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Flying Musicians: Landing at AOPA Summit 2010

Fort Worth, Texas – October 13, 2010: The Flying Musicians Association, Inc. (FMA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, will be featured during the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Aviation Summit on November 11-13. With more than 410,000 members, AOPA is the largest civil aviation association in the world.

Members of The Flying Musicians will provide live music throughout the event on the AOPA Airportfest Stage, which is sponsored by Sennheiser and located at Long Beach Airport. Airportfest is free and open to the public, making it a great place to showcase members and inform the community!

FMA artists will perform Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13 at 11a.m. and 12p.m. each day – see the detailed schedule online at
List of performers:
RAVI; Bradley Leighton; Joe Ellis (Joe.e); Alex & Marti Whitmore; Suzanne Brindamour and Ian Blair Fries, MD.

The Flying Musicians have created an atmosphere where enthusiasts of both aviation and music can share their passions while enjoying a great aviation festival! Come and enjoy the spirit of aviation and music at the 2010 AOPA Aviation Summit : The Flying Musicians always welcome fellow musicians at informal jam sessions, which occur spontaneously, so bring your instrument(s) and enjoy the camaraderie.

Please note: Car parking is unavailable at the Long Beach Airport. Round-trip transportation from AOPA Aviation Summit at the Long Beach Convention Center to AOPA Airportfest at the Long Beach Airport is sponsored by Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co.

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The Flying Musicians Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that took off in 2009 by blending two passions: flying and music. FMA was founded by two pilot/musicians, John Zapp and Aileen Hummel, who have made it their quest to encourage, promote, educate and support these two passions. The mission of the organization is: “Pilot Musicians sharing their passion while encouraging and educating youth in the science and art of aeronautics and music.”