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POKER FLIGHT IS SATURDAY 1 OCTOBER.  WE’LL FLY THE ROUTE FROM 11:00AM TO 3:00PM.  THE WINNING HAND WINS 50% OF ENTRANCE FEES!  Details below.

Welcome to Weltzien Skypark, the flying community and home of Northern Ohio’s largest Flight School. (Skypark is a Part 61 operation).

Weltzien Skypark is a privately owned airport that is open to the public. The address is 3071 Greenwich Road, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281 which is 35 driving miles south of Cleveland, Ohio.  The phone number is 330-334-9921 and email is skypark@neo.rr.com

1. If you’d like to learn to fly–or have questions about what’s involved, you can take a one-time, 30 minute flight for $65 to see if flying is for you.  A Certified Flight Instructor will be your pilot.  Come out to the airport anytime between 8:00am – 9:00pm, call 330-334-9921 or email skypark@neo.rr.com to make arrangements.  (It’s a great gift! If you phone, please leave a message, we’re out flying!)

2. Skypark rents Cessna 150s, 152s, 172s and a 182 with retractable landing gear.  All aircraft are rented “wet” which means the fuel is included in the hourly cost. All rates are subject to change.

–Rental rates for members (membership is $84 per year):  Cessna 150 is $71 per flight hour; Cessna 152 is $76 per flight hour; Cessna 172 is $95 per flight hour, and the Cessna 182 with retractable landing gear is $162 per flight hour.

–Ground/Flight Instruction averages $25 per clock hour.

–There are no minimum flight hours per day if the aircraft is rented for multiple consecutive days.

3. Next Ground School starts 30 August and runs every Tuesday night up through and including 15 November.  Enroll now or at the first class. Classes are in the community room at Skypark.  Cost is $150.

4. The “Poker Run” is Saturday 1 October.  You will fly to 5 different airports and draw a card, and the best poker hand wins 50% of the entrance fees collected.  Entry fee is $2 per hand or $5 for 3 hands.  Entry fees can be paid in the Community Room starting a 9:00 am and the card dealers will be in place at each airport from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  The airports for this Poker Run are Skypark(15G), Medina(1G5), Ortner Airfield(I64), Huron County(5A1), and Port Clinton(PCW).  The airfields can be flown in any order and if you land at Port Clinton, all your flight time counts as cross-county time!

We need volunteers to pass out playing cards–please contact the office at 330-334-9921 is interested.

See you at the airport!