HELP US CELEBRATE!!

HISTORIC SOUTHER FIELD*

IS

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

 

A celebration of family, friend and lovers of aviation and we are very excited.

 

Various aviation related groups will be represented.

 

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

founding 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.

- Local vendors selling there wares.

- Alex Hicks from 19 South BBQ on site ( pulled pork, ribs, keg quarters)

- Bentley Willis from Farmhouse in Dawson ( hot dogs, hamburgers)

- Trey Harmon ( cotton candy and snow cones)

- The American Legion will be here it is their 100th year.

- Taylor Welch will be performing live music from 3 PM -5 PM.

- Dry Slide and Bouncy House, Face Painting For the little ones

- The 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.

- The Georgia Forestry Fire Bomber will be here and will put on a demonstration for us.

- The Sumter Humane Society will be on hand with some cuties.

- South Georgia Tech will be setting up a display and we will have the Stearman from the school on display.

- Middle Georgia is bringing a couple of aircraft.

- The Civil Air Patrol will be here.

- Hodges 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 Georgia.

- From 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 duster).

- Memorabilia will be on display in the airport conference room.

- T-shirts with the event logo will sold.

 

*aka Jimmy Carter Regional Airport

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