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2017

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 2017 Dates are here!

April 7, 8, 9

April 28, 29, 30

May 5, 6, 7

June 2, 3, 4

June 23, 24, 25

July 14, 15, 16

July 28, 29, 30

Aug 11, 12, 13

Aug 25, 26, 27

Sept 15, 16, 17

Sept 29, 30, Oct 1

Oct 13, 14, 15

Oct 27, 28, 29

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.

June 11



8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Sun

   

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

June 9, 10   6-9:30pm Fri; 8am-6pm Sat

Sept 23, 24 6-9:30pm Fri; 8am-6pm Sat

 

Trike Rider Classes

Not offered in 2017.

 

Other activities scheduled at the Coles County Memorial Airport are:

 

April

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

May

June

9-16 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment This week is dedicated to powered aircraft only.

16-24   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.

25-Jul 3   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 12th year!

 

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.

7   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

The next Air Show will be held in August of 2018.

 

September

 

October

 

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