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Convention 2013 Registration

December 6, 2012

Short Wings Over Saratoga – SWPC Convention 2013 – July 1st through 4th     Online Registration & Payment This year we are offering an online registration and payment option for the convention. The online system worked very well and we had 47 people register for the convention online! Mail In Registration … Read More

Interested in the History of Saratoga Springs?

November 1, 2012

Short Wings Over Saratoga – SWPC Convention 2013 Saratoga Springs, New York is the site of our 2013 SWPC Convention which will be held July 1st through 4th. Whenever my family attends one of the SWPC conventions, I like to find out a bit about the history of the area. … Read More

VG Kit Winner Announced

October 9, 2012

In our last President’s Update we announced a Free Gift offering for Short Wing Piper Club members. The Free Gift was a VG Kit from Micro AeroDynamics. We had a total number of 273 names entered for this drawing including entries from members in Germany and France. What a great turnout! … Read More

PRESIDENTS UPDATE August 24th, 2012

September 20, 2012

Welcome to the SHORT WING PIPER CLUB As a “Vintage Aircraft Type”, we encourage anyone that is interested in the Piper “SHORT WINGS” class of aircraft to check out our site. We have something for you! Forums – where you can interact with other members about your concerns and questions. … Read More

Clyde Smith Jr. Piper Fabric Restoration Seminar

September 19, 2012

Fabric Piper Restoration Seminar Presented by: Clyde Smith, Jr. Hosted by: Univair Aircraft, Corp – Aurora, CO Sept. 21-23, 2012 $395 Per person tuition

2012 Convention Awards Given at the Closing Banquet

July 20, 2012

2012 Convention Awards Given at the Closing Banquet Submitted by Eleanor Mills As usual, one of the highlights of the convention was the annual awards announcement at the closing banquet Thursday evening. Beautiful award plaques were given to the airplane award winners and to the keynote speaker, Galen Hanselman, who … Read More

Five Education Foundation Scholarships Awarded at 2012 Convention

July 20, 2012

2012 Convention – Five Scholarships Awarded Submitted by Eleanor Mills Larry Jenkins, director of the Short Wing Piper Education Foundation, recommended five students — four first timers and one returning student — for scholarships for the coming year. The five students approved were: * Danyelle Fuhrman, Webster, Minn., a student … Read More

2012 SWPC Convention Recap

July 6, 2012

The 2012 SWPC “Wasach Passage” Convention was a huge success. According to Registrar Carole VanVleet 134 people attended, coming from 27 states, Canada, and Ireland. Thirty-one airplanes flew in to Ogden and registered for the convention; click HERE to read about the award winners. Everyone had a wonderful time. Congratulations to co-chairs … Read More

The Short Wing Piper Club logo.

2020 SWPC Convention Cancelation

By scottatwood19D | July 6, 2020

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2020 Southwest Regional Fly-In

By O'Kelly, Kent & Deborah | February 8, 2020

2020 Southwest Regional A near-once in a lifetime Regional Fly-in/opportunity. Don’t miss this chance to be there and see some of the most beautiful red-rock country in the world: Navajo Indian country; at the entry point for float trips downriver through the Grand Canyon; near blazing-red rock slot canyons; among … Read More

2019 SWPC Convention is in the History Books-Photos

By Bob Finlay | July 15, 2019

The 2019 SWPC convention in Wichita KS is now history; and it was again “one of the best,” according to several of the 70-80 people who attended the convention events. A highlight was a tour of Doc, one of the two flying B-29 bombers, which is housed in a new … Read More

2021 convention planning underway

By Bob Finlay | October 16, 2020

Document 13 SWPC Convention

2019 Convention Video

By O'Kelly, Kent & Deborah | March 13, 2020

Former President and 2019 Convention Director, Cliff Van Vleet, produced a video of some of the events from our 2019 Convention last June. If you missed the convention, you get another chance. We’re returning to Wichita again this year: June 22-27. We’ll be doing a whole different set of events, … Read More

2020 Convention Update

By O'Kelly, Kent & Deborah | February 23, 2020

2020 Convention Details Cliff Van Vleet Convention Chairman This status report was first published in the February 2020 Supplemental News Report. Several loose ends still exist but this report indicates what is firm and fixed as of early February 2020. Final details will be published in the April-May-June issue of … Read More

2020 Wichita Convention

By O'Kelly, Kent & Deborah | February 7, 2020

Convention This year? Wichita, Kansas. This from Cliff Van Vleet, our convention chairman 2020 Convention Details Emerging                                                                   … Read More

Wichita Kansas, Here we come 2019

By Bob Finlay | March 15, 2019

Registration 2019 Convention   Credit Card Payment is now available securely.

SWPC Convention 2019

By rob.design | August 17, 2018

2019 Convention Details Emerging Cliff Van Vleet Convention Chairman    The dates for the 2019 SWPC convention are Monday, June 24, 2019, arrival day, through Friday morning, June 28, 2019, departure day.    The convention airport is:   Colonel James Jabara Airport (AAO) on the northeastern edge of Wichita.  CTAF/UNICOM 122.7.  WX ASOS … Read More