Upcoming events for Mooney aircraft owners (including fly-ins). If you wish to announce such an event, send e-mail to the webmaster. It also includes links to a variety of pictures, news and updates from events for Mooney owners.
4-7: MAPA Safety Foundation Pilot Proficiency Program (PPP)in Roanoke, VA (KROA), $845. Registration link on MAPA website. 6-7: Mooney fly-in during California Capital Airshow, Mather Field, Sacramento, CA (KMHR). Ground control will park Mooneys together. Bob Achtel organizing Mooney get-together and will have preferential (shaded) seating for the air show, which will include F-22's and Canadian Snowbirds. Contact Bob at (916) 997-1967 or drbobav02ATprodigy.net. Full program of airshow.
13: Florida Mooney lunch group, 11:30 a.m.at Lakeland, FL (KLAL). Contact daveanruthATaol.com for more information. 19-21: Wings Over Wine Country at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (KSTS), Santa Rosa, CA. Pacific Coast Air Museum (PCAM) is one of the rare museums that let you sit in the cockpit of their aircraft. Airshow link and museum link. Airport is undergoing major construction, so check the NOTAMS for any up-to-date information as the taxiways are changing on a weekly basis. Mooney contact is Scott Peterson. 20: Mooneys and DeLoreans featured at Wings & Wheels at Houston Hobby Airport, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fly-in at the
1940 Air Terminal Museum, with parking on the ramp outside the museum. 20: AOPA Regional fly-in to Chino Airport (KCNO), Chino, CA. Mooney contact is Ed Mandibles, who is planning a Mooney dinner on Friday night. Pancake breakfast, town hall, seminars, vendors, lunch, static displays. Mooney Ambassadors will have a booth/aircraft at show central. 25-27: LASAR invites Mooney pilots to Clear Lake Splash-In, a seaplane fly-in at Lakeport, CA -- though Mooney pilots should land at Lampson Field (1O2) at Lakeport. Friday afternoon seminars; Friday evening wine & cheese party. BBQ lunch at LASAR on Saturday, 1-3 3 p.m. RSVP for BBQ lunch by Sept. 20, to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707 263-0412. For more info, call Shery Loewen at LASAR, (707) 263-0462. Shuttle Service will be provided by local airmen to/from Lampson Field, the Pear Festival and Splash-in sites. Seaplane fly-in and Pear Festival links. 27-29: 6th MOONIACS fly-in at Athens, Greece with a dinner on September 27th. Special AOPA HELLAS price at the Divani Caravel Hotel (single is 120 Euros; double is 130 Euros). Contact Jacque Callies, jcalliesATaviation-pilote.com or Gilles Khaiat, gilles.khaiatATworldonline.fr
3-5: VMG "Return to Page, AZ" (KPGA) on Lake Powell. Barbecue lunch and other activities.
Link 4: Mooney Ambassadors at AOPA Regional fly-in, Frederick MD (KFDK). Point person is Mooney owner, JJ Greenway. Pancake breakfast, town hall, seminars, vendors, lunch, static displays with Ambassadors aircraft at show central. 9-12: MAPA Safety Foundation Pilot Proficiency Program (PPP)in Branson, MO (KPLK), $845. Registration link on MAPA website. 11: Florida Mooney lunch group, 11:30 a.m. at Flagler, FL (KXFL). Contact daveanruthATaol.com for more information. 24-26: Mooney Summit at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
(KECP)in Panama City, FL. Returning to present again will be Dr. Ron Dubin (physiological factors); CarolAnn Garratt (a 3-hour pinch hitter course); Mike Elliott (human factors); Roger Gradle (engine management); and Max Gurgew (V speeds). Joining them will be Don Maxwell (maintenance and your Mooney); Jay Spears (Bendix King ADSB and where we are with it); Tom McDermott (accident analysis and human factors); Jolie Lucas and Mitch Latting ("Boots on the Ground: the men and women of Mooney); and Wallace Moran (Pilot workshops: training based scenarios).
Reservations are limited to the first 75 pilots, with a limited number of standby's accepted. Contact the front desk of the Origin at Sea beach resort, (888) 607-0006, for accommodations.
8: Florida Mooney lunch group, 11:30 a.m. at Vero Beach, FL (KVRB). Contact daveanruthATaol.com for more information. 8: AOPA Regional fly-in at Malcolm McKinnon Airport (KSSI), Brunswick, GA. Mooney Ambassadors point persons are Bill Heybruck and Jeff Schlueter. Pancake breakfast, town hall, seminars, vendors, lunch, static displays. Ambassadors will have a booth/aircraft at show central.
6: Oceano Airport Toys for Tots, Oceano CA (L52). Annual Toys for Tots event in cooperation with the US Marine Corp. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for the children. Static displays, live music, Central Coast Smokers BBQ lunch, Elf Spot landing contest [flour bombing]. Fuel discount, lodging discount. For more information, see Mooney Ambassador website. 13: Florida Mooney lunch group, 11:30 a.m. at Punta Gorda, FL (KPGD). Contact daveanruthATaol.com for more information.