WVI Airshow LogoThe Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show is partnering with the Watsonville Municipal Airport’s annual Open House event.

In addition to KWVI’s annual event, which in includes the Monterey Bay Ninety-Nine’s “Dime-a-pound-Rides”, Historical Aircraft Displays, First Responders, EAA Hot-dog booth, Bounce houses and cheapest fuel within 50 miles…..there will be an attempt to break the record for most aircraft on a runway for a photograph at Watsonville.

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Watsonville company aims to bring flying to the masses

WATSONVILLE, CA. — A Watsonville light sport aircraft company is attempting to fuel excitement about the possibilities of local aviation. West Coast Sport Aircraft, which opened at the Watsonville Municipal Airport in February, specializes in a two-seater aircraft called Tecnam. The Watsonville business, which sells airplanes, conducts training courses and provides Santa Cruz County tours, held its official grand opening last week, which was attended by about 100 people.

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By Dan Chauvet
A new economic impact study for Watsonville Airport was prepared by AMBAG (Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments). The report can be found at www.ambag.org. The study found that 18 million dollars and 329 jobs are tied directly to the Airport.

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