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“Best” Fuel Price – $4.59!

~You will see a significant drop in price when we receive our next shipment in two weeks~

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Classified as providing ‘essential services’ by Governor Baker, AIRPORTS ARE OPEN.
Fuel is available 24/7 for pre-paid accounts and from 9-4 for ‘Taxi Up’ sales when VFR.

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We are strictly adhering to physical separation guidelines:

‘Pump Your Own’ fuel – pump nozzles are sanitized after each use

Most sales are charged to your prepaid account – no physical contact

Payments are taken outside by credit card or check (no cash)

No one is allowed inside the operations office

Restrooms are sanitized after each use when staffed

Outdoor ‘park’ areas are suitable for eating your packed lunch

Remember to maintain a 6’ distance from all other pilots & humans!

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NANCY’S IS OPEN

You can still enjoy Nancy’s farm-to fork favorites! Open for pre-ordered/picked-up dinners, only on Friday and Saturday nights. See www.nancysairfieldcafe.com for the special dinner menu along with ordering instructions.

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Calendar updates

Open House & Run the Runway 5k/Fun Run postponed to 10/3
All Young Eagles events are postponed until further notice. EAA chapter meeting will be held virtually.

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These are challenging times. Flying ‘solo’ is a great way to adhere to social separation guidelines, while boosting your morale and the local economy. We can assure your social separation when you land. Enjoy our recently paved airport, turf cross-wind runway and ultra-low fuel prices and, most of all, be safe. We’ll get through this!

Boosting the ECONOMY – Serving the COMMUNITY – Nurturing the ENVIRONMENT SINCE 1969!

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SPRING 2020 NOTAM



100LL ONLY $4.59

Take advantage of our BEST fuel price! 
Stop in at our office to set up an account – it’ll take two minutes and you’ll be guaranteed 24-hour access to our best price every time you fuel up.



PAVING THE RUNWAY SAFETY AREA

Paving the runway safety area (overrun) was EASY.  It brought the landing roll-out length of runway 21 to 3,125′. Getting the FAA to update their charts and facility directory is HARD. In the (hopefully) not-too-distant future the charts will reflect our new paved length of 3,125′. In the meantime, trees and brush are being removed on the approach end of runway 3. Come check it out soon!

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SOLAR-POWERED TAXIWAY LIGHTS

Our solar-powered taxiway lights have survived their first year in service and their first winter without any damage.  Thanks to Jared Bilancieri for raising them up by 15″, putting them above the snow all the time.  No shoveling needed.  They make us look like “Down Town!”  Thanks to MassDOT Aeronautics Division for funding 80% of the cost and to Senator Jamie Eldridge and Representative Kate Hogan for their ongoing support as we pursue our mission of Boosting the Economy, Serving the Community, and Nurturing the Environment – since 1969!”

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OPEN HOUSE AND RUN THE RUNWAY 5K & FUN RUN

Minute Man’s annual Open House and 3rd Annual Run the Runway 5K and Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 2nd.  Bring family and friends, have breakfast or lunch, watch or run the race and check out all things aviation!  Our tenants will open their doors for you to see what they do here.  Our based pilots will open their hangars and tell you how they got interested in flying and what they use their airplanes for.  All proceeds will be donated to the Boxborough and Stow Conservation Trusts, as they share our interest in preserving open space.  Register here for the race.   Watch for NOTAMS closing the airport for the race.  Celebrate Spring and the joy of flying with us! 

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NEW 6B6 HATS AND STICKERS

New 6B6 hats ($30) and bumper stickers (free!) have arrived in the Ops office.  Stop in any day between 9-4 to get yours, or see us at our table at the ACONE event on Wednesdsay, March 11th (cash or check only at the event, please).  Show your love for Minute Man with our swag!  

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SAVE THE DATE

Be a part of the Minute Man Community!

Fri 3/15 – Sun 3/17 – St. Patrick’s Day @ the Cafe
Sat, 4/11 – 1st Young Eagles Rally of the Season
Sat, 5/2 – Open House & Run the Runway 5k/Fun Run
Sat, 5/9 – Young Eagles Rally
Sun, 5/10 – Mother’s Day @ the Cafe

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WINTAH 2020 NOTAM

100LL ONLY $4.59

Take advantage of our BEST fuel price! 
Stop in at our office to set up an account – it’ll take two minutes and you’ll be guaranteed 24-hour access to our best price every time you fuel up.

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DON’S BIRTHDAY BONFIRE BASH

Join 6B6 owner Don McPherson and his hardy friends as they celebrate with a Birthday Bonfire Bash on Sunday, March 1st at 4pm.  Enjoy a HUGE fire, a small bit of cake and a wee dram of some very special single malt (he is Scottish after all!)  For the third year in a row, Nancy’s staff will offer up their venison chili, made from the annual airport deer round-up.  Not ready for game?  You’re welcome to bring your own meat, rolls, and beverage.  Grab your favorite party accomplices and jovial spirit.  Musical instruments encouraged!  All are welcome, especially ‘joke tellers’ and ‘yarn spinners’.  No gifts please, just bring a little time to share with Don!

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BUSINESS AS USUAL AND BUSIER THAN USUAL

It’s still business as usual at the pumps and in the cafe while Don and Nancy seek the next custodian for their beloved and prosperous airport!  

Perhaps we should say “busier than usual” for this time of the year.  New insulated and draft-free hangar doors were installed in the north and south hangars and the operations team survived the agony of a  total computer system upgrade.  A few of our tail dragging friends are already enjoying turf runway 12/30 and the operations office has been busy with many folks making good use of the newly paved airport. Nancy’s annual Robert Burns dinner was once again a huge success and the Valentine’s Dinner was sold out. 

We recently received Stow Conservation Commission’s Certificate of Compliance for our last Vegetation Management Plan,  clearing the way for more clearing of trees and brush throughout the season.

Whew…that’s a lot for the first couple of months of the year.  As we continue to invest in the future we can’t wait to see what the next few months bring!

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CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY WITH NANCY
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 13 14 & 15, the cafe will offer two specials: Green Eggs and Ham and Corned Beef Hash.  On Friday and Saturday nights, Nancy will be serving her famous Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.  Come and join in on the fun.  Don’t worry if you’re not Irish, there’ll be plenty of Jamison to make you feel truly Irish for the night!

 Phone (978) 897-3934 to be put on the 1-hour daytime call ahead list
or for Friday and Saturday evening reservations.

Check out all of Nancy’s Menus Here! ~

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OPEN HOUSE AND
RUN THE RUNWAY 5K & FUN RUN

6B6 turns 51 this year and we plan to celebrate all year long, starting with our family friendly Open House on Saturday, May 2nd.  The day will feature our 3rd annual Runway 5K and Fun Run.  All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Boxborough and Stow Conservation Trusts as they share our interest in preserving open space.  Watch for future NOTAMs closing the airport for two hours Saturday morning.  Come early, run or watch the race, have breakfast, visit our tenants, and then go for a plane ride!  More info to come…

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EAA 196 YOUNG EAGLE RALLY
EAA Chapter 196 will hold its first Young Eagles Flight Rally of the 2020 season on Saturday, April 11th between 9 a.m. and noon.  Pre-registration is not required.  Our local Chapter has flown more Young Eagles than any other Chapter in the state!  Go to EAA 196 Young Eagles for further details.

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SAVE THE DATE

Catch the Minute Man spirit.  No cure is known!

Sunday 2/23 – Artist’s Reception: Kathy Sferra
Sunday 3/1 – Don’s Birthday Bonfire Bash
Friday 3/15 – Sun 3/17 – St. Patrick’s Day @ the Cafe
Saturday 4/11 – 1st Young Eagles Rally of the Season
Saturday 5/2 – Open House & Runway 5k/fun run

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