Upcoming Events

    • October 27, 2022
    • October 30, 2022
    • Venice, FL

    American Bonanza Society Service Clinic

    ABS Service Clinic - Venice, FL


    For more information, go to the  ABS Service Clinic page.

    This service clinic is hosted by Sarasota Avionics.


    • November 01, 2022
    • November 05, 2022
    • Bahamas
    Register

    Beach at Cape Santa Maria Resort

    Bahamas Fly-In (MYLS)

    Join us for SEBS's signature trip to the Bahamas!  We are returning to Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort on the northern tip of Long Island. The beach is consistently included in the 10 Best Beaches Worldwide list! Activities available include:

    • Beach Combing
    • SCUBA trips
    • Deep sea fishing charters
    • Bone fishing charters
    • Snorkeling
    • And more!

    Registration:

    REGISTER ONLINE!

    • Registration fee is only $40 per person and all members of your party must register for the event.

    • You are strongly encouraged to make your resort reservations FIRST as this event often sells out based on room availability.  Please review the Cape Santa Maria website to review your room options and specifications and then call to make your reservations (See “Resort” below)

    • Once your lodging is reserved, please register for the event via the SEBS website. 

    If you are a member of SEBSplease login with your email address and password using the fields at the top right corner of this page, and then register for this event. Don't know your password? Click the Forgot password link to reset it.

    If you are not a member, guests including other ABS regional groups are welcome and login is not required. Please consider joining SEBS on our Membership Page. An annual membership is only $30 and gives you access to the member’s only section of the website, our V-Tails newsletter, and email updates on all upcoming events. Joining also helps us maintain our non-profit status for tax purposes.

    Please register everyone in your party.  This is the only way we can make name tags for our group which not only makes the event a pleasant experience for everyone but assures you are with our group.  Please be prepared to provide names, cell phone number, and email addresses for others in your group when you register.

    SEBS Registration Deadline: October 14, 2022.   
    Should you need to cancel, there is a $5 processing fee per registration.

    Resort:

    SEBS Registration Deadline: October 14, 2022.   
    Should you need to cancel, there is a $5 processing fee per registration.

    Airport:

      • AOPA Airport information available here or from review it from your favorite iPad/iPhone app such as Foreflight for Stella Maris Airport (MYLS).

      • Nominal parking fee

      • Fuel Available

      • Cab from airport to resort approximately $40 for two people.  $3 for each additional person

    Group Fly Over:

    Plan to meet at KFPR (St. Lucie County International) in Fort Pierce, FL and discuss options with the Trip Captain, Stephen Hammers.  

    Important:

    • A passport is required for everyone re-entering the US including children. Birth certificates are not acceptable.

    • Each pilot must be prepared to show their pilot's license and medical upon returning to the US.

    • COVID requirements are likely to continue to change so please check country entry requirements before your trip.  Some information regarding the Bahamas Health Visa (apply at least 72 hrs prior to your trip) and protocols for non-vaccinated visitors are available here and here

    Contact:

    If you have any questions about the fly-in or group fly over, please contact Trip Captain Stephen Hammers at 615-479-7195 or email shammers@planrock.com.

    For resort reservations and inquiries, contact Starlene Pratt; Monday – Friday from 7am-3pm Eastern Standard Time, via phone at (800) 926-9704, or email: starlene@capesantamaria.com

    If you are having problems registering for the event via the SEBS website, you may contact Cecily Millan at admin@sebs.org via email with your contact information.  You may also call and leave a message for Cecily at 813-918-1624.

    • November 10, 2022
    • November 13, 2022
    • Holiday Inn Resort 14 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
    • 43
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    PENSACOLA, FL FLY-IN

    November 10-13, 2022.  Please join other Southeastern Bonanza Society members for a trip to Pensacola for the Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow. We will also visit the National Naval Aviation Museum with private tours, simulators and more.  Enjoy staying on beautiful Pensacola  Beach in November and tour and shop in historic downtown.

    We have put together a great itinerary to help you escape the cold!  Highlights include:

    • Thursday - Time to enjoy Pensacola Beach and shake winter’s chill with a walk on the flat sand beaches or shop and explore Historic Downtown Pensacola! Dinner on your own Thursday evening.
    • Friday - Blue Angels Homecoming Show - Flightline Club Seats with box lunch and non-alcoholic beverages included. 
    • Late afternoon time to explore Pensacola Beach and dinner on your own Friday evening.
    • Saturday morning tour of the Naval Air Museum or the Lighthouse
    • Waterside Lunch at Shoreline Park with entertainment from the Blue Anchor Belles.
    • Saturday evening reception and banquet at the Holiday Inn Resort
    • Hospitality suite on Thursday and Friday to get acquainted with fellow SEBS members.
    • Air-conditioned motor coach transportation!
    • Sunday morning departures, if you must!

    Trip Information:

    SEBS Registration:

    Registration is open online, and the deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.  This Fly-In is expected to sell out, so do not delay your registration if you plan to attend. 

    • The Base Registration Fee is $495 per person.
    • Fee includes:
      • Airshow and Museum entrance fees, taxes and gratuities.
      • Friday Lunch, Saturday lunch, Saturday night banquet, and Thursday through Friday hospitality room with beer, wine and snacks.
      • Air conditioned motor coach transportation per the itinerary with ice cold water and snacks on the bus; bus driver gratuities.
      • Hospitality suite Thursday and Friday.
    • You may view a Sample Registration Form to become familiar with the information that you will need to provide in the online system for you and your guest.     
    • Payment is with credit card during registration.
    • When registration is complete, you will receive an email confirmation.
    • Logistic limitations require us to cap registration at 52 people - first come, first served! Please register early to help us plan appropriately!
    • AND, yes, local members and snowbirds can join us just for the Banquet!  Please see registration options.  

    Airport, FBO & Museum:

    KPNS – Pensacola International. 
    http://flypensacola.com/

    National Naval Aviation Museum
    850-4452-2894 
    https://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/

    FBO information:
    Pensacola Aviation Center
    https://www.pensacolaaviation.com/

    FBO Tie-Down rates:

    Fees vary by aircraft but Bonanzas are $16 per night. 1st night is waived with fuel purchase and will get .05 cent discount on all fuel.

    They are Full Service on the Fuel. Oil & other services available as needed. 

    While all transportation is provided for this fly-in, if you would like a rental car, please contact either Hertz or Enterprise.  Be sure to check office hours as they may be closed on the weekends and the FBO is not an agent of these businesses.

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car  (833) 740-1721

    Hertz                          (850) 432-2345

    Hotel:

    Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach, FL

    To Reserve, use this link to register on line, call the hotel reservations at 1-850-932-5331 ask fro group reservations and mention our group code of "SEB" and you will get our rate of $149 Sound Side or $169 Gulf Front, plus taxes.  

    Please register for the fly-in and make your hotel reservation at the same time.  

    The SEBS negotiated rate for this hotel is only available through October 10, 2022.  After this date, all room prices are per the hotel’s price structure.         

    Rates & Reservation Info:

    • $149 + taxes for single king bed or two queen bed hotel room on the Sound Side.
    • $169 + taxes for single king bed or two queen bed hotel room on the Gulf Front.
    • A limited number of rooms at our negotiated rate are available up to three days prior and after event – first come, first served.  If you desire to book an early/extended stay, please call the hotel to check availability.  
    • Rate includes:
      • Complimentary WiFi in hotel room.
      • Complimentary parking on the hotel property for registered guests.
    • Breakfast is an additional $15/person to include 1 entree/drink, tax and tip. 
    • Please check the hotel’s website for room reservation cancellation policies and charges.

    Attractions:

    For information on additional attractions in the area, please click here for the official tourism website Visit Pensacola.

    Fly-In Event Cancellations:

    Fly-in event cancellations received by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 27, 2022 will incur a cancellation fee of $50 per person. No refunds will be issued after this date due to booking and reservation guarantees.

    Contact:

    If you have any questions or need to cancel, please contact Cecily Millan at admin@sebs.org or 813-918-1624 (cell).


Past events

September 22, 2022 ABS 55th Anniversary Convention, Bonanza 75th Birthday - Non-SEBS
August 27, 2022 CANCELLED: Bowling Green, KY Fly-in Lunch and National Corvette Museum Tour (KBWG)
June 18, 2022 Dekalb-Peachtree Fly-in Lunch Atlanta, GA (KPDK)
April 30, 2022 Beech Bash in the Bluegrass - Non-SEBS (2i0)
April 23, 2022 Runway Cafe Fly-in Lunch Greenville, SC (KGMU) -- New Date
April 06, 2022 Sun 'n Fun ABS Member Dinner - Non-SEBS
April 05, 2022 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
March 26, 2022 Runway Cafe Fly-in Lunch Greenville, SC (KGMU)
March 03, 2022 ABS Service Clinic, New Smyrna, FL (KEVB) - Non-SEBS
February 04, 2022 BPT KLAL 2022 Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
January 15, 2022 BPPP LIVE - Non-SEBS
November 07, 2021 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
October 28, 2021 ABS Service Clinic, Venice, FL (KVNC) - Non-SEBS
October 13, 2021 Beech Party 2021, Tullahoma, TN (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
September 16, 2021 ABS Service Clinic, West Paducah, KY (KPAH) - Non-SEBS
September 10, 2021 Lexington, KY SEBS Lunch Fly-In (KLEX)
July 26, 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (KOSH) - Non-SEBS
April 13, 2021 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
March 25, 2021 ABS Service Clinic, Columbus, GA (KCSG) - Non-SEBS
March 19, 2021 BPT KPVG 2021 "Hybrid" Clinic (KPVG) - Non-SEBS
March 04, 2021 ABS Service Clinic, Daytona, FL (KDAB) - Non-SEBS
February 26, 2021 BPT KLAL 2021 "Hybrid" Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
November 08, 2020 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
November 04, 2020 ABS Service Clinic, Columbus, GA (KCSG) - Non-SEBS
October 29, 2020 ABS Service Clinic Venice, FL (KVNC) - Non-SEBS
March 05, 2020 ABS Service Clinic Daytona Aircraft Services (KDAB) - Non-SEBS
February 29, 2020 SEBS Banquet at Spruce Creek
February 27, 2020 SEBS Hangar Party at Spruce Creek
February 27, 2020 New Smyrna Beach, FL (KEVB) Fly-In
January 31, 2020 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
January 18, 2020 BPPP LIVE - Non-SEBS
November 10, 2019 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
November 02, 2019 Atlanta Areas SEBS Lunch Fly-In (KPDK)
October 09, 2019 Beech Party 2019 (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
September 19, 2019 ABS Service Clinic Sparkchasers Aero Service (KJNX) - Non-SEBS
July 22, 2019 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - Non-SEBS
May 30, 2019 Nashville, TN Weekend Fly-In (KJWN)
April 02, 2019 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
March 23, 2019 Apalachicola, FL Lunch Fly-In (KAAF)
January 25, 2019 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
January 18, 2019 ABS Hangar Party at Spruce Creek
November 03, 2018 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
October 10, 2018 Beech Party 2018 (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
October 06, 2018 KCEU Fly-In Lunch
July 24, 2018 SEBS MeetUp at EAA AirVenture
July 23, 2018 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - Non-SEBS
May 03, 2018 ABS Service Clinic Columbus Aero Services (KCSG) - Non-SEBS
April 10, 2018 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
March 24, 2018 Apalachicola, FL Lunch Fly-In (KAAF)
February 22, 2018 ABS Service Clinic George Baker Aviation (KEVB) - Non-SEBS
February 21, 2018 Windward Aviation First Maintenance and Operations Clinic (KLNA) - Non-SEBS
February 02, 2018 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
January 13, 2018 BPPP LIVE - Non-SEBS
November 15, 2017 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
October 12, 2017 Beech Party 2017 (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
September 23, 2017 SEBS Reserved Seating at ABS Banquet
September 21, 2017 ABS 50th Anniversary Homecoming - Non-SEBS
July 24, 2017 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - Non-SEBS
June 01, 2017 BBQ Picnic at Private Horse farm
June 01, 2017 Lexington, KY Weekend Fly-In (KLEX)
May 04, 2017 ABS Service Clinic Columbus Aero Services (KCSG) - Non-SEBS
April 04, 2017 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
February 23, 2017 ABS Service Clinic Winward Aviation (KLNA) - Non-SEBS
February 03, 2017 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
January 19, 2017 Naples, FL Weekend Fly-In (KAPF)
January 14, 2017 BPPP LIVE - Non-SEBS
November 13, 2016 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
October 12, 2016 Beech Party 2016 (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
August 25, 2016 Dayton, OH Weekend Fly-In (KMGY)
July 25, 2016 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - Non-SEBS
June 18, 2016 The Art and Science of Operating Airplanes in Short Environments (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
May 19, 2016 Beaufort, NC Weekend Fly-In (KMRH)
April 05, 2016 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
February 18, 2016 ABS Service Clinic Winward Aviation (KLNA) - Non-SEBS
February 05, 2016 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
November 08, 2015 Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort, Long Island, Bahamas (MYLS)
November 06, 2015 BPT In-Person Weekend Clinic (KORF) - Non-SEBS
October 29, 2015 Weekend in Peachtree City, GA (KCCO)
October 14, 2015 Beech Party 2015 (KTHA) - Non-SEBS
October 01, 2015 American Bonanza Society 2015 Convention & Trade Show
September 12, 2015 Runway Cafe Fly-in Lunch Greenville, SC (KGMU) and Triple Tree Fly-in Woodruff, SC (SC00)
July 20, 2015 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - Non-SEBS
June 18, 2015 ABS Service Clinic AviatMall (KILM) - Non-SEBS
June 04, 2015 ABS Service Clinic Wingnuts Aviation (KM91) - Non-SEBS
May 28, 2015 Chattanooga, TN Weekend Fly-in (KCHA)
April 21, 2015 Sun 'n Fun, Lakeland, FL (KLAL) - Non-SEBS
March 28, 2015 Apalachicola, FL Fly-in Lunch (KAAF)
February 19, 2015 ABS Service Clinic Winward Aviation (KLNA) - Non-SEBS
January 22, 2015 River Ranch, FL Weekend Fly-in (2RR)


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