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EAA 179's Land of Enchantment Fly In
August 25, 2018

Double Eagle II Airport
Albuquerque, NM

SAVE THE DATE! You won't want to miss the 28th annual Land of Enchantment Fly-In.
PLAN TO . . fly in your aircraft for display and judging! Learn something new through WINGS safety seminars. Browse the exhibit hall! Bring the whole family and stroll the flightline! Eat pancakes &/or stay for burgers!

Sponsored by the Albuquerque EAA Chapter 179, a 501c3 charitable organization. Any proceeds benefit chapter activities including aviation scholarships, Young Eagles rallies, Eagle Flights, and the Double Eagle Aviation Academy.

NMPA will participate as seminar presenters and as an exhibitor. Volunteers are needed to help staff the booth - contact Joyce Woods.

Info: EAA Chapter 179
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Author:Joyce Woods

Fly In to Hatch Chile Fest
September 1, 2018

Hatch Municipal Airport
Hatch, NM

Join other NMPA members flying to this event!!

See EAA 555’s flyer at link below.
Info: John Keithly
Author:Joyce Woods

2018 Mountain Flying Clinic (NMPA Event)
AOPA Regional Fly In - Santa Fe
September 14 thru  15, 2018

Santa Fe Airport
Santa Fe, NM

AOPA is coming to Santa Fe for two full days of aviation fun! Join NMPA for seminars, exhibits, and ramp displays!

If you are interested to volunteer, representing NMPA, please let us know via email to nmpa@nmpilots.org.

AOPA also needs volunteers to put this on. Signup on the Santa Fe Fly In website.
Author:Joyce Woods

NMPA Gila Regional Fly-In (NMPA Event)
USPA Fly In to Los Alamos
September 27 thru  30, 2018

Los Alamos
Los Alamos, NM

NMPA members are invited to join the US Pilots Association for their weekend fly-in to Los Alamos. Organized by our past NMPA President, Bob Worthington, it promises to be a great weekend.

NMPA will present a WINGS seminar Thursday evening in Los ALamos.
Info: Spencer Hamons
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Author:Joyce Woods

Brews and Props - Angel Flight Fundraiser
October 13, 2018

Duel Brewing

Albuquerque, NM

1-4pm. At Duel Brewing in downtown Albuquerque
Your chance to bid on works of art! In its 3rd year, it just gets better and better!

See the artistry as it’s delivered! Check out the website.

Contact Patti Farley if you'd like to volunteer for this event.
Info: Patti Farley
Event Email:
Author:Joyce Woods

High Desert Fly-In of Winslow, AZ
October 13, 2018

Winslow-Lindbergh Regional
Winslow, Arizona

0800-1200. This is a relatively low-key annual fly-in that treats visiting pilots very well. In addition to a free goody-bag, you are given a ticket for a free breakfast as well. The airport discounts avgas during the hours of the fly-in just to sweeten the pot. They will even provide transportation to and from town.

Info: Harold Soehner 928-587-8928
Author:Clay Phillips

Copperstate Fly In
October 26 thru  28, 2018

Falcon Field
Mesa, AZ

RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 2019 at Buckeye. Watch for announcements.

A good NM contingent typically participates in this fun fly-in.

NMPA typically participates in the Backcountry forum with the Arizona Pilot's Association.

This marks the third year at Falcon Field (moved from Casa Grande).
Author: NMPA

Grand Canyon, Bar 10 Weekend
October 28 thru  29, 2018

Bar 10 Airport
Grand Canyon, AZ

The Bar 10 flyin is the weekend of Oct. 28-29, 2018. This is a Sunday and Monday to avoid conflicts with other groups.

Make your own reservations for accommodations. Go online to Bar10.com. Choose from wagons out back or enclosed rooms. Arrive any time 10-28-2018.
Suggested activities include touring the North rim of the Grand Canyon or fly to Grand Gulch. They can provide sack lunches for those doing flyouts. Last year, folks planned to visit Grand Gulch, Tassi Springs, and do a flyby at TuWeep. It should be a fun fun weekend. This should be a good time of year for this also.

Arrangements may be made ahead if people want to go 4 wheeling or skeet shooting. They must know well in advance if someone is interested.

Perry Null has already made reservations for himself and serves as our contact. Perry highly recommends this event and hopes there is NMPA member interest in this laid back weekend to a paved airstrip.
Info: Perry Null 505 870 1233
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Author: NMPA

Copperstate Fly In
February 8 thru  10, 2019

Buckeye, AZ

From their August 2018 newsletter: Preparations are in full swing for the February 8th, 9th and 10th Fly-In. .

Larry Jansik, Ultralight Chairman, and Ultralight Exhibitors are excited about having an Ultralight Air Strip separate from the main runway.

Fly-In Manager, Mark Weiss, is actively scheduling training meetings with all of the Chairpersons.

Sponsorship and /or Donation opportunities for COPPERSTATE always exist. To become a Sponsor and/or donor in the one of the Southwest’s largest fly-ins, please contact Vice President Jack Norris at (703) 307-6775 or email: azaerosvc@gmail.com

Check the website or

Info: Marty Kirkhuff, President 602 618 0994
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Author:Joyce Woods

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