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Cactus Fly-In is the premier event for antique airplanes in Arizona. Come check out a host of unique aircraft, learn something new during forum presentations, and mingle with folks who enjoy history and the machines that flew us to the present!


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Thank You!

Thanks for making the 59th Cactus Fly-In another great one! The award winners are now listed. Please check back soon for photos.

See you again next year!


2017 Schedule Of Events

Friday, March 3, 2017
Displays
7:00 am -10:00 amHot breakfast catered by Casa Grande Masonic Lodge
8:00 am – 5:00 pmClassic and Modern airplanes on the ramp
US Navy BB-39 USS Arizona Scale Model Battleship, courtesy Wanda Sartain
US Army AH-1 Cobra Helicopter; rides available Sunday
US Army Half-Track, courtesy Chuck Millar
1929 Model A Ford Phillips Fuel Truck
Antique Automobile TBD courtesy Alan Travis, Automobile Evangelist
9:30 am - 2:30 amCasa Grande Elementary School visits
5:00 – 7:00 pmItalian dinner in terminal catered by Casa Grande Masonic Lodge
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7:00 am-10:00 amHot breakfast catered by Casa Grande Masonic Lodge
Airplane Judging
9:00 am - 2:00 pmAirplane Judging registration by 1:00 pm required
Displays
8:00 am – 5:00 pmClassic and Modern airplanes on the ramp
US Navy BB-39 USS Arizona Scale Model Battleship, courtesy Wanda Sartain
US Army AH-1 Cobra Helicopter; rides available Sunday only
US Army Half-Track, courtesy Chuck Millar
1929 Model A Ford Phillips Fuel Truck
Antique Automobile TBD courtesy Alan Travis, Automobile Evangelist
Stearman formation fly-over 12:00 noon courtesy Terry Emig
12:00 pm -1:00 pm, 2:00 pm -3:00 pmUS Coast Guard Auxiliary band on patio
Forums
9:00 am - 10:30 amAPA - RAF - New Mexico Pilots Back Country Forum
Larry Filener, Dave Hanann, Dave Daunteman
11:00 am -12:30 pmAOPA ADS-B Requirements for Classic and Antique airplanes
Melissa McCaffrey
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm3rd. Class medical reform
Dr John Raniola, Senior AME.
3:00 pm - 4:30pmColo. Pilots Aviation Report, 1956 UA-TWA Grand Canyon Crash facts
Mike McComb Aviation Archaeologist, FAA Accident Investigator
Casa Grande Firefighters training facility; Golf Cart rides to/from from terminal patio
Awards Banquet
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSaxophone music by Richard Smith, Gilbert AZ and Sioux Falls, SD
6:00 pm - 8:30 pmIn terminal, $20.00, Pulled pork/beef catered by Foxtrot Cafe
Speaker Bob Funk, 2015 Cactus State Grand Champion Funk