Aviation Picnic in Ostrów Wielkopolski 2014

Aviation Picnic in Ostrów Wielkopolski 2014

The organizers: Stowarzyszenie Lotnisko Bliżej Miasta (An Airfield Closer to a City Society), Starostwo Powiatu Ostrowskiego (Ostrowski Poviat Authority), Prezydent Miasta Ostrowa Wielkopolskiego (President of city Ostrów Wielkopolski) Pilots from Czech Republic, Romania, Netherlands, Lithuania, and Ireland. Famous and admired Jurgis Kairys and Artur Kielak. Frank Versteegh from Netherlands will also be there. He has flown over nearly every part of the world. The special guest will be Paulina Różyło (the first female test pilot in the history of the biggest Polish aircraft manufacturer – Polskie Zakłady Lotnicze in Mielec town) and others…

The picnic will start with the flight of six-plane formation of the Czech group Flying Bulls, who prepared premiere stunts for the picnic in Michałków. NASA prize awarded space plane “Virus” will also be there and the sky will be colored with 200 kites.

Polish Army has announced their participation as well. The event will be held under the patronage of General Commander of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, lieutenant general, and a pilot – Lech Majewski. That is an honor. There are also going to be military attractions, including military jet panes.

The Marshal of the Wielkopolski Voivodship, who helped the picnic out financially, was also asked to take the patronage of the picnic

The framework program of the 4th Aviation Picnic Lotnisko Bliżej Miasta:

May 17th, 2014, Saturday (Michałków airfield)

  • 9.00 – the airfield opened for the visitors
  • 9.00 – 19.00 – scenic flights, aircraft arrival
  • 14.00 – 14.30 – opening ceremony of the 4th Aviation Picnic (stage)
  • 14.30 – 16.00 – the first air show
  • 16.00 – 17.00 – brake
  • 17.00 – 19.30 – the second air show
  • 20.00 – the end of the first day


May 18th, 2014, Sunday (Michałków airfield)

  • 9.00 – the airfield opened for the visitors
  • 10.00 – 11.00 – outdoor Holy Mass
  • 11.00 – 19.00 – scenic flights, aircraft arrivals
  • 13.00 – 17.00 – the first air show
  • 15.00 – 19.00 – aircraft departure
  • 17.00 – 17.30 – the closing ceremony of the 4th Aviation Picnic (stage)
  • 20.00 – the airfield closed for the visitors