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Heaven’s Landing Invites Public to Celebration Airshow & Concert June 25
June 9, 2016: Fort Worth, TX: Heaven’s Landing Invites Public to Celebration Airshow & Concert June 25
A year ago, Clayton, county seat of northeast Georgia’s Rabun County, planned a “Skywalk Celebration,” a festival commemorating the 40th anniversary of hi-wire great Karl Wallenda’s crossing of nearby Tallulah Gorge, and asked Heaven’s Landing, its picturesque fly-In community, if they could provide the venue and a fly-over for the finale of the concert. Mike Ciochetti, who heads up Heaven’s Landing, said, “We turned that fly-by into a whole airshow, and it went really well. Everybody had fun.”

It went so well, in fact, that this year, Heaven’s Landing is going to host a second-year event. Last year, it was an adjunct to the county’s celebration; this year, Ciochetti says, “Everybody had such a good time that we’re making it an annual event, sponsored by Heaven’s Landing. We’re providing something for the county to do, as well as for our guests and neighbors.”

The airshow will be headlined by former International and three-time National Aerobatic Champion and internationally famous movie stunt pilot Patty Wagstaff, in her Extra 300, and other fantastic acts, including Gary Ward, Mark Sorenson, and Clemens Kuhlig & Skipper Heil.

Musical talent will include Emmy Award Winner Vaughn Skow and sister duo Flyte Three, provided by The Flying Musicians Association, a national nonprofit organization of “Pilot Musicians sharing their passion while encouraging and educating youth (& adults) in the science and art of aeronautics and music.” The FMA sponsors scholarships for high school musicians that provide initial training and materials all the way through their first solo flight. “Airlines and the military have long recognized the properties of musicians that work well in the cockpit,” says John Zapp, co-founder and President of FMA. “Crew management, resource management, multitasking, even crisis management – they are all attributes of both successful musicians and pilots.” In evidence of this, many successful pilot-musicians, and famous musician-pilots, are FMA members.

Heaven’s Landing is continuing and taking on the entire event, providing fun and entertainment for northeast Georgia’s Piedmont and beyond; pilots will be flying in from all over the country to take in the scenery, amenities, and the concert.

In fact, Heaven’s Landing was featured internationally on Discovery Channel’s “The Aviators.” (Click here to watch it now, or go to the FMA website to view several additional videos that feature Heaven’s Landing and the fly-in lifestyle.)




For additional information, call (800) 432-8362 or email info@heavenslanding.com


About Heaven’s Landing:
Heaven’s Landing is a residential mountain airpark like no other place on Earth. If you have ever considered living in a fly-in community, and desire the convenience of a 5,200 foot runway at your doorstep, complemented by beautiful scenery, great weather, and just about every amenity that one can think of, then we have the perfect place for you! Whether you fly a homebuilt aircraft or a jet, Heaven’s Landing offers what a private flying family wants at a very affordable price. The weather is gorgeous, the scenery is unbelievable; the location is perfect. Whether full time residence or a second home, you’ll be hard pressed to find a finer place to live; you’ll have no reason or need to be anywhere else, yet you always have the flexibility to conveniently go anywhere you want. Heaven’s Landing is a waypoint to the world, but more importantly, Heaven’s Landing is the perfect destination. Located just 3.8 miles from downtown Clayton, Georgia, Heaven’s Landing was featured on The Aviators, aired internationally on The Discovery Channel.

Click here to watch it now, or go to the Heaven’s Landing website to view several additional videos that feature Heaven’s Landing and the fly-in lifestyle. For additional information call (800) 432-8362 or email at info@heavenslanding.com.
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About the Flying Musicians Association, Inc.: The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization for pilots who are also musicians that welcomes all proficiency levels and musical genres. The goal is to share our passions to inspire, educate, and encourage through presentations, performances, and scholarships. “Pilot Musicians sharing their passion while encouraging and educating youth (& adults) in the science and art of aeronautics and music.” More: http://FlyingMusicians.org
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