CBF Wins 3 Awards at International Competition

The Cherry Blossom Festival won 3 awards at the International Festival & Events Association (IFEA)/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition for the 2015 Festival. The Festival was recognized with the following prestigious awards: Silver in the category...
Flight Update from the Pink Baron!

Flight Update from the Pink Baron!

Your flying ambassador is back in the air promoting our CBF fall events. Any excuse will do to go up, but what a privilege it is to remind our neighbors that their festival is year-round. Recently, we flew into two very different airports within a 100 mile radius of...

Flight Update from the Pink Baron!

Fellow flight instructor, Dan Giallourakis, and I decided to shoot an approach at Macon Downtown (KMAC) before we headed to Hazlehurst (KAZE) for our Pink Baron flight. Dan is an experienced pilot and he was able to point out some of my bad habits right away. This...

Pink Barons Flight #3

My trusted co-pilot, Bill Phillips, met me at the Macon Downtown hangar at 0930 Saturday morning for another “Pink Baron” flight. This time we planned a flight southwest to historic Souther Field, now known as Jimmy Carter Regional (ACJ). On the return...
The Pink Baron – Flight #2

The Pink Baron – Flight #2

Beautiful, crisp, clear, fall mornings beckon aviators to the skies; I could not resist. Bill Philips was standing next to his bright blue RV-8 waiting for our “Pink Baron” flight when I pulled up to the hangar. Soon we were taxiing for takeoff at Macon Downtown. We...

Cherry Blossom Festival Wins 12 Awards at IFEA 2014

MACON, Oct 1 – The International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) honored the Cherry Blossom Festival with 12 prestigious Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards at the 59th Annual Convention and Expo taking place September 29 – October 1, 2014. The...

The Pink Baron – Flight #1

The Pink Baron, Cherry Blossom Festival’s new high-flying ambassador, made his inaugural flight earlier this month. If you haven’t been caught up to speed on The Pink Baron program, take a few moments and learn about it! We’re looking forward to...