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Land of Enchantment Fly-In

August 25, 2018

What’s a Fly-In?

Similar to a car show, aircraft fly in to be judged, while spectators get to see a gathering of amateur-built, antique and other unique aircraft — and meet their pilots, builders, and restorers!  Expected highlights include the Chile Flight (formation flying team), helicopters, gliders, ultralights, and static displays of remote-controlled aircraft.

What’s there to do?

  • Come early to see aircraft as they arrive and catch the 8AM Opening Ceremony and flag raising
  • Browse the Exhibit Hall with aviation businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations.  Learn about aviation education, careers, technology, fun!
  • Enjoy EAA 179’s FREE pancake breakfast and/or burger lunch, donations accepted
  • Try riveting at the Builders’ Corner!  3D Printing!  Talk to builders!
  • Engage the kids in the Youth Aviators Center
  • Attend any of 3 pilot safety seminars!     2017 schedule 
  • Shop at EAA 179′s Fly Mart and buy used aviation treasures
  • Stroll the ramp of aircraft, military vehicles, and cars.  See three OSH 2017 Award winners!

What to bring?    A refillable drinking water container, sun protection, comfortable shoes, and your camera!

FREE Admission and parking, donations accepted. Any proceeds go towards activities supporting EAA Chapter 179’s mission including aviation scholarships, Double Eagle Aviation Adventure (summer teen program), Young Eagles events, and youth outreach activities.  Questions? Contact us at chapter@eaa179.org

Aircraft Award Categories:  Best Amateur-Built Aircraft;  Best Contemporary (1956-1970) Aircraft;  Best Vintage Aircraft; Best Warbird; Best Light Sport Aircraft; Best Trike; Best Sailplane; Oldest Aircraft; Most Distant Fly-In;  Grand Champion; People’s Choice; Kids’ Favorite


August 25, 2018


Albuquerque (KAEG)
Albuquerque, NM United States + Google Map