What’s New and Things to Celebrate

September 21, 2017 Tucker Won the Icarus Race

September 21, 2017 Tucker Won the Icarus Race

Tucker makes all of us proud – he is an Alexandria Field private pilot, camper, club member, and now a nationally recognized paramotor...

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July, 2017

July, 2017

Two new bi-fold hangar doors added this summer.

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July 1, 2017

July 1, 2017

Chuck Owen, co-owner/operator of Skydive Jersey gets interviewed for WNBC ch. 4, New York.  

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April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017

The DYNAMITE room had it’s first visitation by a tour of 27 pre-schoolers – lots of fun!

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April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017

Rutgers Professor, Ronke Olabisi brought two of her Bio-Medical Engineering students to N85 to experience parabolic flight with RU alumnus Bill Fritsche.

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January 28, 2017

January 28, 2017

Our new snowblower has been rebuilt and is just waiting for the snow. Congrats to Bill and John for all the work.

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January 28, 2017

January 28, 2017

Thanks to Orville Williamson for refurbishing some old C-152 seats for our Flight Simulator.

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October 13 and 14, 2016

October 13 and 14, 2016

Runway crack repairs – smooth landings!

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June 29th & 30th, 2016

June 29th & 30th, 2016

Toby and Susan Koehn visit N85 from Joseph, OR to discuss Aviation Education Outreach programs for their school district.

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June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016

Katie Baker and her son Hayden visited from Idaho.  Katie and her family run a crop dusting business and she teaches in the local school system as well.  She will be working with Rich Stowell and Linda on new STEM through the lens of aviation programs.

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April 23, 2016

April 23, 2016

The Art and Science of Flying ground school was held in Boise, Idaho on Saturday, April 23, 2016.  There were around 250 people in attendance.  A great day for Rich Stowell and Linda.

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

 Bio-Medical Engineer, Professor Ronke Olabisi  from Rutgers University, brought several of her students to N85 to experience steep turns and stalls with Bill Fritsche CFI also an RU graduate.   All had a great...

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March, 2016

March, 2016

Aerial Solutions spend several days at N85 using it for their home base while trimming along local power lines.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

A great time was had by 25 members of the N85 Aerospace Club.  They visited the CAE SimuFlite in Whippany, NJ for a special tour and flight time.  The students flew a Falacon 7 X and a Gulfstream 550.  A few even got into a helicopter.  Glenn Stott helped us arrange the tour and provided hats, visors and flight bags for the all.    

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January 2nd, 2016: Flight Simulator Building

January 2nd, 2016: Flight Simulator Building

          N85 is going to have its own Flight Simulator! The collaborative effort is with the N85 Aerospace Club and advisors, The Learn-Do-Fly people, John Weigele/Kean College, Don Gordon/N85 pilot, Todd Cooper/N85 CFI, Lafayette College Flying Club, Joe Borin Estate and Linda, Cork and Will. We are very excited about what this added teaching tool will be able to do for the flight school and with our educational outreach efforts....

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December 27, 2015: 3-D Printer Building

December 27, 2015: 3-D Printer Building

On December 27, the N85 Aerospace Club built a 3-D Printer.      ...

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November 22, 2015, Trip to Lafayette College Engineering

November 22, 2015, Trip to Lafayette College Engineering

Twenty-five N85 Aerospace Club members spent an enjoyable Sunday afternoon (2-5PM) in the Lafayette College Engineering Building.  Barker Carlock a club content expert and Junior at Lafayette arranged for the outing.  Along with visiting instructor, Ashley Cramer and several other Lafayette students the group was given tours, selected 3-D print coding and watched as their object was printed....

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October 27-29, 2015: New Jersey School Board Association Conference

October 27-29, 2015: New Jersey School Board Association Conference

Tanya Brooks from Kingwood Township School and Linda Castner from N85 presented at the NJSBA conference in Atlantic City, NJ regarding the airports “Living Labs” program.  They gave a formal workshop as well as occupied a display table to speak with the over 4,000 school board members, teachers and administrators  regarding the series of STEM...

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