Saturday June 8, 2013.
*This schedule is still being developed. Check back here frequently for additional details.
ALL DAY: Life Flight Tours; Madmouth Gyros; Boy Scout barbecue, lemonade and ice cream; Rocketship Car Rides; T-shirts; Hot-air balloon flight raffle, Classic Car Cruise-in; Vintage Aircraft static display. Bouncy house and slide; Free shuttles from public parking area to main hangar and for ECOPA attendess between the north and south sides of the airport.
ALL DAY: Experience the Rise Above Traveling Exhibit. The theater accommodates 30 people. The film lasts about 30 minutes Free admission. Stories That Fly magazine photography exhibit in the main hangar.
8:00-10:00 Race and walk packet pick-up.
9:00-4:30 Free Young Eagles Flights. Register (only 150 seats available.)
9:30-11:30 ECOPA Safety Seminar North Ramp Hangar C1. Presentations by the Balloon Federation of America and the Cleveland Soaring Club.
10:30 5K Race. Start and finish at the Portage Flight Center Main Hangar. See details.
11:00 Garretttones Big Band in the Main Hangar
11:30 1-Mile Memorial Walk. Start and finish at the Portage Flight Center Main Hangar. See details.
12:00-1:00 Stearman and Kent State University Precision Flight Team fly overs; Pledge of Allegiance, Presentation of Colors and 21-Gun Salute by American Legion Post 193; Dedication of the Bower Center. Special presentation by Tony Hurst, B-25 pilot. Make a minimum donation of $25 to reserve a seat at the catered VIP lunch in the main hangar.
1:30-2:30 Meet the pilots from Lost In Oscar Hotel photos with two 1946 Vintage J3 Piper Cubs.
6:00 Weather permitting the winners of the hot air balloon raffle will launch!