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National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day is celebrated on Orville’s birthday (Aug.19) each year. If you are a pilot try to introduce someone to aviation today by giving them an introductory flight. Better yet bring them to Aviation City and show them what

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ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT !

The Aviation City restroom/shower project needs your help. We only have two weeks left until the Matching Funds segment ends.  Saturday, August 19, is the last day that the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will match donations made to the

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Double Your Money ! Money Match in Play. Act Now.

We apologize for the number of emails to you over the last few weeks but now is a very important time for fundraising and we need to make the most of it. We have had a very unique opportunity given

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Another update

Friends is proud to report that we have been informed  by the Recreational Aviation Foundation that we have been approved for a grant in support of our restroom/shower project. The RAF has been a strong supporter of Friends and the

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Building Fund

This is a report on our fundraising progress for the new showers & restrooms.  As you know we have been seeking donations and grants to help us fund the project. We are blessed to have strong support among our members

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Next Season Plans

Hi Friends, Summer is here for sure in Arcadia with most every day hitting the mid to upper 90″s. The good news is that the grass is nice and green at Aviation City and it looks great. The bad news

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2017-18 event season

Friends of Arcadia Airport is now planning for the next flying season which runs from October- April. We would like to set the dates for our ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFASTS  and also any 3 day fly in events

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CAPITOL CAMPAIGN 2017

Friends, this is very important please read to the end. We need your help. We just finished our 3rd season of fly-ins at Aviation City, located on Arcadia Municipal Airport, and we are very happy to report our busiest year

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SEASON WRAP UP

Don’t miss the last ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST of the season this Saturday April 15th @ Arcadia Municipal Airport.  We will begin serving about 9am so make your plans now to attend and get your fill of the

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RAF Trail Event # 1

Bobby Capozzi , the RAF State Liaison for Florida, explains the RAF Trail of events to a packed house during the RAF Rodeo weekend  Fly-In/Camp-Out at Aviation City.  #1 on the 2017 RAF Trail. The Aviation City vintage prop flanked

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