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Wrens
Fall Fly-in

Wrens, Georgia
October 10-11, 2008

  
Light Planes, Ultralights, Gyroplanes, Helicopters, Trikes, Powered Parachutes, Experimentals, Conventional Aircraft, are all invited to attend this event!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Dates: The main days are Friday and Saturday, October 10-11. The early bird days are Wednesday, Thursday, October 8-9.  Some may come in as early as Monday and Tuesday, October 6-7.
There will be ultralights,
light planes, gyrocopters, helicopters, trikes, powered parachutes,  experimental (home built) and conventional  fixed-wing aircraft. See Philip fly the foot-launched Powered Paraglider. He'll be there along with his spouse and ground crew Janie.  There is a 1300' grass (sod) light plane / ultralight strip parallel to the asphalt runway with a 500' x 200' trike/powered parachute strip at right angles.

WEATHER -- click for details
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The local EAA 172 flying club food trailer will be at the airport all day Saturday. Usually they serve softdrinks, some snacks, hamburgers, hotdogs, and sometimes barbecue. Within a short walking distance from the runway is a Huddle House (next to the Western Motel), a Café-Deli inside of a Jet Food BP truck stop, a Deli inside of the Ingles supermarket, and a Chinese restaurant.  A half mile away is a KFC-Taco Bell, the La Cabaña Mexican restaurant, and a McDonalds. 3/4 mile away is Peggy's,  a home-style restaurant. And at that light, if you turn left, is a Subway.  One mile away is the fabulous Mennonite restaurant and bakery.

Click here for the phone numbers for car rental, restaurants, and motel.

Enjoy a  potluck supper for club members and invited guests at 6:00 PM on Saturday evening, October 10th.

If you have any questions about the Wrens Fall Fly-in please e-mail them here: Questions
Motor homes, camping, vendors -- costs and reservations -- click HERE
Pattern altitude for  Light Planes, Ultralights, Gyrocopterss, Trikes, Powered Parachutes using the grass strip is 500' AGL (950' MSL). Pattern altitude for conventional aircraft using the paved runway is 1000' AGL (1450' MSL).
Pattern altitude for light planes,  gyroplanes, and ultralights using the paved runway is 500' AGL (1450' MSL).
 
The paved runway is 29L and 11R -------------- The grass-sod runway is 29R and 11L
 

  To clarify: Asphalt runway 29 has a LEFT HAND pattern. Asphalt runway 11 has a RIGHT HAND pattern.

The asphalt runway is in good condition! The grass strip is smooth and well-mowed!

HELICOPTERS: Please land on 200 x 300 foot field marked with a large white H.

CHECK THE LOCAL NOTAM FOR 65J
TO SEE WHEN PATTERN CHANGES ARE EFFECTIVE
There are electrical hookups and water for Motorhomes -- call  706-547-3607  (recorder --please leave a complete message)   for information about camping and bringing motorhomes or the prices and arrangements or e-mail us at wrens@jcmservices.net.

FLY-IN FIELD LAYOUT

QUICK LINK to the CAMPING LAYOUT

Pilot Information
and
How to get to Wrens, Georgia

Wrens Memorial Airport (65J) Information
AIRNAV Wrens Airport (65J) information
Yahoo Maps Driving Directions
AOPA & Georgia A/FD Information for Wrens Memorial Airport (65J)
Map 1 Map 2 Map 3 Map 4
(MOTEL STORES)
Aerial Photos
Wrens Area Sectional
Wrens Fall Fly-In Pilot Briefing
(note especially areas not to fly over)
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Of course, if you like, we can send you directions via eMail. Please click HERE and tell us where you are coming from (city) and we will send you driving or flying directions.

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LOCAL FLYING CLUBS
These clubs are associated with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) or the Popular Rotorcraft Association (PRA) or the Aero Sports Connection (ASC) or the United States Ultralight Association (USUA)
EAA 172
The CSRA Sport Aviation Chapter 172,  Blythe, Georgia (near Augusta, Georgia)
PRA 13
The Carolina-Georgia Rotors & Wings Club 13 - ASC Club #13
USUA Club #154
The Trenton Flyers (near Trenton, South Carolina, at the Trenton airport)
EAA 1467
EAA 1467  Tree Top Flyers (Lexington/Gilbert/Pelion area of South Carolina)

REGIONAL FLYING CLUBS
These are notable flying clubs in the Southeast.

PRA 26
SUNSTATE - Wing & Rotors Club, Wauchula, Florida (near Lakeland, Florida)
EAA 690
Lawrenceville, Georgia -- near Atlanta, Georgia
EAA 242
PALMETTO SPORT AVIATION, Columbia, South Carolina

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