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Dec 12, 2010, 06:45 PM
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Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg (VA)!!!

Mark your calenders! Just announced!
May 27, 28 & 29 we have been selected as the host field for the very first Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg!
This event is sponsored by Hobby Hangar in Chantilly, Virginia.
and hosted by the F.A.R.C.C.

This is going to be a great event. It will be open to ALL eras of
military aircraft . ALL sizes (foamies to giant scale) and ALL power plants (gas, electric, jets, nitro).
Helicopters too! We have a seperate area for you. We have two grass runways. The main runway will
be for the larger warbirds and the secondary runway will be for all others. We want everyone who loves warbirds to feel welcome and fly!

PLUS, PLUS!!! We have a commitment from the famous Mac Hodges who will be performing with his huge B-29 aircraft!!!

Keep your calendar open. More details will be coming!

Name: Salvatore Vezzi
Role:FARRC Vice President & CD
Phone: 804-519-2380 (c)

For hotel accomadations
please call the following they will be giving special rates
just tell them you are attending the Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg
at the F.A.R.C.C. Field at Thornburg
These hotels are 5 minutes from the field, about a mile.
Quality Inn Thornburg
P O Box 559
6409 Dan Bell Lane
Thornburg, VA 22565
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Thornburg - S. Fredericksburg
P O Box 559
6415 Dan Bell Lane
Thornburg, VA 22565
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Feb 10, 2011, 09:01 PM
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Some additional information!

Mac Hodges will be performing Friday AND Saturday at about 12:00 noon.
If you have not seen his exhibition in real life, come on out and see for yourself! It is awesome!

There will be door prizes for registered pilots! Very low "landing" fee- contact Sal Vezzi (info in prior post) for exact info on that.

We'll have concessions daily, and we're planning on a pilot's dinner too!

Is starting to come together, so make your arrangements to come out and have a great time!!!

More to come....
Last edited by AB Bob; Feb 10, 2011 at 09:06 PM.
Mar 09, 2011, 09:10 PM
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Some more info.

The landing fee is a low $20. We want everyone to come out and enjoy themselves!

We have free RV parking and camping on site. No hook ups, but porta-johns are on site. Generators are welcome.

We are having cutomized T-shirts made up for the event. Really nice!

Our field is only a mile or so off of I-95, if you are travelling, swing on in and enjoy the event for a few hours!

....more to come!

Apr 28, 2011, 07:54 PM
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WOW! Only about a month away!
If your planning on staying at the local hotels, you may want to give them a call.
Can't wait to see what ya'll bring!
I went out and bought a small P-51 just to be able to fly that weekend!!!
May 19, 2011, 08:14 PM
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Only a little over a week to go!
Hopefully some of you can make it. It's worth the price of admission (free!) to see Mac Hodges in person (Friday and Saturday around noon!)

If you want to fly, a $20 registration and AMA is required. See above posts.

See you there!
May 31, 2011, 09:39 PM
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It was a great event. The pilots dinner was fantastic. The field was fantastic too.

Nice job for setting this up. I had fun flying my C-130 with the lights on in the evening after the "GREAT" Pilots Dinner...

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May 31, 2011, 10:12 PM
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Thanks for coming! It is the pilots that really make the event.
I'd like to thank all the pilots, vendors, spectators and Mac Hodge's crew for making our 1st Annual Warbirds event a great success!!!
I'll post a few pics within the next couple of days.

P.S. For those that waited on me for their french fries, I appreciated your patience! You just can't rush a good crispy fries!
Jun 11, 2011, 08:18 PM
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Added some pics!

Added some pics of the event.

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