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Here are some of the 2018 upcoming aviation events. See calendar page for a listing of the this season’s fly-in and events…
Join the Maine Power Parachute pilots this flying season!
All Welcome Orientation Rides
May 19 Twitchells Airport and Seaplane Base (3B5)
June 2 Berlin Regional Airport, NH (BML)
July 21 Merrymeeting Field, Bowdoinham (08B)
August 11 Deblois Flight Strip (43B)
Sept 15 Knox County Airport, Rockland (RKD)
October 6 Eastern Slopes Airport, Fryeburg (IZG
Canadian Chopper Returns to Fryeburg Airport
A Canadian rescue helicopter will be at the Eastern Slopes Regional Airport (IZG) on April 23 through May 2. The crew will be based out of the airport during this time and will be performing routine helicopter training exercises in a Cormorant CH-149.
Rescue operations will take place throughout the Mt Washington region. After the first week, they will fly to Portland and meet a Hercules aircraft that will bring them fresh supplies and a new crew of 24. They will then fly back to Fryeburg for another week of training. According to the Fryeburg airport authority the helicopter will need1,600 gallons of jet fuel per day.
Royal Canadian Air Force did similar chopper training and were based out of the Fryeburg Airport in 2016.