Thursday, March 21, 2019
The chapter has put together an event for the local American Heritage Girls from grades 3-8. We will be holding the event on Saturday, April 13th at Signature Flight Support FDK in the corporate hangar (closest to AOPA ramp). Set up will be starting at 8am with event concluding at 3pm.
Please email Elizabeth Hoover at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer to help or provide flights!
Monday, March 4, 2019
"FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The City of Frederick has awarded the lease of a 620,000 SF site at Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) for the development of a hangar complex consisting of up to 194,400 square feet of general aviation aircraft hangars. FDK is the designated general aviation reliever airport for Baltimore Washington International Airport and is the preferred executive airport for the region. A model for airport self-sufficiency & sustainability, the new partnership engages private investment to deliver critical aircraft storage facilities that are in high demand at FDK, while simultaneously generating revenue for the airport through leasing."
Hit up two spectacular aviation events in one weekend in May: AOPA’s eightieth anniversary celebration and fly-in and the 2019 Joint Base Andrews Air Show.
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Ninety-Nines Scholarship Registry is a collection of scholarships offered by individuals, organizations, Chapters or Sections which will utilitize one application and set of instructions. Applications are collected and forwarded to the appropriate parties offering the scholarships. The Ninety-Nines do not review or judge the applications.
Our Sugarloaf chapter has participated in the Expo for several years. I’m looking forward to being a part of it again! It’s a great opportunity for young people getting started in aviation as s career or hobby. Also college scholarship opportunities!
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
We will be doing a flyout on 1/20/19 to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE) in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
This is a fairly easy flight from FDK over the rolling hills to the west. LBE is a towered airport with a great airport restaurant called DeNunzio's.
We will depart FDK approximately 11 a.m., planning to meet for lunch at 12:30.
This event is open to all. Please contact us for more information.
WAI UPCOMING HAPPENINGS:
- AOPA/Frederick Chapter Meeting, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30pm
Where: You Can Fly Academy Auditorium, 411 Aviation Way, Frederick MD 21701
- 30th annual International Women in Aviation Conference, March 14-16, 2019, Long Beach CA. Use #WAI19
Friday, January 11, 2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
To honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft that enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled will fly above the skies of Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 8, 2020, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day, as part of the Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capitol Flyover.