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Events at the Venezia Lido Aerodrome

Also called "Aeroporto Nicelli", in operation since 1926

22 September 2018

Commemoration of the Schneider Trophy

"Venice, the Schneider Trophy and the speed records." This important event will be held from 10 am on 22 September 2018 at Nicelli Airport on the island of Venice Lido.

The event, organized by the airport management company in cooperation with Volandia, Air Vergiate, A.S.I Auto Moto Club Italiano with the Historical Aircraft Group and Luckyplane, celebrates the remarkable aeronautical events that took place at a number of locations, Venice, Montecarlo, England and the United States, from the 1910s up to the 1930s.
Daring pilots flew high-performance seaplanes in competition for a trophy offered by entrepreneur Jacques Schneider.
The need for pure speed enhanced the technical characteristics of the aircraft, which every year improved in reliability and performance.

This is the programme of the event:

The speakers and the themes that will be discussed, coordinated by engineer Filippo Meani, are as follows:

The event is open to the general public, and it was organized with the intention of enhancing the importance of the airport on Venice Lido as a location ideal for promoting aeronautical culture.
This reflects the commitment of the Nicelli Airport management company, that recently obtained airport authorization from ENAC for the duration of the next twenty years.


Parachutists at the Venezia Lido Aerodrome

From 6 to 10 June there will be the launches of parachutists.

You can do a tandem jump with a qualified instructor and see Venice and the lagoon from an altidude of 4.000 meters !!!
A unique experience in the world.

See you at the next appointment