ILLOWA Sports Flyers to hold meeting March 1


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 11:37 am
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Press release submitted by Jim Abbott


The ILLOWA SPORT FLYERS will hold there meeting Saturday March 1 at the Erie airfield. The meeting will be at the Airfield club house at 10 a.m. The February meeting had to be canceled because of weekend snow storms. Flying times are way down because of the weather. After the meeting the flyers are invited to the Q.C. Airline Terminal Building. The Subject will be Planning and Flying with the I Pad and i Phone conducted by the FAA. Check our web site to see if there are any cancelations due to weather. www.erieairpark.com or www.illowasportflyers.com. Check us on Facebook

















 




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