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Tri-Valley Composite Squadron Announces Participation in Livermore AOPA Fly-in

February 14, 2019

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Livermore, CA. – Tri-Valley Composite Squadron, a Civil Air Patrol unit located in Livermore, CA, announced its participation in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In to be held at Livermore Airport on June 21-22. Tri-Valley Composite Squadron will be working with Civil Air Patrol across the region to provide volunteer services to support the Fly-In, will staff an exhibition during the event. Furthermore, multiple Civil Air Patrol units from the San Francisco Bay Area’s Group 2 have planned to provide Orientation Flights for our cadet and educational members during the event while also displaying many of the aircraft that we use in our missions.

The Livermore Fly-In is the only AOPA Fly-In scheduled in 2019 west of the Mississippi River. This year’s event is expected to bring nearly 6,200 attendees and up to 700 aircraft to Livermore Airport. The event is predicted to provide a boost of $728,000 to the local economy.

Tri-Valley Composite Squadron meets Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at Livermore Airport

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