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Luxembourg visit to Fly-In Saint YAN 2020
09/25/2020 @ 10:00 - 09/27/2020 @ 17:00
For many years, French aviator Béatrice de Reynal is organizing with her team an annual Fly-In at the airfield of Saint YAN (located west of Macon – 220 NM from Luxembourg). This event is an absolute General Aviation highlight thanks to the complete Program to manage tio bring every year.
For this 19th edition, the Pilot’s and Plane Owners of Luxembourg (AOPA Luxembourg) are welcomed as special guests.
The tentative program for the 2020 edition looks as follows:
Tuesday September 22 :
- 6.30 pm : Flight Briefing for Luxembourg Pilots for registered participants from Luxembourg
Friday September 25:
- Afternoon: Reception of the Airmen crews, training flights
- First airman crews of Luxembourg flying in.
- 7 pm : Apéritif and Pilot’s dinner
- Aviators Flea Market (Troc Pit): Aero flea market and exchange: bring your old things: plane parts or instruments, objects, documents, toys … only related to aeronautics. (Label your objects with name, phone and desired price). Entrust tour items to the Fly-In volunteers. Free access flea market
Saturday September 26:
- Second batch of Luxembourg crews flying in In the morning,aal flight crews are expected to land (2 concrete runways and 1 grass runway in between 10.30 am and 11.30 am at latest
- Vintage cars exposition
- From 2pm till 6pm .: International Air meeting. We have for this year’s edition : “T28, T6, Trojan, Cri-Cri, Broussards on patrol, solo aerobatics in Cap of various engines, and in PITTS, ZEPHYR, DC3, HUNTER, MOYNET JUPITER, ULM, GLIDER, MORANE 733, Patrol Aerobatic in YAK ….”
- 7 p.m .: Aperitif and Pilot’s dinner at the main hangar for a fixed fee (amount to be determined)
- Presentation honorary guests from Luxembourg
- Award “Most Deserving Aircraft Trophies”
- 11pm : taxi or shuttle bus to hotel
Sunday September 27:
- After breakfast taxi or shuttle bus to the airfield
- Treat yourself or your partner to a flight in a jet plane, in a historic or collection plane
- Lunch (Food Truck) at the airfield
- Early afternoon: departure for Luxembourg of all flight crews
If you like to participate , you need to do three things:
- – Let AOPA Luxembourg know you plan to attend by simply clicking the General Admission button on this site (Free access – no costs)
- – Let Béatrice de Reynal and her Saint YAN Fly IN team know you are coming by entering your plane details here: Registration of your team at FLY-IN (at zero cost for AOPA members)
- – The Luxembourg pilots will be staying at the Hotel :xxxx at xxx. The Price per night is xxxx. Please get in touch with the hotel owner (name xxx) and book your room via this email : xxxx . Please note there are only a limited number of rooms available, so don’t postpone your room reservation , but please confirm it right now
The organization of Saint YAN Fly-In intends to publish latest updates on their event here
AOPA Luxembourg information on Saint YAN
Saint-Yan is a village of Saône-et-Loire, in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, 75 km west of Macon and bordering Paray-le-Monial, in the north-east, famous tourist town with a rich historical heritage and religious, labeled City of Art and History.The 26 km² communal area borders the Loire River to the west on the borders of the department of Allier and belongs to the natural and historical region of Charolais, famous for its cattle farms and its hilly landscape dotted with small patches of pastures surrounded by hedges or dry stone walls.If agriculture is still present at Saint-Yan, the village of about 1200 inhabitants has gained international notoriety thanks to its aeronautical platform which developed from the 1950s, became one of the bases of the National School of civil aviation. Historically, the Air Force created a relief airfield in 1938, which was transformed into a large air base during the Second World War by the German occupation. Destroyed during their retirement by the Nazis, the airfield was rebuilt after the Liberation and had a new vocation from 1948.Economic lung of the locality, the platform occupies 272 hectares.
But the village has also preserved a historical heritage and an environment that, along with aviation-related recreation, fully justify a milestone.