Flying Musicians Entertain at World Helicopter Day

Lead by FMA Northeast ambassador and Julliard Professor Greg Knowles, pilot/musicians will once again perform at World Helicopter Day at Stewart Int’l Airport (KSWF) in New Windsor, New York hosted by Independent Helicopters. On Sunday, August 15, 2021, Independent Helicopter opens their doors to the community and students attending the BE INDEPENDENT Aviation Camp. This successful camp gives campers an inside scoop to the adventurous world of aviation in all aspects. FMA members welcome all musicians and especially pilot/musicians to share their passion for aviation and music with all attendees.

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OCPA 2021 Fly-In

Orange County Fly-In, Cookout, & Jam Session

Join your fellow aviation enthusiasts and musicians for a day at the airport from 11:00AM until 2:00 PM on June 12, 2021 (rain date June 13, 2021). The Orange County Airport (KMGJ) is the perfect setting for food, fun, and music. This free event for the public, hosted by the Orange County Pilot’s Association along with the Flying Musicians Association and Pilot Fun 101, has something for everyone. FMA’s board member Lee Ross ,aka RossPilot, will coordinate the music portion of the event. Contact Lee for more information. Information to fly into Orange County Airport VIA AirNav – KMGJ. Photos from the 2020 event. Support those who Support us.

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Sun n Fun 2021

Sun ‘n Fun 2021

Sun ‘n Fun is a GO for April 13-18, 2021 in Lakeland, Florida. FMA will have a stage with our wonderful BOSE sound system powered by a HONDA generator. Sponsored by LAMA and the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase, we will have music daily by YOU the musicians who attend along with lots of hangar flying. Join us to immerse yourself in the aviation community. Contact John immediately if you plan to attend. We look forward to many of you performing throughout the week. Thank our sponsors. Join them.

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World Heli Day at KSWF

World Helicopter Day 2020 Recap

World Helicopter Day is literally, held all around the world in August, celebrating helicopter flight.  The New York area WHD is held at Independent Helicopters at Stewart International Airport.  This was a double celebration because Independent Helicopters owner and chief pilot, Heather Howley, was celebrating moving into a new building / hangar / flight school.  Helicopter and airplane CFII Greg Knowles gave an FAA Wings program on Pinch Hitter for helicopter passengers.  After a post by Greg on Facebook, it was suggested that Flying Musicians Association should provide music for the event.  FMA musicians came out for the event, which featured Ross Pilot on guitar / vocals, Roger Astudillo on… Read More

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World Helicopter Day & FMA

World Helicopter Day

Pilots & Musicians – Join us to celebrate World Helicopter Day on August 16, 2020 at the Stewart International Airport (KSWF). Join fellow FMs and friends for a day at the airport. FMA’s participation is coordinated by our Northeast ambassador, Greg Knowles with Sal Lagonia , Aaron Diehl, Vinny Raniolo, Jeff Auen, Lee Ross, and other pilot/musicians. “FMA members or interested parties are welcome to our first FMA northeastern event to be held at Stewart International Airport (KSWF) in conjunction with World Helicopter Day and the celebration of Independent Helicopters moving into their new building… It’s coming up quick (Aug 16th) 10 am – 2 pm but we have the… Read More

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