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"Smilin’ Jack" Fly-in

First Saturdays


8:00am - 1:00pm

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 866

Arthur Dunn Air Park (X21), Williams Avenue, Titusville, Florida



  • Fly in, drive in, or walk in.
  • Lots of fun!!
  • See experimental, homebuilt, classic, and antique aircraft.
  • There will be good food, vendors, displays and lots to see.
  • Ultralight Aircraft
  • Parachute Demonstrations

Smilin' Jack"Smilin' Jack" Fly-in is dedicated to Zach Mosley who drew the "Smilin' Jack" cartoon strip during the forty years from 1933 to 1973, an inspiration source for many young boys & girls who would later become a part of the nation's aviation program.

Jill Mosley's Smilin' Jack Art website

 

Sky Divers landingIn addition, he was one of a handful of pilots in the Civil Air Patrol who flew anti-submarine patrols on the east coast of the United States for the 18 months following 7 December, 1941. He and those other pilots who had flown over 300 hours on ocean coastal patrol eventually received the USAAF Air Medal for their contribution. In 1944 he became the third C.A.P. Wing Commander of Florida.


Admission to the fly-in is free, breakfast and lunch are available on the field. There are no speeches, no vendors, no contests. All aviation enthusiasts are cordially welcome to attend.

Variety of planes at the fly-inThe normal distribution of aircraft ranges from ultra-lights through wood and fabric, some ex-military: domestic and foreign, and on up to the glass marvels of the present. In addition to the commercially produced aircraft, a variety of homebuilt aircraft will be present.


Sponsored by:
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 866
Arthur Dunn Air Park, Williams Avenue, Titusville, Florida

Neale R. Cranston
321-269-0803
eaa866@cfl.rr.com



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8/26/98.