ILLOWA Sport Flyers to meet Dec. 1


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Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 11:59 am
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Press release submitted by ILLOWA Sport Flyers


The ILLOWA SPORT FLYERS will meet Dec.1st in ERIE ILL. at the ERIE AIRPARK. The meeting will be held at the club house. Meeting time is 10 a.m. The members will be discussing projects that the club members are involved in,also safety in flight and on the ground. The biggest thing that the club is starting work on is next years 30th anniversary of the Challenger Aircraft. If you are interested in anything in aviation stop in to the meetings or to our web site. www.erieairpark.com or www.illowasportflyer.com . we are also on facebook.

















 



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