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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] 2002 OHIO AEROBATIC OPEN


Thread: [Acro] 2002 OHIO AEROBATIC OPEN

Message: [Acro] 2002 OHIO AEROBATIC OPEN

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From: IAC34PILOT at

Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 00:39:10 UTC


The four category, 2002 Ohio Aerobatic Open takes wing on Saturday August 
17th, at 
7:30 am with the pilots' briefing for all categories.  This year we will be 
running a two
day contest to give more pilots the chance to get to the contest and compete.
We hope to start flying at 8:00 am and utilize the entire day Saturday.  

The box opens for practice flights at 10:00am on Thursday, August 15th, and 
will remain 
available for practice until 5:00pm Friday, August 16th. Registration and 
inspections begin Thursday, the 15th. Registration will remain open until 
9:00pm on Friday to accommodate late arrivals Friday evening.
All categories will brief 0730 Saturday morning and Primary pilots will fly 
twice, and a 3rd Sportsman flight will be scheduled. The contest will finish 
by 1500 EDT Sunday, August 15th.

As a new feature this year, chapter 34 has access to a Super Decathlon and 
safety pilot for primary aerobatic training.  This aircraft is also scheduled 
to be available for use at the 2002 Ohio Aerobatic Open.  For rates and 
availability please call Phil Gasbarro at (740) 392-4950 or (740) 390-0555.

Hangar space will be available on a first come first serve basis at Bolton 
Flying Service,
and Columbus State Community College prices are TBA.

Your dinners are FREE on Friday courtesy of our sponsor Bolton Flying 
A banquet Saturday night is $15 and is held right on the field for 
your convenience, no need to bring extra clothes! For lunch, JP's Ribs 
restaurant, is located on the field in addition to other restaurants within 
a 5 to 10 minute drive of the airport.

If you've never been to a contest before, make the Ohio Aerobatic Open your 
first and 
we'll lead you through the process every step of the way.


This year we are going to charge one registration fee for all categories 
Primary through Advanced.
The registration fee will be $70.00


The contest is at Bolton Field (TZR), a NFT controlled airport on the 
southwest side of Columbus, Ohio, outside the CMH Class C airspace.  Just 
dial KTZR into your navigator and give the tower a call on 128.1 when you 
arrive. AWOS is 135.925.

If you are driving, use your internal navigation system to position 
yourself on the I-270 beltway and turn the proper direction to head for the 
southwest quadrant. From I-270, take Exit 5, Georgesville Road, and head 
west. Past a large Toyota dealer on your right and at the next light (the 
end of Georgesville Road), turn left (south) on Norton Road. Pass through 
one traffic light and the airport entrance will be on your left.


5 minutes North on West Broad St. (Exit off of I-270):
Holiday Inn Express,    4 miles north,  614/870-3700,  
Ramada Inn West,    4 miles north,  614/878-5301,  

10 minutes Northwest of Bolton at I-70 & Rome-Hilliard Rd. (Exit 91):
Red Roof Inn West       (614) 878-9245 or 1-800-THE-ROOF
Motel 6                 (614) 870-0993
Cross Country Inn       (614) 870-7090

10 minutes Southeast of Bolton at I-71 & Stringtown Rd. (Exit 100):
Red Roof Inn South      (614) 875-8543 or 1-800-THE-ROOF
Heritage Inn            (614) 871-0440
Ramada Inn South        (614) 871-2990
Value Inn           (614) 875-1800

None of the motels is preferred over the other. Rental cars will be 
available, and there are always plenty of people to hitch rides with.


Car rentals are available from Thrifty Rental Cars at Bolton Field. Call 
Bolton Flying Service (614-878-2961) to make reservations. Identify 
yourself as affiliated with the aerobatic contest.

A message area will also be available in the registration area to 
facilitate car pooling.


Randy Dodge, Contest Director, at iac34pilot at, ph. (740) 362-8132


Christina Andres, Judges Coordinator, at CAndres74 at ph. (740)524-0264

See you in August!

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