The Weekender: Warbird Rides, Free Breakfast


SocialFlight has a busy schedule for The Weekender, with plenty of events to choose from.EAA Chapter 611 will host the 47th Annual Cracker Fly-In on Saturday in Gainesville, Georgia, at the Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport. Warbird rides will be on hand, along with more than 150 aircraft expected to fly in, with judging in several categories.

Washington’s Arlington Fly-In starts Thursday and will continue through Saturday with daily airshows, hot air balloon glows, airplane rides, live music, camping fun and more. Drive-in camping and under-wing camping for those flying in are available.

The National Warplane Museum’s 2016 Geneseo Airshow in New York will take place on Saturday. If flying in, please arrive before 9 a.m. and plan on departing after 4 p.m. after the airshow, which will include a Curtiss C-46 Commando and F4U4 Corsair.

On Saturday in Indiana, the first 100 pilots and passengers eat free at the Shelbyville Municipal Airport Fly-In and Breakfast, where the local Lions club will serve all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, and the Air National Guard will show off a Blackhawk helicopter.