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Thread: WAC '96 Is Here
Message: WAC '96 Is Here
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From: cwhittle at iamerica.net (Carl Whittle)
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 1996 13:06:04 UTC
XVIII World Aerobatic Championships P.O. Box 59145 Oklahoma City, OK 73159 Tel: 405.685.9546 Fax: 405.685.9567 Tickets: 405.236.5000 the olympics are over, but as we say in oklahoma, "you 'aint seen nothin' yet!" The 18th World Aerobatic Championships are only two weeks away. Twenty-four countries are registered with nearly 100 pilots making WAC '96 the largest in the history of aviation. Teams are already in Oklahoma practicing. The WAC have not been in the U.S. in sixteen years. Two years from now they return to Europe. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the world's best pilots in head-to-head blazing stick and rudder competition. Advance purchase tickets, which offer considerable savings over gate prices, are on sale now at the Oklahoma City All Sports Association, Telephone (405) 236-5000 or Fax (405) 236-5008. Visa, MasterCard and checks are accepted. Tickets will be mailed to you immediately. Ticket options include: Passport to the World, $150. This is your personal Passport to the entire event including the beautiful Parade of Nations opening ceremonies, daily admission to the Championships for the entire competition, admission to the airport barbecue, and the elegant Championship Awards Banquet. The banquet will be held at the beautiful National Cowboy Hall of Fame, black tie is optional. Special seating will be provided for Passport to the World ticket holders. IAC Membership Passport, $125. Your IAC membership will entitle you to all of the benefits of the Passport to the World, plus admission to the IAC Pavilion at a savings of $25. Championship Passport, $50. This option provides daily, general admission tickets to the Parade of Nations Opening Ceremonies, admission to the Clarence E. Page Airport each day, including practice days. Daily Passport Tickets: These daily, general admission tickets are only $5.00 in advance or $8.00 at the gate. Children's tickets are $2.50 advance, $3.00 at the gate. RV Parking is available on the airfield. Fly-In's are welcome and encouraged. Be sure to check NOTAMS prior to departure. An FAA control tower will be in operation as well as a mobile Flight Service Station. The airfield will remain open throughout the competition. Special airspace restrictions are in effect to avoid traffic conflict in the box. Fly-in's must bring sturdy chocks and tie-downs. None are available at the field. Camping is permitted with your aircraft. The usual air show type concession stands will be available for food and beverages. Flying will begin at 8:00 a.m. each day and continue until at least 6:30 p.m. or perhaps later if necessary. The headquarters hotel is the Radisson Inn in OKC. Rates are $54/day double or single. A variety of other hotels is available in the area of Meridian Avenue and I-40. Clarence E. Page airport is located about 12 miles west of OKC, about a mile south of I-40. Take the Cimarron Road exit. There will be roadsigns for directions. Call for a brochure. See you there! Carl Whittle, Director.