2017 UFO Events

2017 Williamsburg VA Meeting

Oct 12, 2017 – Tom Van Petten (UFO area representative VA/NC) sponsored a UFO meeting in Historic Williamsburg on a dreary Thursday. Tom made the 2.5 hour drive from Littleton, NC. Only one of the 7 aircraft that had planned…

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2017 104th UFO Birthday at Bolivar, MO

Oct 7, 2017 – 104 yr old Gene Engledow celebrated his birthday with nine UFO members and 27 other guests at Gene Engledow Field in Bolivar, MO on Saturday October 7th. (L to R) Don Miller, Bob Penton, Ron Anderson,…

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2017 Northern California UFO Meeting II

Oct 4, 2017 – There were 17 member pilots, adding their guests, the total was 24. The weather was excellent for flying and we had several planes fly in from Oregon and central California, south of Redding. We had excellent…

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2017 Kansas UFO Seminar

Sep 26, 2017 – The first ever Annual All-Kansas seminar was held at the Hutchinson KS Municipal Airport on Tuesday, September 26. In spite of minimum IFR conditions that day, eight die-hard UFO members (six out of fourteen Kansans, and…

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2017 Friday Harbor UFO and WBMP Meeting

Sep 13, 2017 – A great turn out for the Friday Harbor UFO and Wright Brothers Master Pilots meeting in the San Juan Islands of Washington. The weather cooperated and it was such a beautiful day. We counted 18 planes for…

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2017 UFO Texas Roundup XV

Aug 30, 2017 – On Wednesday August 30, there were 9 members, 4 guests and one airplane. After a luncheon of good-old Texas Barbecue, Terry Grimes told us about his personal experience in obtaining the BasicMed certificate from the FAA. A…

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2017 UFO Cambridge MD Meeting

Aug 29, 2017 – Historic Cambridge, MD was the site of a UFO meeting on August 29th. We planned to have 27 members and guests attend including 14 arriving by air, some from faraway places such as FL, CT, PA, NJ,…

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2017 Jersey Jamboree

Aug 16, 2017 – The Jersey Jamboree at Sky Manor was the first UFO Fly-In in New Jersey in recent memory. It was a collaborative effort and a colossal success despite the challenge of frequently revised presidential TFRs and ground fog…

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2017 Nampa UFO and WBMP Meeting

Jul 20, 2017 – The temperature was in the 90s and the people attending had a nice cool place to view the Nampa airport from the terminal. The restaurant put us in a private dining room on the main floor. The…

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2017 Spokane UFO and WBMP Meeting

Jul 19, 2017 – The UFO and Wright Brothers Master Pilots held their meeting at the Signature Aircraft at Spokane International. We had a great luncheon upstairs for all 28 attendees. Robert Ticknor from the Spokane FAA office of the FAA’s…

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2017 Rockland Maine Lobster Lunch

Jul 13, 2017 – The Rockland Lobster Fest has always been a rain or shine event. This year we had rain. But that didn’t stop 11 intrepid pilots with their wives and significant others from gathering at Miller’s pier in Spruce…

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2017 Bozeman UFO and WBMP Meeting

Jun 22, 2017 – A group of UFO’s and Master pilots meet at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman, MT. Bill Webber and his son Rick flew in from Spokane and several made the trek in from Roundup, MT. Also, the local…

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2017 Hamilton UFO and WBMP Meeting

Jun 21, 2017 – A group of UFO’s and Master pilots meet at the Hamilton Ravalli County Airport. Bill Webber and his son Rick flew in from Spokane. Also, the local group from Hamilton, Stevensville, Lincoln, Missoula and Rigby, ID made…

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2017 UFO Mansfield Ohio Meeting

Jun 15, 2017 – In the three days prior to the scheduled UFO Meeting at Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport (KMFD), the Midwest experienced WX (thunderstorms, heavy rain & tornado winds). On the day of the Event, 12 UFO members hopeful of…

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2017 FL UFO (and Armed Forces Fly-In) Event

May 20, 2017 – On Friday and Saturday, May 19-20, there were ten UFO members and assorted wives, friends and UFO wannabe’s who showed up for the first ever Tri-State (FL, AL, GA) Regional meeting at Marianna Florida. The venue was…

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2017 Annual Northeast Region Fly-In

May 17, 2017 – Fifty-four UFO members and guests convened at the Danbury, CT airport for the UFO Northeast Region Annual Fly-In. Roland Toutant made the trip with his wife Helene in his Enstrom helicopter. They shared the ramp with eighteen…

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2017 Salem UFO and WBMP Meeting

May 17, 2017 – Twenty-eight guests attended the NW Oregon UFO and Wright Brothers Master Pilot meeting at the Salem Airport. The weather was marginal but a few flew in to the meeting. Bert Zimmerly, our regional rep, brought some new…

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2017 Everett UFO and WBMP Meeting

May 16, 2017 – Forty-one guests originally signed up for the NW Washington UFO and Wright Brothers Master Pilots meeting near Paine field (PAE) in Everett. The weather was very wet with a new pile of snow in the mountains. We…

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2017 UFO All Texas Fly-In & Drive-In

May 10, 2017 – Over 40 Texas UFO members and guests congregated in Fredericksburg (T82) to celebrate the first “Deep in the Heart of Texas” UFO meeting. It was a coordinated effort on the part of three Texas Area Representatives (North…

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2017 UFO Central Coast Meeting

Apr 5, 2017 – 20 of us gathered in SLO (San Luis Obispo) for good time, good food and some really great stories.

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2017 UFO Fly-In & Drive-In Enid OK

Mar 22, 2017 – Eleven UFO members, three spouses and assorted relatives, preachers, acquaintances and well-wishers gathered at Woodring Regional Airport (KWDG) in Enid, Oklahoma on March 22nd to celebrate the birthday of Vernon Foster who, on that day, became the…

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2017 UFO Luncheon KDWH

Mar 18, 2017 – A great group of UFO members from Southeast Texas met for lunch and a great visit on Saturday, March 18, at the Aviator’s Grill at David Wayne Hooks Airport (KDWH) in Spring, Texas. (Spring is about 17…

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2017 North Central Texas UFO Meeting

Feb 8, 2017 – WE’VE SET A NEW RECORD! North Texas UFOs gathered at the Spring Creek Restaurant in Burleson on February 8. There were fifteen members present along with one spouse (Ilse Williams) and one UFO wannabe (Norm Rathje). Dick…

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2017 UFO Meeting Redding, CA

Feb 13, 2017 – We had 14 pilots at our UFO Redding Airport lunch meeting. 5 new members flew in. Two of them have many Angel Flights to their credit. Our scheduled meeting for Wednesday was to be another rain day!…

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