HELP US CELEBRATE!!
100 YEARS OLD!!
To celebrate the Centennial of
Souther Field, the airport will hold an
Open House and Fly-in on October 20
– 21, 8 AM – 5 PM
of family, friend and lovers of aviation and we are very excited.
Various aviation related groups will
In addition to visiting aircraft
including vintage US Army and WWII Army Air
Forces planes, there will be a
Souther Field History exhibit with items from its
in 1918 along with other WWI aviation artifacts.
HERE ARE A FEW
MORE DETAILS OF WHAT TO EXPECT
Helicopter and Airplane rides
will be available.
- The Epps
Flyer will be here on static display along with an engine.
vendors selling there wares.
Hicks from 19 South BBQ on site ( pulled pork, ribs, keg
Bentley Willis from Farmhouse in Dawson ( hot dogs,
Harmon ( cotton candy and snow cones)
American Legion will be here it is their 100th year.
Welch will be performing live music from 3 PM -5 PM.
Slide and Bouncy House, Face Painting For the little ones
Americus Fire Department as well as the Sumter County Fire
department will have a truck here and will be giving out treats
to the kids.
Georgia Forestry Fire Bomber will be here and will put on a
demonstration for us.
Sumter Humane Society will be on hand with some cuties.
Georgia Tech will be setting up a display and we will have the
Stearman from the school on display.
Georgia is bringing a couple of aircraft.
Civil Air Patrol will be here.
Hobbies will fly over one of their aircraft
- We are
expecting several transient aircraft for the fly in as flyers
advertising the event were sent to just about every airport in
local inventory of aircraft we will have out for the public to
see: 1940 Luscomb, Kit Fox, Sukhoi SU 29, Taylor Craft as well
as a Souther Field Aviation Ag plane ( meet your local crop
Memorabilia will be on display in the airport conference room.
with the event logo will sold.