Aircraft Judging & Registration

N67957-1Aircraft are judged throughout the event but aircraft must be registered no later than 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4. The aircraft must remain on the ramp until judged to be eligible for Fly-In awards. Aircraft will be judged and awards presented in the following categories:

  1. Grand Champion
  2. People’s Choice
  3. Best In Show: – General Aviation manufactured before December 31, 1946
  4. Best In Show: – General Aviation manufactured after January 1, 1947
  5. Best In Show: – Military* manufactured before December 31, 1946
  6. Best In Show: – Military* manufactured after January 1, 1947
  7. Longest Distance Travelled in an Antique or Classic Aircraft
  8. Melba Bird Award for Nominated Volunteer
  9. Youngest Pilot to arrive PIC in Tail wheel Aircraft
  10. National Antique Aircraft Association Award
  11. Chapter Awards
  12. Grand Canyon State Honoree Award

* As presented. e.g. a Cub in military paint will be judged in the milatry category. A Stearman not in military colors will be judged in the GA category.

Aircraft Registration

Registration will take place at Registration located inside the Airport Terminal Building from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017, and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017.buecker

Aircraft are judged throughout the event but you must be registered no later than 2:00 p.m. on Saturday to be eligible for a Fly-In award. The aircraft must remain on the ramp until judged.

A $15 registration donation is asked per aircraft. The donation includes a Fly-In Coffee Mug. The donation also includes weekend Fly-In admission for the pilot and crew of the registered aircraft.
A donation of $10.00 per person or $20.00 per planeload is asked for transient aircraft. Registration is not required.