100LL fuel prices increased from $5.75 to $5.85 at the self-service pumps. Full service prices are at $6.25.
Know of an art-oriented junior pilot or crew member? Check out the 2013 International Aviation Art Contest.
All artwork for the state competition must be postmarked by Monday, January 28, 2013.
THEME – “My Favorite Air Sport”
The Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) was established in 1905 to promote Air Sports. Since that time, many new categories of Air Sports have been added to the list of competitions as they were developed around the world. Currently there are eleven categories of Air Sports competitions:
• Amateur Built and Experimental Aircraft
• Astronautic Records
• General Aviation
• Hang Gliding and Paragliding
• Microlight and Paramotor
Research each of the Air Sports listed above and pick out the one that you would most like to try out. Which Air Sport will you choose?
NBC 12 in Richmond, VA reported on bird strikes happening around the Richmond area. Unfortunately, I had some good content for them Check out the report below.
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Collection of pictures from the 2012 Winchester Fall Fly-In.
On behalf of the Winchester Regional Airport Authority, we would be honored to have you join us on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Winchester Regional Airport for the grand opening of the recently rebuilt runway. In addition we are recognizing the centennial anniversary of the first flight from/over the City of Winchester and the 75th anniversary of the Winchester Regional Airport.
“September 29-30, 2012 (8AM-4PM) – Fall Fly-In at Winchester Regional Airport** will take place beginning at 8:00 a.m. The event, sponsored by EAA Chapter 186, will include a fly-in with pancake breakfast, aircraft judging, Young Eagles rides (Saturday only), Berlin Airlift C54, & a car show.”
The Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society has a nice collection of photos from Winchester Regional Airport’s early days.
The Winchester Regional Airport Authority Marketing/Development Committee will meet 09:00 a.m., Thursday, August 23, 2012, in the conference room of the terminal building.