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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: Contest Info-Maytown,PA



                


Thread: Contest Info-Maytown,PA

Message: Contest Info-Maytown,PA

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From: RobertM82 at aol.com

Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 18:21:25 UTC


Message:

  1996 Pennsylvania Aerobatic Championships
FIVE CATEGORY CONTEST
(Basic through Unlimited)
May 31 - June 2, 1996 at the Donegal Springs Airpark (N71) Maytown, PA

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY  *  May 31, 1996
8:00 am - 7:30 pm  Registration and Practice Flying 
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm Contest Briefing 
8:00 pm - ??? Cookout at the Airport 

SATURDAY  *  June 1, 1996
7:30 am Briefing 
8:00 am - 7:00 pm Contest Flying  
8:00 pm - ??? Banquet 

 SUNDAY  *  June 2, 1996
8:00 am Briefing 
10:00 am - ??? Contest Flying  
Awards Before Departure

Location: Donegal Springs Airpark, N71 - Maytown, PA (formerly Elizabethtown
- Marietta Airport) (717) 653-8181

By Air: 13 NM from Lancaster Airport on the 271x north radial of Lancaster
VOR (LNS)

By Car: 
>From the West: PA Turnpike (I-76) East to Exit 19 to Rt. 283 E to Rheems
exit, right at stop, through light and cross RR Bridge.  Proceed through stop
and follow Colebrook Road (look for 90x left, then 90x right 1/8 mile) for
about 2 miles to right onto Airport Road, Airport is 1/2 mile on right.

>From the East:  I-76 West to Rt. 21 (Rt. 222 South) to Rt. 30 W (see from Rt.
30 below)

>From the South: I-83 North to Rt. 30 E (see from Rt. 30 below)

>From Rt. 30: (either direction) Take the Rt. 441 N Exit (first exit east of
Susquehanna River), follow Rt. 441 N for about 4.5 miles to Rt. 743 and turn
right towards Elizabethtown, go about 1.5 miles to Maytown Square and take
the first right off the Square, then go 1 block to Queen St., turn left, go
about 3/4 mile to Airport Road, turn right and Airport is 1/4 mile on left.

ARRIVAL: Normal left-hand traffic pattern to Runway 27, prevalent winds from
NW. AerobatIc box is North of the runway. Please exercise extra caution if
active runway is Runway 9, as the Aerobatic Box will be directly above the
downwind leg, and will be active for Contest Practice on Friday. Low passes
upon arrival will be judged & graded by the FAA Monitors.

DEPARTURE: When departing, climb straight to 1500' before turning (noise
abatement).

HANGAR:  Hangar space will be available on a first come, first served basis.

QUESTIONS: Please feel free to contact us. 
Larry Bashore at (717) 233-8711(w) or (717) 766-3705 (h)
Bob Minkus at (610) 525-6769 (w) or (610) 525-6291(h) or email:
reminkus at ix.netcom.com

Please make your own arrangements for accommodations.  (Camping is permitted
on the airport premises.)

ACCOMMODATIONS: 
Bed and Breakfasts - (all within 3 miles of Contest)
* Chrisken Inn  - 10 minutes away.  4035 Garfield Rd., Mt. Joy (717) 653-2717
* Country Stay  - 1.5 mi. from Contest. 2285 Bull Moose Rd. (717) 367-5167
* Hillside Farm -  607 Eby Chicques Rd., Mt. Joy (717) 653-6697
* Isabella's Verandah  - 701 E. Market St., Marietta (717) 426-4573
* Morning Meadows Farm - 103 Fuhrman Street, Marietta (717) 426-1425
* Noble House -  113 W. Market St., Marietta (717) 426-4389
* Olde Fogie Farm  - 2 miles from airport. 106 Stackstown Rd., Marietta
 (717) 426-3992
* Railroad House - Great if you like trains - W. Front & S. Perry Sts.,
Marietta (717) 426-4141
(Must make special arrangements with R.R. House for room access if returning
after 10pm.)
* River Inn - Great if you like trains - 285 W. Front St., Marietta (717)
426-2290
* Vogt Farm  - Walking distance from Contest.  1225 Colebrook Rd., Marietta
 (717) 653-4810
* Waterford House - 18 E. Front St., Marietta (717) 426-3056
Motels:
* Blue Note - 5 minutes from the Contest, INEXPENSIVE & clean (717) 426-1991
* Marco's - 5 minutes from the Contest, INEXPENSIVE & clean (717) 426-1354
* Red Rose Motel - 10 minutes away. (Elizabethtown) - (717) 367-7518
* Quality Inn - 25 minutes away. (717) 898-2431 (Make own transportation
arrangements.)
* Westfield Inn - near Quality Inn. (717) 397-9300 (Make own transportation
arrangements.)

CHECKLIST: 
____   IAC & EAA Membership Card 
____   Pilot Certificate 
____   Medical Certificate 
____   Insurance Papers 
____   Aircraft Registration 
____   Aircraft & Engine Logs 
____   Airworthiness Certificate 
____   Aircraft Operational Limitations 
____   Weight & Balance 
____   Packed Parachute (<120 days)* 
____   (9) copies of Freestyle Scoresheets and Flimsies 
____   (checked by a current judge and signed-off and dated '96 prior to
contest)*

*NOTICE:  
1) Pilots requiring Freestyles to be checked at Contest will be charged a fee
of $25 each.  
2) Licensed parachute riggers may be available at the airport.  
Contact Maytown Sport Parachute Club on weekends or evenings at (717)
653-0422 to set up an appointment.

International Aerobatic Club
Chapter 58 Susquehanna Valley
PO Box 2247
Harrisburg, PA 17105


                


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