2018 UFO Events

2018 Lunken Ohio Fly-In Drive-In

Oct 12, 2018 – On October 12th A UFO meeting was held at the Lunken Airport in Cincinnati. A lecture on the history of Lunken Airport and a tour of the museum was followed by lunch at the Sky Galley…

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2018 Northern California UFO Meeting

Oct 11, 2018 – It was beautiful weather for flying and six members flew in for our lunch meeting. Many of the UFO members have their plane at this airport, so they drove. There were twelve pilot members, three pilot…

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2018 105th UFO Birthday at Bolivar, MO

Oct 7, 2018 – Weather tried but couldn’t destroy a celebratory reception for our UFOs most senior member, Eugene Engledow. Gene’s gracious family joined the UFO reception planned for his 105th birthday, October 7, 2018. Since this UFO event combined…

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2018 Kansas UFO Seminar

Sep 20, 2018 – A large group of 33 including UFO members, some spouses, and presenters met Thursday, October 20, for the 2018 Kansas UFO Seminar*. It was held at Billard Field (KTOP) in Topeka, Kansas. In addition to Kansans,…

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2018 Cameron Park Fly/Drive-In

Sep 19, 2018 – A group of ten UFO members and their guests met in the patio of the home of host, Wray Fleming. Planes were parked in front of his home at Cameron Park, a private air park. It…

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2018 Friday Harbor, WA UFO/WBMP Get-Together

Sep 12, 2018 – John Geyman organized this Friday Harbor Fly-In. There were 56 who had said they would be there. Instead only 20 could make it due to the low ceilings. The picture shows the group in front of…

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2018 SPECIAL Northeast Region Fly-In

Sep 12, 2018 – It turned out to be the day of the Fly-In that wasn’t. Ceilings hovered around 500 ft. while the best approach into Danbury is a VOR with an 880 ft minimum. There is no ILS. The…

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2018 North Texas Roundup

Aug 29, 2018 – Wow – Two Texas UFO meetings in one month! Way to go Texas! Following a very successful regional meeting down in Victoria, nine loyal North Texas members got together on August 29 at the Radial Cafe…

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2018 South Texas (Victoria, TX) UFO Fly-In

Aug 9, 2018 – The Texas South Central and South East areas of the UFOs came together for a very successful Fly-In on 9 Aug 2018 in Victoria, TX. Twenty members and guest attended. Several flew in while some drove…

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2018 Nampa, ID UFO/WMBP Get-Together

Jul 19, 2018 – The temperature was 102 and the people attending had a nice cool place to view the Nampa airport from the terminal. Nate, the owner of the Tower Grill, at the airport, served us great food and…

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2018 Spokane, WA UFO/WBMP Get-Together

Jul 18, 2018 – 23 showed up at Signature Aviation at Spokane International Airport for the 2018 UFO / Wright Brothers Master Pilot get together. We gathered upstairs, and we had a great view of the airport out the windows.…

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2018 Georgetown, DE UFO Get-Together

Jul 18, 2018 – Nine Octogenarian pilots, including 96-year old Fred Rapp, from 5 states flew in as Pilot in Command to a UFO meeting in Georgetown, DE. A total of 13 members and guests attended the luncheon meeting, including…

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2018 UFO Maine Lobster Fest

Jul 8, 2018 – Twenty-four members and friends gathered at the airport in Rockland, Maine for some good old fashioned UFO style camaraderie. They came in an assortment of six airplanes and one helicopter. Carl Carlson flew more than 4…

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2018 Urbana, OH Fly-In / Drive-In

Jun 28, 2018 – The weather was mostly good for a fly-in. There was one cancelation with low ceilings to the east. Barbara Goodwin and Maisie Stears flew from Kalamazoo, MI. Gordon Comfort and guest Rick Stansley flew from Tecumseh,…

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2018 Missoula, MT UFO/AOPA Pilots Meeting

Jun 16, 2018 – Twenty-one hearty UFO and Wright Brothers Master Pilots gathered at the AOPA’s first fly-in of the year. Friday was a beautiful day and Bill Webber and his son Rick flew in from Spokane, WA. The Missoula…

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2018 Jersey Jamboree

Jun 14, 2018 – Nobody likes a postponement but you can’t change the weather so we changed the date. It is a good thing we did. Other than a 35 knot headwind for some, a bit of turbulence for all…

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2018 Annual UFO Fly-In at Marianna, FL

May 19, 2018 – FL UFO members and guests had a very successful and interesting meeting in the main terminal building of the Marianna, FL municipal airport, formerly Graham AB during the 1950’s and early 1960’s. This was the 2nd…

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2018 Salem, OR UFO/WBMP Pilots Meeting

May 17, 2018 – There were 21 in attendance for the meeting at the Salem airport (KSLE) in the terminal building. Lemonade and lunch was provided and everyone had a great time sharing stories and probably a few lies. The…

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2018 Everett, WA UFO/WBMP Pilots Meeting

May 16, 2018 – The UFO Everett group met at the La Bistro restaurant near the Paine Field.  This is a community college that teaches culinary skills to its students and they provided a fine lunch for all to enjoy.…

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2018 Annual Northeast Region Fly-In

May 16, 2018 – Would you believe it? Six tornadoes ripped through the area on the very day set for the Annual UFO Northeast Region Fly-In at Danbury, CT. The storm passed a few miles to the north with decent,…

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2018 West Houston TX Get-Together

Apr 19, 2018 – Twelve Southeast Texas members gathered at Hungry’s Restaurant in West Houston for an impromptu luncheon. The camaraderie was palpable and, shall we say, nobody left “Hungry”. The meeting was hosted by Area Representative Dan Nicholson who…

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2018 Missouri State Aviation Day

Apr 17, 2018 – Missouri/Iowa outgoing UFO area representative Allan Brennecke (right) met with incoming UFO area representative Norman Beyer (left) at the Missouri State Aviation Day in Jefferson City to share ideas about the future of Missouri and Iowa UFO…

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2018 Central Coast California UFO Meeting

Apr 5, 2018 – There were nineteen UFO member pilots attending the fifth UFO Meeting at the San Luis Obispo Airport. Two members turned in their application at the meeting to our president. Among the new members were two women.…

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2018 Reno UFO Lunch

Mar 22, 2018 – On a rare, rainy day in Reno, six of us got together for lunch. We welcomed new member Lin Manning. Our aviation discussion centered mainly on maintenance. We also discussed what a joy the new Basic…

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