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STEPHENVILLE -- (KSEP) Fly in for a wonderful trip of BBQ N Bed N Breakfast. Come visit Stephenville, TX... "Cowboy Capital of the World!" Land at Clark Regional Airport, take a quick trip in a golf cart to enjoy great food at the world famous Hard 8 BBQ. Once you are full and ready to relax we will pick you up and take you the whole whopping half mile to your home for the night. Quaint cabins surrounded by green grass, trees, ponds and horses await you. In the morning you will be fed a hearty breakfast and chauffeured back to the airport. The price does not include your dinner at Hard 8 BBQ. Email: hoofprintsranch@gmail.com. www.hoofprintsranch.com or (254)968-4393

July 2011

10-15    MENARD -- (T-50) Monday - Monday, July 10, 2011 - Aug 15, 2011 — Menard , TX . Fly In - Archeological Restoration of Presidio San Saba - http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/presidio, Menard County Airport (T-50). Wing Your Way To The Frontier. Fly In T-50 – To Menard, Texas To See The Restoration Of The Spanish Presidio San Saba In Progress Now Until Mid August 2011 – Located 300 Yards South Of Menard County Airport Free Transportation Available To Fly In Parties Observe Ruins Constructed In 1761 Being Restored To Original Beauty View The Authentic Jim “ Bouie” Signature Carved In Stone. Excellent Restaurants For Lunch Or Dinner. Call Ahead Anytime To Arrange Your Private Guided Tour: Carleton: 325 456-9833, John: 325 456-2244, Ray: 325 456-5994. The Presidio San Saba Was Established In 1757 By The Spanish As An Outpost Of San Antonio To Civilize The Apache And The Comanche Indians, To Seek Their Source Of Silver And Gold, And To Prevent The French From Making Inroads Into Central Texas . The Presidio Is One Of Nine Sites Highlighted On The Texas Forts Trail – A Recommended Driving Trail In Central West Texas . See www.texasbeyondhistory.net/presidio and www.texasfortstrail.com

Jul 14    MCKINNEY -- EAA Chapter 1246 Monthly Meeting - http://www.eaa1246.org/map.asp, Collin County Community College. Don't miss our next monthly general meeting at Collin County Community College in McKinney TX . Once again, Mike Hance will give his wonderful presentation about Oshkosh , AirVenture 2011, in Wisconsin . Mike will be celebrating his 40th visit to the event this year. Come and experience, through his eyes, the wonders of AirVenture. All meetings are held at 7 pm in Conference Center Room D 106, Section A on the second Thursday of each month. Everyone is welcome. You don't have to be a pilot or a member to attend. Contact: Smitty, president@eaa1246.org

16    HOUSTON -- Wings Wheels Raffle Day at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum - http://www.1940airterminal.org, William P. Hobby (KHOU). Join us as we hold a live drawing to determine the winner of our beautiful 1957 Cessna 172 raffle plane. You could be the winner! Buy your raffle tickets today! Fly-ins are welcome. The event includes lunch. Contact: Megan Lickliter-Mundon 7134541940, info@1940airterminal.org

August 2011

6    ADDISON -- Fly-in / Drive-in with Free Lunch and Wings Seminar - http://www.americanflyers.net/about/aviation_seminars.asp, Addison Airport (ADS).  American Flyers invites you and a friend to spend a fun-filled afternoon at the airport and enjoy the camaraderie of others who share your passion for aviation. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch and stay for the optional Wings seminar. All attendees will be given a certificate for a free 2-hour VFR or IFR simulator session. Contact: Mitch McCormack 972-407-0295, mitch_m@af.tv

September 2011

16-18    TERRELL -- Flights of Our Fathers Fly-In - http://www.bftsmuseum.org, Terrell Municipal Airport (TRL). This year the theme will include a salute to veterans of all branches of the services, recognizing the honor and valor of our fallen service men and women, and including the ultimate sacrifice of five young men from the City of Terrell . The weekend events are included within a reunion of those men who were trained here. September 16 Hanger/Dinner Dance. September 17 Fly-In: All-day happenings include: Talks by Tom Killebrew, author of The RAF in Texas ” and Dr. Calvin Spann, WWII Tuskegee Airman static plane demonstrations plane rides. September 18 Memorial Service Contact: Berverly Mardis 972-524-1714, bmardis@bftsmuseum.org

October 2011

Oct 15-16 — HOUSTON , TX . Wings Over Houston Airshow - http://wingsoverhouston.com/, Ellington Airport (EFD). The 27th Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight October 15 and Sunday, October 16 at Ellington Airport with thrilling aerial performances, aerobatics and demonstrations. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will captivate audiences with an aerial ballet of high-speed jet flight featuring dozens of formation passes. This year’s show welcomes many new additions to the legendary event. Making its first appearance at the Wings Over Houston Airshow, the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft, F-22 Raptor, will take to the skies with its precision aerial maneuvers. Also new this year is the Red Bull Motorsport Teams of Kirby Chambliss, in his Zivko Edge 540, and Chuck Aaron, the only civilian pilot to be licensed in the U.S. to perform helicopter aerobatics. Aaron will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with his back flips, 360-degree rolls and a heart stopping tumble, called the Chuckcilvak. In addition to new aircraft, the Red Bull Air Force Parachute Team will take to the skies in their winged jump suits as they approach the crowd at Ellington Airport . Fans will also be treated with an exclusive look as the Horsemen pilots take to the skies in F-86 Sabres debuting in Houston . Jason Newburg, 2010 Lonestar Aerobatic Unlimited Champion, will showcase his high energy performance in a Pitts Viper. The 2011 Wings Over Houston Airshow returning favorites include the always-popular Tora!Tora!Tora! reenactment of the World War II air power attack on Pearl Harbor . Also returning will be a firepower demonstration with the Korea / Vietnam era aircraft, including the Huey helicopter, AD-4 Skyraider, O-2 Forward Air Command Oscar Duece and AC-47 Spooky Gunship. The Boeing B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” returns to the skies in a rare sighting as it is the only flying B-29 remaining. Military demonstrations include the Air Force Heritage Flight, U.S. Coast Guard MH65C Dolphin Helicopter, U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet from the West Coast Demo Team, the C-130H Tactical Special Forces Jump and AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Demo. “Wings Over Houston Airshow strives to bring new, exciting aviation demonstrations and exhibits each year. This year, we are especially proud that we will be one of the few airshows to demonstrate the F-22 Raptor,” said Bill Roach, utive director of Wings Over Houston Airshow. “We appreciate our loyal volunteers, sponsors, fans, and members of the media as the event could not be a success without each and every one of you.” Other highlights of the 2011 Wings Over Houston Airshow include the “Legends Heroes Autograph Tent”, 6th Cavalry Historical Association, Military Museum of Texas, interactive displays from NASA, a children’s carnival area including a rock wall and mechanical bull and exhilarating Aircraft M-4 simulator rides. 713-266-4492, woh.director@sbcglobal.net

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