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2014

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 2014 Dates are here!

April 4, 5,6,

April 11, 12, 13

May 2, 3, 4

May 16, 17, 18

June 2 - 6

June 20, 21, 22

June 23 - 27

July 11, 12, 13

July 25, 26, 27

Aug 15, 16, 17

Sept 5, 6, 7

Sept 19, 20, 21

Oct 10, 11, 12

Oct 24, 25, 26

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

8:00AM-12:00PM  Mon-Fri

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

5:30-9:30pm Mon-Fri

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

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

Sept 28



9:00 AM - 5:30 PM    Sun

   

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 at the Coles County Memorial Airport are:

 

April

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)

May

June

6-13 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Johnson Flight Encampment This week is dedicated to powered aircraft only.

13-20   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.

20-27   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!

 

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.

11-12   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

There is NO Air Show scheduled for 2014 due to construction on Runway 11-29.

 

September

 

October

5 Bark for Life This event is a canine event to fight cancer. Bark for Life is a part of Relay for Life in Coles County. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Registration prior to the event is $25, and the day of the event is $35. The local contact is Sandy Graven. You may contact her at Sgraven2808@yahoo.com Visit www.relayforlife.org/barkcoles.il or www.realyforlife.org/colesil

 

 

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