Fly-In returns at full throttle

Gary Linehan, The Union Democrat

The 48th annual Father's Day Fly-In will take place Saturday and Sunday at Columbia Airport.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.

Shortened last year because of the federal government shutdown and resulting lack of a control tower, the 2014 event is back in full force, with a temporary tower in effect both days.

Boy Scout Troop 570 of Sonora also will serve its annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. both days at the airport campground. All tickets are $7 and a free shuttle will be available. Proceeds will help fund troop outings and summer camp.

Airplane rides will be offered on Saturday. Springfield Flying Service will give Cessna rides for $45 per person and biplane rides for $100 (or $85 for fathers).

Vintage Aircraft will offer Twin Engine Beech-18 rides for $60 per person, with four seats available each trip.

Food and merchandise vendors will be present both days.

Ground and aerial displays also will be featured, along with contests and demonstrations.

The Saturday tri-tip dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. Dinner tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under, available at the door.

Live music will be provided by Chris Miller and Friends starting at 7 p.m.

Jim Thomas is this year's Fly-In chairman.

For more information, call 533-5685 or 536-0449.

11920618
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Monday August 29, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Skynyrd, Frampton ready to rock in Murphys

08/18/2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Lynyrd Skynyrd and Grammy Award-winning ... more

Copperopolis music series starts Saturday

08/18/2016

Copperopolis Town Square will host a weekly concert series starting Saturday with ... more

River Ranch Music Fest turns sweet 16

08/18/2016

The 16th annual River Ranch Music Festival will be held this weekend ... more

Brothers Comatose to conclude Mountain Sage series

08/18/2016

The Brothers Comatose will play Saturday at Mountain Sage, concluding the Groveland ... more

Country stars perform Sunday in Murphys

08/11/2016

Chris Young will headline a country concert Sunday at Ironstone Amphitheatre in ... more