International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians
Americas Region, Vice President George Chaffey


The IFFR Northeast Section presents

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Homecoming
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Frederick, MD (FDK)

Join Tom Johnston and Richard Cody at the 75th Anniversary Homecoming of the AOPA at their headquarters. There is no cost for the event. Attendees may drive or fly- in. Events begin at 8:30 AM and end at 4:00 PM. Those wishing to make a weekend of their visit may find motel suggestions at the AOPA event website.

IFFR will have display booth #79 for meeting and greeting one another and reaching out to other Rotarians to join our fellowship. Plan to stop by the booth when you arrive!

The Basics:
When: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday, October 4, 2014
Where: Frederick Airport (FDK), 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, MD 21707
What: The events of the day include exhibits, static displays, seminars, demos, safety briefings, free lunch for AOPA members, meeting and eating with IFFR members, air demonstrations, and a pilot town hall with Mark Baker, AOPA President.
Getting there: GA procedures for arrival and departure will be available ten days prior to the event. They may be found on the AOPA event website for this homecoming or from the Flight Service Station.
For those driving to the airfield, follow the signs for AOPA parking.


1. RSVP to AOPA that you are coming on their web site (no charge): https://www.aopa.org/Community-and-events/AOPA-Fly-Ins/Frederick 
2. Let the IFFR hosts know of your coming by e-mailing them with your and your passengers names, when and how you will arrive, and any special requests. The hosts are: Richard Cody stationone@aol.com  [c -301/639-6591] and Tom Johnston tomjohnston@verizon.net  [c- 717/319-0965].

8:30am EAA Pancake Breakfast ($5.00)
9:00am–4:00pm Exhibits and Static Displays
9:30am -4:00pm Seminars, Demos & Safety Briefings
11:00am - 2:00m Free Lunch (Eat with IFFR Members)
12:30pm - 1:00pm Air Demonstration by Michael Goulian
2:30pm -3:30pm Pilot town Hall with Mark Baker, AOPA President
4:00pm Conclusion of the Fly- in

9:30am - 10:15am
“Live for Flying? Fly for Life” - Main Stage
“What Went Wrong: Accident Case Study Live” – Stage 2

10:30am - 11:15am
”Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right” Main Stage
“Advanced IPad Flying” – Stage 2

11:30am - 12:15pm
ADS- B: Equip Now? – Main Stage
“Pass me the Wrench: Owner Performed Maintenance”–Stage 2

1:30 -2:15pm -
Rod Machado: “Thinking Small to Avoid Big Mistakes” – Main Stage
“Capital Skies: Understanding the Washington, DC Airspace” – Stage 2

2:30 -3:30pm
Pilot Town Hall: Mark Baker – Main Stage

Those wishing to make a weekend of the event may find a list of nearby motels with special rates on the AOPA event website.

Tom Johnston, IFFR SE Section Chair
tomjohnston@verizon.net, 717-319-0965