What’s Happening at Sweet Aviation

The aviation community is a group of like-minded, fun, and passionate individuals, and we try to find and create as many opportunities as possible to bring everyone together. So we’d love to see you at one of our upcoming events or classes! We’ll be updating this list monthly, so be sure to check back often. In fact, if there’s an aviation event or meeting you’d like to schedule at Sweet Aviation, get in touch with us. We’d be happy to host your event!

Events

  • Spring Open House

    06/01/2019

    You’re invited to a full day of exciting aviation adventures! Whether experiencing the thrill of our airplane and helicopter rides, getting up close to the unique aircraft on display, or looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday with your family, you don’t want to miss the Sweet Aviation Spring Open House.

    • Airplane and helicopter rides $30 per person
    • Delicious meal options from some of Fort Wayne’s favorite food trucks
    • See unique aircraft up close and in person
    • Bounce houses and other fun kid activities

    The event is free and open to everybody. So join us from 10AM-2PM on June 1! 

  • Friday Lunch Fly-In

    06/14/2019

    Join us from 11am-1pm at Smith Field for lunch with our Sweet Aviation staff and fellow aviators. This is a free event and we’ll happily be doing the grilling, but if you’re driving in you’re encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

  • Flyout: Date Night in Indy

    06/22/2019

    Grab a date and join Sweet Aviation for a short hop to a great restaurant! Rick’s Cafe Boatyard is fine waterfront dining that’s sure to please with wonderful atmosphere, service, and live music.

    Trip date is June 22 and the route is SMD-EYE-SMD

    More info to come. To reserve your spot, please send an email to rachel@sweetaviation.com or  give us a call! 

  • VMC/IMC Club presented by Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2

    07/10/2019

    Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2 have teamed up to form a combined IMC and VMC Club. Join a community of pilots willing to share experience, promote safety, and help improve your IMC and VMC flying skills. Plus, you will receive FAA “WINGS” Pilot Proficiency credit for attending. Join us from 6-7:30 PM.

  • Friday Lunch Fly-In

    07/12/2019

    Join us from 11am-1pm at Smith Field for lunch with our Sweet Aviation staff and fellow aviators. This is a free event and we’ll happily be doing the grilling, but if you’re driving in you’re encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

  • Flyout: Michigan Island Hopping

    07/13/2019

    Back by popular demand is our Michigan island hopping adventure. Three Great Lakes, beautiful accommodations, and delicious food, all in two romance-filled days.

    We’ll start the experience with an incredible lunch on Lake Erie at The Forge crêperie on Put-in-Bay, OH. Then we’ll take a beautiful flight up the coastline to Lake Huron for an overnight on the gorgeous Mackinac Island. There, you and your special someone can enjoy carriage rides and cozy up while watching the sunset over the iconic bridge, or join fellow pilots for some sightseeing, hiking, or water activities. We’ll cap off our weekend the following day with a stop at Beaver Island on Lake Michigan to enjoy a tasty lunch at a quaint deli and bakery.

    So grab your better half or a few friends and get some invaluable flight experience while enjoying a weekend to remember on our Michigan Island Hopping flyout.

    Click here for more information and pricing, then give us a call at (260) 267-5505 or email info@sweetaviation.com to reserve your spot today!

  • Friday Lunch Fly-In

    08/09/2019

    Join us from 11am-1pm at Smith Field for lunch with our Sweet Aviation staff and fellow aviators. This is a free event and we’ll happily be doing the grilling, but if you’re driving in you’re encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

  • Flyout: Experience More Ways to Fly

    08/17/2019

    Explore the world-class facilities of Frasca International and see what goes into building the world’s leading flight simulator. Then hop over to Danville, IL to hit the thermals with the Illini Glider Club.

    Trip date is 8/17 and the route is SMD-C16-DNV-SMD

    More info to come. To reserve your spot, please send an email to rachel@sweetaviation.com or  give us a call! 

     

  • VMC/IMC Club presented by Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2

    09/11/2019

    Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2 have teamed up to form a combined IMC and VMC Club. Join a community of pilots willing to share experience, promote safety, and help improve your IMC and VMC flying skills. Plus, you will receive FAA “WINGS” Pilot Proficiency credit for attending. Join us from 6-7:30 PM.

  • Friday Lunch Fly-In

    09/13/2019

    Join us from 11am-1pm at Smith Field for lunch with our Sweet Aviation staff and fellow aviators. This is a free event and we’ll happily be doing the grilling, but if you’re driving in you’re encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

  • Flyout: Fine Dining in the Windy City

    09/14/2019

    Fly with us to Chicago for an evening at Michelin 3-star restaurant, Alinea. Three-time Best Restaurant in America recipient, Alinea certainly lives up to its “exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey” rating.

    Trip date is 9/14 and the route is SMD-MDW-SMD

    More info to come. To reserve your spot, please send an email to rachel@sweetaviation.com or  give us a call! 

  • Friday Lunch Fly-In

    10/11/2019

    Join us from 11am-1pm at Smith Field for lunch with our Sweet Aviation staff and fellow aviators. This is a free event and we’ll happily be doing the grilling, but if you’re driving in you’re encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

  • Flyout: Experience New England

    10/06/2019

    Take in the breathtaking fall foliage of the northeast United States and Canada while enjoying a week of rest and relaxation. Want a bit more excitement? Then don’t miss this chance to also fly with Red Bull Air Race-winner Mike Goulian. 

    Trip dates are tentatively 10/6-10/12 and the route is SMD-CYTZ-CYUL-CYYG-BHB-PYM-IAG-SMD

    More info to come. To reserve your spot, please send an email to rachel@sweetaviation.com or  give us a call! 

  • VMC/IMC Club presented by Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2

    11/13/2019

    Sweet Aviation and EAA Chapter 2 have teamed up to form a combined IMC and VMC Club. Join a community of pilots willing to share experience, promote safety, and help improve your IMC and VMC flying skills. Plus, you will receive FAA “WINGS” Pilot Proficiency credit for attending. Join us from 6-7:30 PM.

  • Flyout: The Caribbean, Mexico, and More

    02/22/2020

    We’re kicking 2020 off with a bang. Experience Key West nightlife, the turquoise beauty of the Gulf of Mexico, and four days exploring the wonders of Cozumel, Mexico. Then wrap up the experience with a relaxing stay in Charleston, WV.

    Trip dates are 2/22-2/28 and the route is SMD-KP\DK-EYW-MMCZ-KMTH-HXD-CRW-SMD

    More info to come. To reserve your spot, please send an email to rachel@sweetaviation.com or  give us a call!