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Beginner Classes – 2014 Dates are here!
Experienced Rider Classes – Please call 1-800-642-9589 to see if you qualify for the experienced rider program course.
Intermediate Rider Classes – Please call 1-800-642-9589 to see if you qualify for the intermediate rider program course.
Apr 26 8:00AM – 5:30PM Sat
Sept 27 8:00AM – 5:30PM Sat
Trike Rider Classes
May 10 9:00AM – 5:00PM Sat
Other activities scheduled
19 Car Audio Event – This event will be held from 9am to 5pm. Contact Brian Stice for more information at 901-650-9806
21-23 Illinois Agricultural Aviation Association Operation Safe – Aerial applicators from the Midwest descend on MTO to calibrate their spray equipment and discuss safety issues. Contact Rick Reed or Dom Youakim at Aerinova Aerial at 217/234-9439 (rain date of April 24-25, 2014)
5-12 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment – This week is dedicated to powered aircraft only.
13-19 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment - Now in its 48th year. Promotes aviation to young people by teaching them to fly gliders, balloons, and powered aircraft.
20-26 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) National Glider Academy - Dedicated to promoting aviation to young people from across the United States by teaching them to fly gliders. Now in its 11th year!
House & Fireworks Display - Food vendors on site. Free admission;
handicapped parking available. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. The fireworks show will begin at dusk. No
personal fireworks allowed. No pets allowed. Shuttles available from
10-11 Wings Program - This FAA Pilot Proficiency Award Program is designed to encourage general aviation pilots to continue their training. Open to all pilots with a private certification or higher with a current medical certificate. For details, contact Carol Para of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics at 217-785-4989.
There is NO Air Show scheduled for 2015 due to construction on Runway 11-29.
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