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2018

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale will host the Motorcycle Rider Program and the Experienced Riders Course at the Coles County Memorial Airport from April through October. For questions, please call 1-800-642-9589 or visit their Web site. Tentative dates are being scheduled now. Classes fill up quickly, please register early.

Beginner Classes 2018 Dates are here!

April 6, 7, 8

April 27, 28, 29

May 4, 5, 6

June 1, 2, 3

June 22, 23, 24

July 13, 14, 15

July 27, 28, 29

Aug 10, 11, 12

Aug 24, 25, 26

Sept 14, 15, 16

Sept 28, 29, 30

Oct 12, 13, 14

Oct 26, 27, 28

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

6-9:30pm Fri and 8am-6pm Sat/Sun

Advanced Rider Class Please call 1-800-642-9589 to see if you qualify for the experienced rider program course.

April 15 8:00 AM 6:00 PM Sun

Sept 8



8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Sat

   

Basic Rider Course 2 Please call 1-800-642-9589 to see if you qualify for the basic rider course 2.

April 13, 14   6-9:30pm Fri; 8am-6pm Sat

Sept 8, 9 6-9:30pm Fri; 8am-6pm Sat

 

Trike Rider Classes

Not offered in 2018.

 

Other activities scheduled at the Coles County Memorial Airport are:

 

April

Car Audio Event This event will be held from 9am to 5pm. Contact Brian Stice for more information at 901-650-9806

May

June

15-22 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment This week is dedicated to powered aircraft only.

22-30   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.

 

July

4   Open 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 Mattoon and Charleston.

6   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.

August

25 Air Show 18 Gates open at 11 AM, show starts at Noon. Food vendors on site. Fun for the entire family. No entrance or parking fees!! Donations will be accepted at the entrance gates. NO SMOKING on the ramp or around any aircraft or displays. NO PETS except for service animals will be permitted.

 

September

 

October

 

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