The Weekender: Enjoying Winter Via Skiplane


The Weekender plans to make the most of February’s chill by heading out to fly on the snow in search of hot meals as listed on SocialFlight.Skiplanes can head to Plymouth, Michigan, Saturday for a warm hangar, hot food and good company as EAA Chapter 113 hosts its Chili Fly-In. There will be lunch regardless of weather, so bring a pot of your favorite chili dish or dessert to share.Hot dogs and drinks will also be available for a donation. At Pioneer Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, EAA will celebrate its anniversary with its annual Skiplane Fly-In, serving free chili and cake starting at 10:30 a.m.

Clarence Aerodrome in New York invites all to its annual Clarence Skiplane Fly-In, offering free food and a bonfire starting at noon Saturday. Lancaster Airport in Pennsylvania will serve breakfast Saturday followed by a free safety presentation at 10:30 a.m. The Harrisburg FAASTeam will discuss loss of control, addressing the more subtle factors including pilot proficiency, aeronautical decision making, inadequate hazard identification and risk assessment, and hazardous operational environments. For more on this weekend’s fly-in events, visit SocialFlight.