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Super Jet South, September 24 -27, 2009


The Georgia Jets Flying Club hosted the 2009 Super Jet South Event September 24-27 at the Georgia Jets Airfield. The event was a resounding success and everyone had a great time! The award winners were:

Top Gun - Pablo Fernandez
Best Military - Phil Nuza, F-100
Pilots Choice - Joey Tamez, Ultra Bandit
Best Sport - Jed Jacobsen, F-5
Best Of Show - Andy Benitez, Jr., A-10
Best Electric - Dean Eberly, Electric Super Bandit
Best Scale - Adrian Valencia, Fei Bao Twin F-15
Raffle Grand Prize (Bandit ARF) - Craig Gottschang

Sponsors: Jet Central, BVM, JetCat, FTE, Sapac Models, Dreamworks Model Products, JR, Horizon, Champion Aviation, Turnberry James, JPO, Classic Awards

Photographs by Gordon Dickens and Jim Little

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Jets Over Kentucky, July 5 - July 12, 2009


The Jets Over Kentucky Week fly in was held at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport from July 5th through the 12th. Georgia Jets members in attendance were Rusty Bardin, Rex Briant, Craig Gottschang, Jed Jacobson, Jim Little, Boli Muentes, Mike Pascoe, Joe Rafalowski and Pedro Snachez. The event was hosted by Lewis Patton and featured a 6000 X 100’ runway with a generous taxiway for pitting and start up. Good weather, good food and lots of flying made this a very successful and enjoyable event.

Georgia Jets Flying Club Award winners

Best Military: Joe Rafalowski F-100
Engineering Excellence: Jed Jacobson F-5
Peoples Choice: Craig Gottschang A-10
Pilots Choice: Pedro Sanchez L-39
T-28 Combat Winner: Boli Muentes T-28
1st Place Best Lights: Jed Jacobsen F-5
2nd Place Best Lights: Mike Pascoe L-39
Best Foamy Crash (Tie): Rusty Bardin F-4 and Jim Little Mig-15

Congratulations for such an impressive showing by Georgia Jets!

Photos by Craig Gottschang, Jed Jacobson and Boli Muentes

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Mississippi Afterburner, April 30 - May 2, 2009


The 2009 Mississippi Afterburner event was held April 30 through May 2 at the John Bell Williams Airport in Raymond, Mississippi. This is a outstanding venue for a weekend of jet flying and the Mississippi gang rolled out the southern hospitality with plenty of great food as well. The Georgia Jets Flying Club was well represented by the following seven pilots: Rusty Bardin, Rex Briant, Gordon Dickens, Craig Gottschang, Jim Little, Mike Pascoe and Pedro Sanchez. The event was great fun with lots of flying for everyone!

Georgia Jets Flying Club Award Winners
Pilot's Choice: Craig Gottschang A-10

Congratulations Craig!!!

Photos by Craig Gottschang & Gordon Dickens

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Florida Jets, March 5 - 8, 2009


Florida Jets 2009 was held on March 5th through 8th at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland Florida. Perfect weather prevailed and allowed the 168 registered pilots to fly continuously throughout the event. The Georgia Jets Flying Club was represented by 15 pilots including, Rusty Bardin, Garey Bivins, John Bradley, Rex Briant, David Dewitt, Craig Gottschang, Jed Jacobsen, Norm Kendall, Jim Little, Len McIntosh, Dee Miller, Boli Muentes, Mike Pascoe, Joe Rafalowski and Keith Seivers. The event was regarded by all as one of the best FL Jets ever!

Georgia Jets Flying Club Award Winners
Best Military Jet (runner up): Craig Gottschang A-10
Best Multi Jet Performance: Craig Gottschang A-10
Best Craftsmanship: Craig Gottschang A-10
Critics Choice (top award): Craig Gottschang A-10

Congratulations Craig!!!

Photos by Craig Gottschang & Rex Briant

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