The 44th Annual COPPERSTATE Fly-In

Aviation & Education Expo

OCTOBER 28 & 29, 2016

Falcon Field Airport - Mesa, AZ

Flying In

Information For Pilots

Awards Banquet

Banquet Info & Tickets

Driving In

Driving Directions

Local Lodging

Info & Links

Admissions

Hours & Rates

Camping

Info & Map

Exhibitors

Info for Exhibitors

Car Rental

Information

Forums

Forums Schedule

Volunteers

Volunteer Info

Admissions

October 28 & 29, 2016

Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

$25 All-Event
$15 per person Friday & Saturday
$13 Active Duty/Retired Military with ID
18 and under FREE

(VISA, Master Card, American Express and Discover accepted)

Falcon Field Airport

4800 E Falcon Dr, Mesa, AZ 85215

(See map below)

Weather toward the end of October is typically clear, sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Lo in the 60s. Prepare and dress appropriately as sometimes the high will jump into the 90s.

Mesa
89°
few clouds
humidity: 50%
wind: 5mph E
H 102 • L 73
78°
Thu
85°
Fri
86°
Sat
87°
Sun
87°
Mon

(FFZ)

Latitude: N33 27.65′

Longitude: W111 43.70′

ATIS: 118.25   480-641-9378

Unicom: 122.95

CTAF: 124.60

Ground: 121.3

Phoenix APP/DEP: 119.2

Source: http://www.falconfieldairport.com/home-ffa

News & Notes

COPPERSTATE Fly-In is Moving!

January 25, 2016

COPPERSTATE Fly-In, Inc., which hosts the third-largest aircraft fly-in in the U.S., has announced that it will hold its next event at the Mesa, AZ Falcon Field (FFZ) Airport on Friday & Saturday, October 28-29, 2016. The event, which is open to the general public, attracts recreational & general aviation enthusiasts from across the southwest…

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COPPERSTATE Promo Program

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This year, we are providing a full program for the event. This program will include articles about COPPERSTATE, Forum schedule and all other information about the event including maps and contact information. Extend your presence into the coming months by having your product message included in this publication.

If you are an exhibitor or if you would like to be included in this beautiful full color printed program for the 2016 COPPERSTATE Fly-In, go to: www.copperstatepromo.com and reserve your space today.

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About COPPERSTATE

Since its first event in 1973, COPPERSTATE Fly-In has been bringing together aviation enthusiasts in the southwest United States. COPPERSTATE Fly-In, Inc. is a volunteer run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting recreational and general aviation through events, scholarships, and public education. Proceeds from the COPPERSTATE Fly-In help support scholarship programs for youth seeking careers in the aerospace industry.

The COPPERSTATE Fly-In is under the sole ownership, control, and operation of COPPERSTATE Fly-In, Inc. and not the Experimental Aircraft Association Inc. (EAA). COPPERSTATE is the largest Fly-In of its type in the western United States and the third largest Fly-In in the United States.

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COPPERSTATE Exhibitors

Southwest Sport Aircraft

Sport Aircraft Dealer

Continental Motors

Continental Motors mission is to provide advanced gasoline and Jet-A piston engine products, spare parts, engine and aircraft services, avionics equipment and repairs as well as pilot training for the general aviation marketplace. | (251) 436-8622

TAS Old Fashion Chuck Wagon Soda

taschuckwagonsoda@gmail.com

EJ Air Certification, FAA DAR

Mesa, AZ

Lab One, Inc.

Complete Oil & Fuel Testing | www.laboneinc.com

Evolution Aircraft

Tee Shirts

FAA Safety Team

California Power Systems

California Power Systems was founded in 1981 by Mike Stratman and has been the western U.S. regional Rotax Service Center for many years, offering Rotax engines, parts, and other Ultralight and LightSport products to aviators around the world. We acquired CPS in November 2011 and moved the company from San Leandro, CA to Corona, CA…

Trio Avionics

Single and dual axis autopilot systems for Experimental, LSA and Warbird aircraft. STC for C182 & C172 certified airframes in process. 1905 North Marshall Ave #61905 El Cajon, CA (619) 448-4619 info@trioavionics.com www.trioavionics.com  

Samaritan Aviation

We operate the only float planes in Papua New Guinea and conduct medical life flights, medical supply flights, disaster relief flights on the 700 mile long Sepik River in one of the most remote jungles on the planet. We offer our services free of charge to the 200,000 that live along the river. We fly each…

SunCountry Cubs & CubCrafters

CubCrafters and SunCountry Cubs will be displaying the new model Carbon Cub with G3X Touch panel, and will also have information on the new XCub, the first Part 23 Certified Backcountry plane to make it thru FAA Certification in 37 years! Come see what all the excitement is about! (480) 300-4402 rick@flysuncountry.com www.SunCountryCubs.com

Hi-Tech Foams

Aerotonics, Inc.

www.aerotronics.com

Oasis Scientific, Inc.

Oasis Scientific Inc. is located in Greenville, SC. We provide laboratory supplies and equipments to the North America markets. Our major products include digital microscopes, borescopes, videoscopes, inspection cameras, magnifiers, liquid handling products, hotplate magnetic stirrers, electrochemical Instruments, UV/VIS spectrophotometers, digital overhead stirrers, rotary evaporators, and lab coating machine. We offer stocking, technical and customer…

UL Power

rhelms@ulpower.com | (573) 434-0075 | ulpower.com

Aviation Hotline

Honor Flight

Morefield Aviation

Light Sport Aircraft Magazine

Recreational Aviation Foundation

Sandia Aerospace

Sandia Aerospace ADS-B Product offerings: STX165 Transponder, STX360UAT-Transponder and the SAC7-35-01 ADC, Sandia Offers a Primary and Backup indicator, Model SAI340 Quattro 3700 Osuna Road NESuite 711 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109 (505) 341-2930 barry.leblanc@sandia.aero sandia.aero

Charter College Aviation

chartercollegeaviation.com

National EAA from Oshkosh

TKM Avionics

Direct Slide-in Replacements for Legacy NavComms (480) 991-5351 www.tkmavionics.com

Garmin Avionics

Pinal Lodge

B & B Aircraft Supply

Air Paramo

Red Mountain Aircraft Maintenance

With 17 years of aviation maintenance experience beginning in the United States Marine Corps I strive for safety and excellence. My mission statement is simple. I want to provide a safe, quality, and trusted service to the general aviation community. I offer reasonable rates and would never deliver an aircraft that I wouldn’t put my…

DTC Duats

Northwing Aircraft

Data Processing

Cessna/Piper Association

Tenney Catering

Spencer Aircraft

16911 103rd Ave. E., Puyallup, WA 98374 | (253) 848-9349 | spenceraircraft.com

Tosten Manufacturing

Superior Aircraft Grips acgrips@yahoo.com | (760) 803-6034 | tostenmfg.com/

iFly GPS by Adventure Pilot

iFly GPS offers a simple yet powerful full-featured navigation solution with advanced features like Geo-Referenced Hi-Def VFR & IFR Charts, Exhaustive ADS-B compatibility, De-cluttered Vector Mode, AutoTaxi+, RealView, comprehensive Active Alert System for Airspaces, Terrain, Traffic and more. The new iFly GPS™ is the perfect combination of affordability, capability, and usability now available as a stand-alone…

Aviation Creations

Aviation Creations provides full aircraft interior refurbishment., from seat foam, new upholstery, new trim panels, headliners, seat belts, carpeting, whatever you need to get that interior updated. We have created unique interiors for several different airframes. Specializing in leathers like no others. 8011 E Granite Pass Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85266 (480) 998-1752 Leatherbizz@hotmail.com www.aviationscreations.com  

PHX TRACON

Airport Property Specialists

Since 1995, Airport Property Specialists and Arizona Property Specialists have been building long-lasting relationships with clients and the community. We are a well established and deeply entrenched team of real estate professionals located in Arizona at the heart of the Scottsdale Airpark. We provide unwavering attention to detail and an aggressive approach to customer satisfaction,…

Canyon State Aero

Helicopter Flight Training – www.canyonstateaero.com

Stewart Systems

Airport Properties

CE Companies

Cold Stone Creamery

Ninety Nines

Vans Aircraft

Liberty Mutual Insurance

I provide auto, home, liability, and life insurance. 1620 S STAPLEY DR SUITE 120 MESA, ARIZONA 85204 (480) 857-8662 JARRETT.CHRISTIANSON@LIBERTYMUTUAL.COM

The Airplane Factory

Young Eagles

Dan Johnson

www.bydanjohnson.com

IQ Massager

ERA Young Realty & Investment

424 S. Beeline Highway Payson, AZ 85541 (928) 474-4554 roryhuff57@yahoo.com www.PaysonBestProperties.com

Contact! Magazine

Lightning Aircraft West

Kitfox Aircraft

Guardian Avionics

Manufactures avionics hardware for General Aviation aircraft. Our product include Carbon Monoxide Detectors, MFD display hardware, MFD IPAD air, IPAD Mini and iPhone 6 panel mounts. – ash@guardianavionics.com (520) 889-1177 | 1951 E. Airport Dr Tucson, AZ 85756 | www.guardianavionics.com

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty

Aircraft Spruce and Specialty carries everything a pilot could need, including pilot supplies and aircraft parts, always at the lowest prices. www.aircraftspruce.com

Air Creation Aircraft

Arizona Pilots Assoc.

Super Petrel West, LLC.

Affordable sport plane for land and water. www.superpetrelwest.com

My Arts in Arizona

Haze Busters

Southern Arizona Flying Service, Inc.

Dynon Avionics

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