The Weekender: Father’s Day Fly-Ins


The Weekender found plenty of Father’s Day weekend outings on SocialFlight, cookouts included. On Saturday, Boulder Airport Day and Open House will feature aircraft of all kinds, including warbirds, antique and corporate aircraft. Many will be open for cockpit climbs. The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum will host a special “KidSpace” for building model rockets and balsa wood airplanes, and flying flight simulators.

Dragonfly Aviation in Winder, Georgia, will host its Second Anniversary Party, Open House and Father’s Day Celebration on Sunday at Barrow County airport. Show off your airplane, mingle with fellow aviation enthusiasts and enjoy some free food.

Fly in to Butler Field in Hutchinson, Minnesota, for your choice of a Father’s Day Sunday breakfast or dinner. The pancake breakfast and classic car show will run from 8 a.m. until noon. Pork chop dinners complete with all the fixings will be served from 4 p.m. until 7.

Also Sunday in Redding, California, Aviation Day returns for its annual Father’s Day celebration with breakfast, military and medevac helicopter displays and more. Benton Air Center will offer airplane rides, while helicopter flights will be available from Air Shasta.