Working to preserve Idaho's irreplaceable backcountry airstrips.

Upcoming Events

IAA Booth/NW Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

February 23, 2020 - February 24, 2020
All day

Visit us in Booth #406 at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup, Washington.
Sat 9–5:30, Sun 10–4, $5/day, free parking, kids 17 and under free.
75 hours of seminars and 122,000 square feet of aviation displays. Annual
attendance of over 10,000! www.Washington-Aviation.org.

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Montana Aviation Conference

February 27, 2020 - February 29, 2020
All Day

Visit the IAA booth at the annual Montana Aviation Conference in Great Falls, Montana (KGTF).
www.MDT.MT.gov/aviation/conference.shtml.

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TV Chapter Meeting Road Trip/Fly-in Breakfast

March 21, 2020
8 - 11 am

 

Location: Frazier Aviation 581 SW 33rd Street Ontario, Oregon 97914

Travel less than an hour west for our March 2020 Chapter meeting at the Ontario Oregon airport. Pancake breakfast begins at 8 a.m. at Frazier Aviation - $10 suggested donation / Kids Under 12 eat free. Frazier Aviation and the Ontario Airport will be hosting. Join us to learn more about warbirds being based at the Ontario airport and to view static displays. Event will be held regardless of weather… if spring rains keep us grounded or you are lacking a functioning aircraft… well… hop in the car and make the short trek to Ontario. You will not be disappointed. Be sure to bring a kid and show them how much fun aviation can be…breakfast is free for kids under 12.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-867-4200
d3director@idahoaviation.com

TV Chapter Meeting

May 12, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm

May 12, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: SP Aircraft, 4888 West Aeronca St Boise, Idaho 83705 – Boise Airport South Side

Taco Tuesday… join us again for a hangar event at SP Aircraft / Ponderosa Aero Club for a taco bar dinner and drinks. Socializing, food and drink from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., $10 suggested donation. Chapter business from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will be visited by Dan Conner of the Division of Aeronautics and will discuss an “adopt an airport” program for state owned/managed airports that the IAA / TV Chapter can assist with. Also… with the flying season just hitting full stride we will do a demonstration of back country tool and survival kit organization and contents. This is a topic of endless debate but come and learn from a few of our own on what they carry in order to deal with potential emergencies or maintenance items in the backcountry. Panel discussion and demonstration.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-867-4200
d3director@idahoaviation.com

Idaho Aviation Expo (KIDA)

May 15, 2020 - May 16, 2020
All day

The 10th annual Idaho Aviation Expo is Friday May 15th, and Saturday May 16th, 2020. Aero Mark, in partnership with the Idaho Aviation Association, will host this fun event in the 30,000 sq. ft. Aero Mark XL hangar, where exhibitor booths, wares, and aircraft can be under one roof, and on an airport where they belong.   For more information contact Thomas Hoff at 208-524-1202 or thomas@aeromark.com.

Expo Poster

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TV Chapter Campfire Camping Event at Smiths Prairie (2U0)

May 22, 2020 - May 23, 2020
All Day

Join your friends in Aviation for a fly-in (or drive in) campfire event and camp out at Smiths Prairie Airport in Elmore County. This will be a “just for the fun of it” event and will be weather dependent. Join up with your friends at 6:00-6:30 p.m. at the Smiths Prairie airport. Bring your dinner to share pot luck style, don’t forget a cooler of your favorite drinks and come camp out in your tent or under the stars.

The Treasure Valley Chapter will do a campfire at 9 p.m. with smores for kids and kids at heart. In the morning choose from trekking to the Y-Stop in Prairie for breakfast or hopping in a plane and making a trip to Atlanta to the Beaver Lodge as a group. Should be a great way to welcome in the better weather and flying season ahead of us with a fun group event.

 

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-867-4200
d3director@idahoaviation.com

Carey (U65) Fly-in and Breakfast

June 6, 2020
7 - 11 am

14th Annual Fun-in-the-Grass John Adamson Memorial Breakfast and Fly-in. $5 breakfast is available until the last pilot is fed. Includes the annual Carey-er spot landing contest, and awards for oldest pilot, farthest flown, homebuilts, and more. This year there will also be a raffle for a rifle.  

Carey Flier

Contact for more information:
Mike Kelsey
208-481-0999
mountainmeadowsaviation@gmail.com

Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Potluck

June 20, 2020
Evening

Camp-out and join the potluck BBQ; bring something to cook and something to share.  Griddles and grills provided. Stay for the annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast on Sunday the 21st.

Contact for more information:
Jerry Terlisner
208-344-1600
jtflys@live.com

Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Breakfast

June 21, 2020
8-10 am

Annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast - $10 per person.  Try Chef Jerry's latest dish, along with delicious beer batter pancakes and all the fixens'. Camp out the night before and join the potluck BBQ.

Contact for more information:
Jerry Terlisner
208-344-1600
jtflys@live.com

Wilderness History and Open Access - Flying B Wilderness History Event

July 24, 2020 - July 25, 2020
All Day

Wilderness History and Open Access, a charitable organization dedicated to preserving and communicating the history of Idaho’s wilderness spaces, is hosting an educational event at the Flying B Ranch on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The event will feature a presentation and video interview of legendary Idaho backcountry pilot Ray Arnold. Ray will be reminiscing on this 50+ years of flying the Idaho backcountry and sharing an oral history of his long and eventful career. For those with an interest in Wilderness History and Aviation History in particular, this will be a great opportunity to meet Ray and participate in this oral history project.

Agenda:
Friday, July 24th:
Ray Arnold arrives Friday AM at the Flying B
Unscheduled activities of your choice during the day
4:00 pm Presentation and Oral History Video interview begins

Saturday, July 25th:
Breakfast with Ray Arnold and conclusion of event

Anyone who wishes to camp on the Flying B property in a tent may do so at no charge with a reservation. Meals are available for those camping at normal ranch rates.

There is no charge to attend the interview.

The event is open on a first-come, first-serve manner for cabin beds.  Cabin beds and meals are at normal ranch rates and are subject to availability.  

For additional information contact Paul Collins at Paul.Collins@idahosif.org or 208-861-8257.

For reservations contact the Flying Resort Ranches at www.flyingresortranches.com or 208-756-6295.

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TV Chapter Meeting

September 8, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location and details to be determined.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-867-4200
d3director@idahoaviation.com

TV Chapter Meeting

November 10, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location and details to be determined.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-867-4200
d3director@idahoaviation.com