These are the events we’ve held in the past.

2023 Cleveland Air Show

Start date: September 2, 2023
End date: September 4, 2023
All-day event
Location: 1501 N Marginal Road, Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH

NORCODA is joining forces with the AUVSI Northern Ohio Satellite and the Cleveland Quad Squad drone racing group for a common Drone Zone exhibit space and drone flight demonstration at the Cleveland Airshow.

Discover Aviation Day 2023

Date: July 8, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Lorain County Airport

Discover Aviation Day is an annual event at the Lorain County Regional Airport that was created as a fun and educational family event to introduce people to the world of aviation.

Fly-in or Drive-in Fun and educational event for the entire family. A great opportunity for family and friends to get together and enjoy a day at your local airport. Pancake Breakfast hosted by EAA Chapter 1252 Classic Car Show featuring some of this region’s finest. Aviation Educational Booths.

Aircraft Displays featuring Beach City Baby Douglas C-53, 1930’s Stearman Biplane, TBM Avenger, Metro Life Flight helicopter and crew, T-6 Texan (selling rides), and the Ford Tri-Motor (selling rides).

Kid’s Activities, Food Vendors, Airplane Ride Opportunities. Free Young Eagle airplane rides for youths ages 8-17. A parent or legal guardian must be present. Admission $10 car. $5 motorcycle

Learn about Drones at Thompson Library

Date: July 1, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 6645 Madison Rd, Thompson, OH 44086

Getting started with drones! Our North Coast Alliance members Dan Chan and Dennis Hoffman will be on hand to teach the basics, purchasing and operating drones. An exciting, fun and adventurous hobby!

June 2023 Meetup: Oberland Park / Newbury Township

Date: June 17, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Oberland Park Pavilion in Newbury Township

Come and join us at Oberland Park to show off your drones, learn about drones, meet other recreational and professionals that love flying!

May 2023 Meetup: Spring Flying at Top O Ledges

Date: May 13, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Top O Ledges Picnic Area, Cleveland Metroparks

Join us for some Spring flying at Top O Ledges picnic area in Hinckley. This area has plenty of trees, fields, and open space for beginners or advanced pilots. It is one of the only drone-allowed areas in the Metroparks. Bring your own drone, or just stop by and say hello. We will have equipment you can use.

Reaching New Heights in Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) – Conference and Conversations 2023

Start date: May 1, 2023
End date: May 2, 2023
All-day event
Location: Kent State Student Center, 1075 Risman Drive, Kent, OH 44242

Autonomous and Electrified Vehicles, Advanced Air Mobility. What is driving the manufacturing and supply chain opportunities for these technologies?

Join us to connect with the innovative companies in these fields and identify your future ability to take advantage of these growing markets.

Conference attendees are invited to join us for Live Drone Demonstrations for Advanced Air Mobility at the Kent State University Airport.

Manufacturing Works and NORCODA Members: $75, Non-Members: $125

Manufacturing Works, in partnership with Team NEO, The Smart Cluster of Northeast Ohio, and Kent State University invite the current members of NORCODA to register for this event at the discounted rate of $75. Please use code ‘MemberPrice‘ when registering. Click here to register.

Drone Safety Day 2023

Date: April 29, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Tri-C Parma Campus

Drones are the fastest growing segment of aviation in the United States. As of January, there are over 871,000 drones registered with the FAA, and over 307,000 certified Remote Pilots. These numbers are projected to continue to grow and we want everyone who operates drones to have fun and be safe!

Join NORCODA and the FAA for flight and equipment demonstrations, safety and regulation information, and more. 10am to 1pm at the outdoor pavilion on the Tri-C Parma Campus. The pavilion is located just south of the Public Safety Training Center. Click here for a map.

We appreciate the generous support of Cuyahoga Community College and the Tri-C Public Safety Drone Academy.

EAA Chapter 1252 – Young Eagles Rally 2023

Date: April 29, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Lorain County Regional Airport

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA Chapter 1252) will host a Young Eagles Rally Saturday, April 29, 2023 at the Lorain County Regional Airport. If you are between the ages of 8 and 17 you are welcome to join us for our Spring Rally. NORCODA will have a drone info table at this event. Stop by and say hello!

GIS Day 2022 at Lakeland

Date: November 16, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Lakeland Community College - H Building Atrium

Join NORCODA for Lakeland’s Annual GIS Day. The event is for students, staff and the community to engage with GIS professionals and to learn how GIS impacts our daily lives.

October 2022 Meetup

Date: October 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Top O Ledges Picnic Area

Enjoy some fall colors and flying at Top O Ledges. Learn about camera settings for capturing great photos and videos.