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Jan 30, 2012, 04:34 PM
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Louisiana EDF Fly-in


How many EDFer's in Louisiana and surrounding states would be interested in having a gathering of EDF's one Saturday later this year, paved runway should be available, wide open spaces.........
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Jan 30, 2012, 05:25 PM
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Are you doing a Crawfish boil?

I have family in Ventress what month are you planning for?
Jan 30, 2012, 06:14 PM
EDF rules... :)
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I am interested.

Eric B.
Jan 30, 2012, 06:18 PM
tom
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sounds like fun
Jan 30, 2012, 06:31 PM
It wasn't me...
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What is the length/width of the runway?

I ask only because this will determine what size jets can fly in and out.
Jan 30, 2012, 06:36 PM
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I'm thinkin' I could make it.
What about bungee launch/belly landers? is there smooth grass to land in?
Jan 30, 2012, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert Belluomini
Are you doing a Crawfish boil?

I have family in Ventress what month are you planning for?
I think I can arrange a crawfish boil, crawfish etoufee, or jumbalia, something cajun to eat for sure...........
Last edited by Bill Diedrich; Jan 30, 2012 at 08:34 PM.
Jan 30, 2012, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by DanSavage
What is the length/width of the runway?

I ask only because this will determine what size jets can fly in and out.
This is a full size private airport, runway aprox 1/2 mile
Jan 30, 2012, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Boogie_
I'm thinkin' I could make it.
What about bungee launch/belly landers? is there smooth grass to land in?
Plenty of nice soft grass alongside the runway for belly landing, all of the guys in our club have landing gear on their jets, but you are welcome to bring your bungee launchers.

As of right now I am just trying to see if there is enough interest in putting this on, keep it coming............the more that chime in the better chance that it will happen.
Jan 30, 2012, 08:31 PM
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Robert, Are you talking about Ventress, as on False River? Or thinking of Venice as in near the Gulf of Mexico.
Jan 30, 2012, 08:41 PM
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Ventress as in the False River. My Grandfather is from St francisville.
Jan 30, 2012, 08:53 PM
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Are you using the new roads airport?
Jan 30, 2012, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert Belluomini
Are you using the new roads airport?
That was the plan, will be visiting the office out there one day this week to see what is required.

Approx 10-11 years ago one of the local clubs put on a giant scale fly-in with vendors attending, was quite a show, had tons of spectators and flyers from all around, this is what I'd like to do for EDF's. I don't think the airport will charge anything for the use of the runway, will just to have to co-ordinate it with the local EAA chapter as they use it once a month for a breakfast fly-in.
Last edited by Bill Diedrich; Jan 31, 2012 at 05:21 AM.
Jan 30, 2012, 09:53 PM
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Awesome. I have cousins that live in Ventress i may have to pay them a visit.
Jan 31, 2012, 07:37 AM
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im down for that. long as i can get some yummy cajun crawdads and that airport lifts the ceiling limit for jets.


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