The City of Marianna will be hosting its 7th Annual Armed Forces Day Fly-In on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Marianna Municipal Airport. This event is to pay tribute to the importance of aviation to Marianna and Jackson County, Florida. Everyone is invited to this free event.
Festivities will start with an FAA approved pilot WINGS safety course on Friday night, May 19, 2017, held at the Marianna Municipal Airport with dinner starting at 6:00 PM. Pilots may sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday morning will kick off with a pancake and sausage breakfast for pilots from 8:00 -10:00 AM with gates opening to the general public at 9:00 AM.
There will be War Birds and other aircraft on static display along with helicopter rides, a fly-by featuring the Red Dragons Aerial Demonstration Team, a Skydive Panama City parachute jump, food and arts & craft vendors that everyone can enjoy. There will be $1,000.00 worth of Huey Helicopter rides given away that day.