Keeping the Dream Alive

October 23 - 25 2014

KCGZ Casa Grande, AZ


Great time was had by all at the 2013 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo!

Highlights from the largest all-volunteer fly-in in the western United States

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2013 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo Just a Few Days Away!

Last-minute details and highlights from the largest all-volunteer fly-in in the western United States

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Fly High — in Vintage Style — This Friday and Saturday in Casa Grande

Mesa, Ariz.-based Commemorative Air Force is offering paid flights in five stunning WWII aircraft this Friday and Saturday at the 41st annual COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo — enough to suit any aviation enthusiast’s taste.

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4 Local Teens Visit Oshkosh, Wisconsin to Explore Career in Aviation, Courtesy of COPPERSTATE Fly-In, Inc.

CASA GRANDE, ARIZ. (Oct. 7, 2013) — In July, four local high school students travelled to Oshkosh, Wisc., to attend the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Advanced Air Academy 2013 — a trip funded by an Air Academy Scholarship from Casa Grande, Ariz.-based COPPERSTATE FLY-IN, Inc.

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2013 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo Appeals to All Ages

From flights on WWII aircraft, to an all-day stream of flight demos, to an expanded youth aviation area (and much more), there’s never a dull moment at this major aviation event.

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Copperstate About to Start; Gaining Importance

By Dan Johnson, September 30, 2013  

Like many deeply involved with aviation I have long marveled that all the best airshows in America seem to be in the Eastern half of the country. Except for the delightful Arlington Fly-in in Washington state and a worthy effort at Golden West plus some other small regional events, the action appears to be "back East." Given that California has more pilots and airplanes than any other state, how can this be? Especially now that AOPA announced this year's Summit in Dallas, Texas (October 10-11-12) will be their last one ever, we won't any more be trekking to Palm Springs, California for what has been the big member organization's favorite destination. Fortunately, we have the Copperstate Fly-in and Aviation ExpoRead More...