2019 Events


Annual Flyro-Gryo Coming Saturday, September 21, 2019
10AM - 2PM
Lorain County Regional Airport


 Flying season is here!  There are lot of other events in the area:


East Central Ohio Pilot's Association (ECOPA)
Events Page  


September 13 & 14 - Wings & Wheels Fly-In / Drive-In
Marion, Ohio: Marion Municipal Airport (KMNN)
Free event, Free parking, helicopter rides, EAA Young Eagles, P-51 Mustang rides, CAF Red Tail Squadron, pilots get free breakfast, Salute to POWs & MIAs, many events planned,
visit our website for current updates for exhibits and events. 


Thursday - Sunday, Sep 12-15, 2019
Ford Tri-Motor-Motor Tour Stop, Woosterster, OH

Wayne County Airport (BJJ), Woosterster, OH
Join us to experience the Golden Age of Aviation on the Ford Tri-Motor, Sept. 12-15 at Wayne County Airport! Originally used for trans-continental flights by TWA, NE Ohioans might remember flying in a Tin Goose on Island AIrlines, taking you on a hop from Port Clinton, OH to the Lake Erie islands, from 1946-1985. Now she's back and ready to take you on a nostalgic flight. Tickets for the Ford Tri-Motor can be scheduled through EAA at www.FlyTheFord.org or by calling 1-877-952-5395.
Phone: 877-952-5395
Website: http://www.flytheford.org


Saturday, September 21st, 2019
EAA Chapter 1252's Annual Flyro-Gyro

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA Chapter 1252) Annual Flyro Gyro at the Lorain County Regional Airport. Event runs from 10am - 2pm. This is a FREE fun family event. Fly in or Drive in. Our chapter pilots will offer Free Airplane Rides for kids 8 to 17. A parent must be present. Registration ends at 1pm. Visit the Discover Aviation Center AvLab where you can test your skills flying a real airplane. There will be RC Simulators for young and old to try their skills.. Gyros and Hot Dogs available. For more information contact Vicki Koziol at 440.236.6594 or vickikozz@gmail.com

The Lorain County Regional Airport (KLPR) is located at 44050 Russia Road, Elyria, Ohio


Saturday, Sep 21, 2019
Pancake Breakfast Fly/Drive/Cycle- In, Delaware, OH

Delaware Muni Jim Moore Field (KDLZ), Delaware, OH
8:00 am to 11:00 am-Pancakes, Eggs, Sausages, Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk, and Water for a donation.
Contact: Bernie Rifkin, Chapter President
Website: http://www.eaadlz.org


Saturday, September 21st - "Flight of the Flags"
Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, at the Ottawa Airport (KPCW).
Featuring the WWII B-25 Georgie's Gal for commemorative flights honoring our American veterans & those currently serving in the military.  A veteran will be chosen to participate in the flight.  There will be a photo contest too!  The 'Best Shot of the Bomber' will have his or her photo professionally framed.  Please see the attached flyer for more details. This event is being held in the memory of Don Helmick, who is remembered as an aviation legend in our area.


Saturday, September 21st - EAA Chapter 5 is hosting an RC event
Historic Hinde Airport in Huron.
A family friendly fun aviation event


Saturday September 28, 2019 Pancake Breakfast

Fly-in drive-in pancake breakfast, 8am - noon
Galion, OH
KGQQ - Galion Muni
Pancakes, Sausage and drink.
Virgil Phillips


Saturday-Sunday, Sep 28, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 (8:00 AM. -- 5:00 PM.)
Zanesville, Ohio: Zanesville Municipal Airport (KZZV)
7th Annual Fly-In and Car Show

FOOD-FRIENDS-AND FUN FOR ALL AGES. Best breakfast and lunch of the area fly-ins, static displays, lots of aircraft fly in, usually over 150 car show vehicles, C-47 "Whiskey 7" giving rides for $95 per person. Model engine show. Free dash plaques to pilots and car show participants. Much more! See you there! 


Friday, Oct 4, 2019 - Dinner With a Slice of History

Searching for Amelia Earhart with Ric Gillespie of TIGHAR

International Women's Air and Space Museum.

Burke Lakefront Airport (KBKL), Cleveland, OH

Join us on October 4 at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation with Ric Gillespie, Executive Director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery TIGHAR. In 1985, Gillespie and his wife co-founded TIGHAR with the mission to conduct science-based aviation historical research. He is best known for his investigation into the 1937 disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Gillespie has led 11 expeditions to Nikumaroro, a remote uninhabited atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, searching for evidence of the missing Earhart. Gillespie has been featured in numerous television documentaries and publications. Limited copies of his book Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance will be available for purchase at the end of the presentation.

Cost is $17. 

The 2019 Dinner Series is made possible from the residents of Cuyahoga County through a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.

Contact: Katie
Phone: 216-623-1111
Website: http://www.iwasm.org


Saturday, October 5th – Girls in Aviation Day at Burke Lakefront Airport
For kids ages 11-18 to learn about aviation! From 9:00a-2:00p Lunch is included
Click here for more details or to register


Saturday, Nov. 2nd -  IWASM’s Books, Breakfast, & Book Signings


Saturday, Nov. 9 - IWASM’s WOW STEM Conference


Want more?
Visit the FAA FAASTeam website for the list of free webinars available

Use “webinar” for your keyword search

Most qualify for WINGS credits too!


Are you an EAA member?  EAA also offers webinars! 

Visit the EAA site for subjects & times.

Some EAA webinars also qualify for WINGS credit.


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, 7p

Lorain County Chapter 127 – 2nd Saturday at the Lorain County Airport, 10a

Wadsworth Chapter 846 – 2nd Thursday at Skypark Airport in Wadsworth, 7p

Port Clinton Chapter 1247- 3rd Wednesday at the Liberty Aviation Museum, 7p

North Central OH Chapter 50 – 1st Saturday at Hinde Airport in Huron, 1:30p

Toledo Chapter 582 – 4th Thursday at the Toledo Executive Airport in Millbury, 6p

Geauga County EAA Chapter 5 – 3rd Monday at the Geauga Count Airport in Middlefield, 7p

Ashland County Chapter 255 – 2nd Sunday at the Ashland County Airport, 4p

Fremont Chapter 1272 – 2nd Tuesday at the Sandusky County Airport in Fremont, 7p

Portage County Chapter 1591 – 3rd Wednesday at the Portage County Airport in Ravenna, 6p


International Women's Air & Space Museum

Always something going on. Click here to learn about all their events.


Check out Discover Aviation Center anytime!

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 in May each year, 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,  check out our website at
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 Airport
44050 Russia Rd, Elyria
440-236-6594  Vickikozz@gmail.com
http://discoveraviationcenter. org