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    Event Type: JET-TURBINE
    Views: 4524
    Registered Pilots: 96
    Event ID: 5933
    Org ID: 376
    2016 Best In The West Jet Rally
    2016 Best In The West Jet Rally
    Joe Castelao JET-TURBINE
    Wednesday Oct 05, 2016 - Sunday Oct 09, 2016
    THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

    WELCOME TO THE 27TH ANNUAL BEST IN THE WEST JET RALLY 2016!

    6-Flight Lines! Food On Site, Spectator Seating, Camping, 3,260 X 50 Foot Paved Runway, No Flying Restrictions, RV Parking (No Hook-Ups), On Site Friday Night Pilots Dinner, On Site Banquet Dinner And Auction With 34 Spectacular Awards Including The "Pretigious" Colonel Robert Thacker Award. 

    AMA SANCTION#16-1983

    ONE OF THE LARGEST JET EVENTS IN THE WORLD!

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    Best In The West Jet Rally is a non-compete event, this is an open, fun-fly event with very few restrictions.

    Best In The West is an AMA Sanctioned event. All Registered Pilots must have a valid AMA Card and must be a CURRENT Turbine Waiver holder.
        
    If you plan on operating a turbine-powered model, you must show proof that you possess a current AMA Turbine Waiver. If you plan on only flying Electric or gas ducted fans, you must only be AMA current. Please have this information before you register.

    All pilots who wish to participate in the event, and do not hold a AMA Turbine Waiver, you
    may still register as a pilot. However, all Non-Waiver Pilots, must fly on the buddy box system. If you would like to have a Turbine Waiver Pilot and CD sign you off, this may be done ONLY on Thursday at 6:00 PM. Please have all AMA papers with you. Please contact Joe for waiver day & time.


     
      CAMPING:  
      If you wish to camp on-site,
    please contact one of the organizers of the show.
    Camping is FREE for all Pilots and Crew
    who are registered in the show.
     
     
     
     
      FOOD:  
      Food service will be available on site.
    Serving Breakfast and Lunch from
    Thursday Oct 6th, ends on Saturday Oct 8th, 2016
    There will be plenty of food, water,
    and soft drinks available for purchase.
     
         
     

    Trailer & RV Rentals

    If you are interested in renting a Trailer or RV, please contact Martin or Marie at Rosedale RV. Call 661-588-0277

     
         
         
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     
     
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    All times are Pacific Time
    Online registration is now closed.
    Use the CONTACT HOST button to reach us with any questions.
    Event Dates
    OCT
    05
    WEDNESDAY
    to
    OCT
    09
    SUNDAY
    Field
    - Paved Runways
    - Windsock
    - Jets Permitted
    - Starting Pads
    Food & Beverage
    - Concession
    General
    - Bleachers
    - Sound System
    - Picnic Area
    - No Hook-Ups
    - Porta-Potties
    - RV/Trailers Allowed
    - Camping Allowed
  • Electric Jets
  • Giant Scale
  • Turbine Jets
  • Where It's Happening
    Address
    Buttonwillow Elk-Hills Airport
    Elk Hills - Buttonwillow Airport
    Buttonwillow, CA  USA
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