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Participant Information

Who Should Participate?

This activity requires the support of both Senior Members and Cadets.  Whether you have special training (such as FLM), culinary skills, want to gain leadership experience or just be a general volunteer, THIS IS THE ACTIVITY FOR YOU!

Event Information

Arlington SkyFest (Formally Arlington Fly-In or AFI) is a weekend activity comprising of both SkyFest and Airport Community Day events.

  • The SkyFest portion of the activity (Saturday) is a drive-in/tailgate format where guests can view historic aircraft (B-17, B-25 and P-51 to name a few), watch an evening airshow, see the brilliance of a hot air balloon glow and awe at the technology and beauty behind a drown swarm show.  In addition, there will be a military parade, classic car show, food vendors military displays and movies playing on the outdoor big screen.  Lastly, there will be a kids area for family fun.

  • The Airport Community Day (Sunday) focuses on free family fun activities.  It includes kids games, arts & crafts, face painting, bouncy houses and food. There will be static displays of aircraft and kids can also sign up for a free airplane ride through the Young Eagles volunteer pilots.

Visit the Arlington SkyFest website for more details about this community event.  LINK.

Safety

The CAP Safety Policy is to minimize the risks faced by our membership in the performance of their volunteer duties. No matter your duty assignments, our Safety Officers have evaluated risks and will provide mitigation plans to provide a safe environment for our members.  Some duty assignments do require special training and Op Qualifications sign-offs in eServices.  Other assignments will have training provided during the activity, prior to deploying.  Our goal is to have fun, be safe, and come home with fantastic memories of SkyFest 2022!  All participants should complete the General Emergency Services (GES) training prior to this activity.

What do I bring?

Because this is an overnight activity, you will receive an email with a packing list and Operation Orders after you register.

 

 

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