FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will hold the fourth and final AOPA Fly-In of 2016 at Ernest A Love Field (KPRC) in Prescott, Arizona on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. The Fly-In begins Friday evening with the Barnstormers Party, presented by AOPA Strategic Partner, Jeppesen. Advance tickets for the Barnstormers Party are $15 and reservations are encouraged. Saturday will feature a pancake breakfast as well as seminars, safety briefings, aircraft on display, exhibitors, and a Pilot Town Hall with AOPA President Mark Baker. Additionally, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus will host an aerial demonstration at noon on Saturday, Oct. 1 as part of OctoberWest, an annual alumni homecoming which will be held at Love Field during the Fly-In.
Media interested in attending the Fly-In should contact Elizabeth Tennyson at Elizabeth.Tennyson@aopa.org.
For more information, check AOPA’s website.
General Aviation, AOPA Fly-Ins, And Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus By The Numbers
General Aviation Contributes…
1.1 Million American Jobs
$219 Billion To The U.S. Economy
41,200 Arizona Jobs
$7.9 Billion To The Arizona Economy
AOPA Fly-Ins Contribute…
$680,000 To The Local Economy
Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus Contributes…
$278 Million To The Local Economy
2,200 Arizona Jobs
Since 1939, AOPA has protected the freedom to fly by creating an environment that gives people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy aviation and all it has to offer. As the world’s largest community of pilots and aviation enthusiasts with representatives based in Frederick, Md., Washington, D.C., Wichita, Kans., and seven regions across the United States, AOPA’s events, initiatives, and services bring current and future pilots together and make aviation more accessible to everyone. To learn more, visit www.aopa.org.