2015 Willits Airport Day & Heroes Fly-In
Sunday, Sept. 13; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate the Heroes of Mendocino County:
REACH Air Medical and all local emergency services.
Saluting general aviation and the many local emergency services that keep our lives safer. Featuring REACH Air Medical Services Open House and Mendocino County Emergency Services exhibits. Airplane rides, food, fun and free admission!
This year's Willits Airport Day & Heroes Fly-In will offer airplane rides flown by long-time professional pilot Dr. Karen Hernandez of Aviation Therapy. Dr. Hernandez holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate and a Flight Instructor endorsement with more than 7,500 hours flown. She flies her four-seat Cessna 172 taking three passengers for a safe and enjoyable ride around the Little Lake Valley for a donation of $40 per passenger. Her flights will view the new Howard Hospital, Willits bypass, downtown Willits, the Roots of Motive Power Steam Festival and other area sites. Bring your cameras.
The event and flights are scheduled for Sunday, September 13, at the Willits Municipal Airport. Airplane rides will begin about 10 a.m. with early tickets available for purchase beginning at 9:30 a.m. Willits Airport is located 4.8 miles north on Sherwood Road and one mile east on Poppy Drive. Additional information is available at WillitsFlyIn.com.
Exhibitor applications are available HERE, subject to approval by the Airport Manager and the City of Willits.
Willits Airport Day
& Sixties Fly-In
Celebrate the Sixties at Airport Day
Celebrate the 1960s at the Willits Airport Day & Sixties Fly-In Saturday, Sept. 13. Wear your bell-bottoms, tie-dies, and sandals and dance to rock n roll oldies as the airport hosts classic aircraft and cars to commemorate the airport's fiftieth anniversary.
Vintage and contemporary aircraft as well as classic cars from across northern California have been invited to the celebration, especially honoring cars and aircraft of the 1960s.
When Pigs Flew In