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The September-October 2017 Newsletter edition
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Pictures from Atlanta and the Flyaway here.

IFFR Americas 2017 Annual General Meeting recording is available here. Login required.

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Altitude with Attitude since 1965 .....
Welcome to IFFR Americas.
 

We are a group of Rotarian aviation enthusiasts and pilots from five continents sharing the common interest of fellowship and service. 
Contacts: VP George Chaffey ;  Secretary Steve Henderson;  Newsletter Editor Tony Watson;  Webmaster Peter More
 

NEWS updated 10/24/2017

Download the September-October 2017 Newsletter edition here.  <--New
Tour of the IFFR fleet here
IFFR members who are active in Rotary leadership.  See this impressive list, updated 3/24/2016.
Newsletter archive 
FY 2017: 1  2  3  4  5+6  7  8  9+10
FY 2016: 1  2  3  4  5  6+7  8  9  10  11+12    
FY 2015:  1  2+3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10-12  
FY 2014:   6  7  8  9  10  11  12 
Newsletter archive dating back to the first IFFR edition in 1967 here

"We Are IFFR", a video on who we are and what we do.  Use it freely for Rotary Club presentation or recruitment.  [click this link to download]

 

 
 
2017 Events:
Traveling internationally?  Check out these IFFR events and perhaps coincide your trip to meet some amazing fellow members.
 
EMT group Southwest Section
presents
$100 Burger/Burrito at El Monte (KEMT)
San Gabriel Valley Airport, East Los Angeles
February 11 2017, 11AM
Join World President Svend Andersen.
Tower tour, exotic aircraft and feast at Annia' Kitchen.
Contact Squadron Leader and Airport Commissioner Penelope Cornwall
 
drone Alaska Section
presents
Flight Safety Presentations
American Society of Safety Engineers
Lunch at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage
February 21 2017, 11:30AM - 1PM
Details here
contact Alaska Section chair Craig Bledsoe

 
Iditarod2 Alaska Section
presents
Fly-In to Anchorage
Iditarod and Fur Rendezvous
Feb-March 2017
Details in Newsletter
contact Alaska Section chair Craig Bledsoe
 
The South Central Section
presents
$100 Burger Fly-In
February 25, 2017, noon
Amarillo, Texas
(KAMA)
English Field House Restaurant
adjacent to TAC Air, details here
ask: Jack Welge
NOTE: item served may differ from picture, depends on chef's mood
OAKopenhouse South West Section
presents
Open Cockpit Fly-In
Oakland (OAK), CA
March 19, 2017
Contact: George Chaffey

The South Central Section
presents
the $100 Burger Fly-In
March 25, 2017
Lancaster (LNC), Texas
Read details here.
Ask: Jack Welge


NOTE: item served may differ from picture, depends on chef's mood
CMA group The Southwest Section
presents
Madera Fly-In
Madera Sunrise Rotary and District 5220
Madera Airport (MAE), California
April 22, 2017 8AM- 11AM
Details here.  Contact: Vicki Puliz
CMA group The Southwest Section
presents
AOPA Camarillo Fly-In
Camarillo Airport (CMA), California
Details here.  IFFR dinner at Ottavio's on Friday at 7pm, contact Vicki. 
AOPA program here.
April 28-29, 2017
Contact: Vicki Puliz
N21PM Mariposa The Southwest Section
presents
Columbia (O22) Fly-In
Central California
May 19, 2017
Contact: Vicki Puliz
Youth The Southwest Section
Welcoming new D5170 Rotaract Members to IFFR
Watsonville, California
May 21, 2017
NEW Details here
Contact: Vicki Puliz
Grants Pass The Northwest Section
presents
Grants Pass (3S8) Fly-In
Oregon
June 2, 2017
Contact: NW chair Caleb LaPlante

DosPalos The Southwest Section
presents
The Eagle Field Dinner Dance Fly-In
Eagle Field (CL01), Dos Palos, California
Fellowship, museum, aircraft, military hardware, music, dancing in military uniform.
2016 details here, 2017 soon
June, 2017 watch for date
Contact: Chas Eldridge
OAKopenhouse South West Section
presents
Open Cockpit Fly-In
Oakland (OAK), CA
June 18
, 2017
Contact: George Chaffey
2017 Atlanta logo R.I. Convention & House of Friendship
IFFR Annual General Meeting

June 10-14, 2017
Convention details Event brochure here.
House of Friendship, booth 2841
June 12: Board Meeting 2:30pm; AGM 4pm at
Conv Cen Room A408
Contact SE Section Chair Dale Read
Berlin Banquet IFFR Annual Banquet
Commerce Club, Atlanta

June 13, 2017
Cocktail at 6pm, dinner at 7pm

Sign up now.  Dont miss this.
Read details here.
Register with George Chaffey
2017 ATL map Atlanta Post Convention
South East Fly-Away

GVL-CHA-TYS-LEX-CRW-LWB-CHO-JGG-HEF
June 15-24, 2017
Come join in the Post Convention Fly-Away and Motor Coach Tour.
Brochure and invitation here
Registration form [pdf] [docx]
Mark your calendar.  Dont miss this big event.
Contact SE Section Chair Dale Read
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North Central Section
EAA AirVenture Fly-In
July 22-30, 2017
Details here 
Picnic flyer here
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
contact: John Ockenfels
TX baloon
South Central Section
Fly-In Great Texas Baloon Race, 40th Anniversary
East Texas Regional Airport (GGG)
July 28-30, 2017
Details here.  Race site.
contact: Jack Welge

Ashland North West Section
Grants Pass Labor Day Weekend Fly-In
August 31 - September 3, 2017
Grants Pass, Oregon
Read this for a fun filled weekend.
contact: NW chair Caleb LaPlante



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South West Section
California Capital Airshow
Fly-In and Fellowship
September 9-10, 2017
Mather Airport (MHR)
Sacramento, California
contact: Tim Pinkney or Vicki Puliz
2016 photos here
AT6 CANCELLED  CANCELLED  CANCELLED
South West Section
Reno Air Race Fly-In
September 13-17, 2017
If interested, please contact: Vicki Puliz
Pictured left is IFFR Americas Past VP Phil Livingston, 3rd place
 
OAKopenhouse South West Section
presents
Open Cockpit Fly-In
Oakland (KOAK), CA
September 24, 2017
Contact: George Chaffey
 
Balloon South West Section
Balloon Festival Fly-In & Fellowship
October 7-15, 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico (ABQ)
Details here
contact: Dave Daniels 915-203-8922
F1 South Central Section
2017 F1 USGP - Circuit of the Americas
Fly-In Fayette Regional Air Center (3T5)
La Grange, Texas
October 20-22, 2017
contact: Jack Welge
Pictures here

The South Central Section
presents
the almost monthly
$100 Burger Fly-In
ask: Jack Welge

NOTE: item served may differ from picture, depends on chef's mood

2018 Events:

Bishop Airport
R.I. Convention & House of Friendship
Toronto, Canada
June 23 - 27, 2018
Convention details
Hotel booking here
House of Friendship booth, Board Meeting and AGM TBA
Berlin Banquet IFFR Annual Banquet
Toronto, Canada
June 2018

Toronto Toronto Post Convention
IFFR Fly-Away

June 28 to July 7, 2018
Come join in the Post Convention Fly-Away and Motor Coach Tour.
Brochure here
Mark your calendar.  Dont miss this big event.
Contact Gary Dehnel gcdehnel@verizon.net

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