Northeast Comanche

2022 Fly-In Highlights

A lot of work goes into setting up the monthly fly-ins. It can be discouraging when only the few regulars show up each time. Please, check the fly-in schedule on the Northeast Tribe's website and try to attend those in your neighborhood.

Below is a general description of each 2022 fly-in location, along with other flying events of interest listed in red. Click on the airport identifier for a link to an AOPA Airports page for further information. As usual, rain dates are listed in parentheses.

April 2 (3), Martinsville VA
MTV) Enjoy lunch at Simply Susan's while on the way to Sun n' Fun in Lakeland FL. The Blue Ridge Airport lives up to it's name, and is located in a very picturesque region of Virginia. Come on down an shake off the winter blues!
April 5-10, Lakeland FL
   (LAL). Fly down to enjoy Sun 'N Fun and join fellow Comanche drivers at Comanche Town in the Vintage parking area. Be sure to check the arrival Notams and registration procedures. Click here to register your Comanche ( 2021 Sun n' Fun Comanche Town). Be sure to give complete information.
April  23 (24), Georgetown DE.
(GED)  Coastal Delaware, or Georgetown, is a popular location near the Atlantic coast for a luncheon. Arena's at the Airport restaurant is in the terminal. This fly-in is scheduled for Saturday, selecting from the standard menu. The rain date is Sunday, with a weather decision by Thursday evening.
May 15, Williamsburg VA
  (JGG) This is a Sunday fly-in to meet up with a bunch of Harley riders. Bill Jackson, former NE Tribe Chief and ICS president is hosting the get-together. Let's show them how the other half lives!
May 21 (22), Ellenville NY.
   (N89)  Resnick Airport is in a nice valley just to the west of the Hudson River. The airport is again hosting a "Wings & Wheels" event to benefit Disabled Veterans. Enter your plane to compete for prizes ($15 fee). Food will be available at the airport, and at Il Paradiso, an excellent Italian restaurant just outside the gate. Those arriving from the southern coastal states might enjoy using the Hudson River Corridor – view New York City from 1200 feet, but check for TFRs.
June 18 (19), Newport NH
  (2B3) Parlin Field is a quiet gem in the Lakes region of New Hampshire. This town owned airport is "run" by a local pilot organization under the direction of a town appointed manager. Lunch will be in town with transportation arranged by the airport. There will be a Spot Landing contest in honor of the previous Thursday's ComancheZOOM on maximum effort take-offs and landings.
July 9 (10), Sioux City IA - Mid-States Tribe fly-in
   (SUX) Fly-in to Sioux Gateway Airport with the Mid-States Tribe. Enjoy a catered lunch and a free museum tour. Register on the Piper Comanche Facebook page or contact Stan Echelmeier at
July 16 (17), Edgartown MA
   (1B2Katama Airfield is a unique grass-strip airport on the eastern tip of Martha’s Vineyard. Drop in for lunch at the Katama Kitchen, or taxi down to the beach to park. From there the next stop is Gibraltar!
July 24-31, Oshkosh WI
   (OSH)  Annual EAA AirVenturegathering at Oshkosh WI. Join in the fun at Comanche Town. Be sure to check the arrival Notams and registration procedures. Register for ComancheTown at OSH_RegForm
August 27 (28), Pittstown NJ.- Tribe Annual Meeting and Elections
   (N40)  Sky Manor Airport is located in central New Jersey within easy reach of most Northeast Tribe members. The Sky Cafe serves great food, and the view of the runway encourages great landing critiques.
September 17 (18), Butler PA
(BTP)  Butler PA is a new fly-in destination. Come and check it out, and meet the local Comanche drivers.
October  15 (16), Latrobe PA.
  (LBE)  Arnold Palmer Field is a favorite destination in western PA. Lunch is at DeNunzio's, upstairs in the terminal building. Join us to enjoy their excellent menu. The rain date will be Sunday, Oct 16, with a weather decision made by Thursday evening. This one is close enough for the North Central Tribe pilots to attend.
November 12 (13), Williamsburg VA
   (JGG)  For our final 2022 fly-in we head south to Williamsburg/Jamestown Airport and lunch at Charlie's in the FBO.  We will also hold a Tribe planning meeting, so bring your thoughts and ideas.  And we are inviting the SE Tribe to join us too.

There you have it, a thumbnail sketch of the 2022 planned fly-ins – some new, some renewed – along with some of the nearby attractions. Watch your email for details as each date arrives, then plan to attend and bring your family and friends!  But please, if you are even thinking of attending any fly-in, register on the Northeast Tribe website. We need to know your interest and to be able to update you on any factors involved.

See you at the next (and the next, and the next... ) Northeast Comanche Tribe fly-in.
Pete Morse, coordinator

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 Last updated  06/22/22