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Talk about fog !

We had a very foggy start to the pancake breakfast …. we could hear the planes up there but could not see them. I got many calls seeking info about conditions on the ground and advised pilots to wait a

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All You Can Eat Pancakes Saturday

Hello Friends,  Don’t forget to come to Arcadia Airport this Saturday Feb. 17 for our monthly pancake breakfast. 8:30 am. Pancakes, sausage, OJ & coffee only $6.  All profits go to support Aviation City. While here plan to see the

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Volunteer Work Day

We are seeking a little manpower help and hope some of you can lend a hand.  Tuesday Feb. 13 at 8:30 we plan on doing some tree trimming at Aviation City. We still have some hanging branches from Irma left

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Pat Hange….Legend

Recently as I was entering Arcadia Airport I came to a halt as  I saw Pat Hange in her back yard just off the airport property. I had to stop and say hello as I have not had time to

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First official guest

Kevin Dwyer flew in Monday afternoon and found himself our first official Aviation City visitor to be able to use the new restroom. Kevin is from Vermont and heard about us from a friend of his. Unfortunately we had not

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“GOOD TO GO”………pun intended

          Click on photos for a larger view. Hello airplane campers.  Today, Feb. 2 , we received our final approval from the DeSoto County building department for the new restroom/shower facility. The building contains two showers

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Arcadia Rotary Club

The Arcadia Rotary Club held dinner meeting at Aviation City tonight and introduced many exchange students to the group. There were about 55 in attendance and the meal was great. As you may know this group made a very nice

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Mark Baker @ X06

Friends of Arcadia Airport had a special visitor today to learn about our progress with Aviation City and the new restroom/shower facility. Mark Baker, AOPA President and CEO toured the campground and was impressed with the new restrooms. The two

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Old Farts at Aviation City

Another great day at Aviation City as the OLD FARTS FLYING CLUB flew in from all over Florida to eat a great burger lunch. The pilot shelter was packed with pilots and everyone had a great time. Rogers official count

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Mark Baker to visit Aviation City

AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker will visit Aviation City this  Saturday January 27. Mark is in SW Florida this week and plans to visit  Friends. He learned about Aviation City a few years back when Friends President George Chase

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