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Altitude with Attitude since 1965 .....
Welcome to IFFR Americas.

We are a group of Rotarian aviation enthusiasts and pilots from five continents sharing the common interest of fellowship and service. 
Contacts: VP Tim Freudenthal;  Secretary Steve Henderson;  Newsletter Editor Tony Watson;  Webmaster Peter More

IFFR World Leadership
World President 2019
WPN George Ritchie 2022-2024, WPE George Chaffey 2020-2022,
WP Phil Pacey 2018-2020, PWP Svend Anderson 2016-2018,
PWP Mike Graves 2012-2014, PWP Peter More 2010-2012,
PWP Sam Bishop 2000-2002

NEWS updated 6/20/2019

The May 2019 Newsletter is here.  [click here]
Tour of the IFFR fleet here
IFFR members who are active in Rotary leadership.  See this impressive list, updated 3/24/2016.
Newsletter archive 
FY 2019:  5
FY 2018: 1+2  3+4  5+6  7+8  9+10+11+12
FY 2017: 1  2  3  4  5+6  7  8  9+10  11+12
FY 2016: 1  2  3  4  5  6+7  8  9  10  11+12    
FY 2015:  1  2+3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10+12  
FY 2014:   6  7  8  9  10  11  12 
Newsletter archive dating back to the first IFFR edition in 1967 here


Am Flyer "We Are IFFR"
A video on who we are and what we do. 
Use it freely for Rotary Club presentation or recruitment. 
[download]  [view]
Tucknott1 "Why Join IFFR"
Let Bob Tucknott convince you in 30 seconds.

Events: 2019
Note to Section Chairs: please provide details to Peter More and Tony Watson.

Banner South East Section
Sun & Fun, Lakeland Florida
April 2 to 7, 2019
Dinner on Friday 4/5
details here

Section Chair Contact: Rankin Whittington 

Congratulations and thanks to Mac Coble for "Showing the Flag" at Sun 'n Fun! Any Rotarian who got a glimpse of that flag would be excited about it, and non-Rotarian pilots might take an interest in Rotary!
Rankin, Southeast Section Chair

Madera South West Section
Madera Sunrise Rotary Fly In
Madera Airport, California

April 6, 2019,  8am - 11am
Details here.

Contact: Penelope Cornwall   or call 559-269-4511
SE spring 2019 South East Section
South East Seafood and Music Fly-In
Kure Beach, North Carolina Fly-In
Pilot's Ridge Aero Plantation 03NC
April 13, 2019
Report and pictures here
details here

Section Chair Contact: Rankin Whittington 
AOPA North East Section
AOPA FlyIn, Fredericks, MD
May 10 - 11, 2019
Contact: Dan Radtke 
Hamburg logo 2 R.I. Convention & House of Friendship
June 1-5, 2019
Hamburg, Germany

AGM and Banquet on June 3, 2019  details

Contact: Tim Freudenthal
Airbus Hamburg factory Banquet and Airbus Industries - Hamburg, Tour
June 4, 2019
Hamburg, Germany
details here

Contact: Tim Freudenthal
2019Flyaway Hamburg Post Hamburg Convention Fly Away
June 6 - 15, 2019

See www.iffr.org  
Contact: Tim Freudenthal
BlueAngels South East Section
The Great Tennessee Airshow Fly-In

June 8 & 9, 2019

Details here
Paul Lamb  
South West Section Fly In
AOPA in Livermore (LVK)

June 21 - 22, 2019

IFFR lunch 6/22, noon at a restaurant on the field.  Email Penelope and Bob below for details.
Book with: Penelope Cornwall and Bob Tucknott 
Clayton Plane Alaska Section
Fireweed (0AK8) Fly-In
July 12 - 14, 2019

Details here.  Direction here.
Al Clayton  
EAA North Central Section
Air Venture Fly-In
July 22 - 28, 2019  

Contact: John Ockenfels (primary); Tim Freudenthal
EAA North Central Section
Air Venture Rotary Lunch
July 24, 2019  noon  

Contact: John Ockenfels (primary); Tim Freudenthal
TX Balloon South Central Section Fly In
Great Texas Balloon Race
East Texas Regional (KGGG)

July 26 - 28, 2019

Contact: Jack Welge  
Nanaimo1 Northwest Section
Fly In to Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada (CYCD)
August 3, 2019
Contact:  Joyce Clark   
Hangar Hotel South Central Section Fly In
Lunch at the Airport Diner at the Hanger Hotel
Fredericksberg (T82)

September 14, 2019

Contact: Jack Welge  
Reno Airrace South West Section Fly In
Reno Air Race at Stead Airport (no fly-in)
Fly in airport Carson City or Reno

September 12 - 13, 2019
Limited Pit Wrist Band for IFFR members, Puliz BBQ on September 13. 
details here
Sign up with:
Penelope Cornwall   
Flabob1 South West Section Fly In
EAA in Flabob (KRIR)

September 21, 2019
details here

Contact: Penelope Cornwall   
AT6 South Central Section Fly In
Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston
Galveston (KGLS)

October 19 - 20, 2019

Contact: Jack Welge  
Pioneer Museum South Central Section
Wings & Wheels Fly-In
Pioneer Flight Museum, Kingsbury, Texas

November 9 - 10, 2019

Contact: Jack Welge  

2018 Events:
Note to Section Chairs: please provide details for posting to Peter More and Tony Watson.

South East Section Spring Fly-Out
April 12-15, 2018
Leeward Air Ranch to Sun 'n Fun, Cedar Key
Details here.
Pictures here.
Contact: Peter Wenk
Pictured here is Peter Wenk's guest ramp.
Indian Wells South West Section
Fly-In to Bermuda Dunes (UDD)
Honoring Bob Wilmeth #3122 and friends
May 11, 2018, noon, Indian Wells Rotary Club
Vue Country Club, Indian Wells, CA
Pictures here
Contact: George Chaffey
Seward Alaska Section
Airlift to Rotary District Conference
Seward, Alaska
May, 2018
Contact: Al Clayton
more pictures here
Columbia South West Section
Fly-In to Columbia, CA
Columbia Airport, O22
May 18-20, 2018
Contact: George Chaffey
Join the AOPA Fly-In
Missoula, Montana
Missoula Airport, MSO
June 15-16, 2018

Bishop Airport
R.I. Convention & House of Friendship
Toronto, Canada
June 23 - 27, 2018
Pictures here
House of Friendship booth
AGM Monday June 25, 1400hr Conv Cen Rm 803B
Berlin Banquet IFFR Annual Banquet
The Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Ave, Toronto
June 25, 2018, 1800hr
Pictures here
Toronto Toronto Post Convention
IFFR Fly-Away

June 28 to July 7, 2018
Come join in the Post Convention Fly-Away and Motor Coach Tour.
Pictures here

Contact Gary Dehnel gcdehnel@verizon.net
Clayton Plane
Alaska Section
Fly-In to our Section Chair's Firewood Strip (0AK8)
July 13-15, 2018
details here.
Contact: Al Clayton Al.clayton@cdlaw.pro
Lady Bird North Central Section
AirVenture Fly-In
July 21-29, 2018

The Airventure noon lunch is at 12:00 on the 25th at the Park Pavilion across from the Bus Parking. 
We are also planning on a Wed Evening get together, impromptu, at the Hilton bar area and hopefully moving to the roof bar later for the evening air show.  

Contact: John Ockenfels (primary); Tim Freudenthal

MQY South East Section
Smyrna (KMQY) TN
September 8, 2018
details here
Contact Squadron Leader Paul Lamb

South Central Section
Kingsbury, Texas Fly-In
October 18-21, 2018
Contact: Jack Welge
Dias party 2018 South West Section
Los Angeles Fly-In
Meet Americas Chief Tim and Linda Freudenthal
December 15, 2018
Contact: Penelope Cornwall
Pictured L-R: VP Tim & Linda Freudenthal, Shirley & Peter More, hosts Jeanie and Alan Dias
3Sams  South West Section
Santa Cruz Salvation Army
The musical group:
The Archbishop, Three Sam's and a Stan
December 15, 2018
Pictured L-R: Three Sams playing at Salvation Army:
Sam & Elena Bishop (IFFR), Arch Bennett Bishop, Sam Bishop,
Stan Meidinger (IFFR) and Sam Nigh (IFFR). 
Not pictured was Bob Davidson (IFFR).

2017 Events