Mich. -- The State of Michigan, Department of Transportation,
Division of Aeronautics has the mission statement of: “To
promote long-term, sustainable growth of general aviation throughout
Michigan.” September is Michigan Aviation Month in the State
of Michigan. The Canton-Plymouth Mettetal Airport will be hosting
an open house on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 10:00 a.m.
until 3:00 p.m.
manager of the Canton-Plymouth Mettetal Airport, Jim Morency,
announced a great lineup of free activities. Morency said, "The
day will be a special opportunity to learn about general aviation
along with engine and airframe job possibilities for the future.
We will have some vintage aircraft and plenty of static educational
will have helicopter flights available along with information
on the EAA #113, "Young Eagles Introduction Flights".
There will be a wide assortment of historic model airplanes and
remote controlled airplanes that will be showcased. The Michigan
Institute of Aviation Technology will have a booth as will the
Yankee Air Museum.
regarding flight lessons will be available from Solo Aviation.
Also on hand will be docents and ambassador's to answer questions
on the rich aviation history in Michigan. The event will be an
opportunity for students to see if aviation might be in their
wheelhouse for a future career.
8550 N. Lilley Road
Canton, MI 48187
more information about Mettetal Airport, visit their website at
Airport to Host Open House on Saturday, Sept. 28