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Massey Air Museum Launches “Opportunity Knocks”

Massey Air Museum’s  ‘Opportunity Knocks’ aeronautical engineering course for high school students was held on the week of July 16 – 20, 2018 at the museum facility. Five selected students, four from Kent County and one from Queen Anne’s County, were recruited through the County High Schools, all having expressed an interest in aircraft engineering. […]

Civil Air Patrol Cadets Stop by FDK

Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) stopped by the Frederick Municipal Airport for a group photo with N875CP, a Cessna 182. The same aircraft is depicted in a painting titled “Total Force Partners” flying a patrol over Washington, D.C. alongside an Air Force F-16 fighter jet.  The group photo was part of a CAP […]

Massey’s 15th Chili Fiesta Fly-In

Massey’s 15th Chili Fiesta Fly-In was a success despite low ceilings early and rain up north that kept most PA & NJ fliers at home. When the sun broke out we had 60 guest planes including a T-6 Texan (WWII trainer) from the Richmond, VA area. The parking lot was full of local drive-ins and […]

Tipton Airport Hosts CAP G1000 VFR Ground School

(BALTIMORE, Md) — Keeping in line with Civil Air Patrol’s Aerospace Education mission, on 12 August 2017 members of CAP’s Apollo Squadron (MD85) based at Tipton Airfield hosted CAP G1000 VFR Ground Training for 17 members from all corners of the state of Maryland. The VFR Transition to G1000 ground course material is designed to […]

“Get Jets” at SBY

The SBY Regional Airport invited the community to a “Town Hall” meeting in Hangar 6 on the SBY airfield. County Executive, Bob Culver, welcomed people from our surrounding area to the event. County Council Member and Chairman of the Airport Commission, John Hall, was also in attendance. Piedmont Airlines CEO, Lyle Hogg, introduced the new […]

Chinese Delegation Visits Frederick Municipal Airport

The Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) hosted Vice Mayor Li Jinyu and a delegation from Chengde, China interested in learning about how general aviation works in the US.  Specifically, the group wanted to gain an understanding of airport management, facility development, project financing, business development, and the role of local government in each respect.  The visit […]