February 27, 2024

IAC Dinner, March 12, 2024 - Speaker: David Newell

Our March meeting is on Tuesday, 12 March 2024. The venue is VFW Post 5864. The address: 1842 Veterans Way, Greenwood, IN 46143. It is just east of I-65. As usual, the start time is 6 pm. The post has a well-stocked bar with reasonable prices. The cost is still $25 per member/ $30 per guest.

Our speaker is David Newill. Dave is an Air Force Academy graduate, president of Newill Research Group and a director of the Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame. He is also a long-time IAC member and the director of the Rolls Royce Heritage Foundation and will give us an over-the-world overview of the unique museum near Indianapolis International Airport. 

The FAA will also attend our dinner meeting. Chris House, from said bureau, will attend to officiate distribution of the prestigious Wright Brothers award to two worthy recipients. One of those recipients will also receive the Charles Taylor Master Maintenance Award.

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February 21, 2024

2024 Event Calendar

We'll update this as needed as the year progresses. If you know of an Indiana aviation event that is missing from the calendar, please let us know and we'll update the list. Thank you

March
12 — IAC Meeting, Greenwood VFW David Newell, Rolls Royce, Cummins Museum

April
6 — IAC Fly Out, Mattoon, IL
9 — IAC Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, W. 86th Street, Indianapolis
9 — 14 Sun N Fun, Lakeland FL
13 — Purdue Aviation Day, Lafayette IN
20 — Thunder over Louisville, KY
27 — EAA Pancake Breakfast, Westfield IN

May
14 — IAC Meeting, Greenwood VFW
17, 18 — TBM Avenger Reunion & Salute to Veterans, Peru IL

June
1,2 — Terre Haute Airshow
11 — IAC Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, W. 86 th Street, Indianapolis
15 — CAF Barnstorm Event TYQ
22—23 — Dayton Air Show, 40th Anniversary
22 — EAA Pancake Breakfast, Noblesville IN
26—30 — World Airliner Convention, Kansas City KS
28-30 - AMA 2024 National Fun Fly, Muncie, IN

July
3 — Anderson Regional Airshow, Anderson IN
3—7 — CAF Airpower History Tour, Cincinnati OH
9 — IAC Meeting, Greenwood VFW
10—13 — CAF Air Show, Porter County Airport, Valparaiso IN
13 — America’s Freedom Fest, Goshen IN
22—28 — EAA Airventure, OSHKOSH, WI

August
10,11 — Wings Over Muskegon MI
10,11 — Chicago Air & Water Show IL
13 — IAC Picnic, Tom Wood Hangar, Indianapolis IN
17,18 — EAA Pancake Breakfast, & Young Eagles Pancake Breakfast, Noblesville, IN
17,18 — Gary IN Airshow
17 — Mattoon IL Air Show
31 — EAA Pancake Breakfast, Westfield, IN--I72

September
28 — Madison IN Air Show
28,29 — Bowman Fest, Louisville KY

October
8 — IAC Meeting, Greenwood VFW
26,27 — Crossroads Airshow, Greenfield IN

November
12 — IAC Meeting, MCL,86 th Street, Indianapolis IN

December
10 — IAC Christmas Party, Location unknown

February 8, 2024

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February 7, 2024

Visit to EAA 67

President Jane Craney Weaver and Vice President Tim Porter took the Indianapolis Aero Club on the road to Noblesville’s EAA chapter 67 last Monday evening. There, they met an enthusiastic group of all ages, and our officers noted the youthful nature of the chapter’s members.

Many of us remember teachers who were also some of our first mentors. Mentorship is why so many youthful faces populate EAA 67 in Noblesville. One of their teachers is also an ardent pilot who shares her experiences with her students. It’s good to know that there are still mentors willing to give of themselves for the betterment of others.

Many aviation organizations are in the Indy area, but we are not talking to each other. That’s why our officers took the club on the road; we want the IAC to become the FRONT PORCH of aviation in Central Indiana. Let’s get to know each other.

The Indy Aero Club renaissance is a team effort. We also want to recognize Board member Fred Fritz, who got us invited to the EAA Chapter 67 meeting, and our esteemed treasurer Ken Yale, who supported the club’s outreach efforts by attending the meeting.