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YOUR MAINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION IS…the Maine Aeronautics Association (MAA). The Maine pilots association is dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting aviation here in the state and beyond. We represent Maine pilots and support other aviation organizations and businesses within our community. We help preserve aviation by educating the next generation and highlighting the economic value of aviation. We protect the freedom of flight by partnering with local and national associations from the ground up. And, we promote aviation by sponsoring and organizing safety seminars and fly-ins with a supportive cast of characters that make up the world of aviation. Become a member today…

The May/June 2024 Calendar of Aviation events is here. Stay tuned for updates or additions. For real-time information and reminders become a MAA member today and help support all that we do here in Maine and beyond…
2024 MAA CALENDAR OF AVIATION EVENTS

Download May/June calendar here…
May-June MAA CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2024

MAY

May 4
MAINE POWERCHUTE ASSOCIATION FLY-IN
Bethel Regional Airport (0B1)
All are welcome!
www.mainepowerchutes.org
https://www.facebook.com/MPAonFB/
gobelj@gmail.com

Sunday, May 5
COFFEE WITH CONTROLLERS
Monthly gatherings (1st Sunday of month) to meet and greet your local ATC
(9-11AM)-MacJets-Portland Jetport (KPWM)
www.facebook.com/pwmatct/

Monday, May 6
HURRICANE AWARENESS TOUR
1:30 – 4PM (Gates close at 3pm to new entries)
Portland Jetport (PWM)-Westbrook Street
Admission: FREE!
https://www.weather.gov/gyx/2024hat

May 11
FLY-IN COFFEE & DONUTS
9-11AM (the 2nd of the monthly series)
Maine Instrument Flight- Augusta State Airport (KAUG)
Hosted by the (new) Aeronautical Society of the University of Maine at the Augusta School of Aviation

May 11
NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF GA FLYOVER—WASHINGTON, D.C
A wide array of aircraft representing virtually every chapter of general aviation’s storied history will be on full display on May 11 over the National Mall during a spectacular commemoration of the numerous contributions the GA industry has provided to our nation since 1939.
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/general-aviation-flyover-of-d-c-set-for-may-11/

**May 18-19
Newport Hamlin Marina and Seaplane Base on Sebasticook Lake
Grand Opening of new location of Hamlin’s Marina 
30-lip boat dock and boat rentals on Sebasticook Lake and Seaplane Transient dock with seasonal seaplane parking
Brought to you by Hamlin Marina, Shore Solutions, Maine Aeronautics Association, the Seaplane Pilots Association and Curtis Air Services. Stay tuned for further seaplane base details. Join us at the Seaplane Seminar on June 1 at Pittsfield for further details, as well. 
https://www.wabi.tv/video/2024/04/28/newport-welcomes-new-marina-sebasticook-lake/
Press release: Hamlin Marine PR April 2024 (3)

May 18
D-DAY SQUADRON LEGACY TOUR
Presque Isle International Airport-(KPQI)
Approximately a dozen DC-3/C-47 of the D-Day Squadron are expected to gather at (KPQI), before departing the next day for Goose Bay, Labrador as they embark upon their journey to Europe to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasions and 75th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift.  These vintage aircraft and their 150 crew members will cover 3,000 nautical miles to make this commemorative transatlantic crossing. www.ddaysquadron.org
Northern Maine Flying Club at KPQI will be hosting GA visitors on the North Ramp (north of taxiway “E”) https://northernmaineflyingclub.org/

May 25
MACHIAS VALLEY AIRPORT MONTHLY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
7-9am “All You Can Eat Breakfast” Fly-in pilots only $5 (KMVM)
Monthly Breakfast-May thru Aug
Saturdays: May 25-June 15-July 13: (7-9AM)-Aug 17 (7-10AM)
Presented by Machias Aviation Services



Photos: Lincoln Airport and Seaplane Base