03/21 2200' x 150' grass, 100LL available for cash or check. Fly in anytime. Ham lunch 11:00 am rain or shine. Displays, rides, professional photographer to capture incoming aircraft. Donations will support the Benton Airport. For runway conditions contact airport manager Monty Hittle: 570-317-7073.

Thursday 10/27: Safety seminar, 7:00 pm, Castleton on Hudson, NY (off airport). Cold Weather Operations. Register at www.faasafety.gov.


November 2011

Wednesday 11/2: FAASTeam CFI Workshop Module 5, 6:30 pm, Rochester, NY. Safety Trends In General Aviation and Risk Management / Risk Intervention Strategies plus special topic: Checklist Development. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Saturday 11/5: Genesee Pilots Association potluck, noon. Pine Hill (9G6) Albion, NY. 4906 Pine Hill Road. Bring your table service, beverage and a dish to pass. Visitors are welcome at this family-friendly social group. More about GPA.

Tuesday 11/8: Hangar Flying Night at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). Refreshments provided at this monthly social event. Contact Scott: 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Thursday 11/17: Safety seminar 7:00 pm. Utica, NY (off airport). Utica-Rome Fall and Winter Safety Seminar: Griffiss Airport Updates, Aircraft Icing, Non-Towered Airport Ops, Cold Weather Ops, WINGs Pgm, NEXTGEN ADS-B. Register at www.faasafety.gov.


December 2011

Tuesday 12/13: Holiday Party at Rochester Air Center, 6:00-8:00 pm, Rochester, NY (ROC). All are welcome including spouses and friends. Contact Jill Werth: 585-328-8839. www.rochesterair.com

Thursday 12/15: FAASTeam Flight Instructor Open Forum, 6:30 pm. Albany, NY (ALB). Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, DPEs and FAASTeam members meet to discuss teaching aviation weather. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

Wednesday 12/21: Safety Seminar, 7:00 pm. Potsdam, NY (off airport). License To Chill: Winter Weather Flying in the Northeastern United States. Register at www.faasafety.gov.

 
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