2014 Events

2014 Texas Roundup IV

With scarcely more than a week’s notice ROUNDUP VI was held on Dec 31 at the “Mixed Up Burgers” restaurant ON the airport and IN the terminal at Grand Prairie Texas Municipal. There were seven members and one guest in attendance–on New Year’s Eve, no less! There was no program, no speaker, no politicking–just good…

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2014 Maryland UFO Luncheon Fly-In

Nov 5, 2014 – Maryland Members of the United Flying Octogenarians held a FLY-IN, DRIVE-IN and met for lunch and fellowship at the Airport Café at Montgomery County Airport which is located approximately 15 miles North of Washington, DC The nine UFOs and guests attending from the Maryland Area were: John Sullivan from Annapolis; Wayne…

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2014 Wisconsin UFO Meeting

A group of United Flying Octogenarians from the Great Lakes 9-state area gathered in Kenosha, WI on September 20, 2014, to attend a lunch hosted by Regional Manager, Red Bainbridge. UFO member Bill Knauz graciously provided his STICK & RUDDER hangar for the meeting. A worrisome weather forecast for the area failed to discourage the…

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2014 Fresno Fly-In and Lunch

Sep. 11, 2014 – Roughly 25 UFOs showed up for our Fresno Fly-In and Lunch. A twin flew in from San Diego and a number of planes were from local airports. There was a ninety year, old 100 mission WW II P-47 pilot, a 96-year-old active pilot (with a cane no less), a 90-year-old lady…

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2014 Northeast Fall Fly-In

Sep. 17, 2014 – “WOW! What a list!” said Harvey Herman when we he saw the roster of registrations for this popular event. Well said. When the day came there were 12 pristine UFO aircraft scattered about the ramp looking for all the world as though they were on exhibit. In fact they were. Even…

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2014 Maine Lobster Lunch

Six inches of rain in one hour were reported in nearby Portland on the day scheduled for this UFO event. In light of the grim forecasts of the storm, pilots intending to fly in wisely canceled their flights. Nevertheless, members Bob Barker, Dick Sheppe and Ryan Fendler ignored the chilling rain and along with their…

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2014 UFO Day at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

The havoc of Hurricane Arthur’s visit just before the 5th left blue skies all the way to heaven and not a chance of rain for UFO Day at the Aerodrome. As pilots, you know that usually means high winds and so it was. But it was a squeaker and the airshow boss gave the winds…

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2014 Indiana UFO Meeting

June 14, 2014, a day of blue skies and sunshine, was UFO meeting day at Columbus Municipal Airport. Indiana UFO members Betty DeBaun, George Robbins, Bob Plattner, and Area Representative Nancy Warren greeted and welcomed their fellow UFO and guests, most of whom were from Ohio: John Chuprun and guest Kenneth Scearce from Dayton; Ed…

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2014 Northeast Regional Gathering

May 7, 2014 – Seven airplanes and one helicopter brought UFOs to the Danbury, CT airport on a beautiful spring day. A record number of 51 people registered for the event. Various obstacles narrowed the number to 39 at the tables on Wednesday, still a record number for the Northeast. The manager and three of…

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2014 Punta Gorda Fly-In

Apr 23 – Organized by John Strickland and Owen Stiegelmeier, the Punta Gorda Fly-In featured lunch, hangar tours and plenty of hangar tales. It was a first-time UFO get-together in Punta Gorda and has every indication of becoming an annual UFO event.  

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