An Eating Club with a Flying Problem
The Southeast Virginia Light Aircraft Flyers club exists to promote sport aviation in general, and light sport and ultralight flying in particular. There are numerous active pilots associated with the club, plus many many supporters of light sport aviation.
In response to the introduction of Light Sport Aircraft and the Sport Pilot certification, the Club was formed to provide a forum for instruction, safety education and the exchange of technical information. Many of us gather at 10 AM each Saturday, weather permitting at New Quarter Farm. We talk, reminisce, and usually will fly or drive to lunch. If you are interested in stopping by but want to be sure someone will be there, send an email to info @ svlaf.org.
Two fields are associated with the club: New Quarter Farm (92VA) and Beaverdam Airpark (VA33). Both are on the Washington aviation sectional.
– New Quarter Farm (92VA) has a 3200 ft grass strip. It runs along a power line. Runways 15 (a left hand pattern) and 33 (a right hand pattern) are on perfectly manicured grass. Our CTAF is 122.85. TPA is 500 feet. There is a dirt road that crosses the runway approximately 1000 feet from the south end. Planes can easily land and cross the dirt road from either direction.
– Beaverdam Airpark (VA33) has a 2200 ft grass strip with east/west runways, both left hand patterns. Their CTAF is also 122.85.
The Southeast Virginia Light Aircraft Flyers will be holding its first of two fly-ins this year, at New Quarter Farm (92VA) in Gloucester, Virginia. The event begins at noon. The club will provide burgers and dogs, but all attendees are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert – serving five people. Directions to New Quarter Farm can be found on this website. Everyone (and everyone’s friends) are invited to attend.
Upcoming Meeting Schedule is:
Rather than meetings with sometimes empty grandstands or presentations from the same volunteers over and over, we’re going to try to focus on our more enjoyable purpose in life, eating.
We won’t be having any evening meetings this year. Also, the daytime meetings scheduled on weekends and/or before our fly-ins won’t occur. As a substitute, we will schedule lunch gatherings (at your expense) during weekdays at locations where those who can attend hopefully will. If you are interested in flying and/or the club, feel free to come join us at any of our events. No reservations will be required, just show up if you are able.
May 21 (Sunday) at Noon – Fly-In at New Quarter Farm (92VA) in Gloucester. Spread the word.
July 8 at Noon – Fly-In at Beaverdam Airpark (VA33) in Surry, VA.
August 8 (Tuesday) at 12:30 PM – Nicks Spaghetti and Steak House at 1440 George Washington Memorial Hwy, at Gloucester Point (Gloucester, VA)
September 24 (Sunday) at Noon – Fly-In at New Quarter Farm (92VA) in Gloucester. Proceeds (after deducting expenses) from this event will be contributed to the American Cancer Society.
October 12 (Thursday) at 12:30 PM – Wild Horse Grill at 4938 George Washington Memorial Highway in Hayes (Gloucester, VA)
Want to receive email notifications regarding club meetings and events? Send a note to info @ svlaf.org
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