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


Capitol Airshow Fly-In
September 6-7, 2014
Sacramento Mather Field MHR

Join George Chaffey and other IFFR members at the California Cap[ital. Airshow, September 6-7 at Mather Field in Sacramento.  For the first 200 pilots who register on line, there is special parking and, with admission, the right to be in the shaded Pilot’s Tent on the flight line.  If flying in, you must arrive before 10;30 am.  There is an array of great performers, aircraft, static displays, and camaraderie.  If you have any questions, contact John Massey at john@flyluxeaviation.com . 916-849-4317


The basics:

When:             September 6-7th, the plan is to have IFFR members rally on Saturday

Where:           Mather Airport in Rancho Cordova (Sacramento County)

What:             Airshow performers (see below), Static Displays of airplanes, Interactive Displays (Aerospace Museum of CA and Aerojet-Rocketdyne are the two big ones), and other military and aviation related booths.

Fly-Ins:           Yes, they are encouraged -200 spots. (You can arrive on Friday 9/5/14)

Fly-In Registration Link:


Hotels:            See Below

Web:               www.californiacapitalairshow.com

Admission:     It depends on what you want.  The General Admission will get you into the event and also into the Pilots tent (shaded and on flight line) IF you fly-in (possible lunch –no guarantee) at a cost of $15 per day per adult if paid online. 

The Exclusive Capital Club tent will get you an upgrade and guaranteed good food, open bar, and premier seating location at $95 per day per adult.

If you THINK you will attend please click the follow link above and register NOW to fly-in:

Or from the website with your mouse on EVENT INFORMATION, drop click FLY-IN INFORMATION.  You will need to fill out the form below and click SUBMIT to finalize registration.  HELPFUL HINT:  Under the “Special Features” put IFFR Group.  You do not need to pay anything yet to register.

Print in big bold type on a sheet of paper IFFR to bring with you.  When you Taxi from the runway put that sign up so they will know were to park your aircraft.

Please note that aircraft must arrive prior to 10:30 AM each day and may depart between 4:30 and 6:00pm.  No arrivals or departures are permitted during waivered airspace times. 


Most of these hotels do have special rates for the California Capital Airshow pilots; however, call, confirm, and book early to secure.  My contact with the airshow indicated that most of these hotels do have shuttle service to and from the airshow.  Please let me know if your hotel does not have this available.  I will try to arrange alternative transportation.


If you have any questions, I will do my best to answer them.  My email is john@flyluxeaviation.com . 916-849-4317 John.  Leave VM if I can’t pick up.  I will return your call.

Additionally, you can email John with the California Capital Airshow directly at




The F-22 Raptor

AV-8B Harrier

The Patriots Jet Team

Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation

Mike Wiskus in a Pitts S-1-11b

Lucas Oil Parachute Team

Smoke N’ Thunder Jet Car

Gregory “Wired” Colyer in a Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

Tombstone Riders

George Chaffey, Shareholder
925.927.4502 direct  925.699.3343 mobile   925.946.9809 fax    GChaffey@Littler.com 
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