What’s New and Things to Celebrate

September, 2018 Downstown Aero

September, 2018 Downstown Aero

Downstown Aero spent several days at N85 dropping nutrients into the soil for local farmers.

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May 3, 2018 Rutgers Students at N85

May 3, 2018 Rutgers Students at N85

Rutgers students from Ronki Olabisi’s Biomedical Engineering for Astrospace Class learn about parabolic flight with CFI Rob Griffin.

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April 27, 2018 NASA Space Grant Consortium Meeting

April 27, 2018 NASA Space Grant Consortium Meeting

NASA Space Grant Consortium Meeting – Linda and Fran attended at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ  

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April 1, 2018 ChartArt – METARS

April 1, 2018 ChartArt – METARS

The N85 Aerospace Club worked this winter on a project called ChartART.  METARS are downloaded from FAA.gov weather and shown in real time at the airport to assist pilots in gathering local flight VFR and IFR conditions.  Thank you to Bill Shay for all of his leadership and expertise on this project.  

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January 2018 Sophia Wins EAA Scholarship

January 2018 Sophia Wins EAA Scholarship

Congratulations to Sophia Shay: N85 flight student, N85 Aerospace Club Student Management Board.

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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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