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The Annual Gathering at Waupaca

Fun, food, forums and friendship are always on hand for our annual Gathering in Waupaca, Wis.
Piper Flyer & Cessna Flyer Association members fly in to beautiful Waupaca for a Saturday night cocktail reception, a full slate of informative seminars on Sunday, and a Sunday evening banquet at the Waupaca Ale House, then enjoy the air-conditioned motor coach to AirVenture on Monday and Tuesday.
We always have fabulous raffle prizes at our Sunday drawing.

2016 Gathering at Waupaca Information


Saturday July 23, 2016

6:00 pm – Members will gather in the Legends room on the first floor of the Comfort Suites Foxfire for a cocktail reception. Sponsored by AOPA Insurance, Flight Resource and Electroair.

Sunday July 24, 2015

We are in the Legends room on the first floor of the Comfort Suites Foxfire for seminars and prize drawing.

7:30–8:30: Registration. Breakfast/snacks provided by Avemco and Air Capitol Dial
8:30–9:30: Compression Testing Aircraft Engines; Bill Ross, Superior Air Parts
9:30–10:30 : Open Mic Q&A; John Popel, Hartzell Engine Technologies
10:30–11:30: ADS-B: The Ins and Outs; Appareo
11:30–12:30: What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas? Mike Adams, Avemco
12:30–2:00: Lunch – provided. Sponsored by Avemco and Air Capitol Dial
2:00-3:00: Pickling Your Engine; Steve Ells, Cessna Flyer Contributing Editor
3:00-4:00: Wrap up and door prize drawing
6:00 - ??: Banquet at the Convention Center. Sponsored by SCS Interiors and Univair

Monday/Tuesday July 25-26, 2016 – Bus to AirVenture: Sponsored by Tempest Plus

Monday and Tuesday morning the bus to AirVenture will be at the Comfort Suites Foxfire at 7:30 am and will leave for Oshkosh at 8:00 am. The bus will leave the AirVenture grounds at 6:00 pm to return to the Comfort Suites.

2016 Gathering T-shirts are sponsored by AOPA Insurance.

2016 Goodie Bags are sponsored by Tanis Aircraft.

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Event Venue:

Comfort Suites Foxfire
199 Foxfire Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
Tel: (715) 942-0500
(Note: The block of rooms at this hotel is fully booked.)

Additional Acommodations:

Ramada Waupaca
110 Grand Seasons Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
Tel: (715) 258-9212
$99.00/night (Note: Use code Flyer2016 when booking.)

Additional Information:

Waupaca Municipal Airport
2601 Runway Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
Tel: (920) 867-3070
Beth Andersen, Airport Manager

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
5509 US Highway 10 East
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Tel: (715) 341-1200

10% discount - tell them you are a member.
Note: Enterprise at MKE does not recognize this discount - must call Stevens Point location.

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