Yadkin River Aerial Introduction

Saturday & Sunday, April 1-2, 9 a.m. - noon & 4-7 p.m.
Piedmont Aerosports, Twin Lakes Airport, Advance

Take a memorable river-view flight in a motorized “trike” up and down the Yadkin River, from east of Idols Dam to the turnaround at Tanglewood Park. One of the licensed pilots with Creek Week partner Piedmont Aerosports will give you birds-eye views of Richard Childress' estate, Salem Glen, the BMX facility, Tanglewood, Clemmons, the BB&T Soccer Fields, Bermuda Run, Oak Valley, and Ashley Furniture The $87.50 fee (half price!) includes an orientation to the aircraft and helmet rental. Bring a jacket and gloves -- it can get cold aloft! Riders must sign a waiver, be 18 or older and weigh no more than 230 pounds. 

Book your ride by calling Doug Boyle at (336) 414-2522 and mentioning Creek Week. 24-hour advance notice is recommended. Pay upon arrival (credit card, cash or check) or pay in advance with PayPal to pilotboyle@hotmail.com.  NOTE: Do not book online through the Piedmont Aerosports website or you will not get the discount!

Directions to Twin Lakes Airport: Take I-40 west to exit 180A (N.C. 801). right on to U.S. 158, left on Baltimore Road. At Cornatzer Road take a quick left and right onto Fork Bixby Road to the airport. MAP