Tag: Robertson Airport

Council votes on airport renovations, town partnerships

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The town council approved several agreements—from airport renovations to partnerships for building inspections, recycling, and road repair—at a special meeting of the council on Thursday, Aug. 1. A grant worth $169,200 has been awarded by…

Wings over Plainville; Wheels on the ground

Chris Scott lifts up his two year old son, Carter, to get a better look inside a small passenger plane at the Wings and Wheels at Robertson Airport last Saturday. Visitors had a chance to check out small aircraft, including…

Wings & Wheels takes off on Saturday at Robertson Airport

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Whether it’s classic cars and street cars or motorcycles, planes, helicopters and exhibits, there will be something for everyone at the sixth annual Wings & Wheels event. On Saturday, June 10, the yearly fly-in and…

Robertson field still operating successfully

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Progress continues for the Robertson Airport in Plainville, as the town’s historic landmark anticipates a long-awaited project this spring. During a meeting held last Tuesday, the Aviation Commission gave the Town Council an update on…

Wings and Wheels set for June 2

When Nels Nelson launched his rickety flying machine into the air, little did he visualize how aviation would develop. Nels was one of the first to fly in Connecticut and the very first to fly in Plainville from a farmer’s…

Volunteers needed for Wings & Wheels

The Wings & Wheels organizers are seeking volunteers to help with the planning for the 2nd Annual Car Show & Fly-In at Robertson Airport to be held on Sunday, June 2. (Rain date will be June 9.) Anyone interested in…

Runway work nearly finished

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The Runway Rehabilitation project at Robertson Airport is almost complete. At last week’s council meeting, Town Manager Robert Lee said the project began on Oct. 8 and is expected to be finished by the first…