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Wings & Wheels on the GreenE

           Whether you’re an aircraft owner, pilot, aviation admirer, car enthusiast, or someone who simply loves a good fly-in and cruise-in, Wings and Wheels on the GreenE has just the fix for you.
           On Saturday, September 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the Tourism Department of the Greene County Partnership and Greeneville Municipal Airport (GCY) are hosting Wings & Wheels on the GreenE featuring food trucks, skydiving from Jump TN, the airport runway Compass Rose unveiling by The Ninety-Nines, cruise-in, and fly-in welcoming airplanes and pilots from across the region.
           “Having a fly-in is a perfect way to encourage our local community to be involved with our airport,’ stated Steven Neesen, FBO Manager at the Greeneville Municipal Airport.
           “We have an opportunity, within the CDC guidelines and while obeying the executive order handed down by Governor Lee, to showcase our Greeneville Municipal Airport, a small business Jump TN and to unveil the new compass rose by the ladies of The Ninety-Nines,” stated Tammy Kinser, Director of Tourism for the Greene County Partnership.  “We are taking every precaution by asking attendees to wear masks, to social distance and to obey the entry and exit signs.  We will also have free masks for those who do not have them.”
           Admission is FREE.  The timeline is as follows: Food trucks will be serving food the entire length of the event – 11:30-2:30, skydiving will be offered from Jump TN from 9 a.m. to sunset by reservation only.  Call 423-765-5111 to make a reservation.  The schedule also features the American flag fly-in by Jump TN at 12:30 pm, and at 12:40 the ladies of The Ninety-Nines will participate in the unveiling of the Compass Rose. 
           The NINETY-NINES®, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN PILOTS®, promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring their unique history and sharing passion for flight.  Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc.®, International Organization of Women Pilots®, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly "for the fun of it!"
           For more information on the event or how you can participate by displaying your car, please contact Tammy Kinser at tkinser@greenecop.com or call 423-638-4111.  For more information on the fly-in, please contact Steven Neesen at 423-823-9310 or email sneesen@greenevilletn.gov.