2018 EVENTS:

Note: Any of the following events offering Young Eagle rides, these are free airplane rides for kids ages 8 to 17. (A parent must be present)


Saturday & Sunday, June 16th & 17th – Plane Fun Aviation Festival

Airplanes, Antique & classic cars & motorcycles, Food, Activities & Young Eagle rides!

Free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 (parent must be present); biplane & warbird rides available too!

9a-5p each day at the Toledo Executive Airport - $5 admission – kids 12 & under free – Free parking

Volunteers welcome!  (Young Eagle pilots & working and food service) -contact joedeaton@laibe.com


Sunday, June 17, 2018 - Father's Day Pancake Breakfast, Canton, MI

EAA Chapter 113 Annual Father's Day Pancake Breakfast Fly-in 7 to 11 AM. Bring Dad and the family for breakfast and stay to see the airplanes, new and old!

Canton Mettetal (1D2), Canton, MI


Monday - Thursday, June 18th-21st – Summer Youth Aviator Camp for ages 12-15

 Zone Aviation at the Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland

Visit http://zoneaviation.com/youth- aviator-camp/ or call 216-333-1537 for details


 Thursday, June 21st – Women in Aviation Chapter Social

All aviation enthusiasts welcome!  We’ll meet in the bar area or on the patio.

5:00p-8:00p at the 100th Bomb Group restaurant by Cleveland Hopkins Airport


Friday, June 22, Cookout at the Discover Aviation Center Hangar

Starting at 6:30, at the Lorain County Airport. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow aviation enthusiasts & friends. Burgers, dogs, pop & water provided.  You are welcome to BYOB and a dish to pass.


Saturday, June 23rd – EAA Chapter 5’s first Fly-In of the Summer! Wings & Wheels

7a-noon at the Geauga County Airport in Middlefield, OH  (7G8)


Saturday, June 23rd – Yankee Air Museum WWII B-17 Flying Fortress Air Adventure Rides

10a-4p Liberty Aviation Museum at the Erie-Ottawa Int’l Airport in Port Clinton

Visit http://yankeeairmuseum.org/ fly/ for ticket pricing or to book a ride


Friday thru Wednesday, June 29th – July 4th – Fly The Ford Tri-Motor!

Climb aboard and step back into time to aviation’s golden age!

9-5 each day – Liberty Aviation Museum at the Erie-Ottawa Int’l Airport in Port Clinton

Go to flytheford.org for advanced ticket sales.  Or walk up - $75/adult, $50/17&under


Saturday, June 30th – EAA Chapter 255’s Pancake Breakfast Fly-In

8:00a-noon at the Ashland County Airport (3G4) in Ashland, OH


Saturday, June 30th – Curious About Flying course

Are you interested in learning more about aviation?  This class is for you!

Held at the Discover Aviation hangar at the Lorain County Airport

Contact Patty Austin for details – 440-503-3145 or curiousaboutflying@me.com


Friday, July, 20th - Cookout at the Discover Aviation Center Hangar, 6pm


Friday, August 17th - Cookout at the Discover Aviation Center Hangar, 6pm


Friday, September 14th -  Cookout at the Discover Aviation Center Hangar, 6pm


EAA Chapter 1252's Annual Flyro-Gyro At Lorain County Regional Airport


Want more? Check out the aviation museums in our area!

International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) – Located inside the Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland iwasm.org

Liberty Aviation Museum – at the Erie-Ottawa airport in Port Clinton (great diner there as well!) libertyaviationmuseum.org

Crawford Auto Aviation Museum – University Circle, Cleveland wrhs.org/research/crawford/

MAPS Air Museum in North Canton mapsairmuseum.org


Join your local EAA Chapter:
If you are not already a member of an EAA Chapter, we highly encourage you to check out your local group. This is a great way to meet other aviation enthusiasts, whether you are an experienced aviator or simply interested in anything aviation!
Here are some of the chapters in our area, along with their monthly meeting times.
You can find more info on chapters near you by clicking here.

Columbia Station Chapter 1252– 1st Tuesday at the Columbia Station VFW Hall, 7pm
Lorain County Chapter 127 – 2nd Saturday at the Lorain County Airport, 10am
Wadsworth Chapter 846 – 2nd Thursday at Skypark Airport in Wadsworth, 7pm
Port Clinton Chapter 1247- 3rd Wednesday at the Liberty Aviation Museum, 7pm
North Central OH Chapter 50 – 1st Saturday at Hinde Airport in Huron, 1:30pm
Toledo Chapter 582 – 4th Thursday at the Toledo Executive Airport in Millbury, 6pm
Geauga County EAA Chapter 5 – 3rd Monday at the Geauga Count Airport in Middlefield, 7pm
Ashland County Chapter 255 – 2nd Sunday at the Ashland County Airport, 4pm
Fremont Chapter 1272 – 2nd Tuesday at the Sandusky County Airport in Fremont, 7pm
Portage County Chapter 1591 – 3rd Wednesday at the Portage County Airport in Ravenna, 6pm


International Women's Air and Space Museum
Always something going on. Click here to learn about all their events.


Check out Discover Aviation Center!
Discover Aviation Center (DAC) introduces people to aviation and helps promote other aviation organizations. We have a Flying Club; offer outreach programs, which include Discover Aviation Day (May 19th in 2018), airport tours, school career fairs and library programs; and we encourage aviation networking through meetings (first Saturday of each month) and cookouts (third Friday of each month throughout the summer) at the Discover Aviation hangar at the Lorain County Airport. If you are interested in becoming a member of DAC or would like more information, please check out our website – discoveraviationcenter.org - or contact us directly (info below).
The 3rd Friday of each month starting around 6:30 the Discover Aviation Center's Flying Club hosts a cookout in the DAC hangar at the Lorain County Airport off of Russia Rd. All are welcome! Wonderful opportunity to share in the camaraderie of your fellow aviation enthusiasts, or just a good excuse to hang out at the airport for a bit!


As always, please contact us if you would like any additional information or if you would like to be removed from our distribution list.

Vicki and Paul Koziol
Discover Aviation Center, Lorain County Regiona Airport
44050 Russia Rd, Unit 6, Elyria
http://discoveraviationcenter. org