2017 Short Wing Piper Club Convention

June 11 – 15, 2017

Short Wings Over “Lancaster”
Lancaster PA

                                   Airport: Smoketown (S37)                                                                                  Smoketown Airport  Phone 717-394-6476                              
311 Airport Drive, Smoketown, PA 17576
                          Lancaster Host Resort & Conference Center                             717-299-5500 Call NOW! Rooms are going FAST!   
2300 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster PA 17602                                      Rates: $119 Single; $129 Double; $145 Triple; $159 Quad                                All SWPC Group Reservations Include a Full B’fast Daily                  

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  • Preliminary Schedule:
    Sunday, June 11:
    –  Convention arrivals and early registration
    –  Annual Board Meetings: Club & Foundation 1PM – 3:30PM _Young Eagles SWP Flyout 4PM ET. Thanks, to EAA Chapter 540  –  Hangar Party 5-6:20PM at S37
    –  Meet & Greet at 6:30PM ET at Host Hotel
    Monday, June 12:
    –  Annual Membership Luncheon: 12 Noon – 1PM
    –  Annual Membership Meeting: 1PM – 3PM
    –  Activities are being planned
    Tuesday, June 13:
    –  Chapter President’s Breakfast Meeting:  8 – 9:30AM
    –  National Technical Adviser’s Forum 10 – 11:30AM
    –  Activities currently being planned
    Wednesday, June 14:
    –  AM Activities currently being planned
    –  Annual Banquet: 6:30 – 9PM
    Thursday, June 15:
    – Activities TBD
    – Early departures for Lock Haven PA
    Friday, June 16:
    –  Departures for Lock Haven PA

                                                 June 20-24, 2017                                                                                 ~Meet at Sentimental Journey, Lock Haven PA~                                                    Piper Aviation Museum: SWPC Exhibit                                                                           Wednesday, June 21, 2017                                                      Breakfast & Buy, Build & Fly Forum   10 – 11:30 AM ET


  •  Local Attractions:
    –  Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park
    –  Pennsylvania Railway Museum
    –  Strasburg Steam Railroad
    –  Amish Farms
    –  Factory Outlet Stores

  • Poker Run includes a Flight Around the Statue of Liberty
    –  Date & Time TBD
  • Possible Bus trips:
    –  Washington DC – Smithsonian
    – “The Mall”
    – National Air & Space Museum, &
    – Other Smithsonian Museums &
    – the Paul Garber Restoration Facility (Free Admission)
    –  Philadelphia
    – Liberty Bell &
    – Other Historic Sites
    –  Atlantic City
    – Casinos