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    New York Metropolitan Tri-State Fly In

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    Hi All You Beech Drivers in the Northeast U.S.A. (or from wherever you are willing to fly in from)!

    Anyone interested in helping setting up a Beech Fly-In for later in the summer or in the fall? Maybe in New Jersey, down state New York or eastern Long Island? I am sure open to other places. I am investigating locations that will have the required parking and either allowing food to be brought in and prepared on site or a restaurant that might want to cater something.

    I know I could set this up at N72 in Warwick, New York were there are plenty of tables and chairs and BBQ grills available for me to use (I base an airplane there and was on the board). I have done at least 4 Tube and Fabric Fly-In's there. The issue is that the paved runway is only 28' wide by, in reality, about 1,950 long with a lake on one end and trees and a big old hill on the other. Some people I have talked to are not that comfortable going in there. Steve, the V.P. of Piston Sales for Cessna / Beechcraft is happy to bring in a Grand Caravan but not a Baron!

    Maybe Connecticut or Massachusetts so I can add a state to my Beech Map!

    Bob
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    Robert Kittine - CFI, CFII, CFMEI

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    Great idea!!

    John Persinger
    Beech Aero Club President
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    I’d be in to fly someplace.

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    Block Island?
    Chris Nowak
    N47 - Pottstown, PA

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    Newport, RI?
    Chris Nowak
    N47 - Pottstown, PA

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    Finger Lakes Region?
    Chris Nowak
    N47 - Pottstown, PA

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    Anyone want to take on the job or checking out any of those recommended locations as to an Airport and their feelings about allowing this to happen.

    I will check with the administrative people of Orange County - KMGJ and also Wurtsboro.

    Bob


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    I would love Long Island so I could then take the train into NYC and visit my boy!

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    Fly up to Caldwel, New Jersey on a Monday or Tuesday and I will pick you up and take you into the city and get you back. For the rest of the week, fly into East Hampton and I will get you to the train or the Jitney (special bus) to Manhattan and then back again to your plane.

    Let me see what I could do in order to set something up at East Hampton.

    Bob


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