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CONTACT! Magazine is proud to bring you the 11th Annual
Alternative Engine Round-Up
And Experimental Aircraft Fly-in

And as always, it's FREE!

September 27, 2014   

French Valley Airport (F70) Murrieta California
(Near Temecula on the Los Angles Sectional)


In the terminal building lobby.

Driving: Google Maps
Park in the terminal parking lot
  Flying: AirNav
Park in the transient aircraft parking


In addition to aircraft being on display, the Round-up will include an entire day of educational forums focused on alternative engines, including automobile conversions and propellers. The forums are free and don’t require any preregistration, but you will have to pay the entry fee to get into the Golden West Fly-in.






 Forum schedule is subject to change!
Last updated June 4, 2013

Forums Schedule for last year's event- 2014 will be similar and this page will be updated.
Those forums that are highlighted below are confirmed for 2014.

8:00am Arrivals and parking  
9:00 am Automobile Engines in Experimental Aircraft Pat Panzera
10:00 am Alternair - Electric Light Sport Aircraft

Stephan Boutenko

11:00 am Revmaster R-2300 and R-3000 Joe Horvate
12:00 pm Lunch (or "your forum here")*  
1:00 pm Support for Eggenfellner Subaru Engines Peter Krok
2:00 pm EAA Chapter 292 VW Waterboxer Engine Conversion Introduction Bruce Rose
3:00 pm Corvair Confab Woody Harris
4:00 pm Rotary Round-up - Mazda Rotary Engines for Aircraft

*Would you like to present an alternative engine forum? Let us know!

Lineup subject to change

Please note that automobile fuel is not available on the field, but we can help bring you some if you need it, especially if you can supply your own cans. We don't know if the fuel at the local gas stations have ethanol or not, or what percentage it might contain.


Aircraft Parking and Forums Location:

(Info available soon)

Photos of the 2012 Event:
In 2012 we had an unprecedented wind storm all weekend. Gusts to over 40 mph kept the majority of the show planes home, but our presenters stuck it out and gave their forums like real champs.


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Photos of the 2011 Event:


Photos of the 2010 Event:



Photos of the 2009 Event:

Photos of the 2008 Event:


Photos of the 2007 Event:


Photos of the 2006 Event:



Jess Meyers of Belted Air Power presenting an engine forum

Gary Spencer speaking on the success of his direct drive V8 installation in his Long EZ.

Killer BBQ dinner.

  Tim Iverson's Dragonfly


Photos of the 2005 Event (Laughlin NV)


Photos of the 2004 Event (Laughlin NV)


Current information is subject to change.
Page last updated August 14, 2014


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