Aircraft from around the Southeast will "fly in" to Calhoun County this Saturday, Sept. 14, for the 5th Annual Calhoun County Fly In. General admission is $3.00 per person, or $5.00 per vehicle (with more than one person), with kids under 12 are admitted free.
Warbirds, experimental aircraft, helicopters, and general aviation aircraft will be on display. Various aircraft perform air maneuvers and patterns. FREE airplane rides provided for children ages 8 to 17 by the Young Eagles. Helicopter rides and tandem sky-diving will also be offered.
Wonderful craft and food vendors will also be at the event.
Registration for FREE Young Eagle Flights will begin at 8:30 a.m. Again, there is no cost for the flight; however a parent MUST accompany the Young Eagle at the time of registration to sign the permission form for participation. Following the flight, each young person, will receive a certificate making them an official Young Eagle. Their name will then be entered into the "World's Largest Logbook," which is on permanent display at the EAA Air Adventure Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The Logbook is also accessible on the web at www.youngeagles.org.
The Fly In will be held at the Calhoun County Airport (F95) located on Hwy. 71 North, between Blountstown and Altha.
Don't miss it! It's a wonderful event for kids of all ages - 1 to 100! For more information, call Maxie Waldorff at 850/209-3229 or Bob Fleck at 850/643-7582.