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Beginner Classes – 2016 Dates are here!
Experienced Rider Class – 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.
June 11 8:00AM – 5:30PM Sat
Sept 17 8:00AM – 5:30PM Sat
Trike Rider Classes
Not offered in 2016.
Other activities scheduled
18 Car Audio Event – This event will be held from 9am to 5pm. Contact Brian Stice for more information at 901-650-9806
20-21 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 22, 2015)
9-16 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment – This week is dedicated to powered aircraft only.
17-25 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.
26-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!
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
8-9 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.
27 Air Show ’16 – Gates open at 11, the show starts at Noon! Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Food vendors on site. Monster Truck Rides and bounce houses are back. There is no admission but donations will be accepted at the gates. There is NO SMOKING on airport premises. NO PETS are allowed on airport premises (except service animals). Air Show acts are being booked now. Check back for updates.
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