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Event Schedule

The Bensen Days Event schedule is generally very fluid. As such, this is a general overview of things you may expect based on events of the past and overall expectations. Use this information as a guide, but do not be at all surprised if extra features are added at the last moment or expected events are moved or cancelled without notice. People come from all around the globe to Bensen Days, and travel arrangements can alter expectations even at the best of times.

This schedule will outline expectations for the event from its "offical" opening on Wednesday through the official closing Saturday evening. However, many people arrive early or stay beyond the event. This is especially true of people seeking gyroplane instruction. After Wednesday, effective instruction is not really practical due to the traffic on the airfield. As such, some instructors arrive as much as two weeks early to provide dual instruction for those who may not have a gyroplane certified flight instructor in their area or just prefer to learn at Wauchula to bundle instruction into their event plans. It is best to make arrangements with an instructor prior arriving at the Bensen Days Event for such plans.

The general flow of the event is as follows: