|Description:||Warbirds Over Iowa 2013 At the Cedar Rapids Skyhawk’s R/C Airfield |
This is the 10th Annual event, and we expect a great turn out. The event is one day (Saturday, July 20th), but in the case of windy or bad weather the event will be held on Sunday. Special trophies feature hardwood replicas of a B-17, P-40, and P-47. The field is capable of handling large aircraft and we have had good participation from some of the best Warbird pilots in the area. 500’ x 70’ hard-surface runway, on-site refreshments, great fellowship and lots of flying. $10.00 Flying Fee, Spectators Free. Proceeds Benefit Eastern Iowa HONOR FLIGHT Awards for Pilot’s Choice, best scale appearance, best flight, best WWII AMA Membership Required Aircraft must be real warbird replicas, (no modified Extras etc.) No Park Flyer type aircraft. Times may be reserved for demonstration flights of special aircraft.
Food and refreshments will be available on site. 500' x 70' Petromat runway with adjacent grass runway.
Grass pit area. Designated area for engine testing. Gas station, convenience store, motels and shopping are just minutes away. There are city and county parks in the area with campgrounds, fishing, hiking, swimming and bike trails to keep the family entertained.
All applicable AMA, FCC and Skyhawks regulations governing the pilot, his aircraft, and equipment will be enforced. Pilots must show a valid AMA license when they check in at the flying site.
Consideration for the safety of spectators, fun-fly personnel, and other flyers is of the utmost importance.
Each pilot will be required to have a spotter with them at all times while on the flight line. All transmitters and receivers must meet narrow-band standards.
Airfield location: 3125 C Ave. Ext, Marion Iowa, 52302