Fly Iowa 2014

Fly Iowa 2014 logoWhat is Fly Iowa? 

Fly Iowa is an annual event held in collaboration with a local airport. Fly Iowa showcases the role and benefits of aviation to the local community as well as throughout Iowa.  The Iowa City Municipal Airport will host Fly Iowa on June 28 and June 29, 2014.  Fly Iowa 2014 will showcase the role of aviation in several industries:  Business, Medicine, Research, and Recreation  Displays and Exhibitors will be on location to show how aviation supports their activities.

Mr. Pat Brown, Event Pilot from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will be a featured exhibitor and will be available to meet with pilots, aircraft owners, and other concerned aviation supporters to get AOPA member inputs and answer questions regarding the many pressing aviation issues of the day. 


Event Schedule (check back for updates): 

Saturday June 28

Gates Open: 8am
Youth Aviation Activities by The Iowa Children’s Museum
Breakfast - Breakfast Vendors will be serving a variety of food
Lunch Vendors 11am
AIRSHOW 12pm – 2pm:  Airshow performers (and their aircraft) include:  The Vanguard Squadron (ethanol powered RVs), Erik Edgren (Taylorcraft), Darrel Massman (Panzl 300, Boeing Stearman), Grant Nielsen (Pitts Special)
Aircraft on display: T-6s, Medical Helicopters, Citation Jets, Douglas A-1 Skyraider, and more!


Sunday June 29

Young Eagles Airplane Rides
For Youth ages 8-17* 


*Registration required before flight


Airshow Rain Date 12-2pm


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We would like to thank our Fly Iowa Contributing Sponsors for their support:



We also thank our Additional Fly Iowa Sponsors:

Stephanie Smith 
Harapat Loventinsky 
U of I Credit Union 
Chuck McDonald 
Christine Ogren 
Joe Assouline 
Lynch’s Plumbing 
Arena Auto Body 
Richard Patschull 
Aero Rental 
Civil Air Patrol 
John Moes & Janet Larson 
Bruce Rastetter 
Central Iowa Distributing 
Matt and Carrie Wolford



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Quad Cities Ultralight Aircraft Corp. CEO Dave Goulet Passes Away

David L. Goulet, 68 of Moline, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at UnityPoint Health - Trinity Rock Island.

David was born Sept. 30, 1946 in Moline, a son of Robert D. Sr. and Anna R. DeBoef Goulet. He married Toni Smith on Jan. 27, 1968 in Milan and married Mary Fenimore in Oct. 1982 in Moline. He married Sandy K. Frantz Severs on Nov. 5, 1998 in Rock Island.

He was C.E.O. of Quad City Ultralight Aircraft Corp., Moline and in earlier years was a partner in Goulet Home Improvements, Rock Island.

The Quad City Challenger introduced in 1983 is one of the most popular ultralight/lightplanes with more than 3,500 aircraft kits in various configurations produced and flying today. Today, it is still going strong at its headquarters in Moline, Illinois.

David was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1967 to 1969. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, American Modeling Association, Pinnacle County Club, Oakwood Country Club and Indian Bluff. He was an avid golfer, making holes-in-one in 1988 and two in 2011. David was also an avid aviator and enjoyed gambling at the local casinos.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy; sons, Paul (Lori) Goulet, Colona, Jason (Cheryl) Goulet, Denver, and Kevin (Annie) Severs, Moline; grandchildren, Jackie, Jamie, Tyler, Jacob, Jeremiah, and William; brother, Daniel Goulet (Ruthie Yewell) Matalacha, Fla.; sister, Renee Simmons Meyer (Al Meyer), Rock Island; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Cosmo. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Don; and grandson, Matthias.

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