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Annual Fly-In

One of the highlights of the year for the Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association is the annual Pokagan State Park Indiana Seaplane Fly-In, held every year in September.

2013 Fly-In Details

 

11th annual Pokagan State Park
Indiana Seaplane Fly-in
Sunday, 9/22/2013

 

Past Fly-In Coverage

 

Click here to download the flyer.

Friday and Saturday arrivals welcome.
Accommodations available at the Potawatomi Inn
Camping, cabins, and hotel 260-833-1077.

The main event will be:

  •  10:00 AM local time Sunday Brunch
  •  Sunday aircraft arrivals from 7-10 am

 

Pilots:  Reminder

Thanks to ISPA's efforts, Lake James was recently designated a PUBLIC Seaplane Base.  As a result, it is NO LONGER NECESSARY to get private permission in advance to attend this event.

ISPA thanks the State of Indiana's Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation for their cooperation in making this change and opening more Indiana waters to seaplanes.

NOTICE:  Attendance and participation in the Splash-In is at the pilot's own risk. 
Please be careful, considerate, and safe in your operations.  We are continually working to demonstrate that seaplanes are compatible users of Indiana lakes, in order to open more waters to seaplane access.


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Directions by car:

See map at right.

Directions by air:

Fly direct to Angola airport (KANQ) in the far northeast corner of Indiana, then fly out runway 05. You will overfly some water but keep your eyes out for an island with a house on it, then look 30 degrees to the north and you will see a large inn with a red roof…

That’s it!
 

Lake James Seaplane Base (01E)
  Lat Long
DDMMSS 41° 42' 10.58" N 85° 1' 28.60"W
DDMM.mm 41° 42.17640' N 85° 1.47660' W
DD.ddd 41.70294° N 85.02461° W

Lake James is a private-use seaplane base ONLY!  Pilots must have advance permission to use Lake James.

For more info please contact
Randy Strebig, 260-466-3961

Help publicize the event by downloading the flyer, and posting it at a local airport or e-mailing it to friends.

Click here to download the flyer.

(Image at right from www.topozone.com, an excellent resource for seaplane pilots.)

Click map below to open VFR sectional chart from Skyvector.com
Flight Planning
at skyvector.com

Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association
Contact:  Randy Strebig
President, Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association
260/424-5371

Photo credit: Banner photo by Tero Lähdesmäki, used with permission.