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Second annual Phillips Field, California, fly-in held

Second annual Phillips Field, California, fly-in held

June 14th, 2011 in News

A variety of planes are at Phillips Field east of California on Saturday. Most of the planes above are based at the airfield.

Photo by David Wilson

The second annual fly-in of the CalMo Flying Club and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 429 was Saturday, June 11, at Phillips Field on Airport Road off Industrial Park Road east of California.

The event was an open house at the field and the 2,600 foot grass airstrip which lies in a flat valley between two ridges and features something pilots appreciate-very little crosswind.

There were about 75 in attendance at the event which included a lunch with a main dish of pulled pork sandwiches. Bill Fowler, Lupus, provided the meat. Because of a low cloud ceiling, most actually drove in, especially those arriving from a distance.

For more of this story check out the June 15 issue of the California Democrat.