Ozarka College to Host Melbourne Fly-In
Published on February 12, 2020
Ozarka College's Aviation Program will host a Melbourne Fly-in: !An Aviation Experience,' on Saturday April 25th, 2020 at the John E. Miller Field Airport in Melbourne, Arkansas. The Planes will begin to arrive at 8:00 a.m. and the event will last until 4:00 p.m. The event will kick off in the morning with a pancake breakfast. There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, and a beverage. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and watch the planes fly in at the airport. There will also be a lunch consisting of hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, and your choice of beverage beginning at 12:30pm with $$ donation. There will also be community events including a Baggo (bean bag toss) tournament, raffle drawings, silent auction, and an air demonstration throughout the day.
The Fly-in will offer the community multiple types of aircraft and interesting planes to explore. Youth can learn about the Pilot programs that Ozarka College offers and discover if the adventure of flying could be in their future. This Event will surely be a day of fun and excitement for the family. Flights (for a fee) and the Flight Simulator (no fee and as available) will be offered to young people between the ages of 10-17. The flights will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, to sign up for a time slot please call (870) 368-7926.