Antique Biplanes, Careers in Aviation, Helicopter Rides, and More

McCall Airport Fly-in and Open House
McCall Airport (KMYL), McCall, ID.
July 15, 2017, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


Contact:  Beverly Anderson,, 208-634-6823

McCall Airport Open House on Saturday, July 15th

Antique Biplanes, Careers in Aviation, Helicopter Rides, and More

McCall Airport will host this year’s fly-in and open house on Saturday, July 15th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

In addition to static displays and fun activities, the Administrator of the Idaho Division of Aeronautics will be on hand to talk about the many different careers available in aviation. Representatives from Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon will have a booth and information about their aviation science program as well.


  • 9:10­–9:30 – Meet “Indy” the Peregrine Falcon from Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 9:40–10:30 – Come Fly with Us! with Aeronautics Administrator Mike Pape
  • 10:40–11:25 – Flying the Backcountry in Light Sports with Fred Williams
  • 11:35–12:20 – Hey, Girls Fly Too! with Sheri “Sharki” Kontra
  • 12:30–1:45 – Tailwheel Tips and Tricks with Mark Doerr and Rich Stowell

Experiential Activities

Put out a real fire with the McCall Fire Department

Helicopter rides with Silverhawk Aviation – $10/person under 18 (first ride only); $40/person otherwise

Raffle Prizes

  • Aerobatic Airplane Thrill Ride
  • Backcountry Adventure Flight
  • Ride on a McCall Fire Truck
  • Ride the Airport Snowblower during McCall’s Winter Carnival

According to event organizer Beverly Anderson, “Aviation offers exciting opportunities for young people to experience science, technology, engineering, and math firsthand. Come explore what aviation has to offer at the McCall Airport!”

Fly-in sponsors include City of McCall, IAA McCall Chapter, McCall Mountain Canyon Flying Seminars, Idaho Power, Boise FAA Safety Team, McCall Real Estate, and others. Food available from KB’s Burritos.

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