Virginia Regional Festival of Flight

Aerial photo of Suffolk Executive Airport during the Festival of Flight. Powered parachute in the air. Light Sport airplane taxing out to runway Group of CAP cadets getting instructions for what they are going to do to help park airplanes. Bright yellow, T-6 Texan WWII trainer airplane taxiis on the grass. Man pulling the starter cord on a powered parachute engine he straps himself to. Bright yellow WWII Stearman biplane taxiis out for takeoff. Big crowd of volunteers who make the Festival of Flight a fun event. Kid holding model airplane he built.
Dozens of airplanes of all types attend the Festival of Flight.
Venue
Suffolk Executive Airport
Address
Suffolk Executive Airport
1200 Gene Bolton Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Suffolk City
Date(s)/Time:
Saturday, May 31, 2014 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Sunday, June 01, 2014 (8:00 AM-4:00 PM)
Fly-in Manager: (703) 581-7667
Fax: (804) 358-4333
Fly-in Manager JHSparks@comcast.net
PR Chairman Emeritus dee.whittington@gmail.com
Fly-in web site www.virginiaflyin.org

 See hundreds of homebuilt, antique, classic, military, light sport, ultralight, and powered parachute aircraft  during the largest "Fly-In" in the Mid-Atlantic. If it flies, it will be there.  Aircraft manufactureres and distributors will attend to sell and demonstrate their aircraft. Come learn how to get into the air yourself. With the new Light Sport airplanes and "drivers license medical". it's easier than ever.

Watch radio-controlled electric models fly. Examine aircraft up close; talk to pilots and builders. Visit the Youth Tent for hands-on activities and a session with a flight simulator.  Kids will enjoy launching "bottle rockets." Kids and their parents can sign up for Sunday's free Young Eagles flights starting at 2pm.

Attend aviation-related forum talks and participate in "hands on" workshops.

Enjoy a pancake breakfast daily 8:00am to 11:00 am and other food during the day.

Aircraft will be flying in and departing both days. Skydivers will be jumping. See VirginiaFlyIn.org for photos, maps, updates. The airport is only 4 miles south of downtown Suffolk.

RV and tent camping areas available, some with electricity. Reserve an RV camp site on the web site.  Pets on a leash allowed only in the RV Camping area.  Free car parking.



Admission Fee: $10 drive-in, $5 fly-in each, 14 years and up

Last Updated: 8/13/2013 11:21 AM
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