Monday – Penn Yan Engine shop tour (or CNY exploration on your own). Time will be announced the night before.
Flight to Penn Yan [KPEO] for a tour of the national aviation engine rebuild shop. This is a scenic flight over a portion of the Finger Lakes region. Upon return to Hamilton, you will drive to 3740 Oran Delphi Road, Manlius to gather for a GTG late afternoon meal and group conversation with a Circle of Truth to follow. During the evening, Art Hansen will provide a briefing on Niagara Falls over-flight procedures and Judy Parrish will provide an overview of the geology of the Finger Lakes.
Penn Yan Aero was established in 1945 by Harold Middlebrook. Since then, the company has been continuously owned and managed by the Middlebrook Family. The Middlebrooks are active aircraft owners, pilots, and mechanics. They have focused their attention and resources on Lycoming and Continental aircraft engines; no removals or installations, just engines.
The Middlebrooks have attracted talented, like-minded professionals who have joined Penn Yan Aero and have helped hone its practices and capabilities to unmatched levels. The experienced, long-term workforce is empowered with the best tools and technology, allowing them to focus on delivering the best engines in the world. The result is smooth-running, long-lasting Penn Yan Aero overhauled Lycoming and Continental aircraft engines, backed by unparalleled service and the best warranty in the business.
Penn Yan Aero is located at the airport near the Village of Penn Yan, New York (PEO) (N42-38.23; W077-03.17), a small, rural community in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Western New York.
Social hour and dinner at the Voninski’s at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Address: 3740 Oran Delphi Road, Manlius, NY 13104
During the evening, Art Hansen will provide a briefing on Niagara Falls over-flight procedures and Judy Parrish will provide an overview of the geology of the Finger Lakes. This will be our destination for the next day.