SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

December 01, 2006 13:00 ET

Reminder - Nationally Acclaimed Film, Focused on Van Nuys Airport, Closes Tour With VNY Screening

VAN NUYS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 1, 2006 --

WHAT:   "One Six Right: The Romance of Flying" will make its homecoming
         with a tour finale screening at Van Nuys Airport (VNY). The
         screening will take place in a 64,000-square-foot aircraft hangar
         transformed into an aviation museum and movie theatre for one
         night only. Excellent visuals:
         --  Display of nearly all of the classic and modern aircraft shown
             in the film, including the DC-3, P-51, B-25, A-26, T-6, F-5,
             T-38, Pitts, Fleet, Cub, Staggerwing, Cirrus VK-30, Cessna 172
             and more.
         --  Display of the helicopter and gyroscopic camera system that
             shot the film's aerial photography.
         --  Use of the biggest screen in the biggest venue of the film's
             national tour, featuring a Sony-built custom high-definition
             surround sound system.
         --  Donation of more than $15,000 in proceeds from the film's DVD
             sales to the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles
             Program, which provides free airplane rides to introduce
             youth to aviation.
         --  Screening of a previously unseen clip at the end of the film.

WHEN:    Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, starting at 6 p.m. with aircraft previews
         and more. The screening begins at 8 p.m.

WHO:     The event is expected to draw about 1,000 people. Scheduled
         attendees, available for interviews, include many aviation legends
         and those interviewed in the film, such as:
         --  Aviator Barry Schiff, who holds several world speed records
         --  Decorated fighter pilot, test pilot and aerobatics master Bob
             Hoover
         --  Tom Poberezny, president of the Experimental Aircraft
             Association (EAA)
         --  Clay Lacy, founder of VNY-based Clay Lacy Aviation
         --  Brian Terwilliger, "One Six Right" producer and director

WHERE:   The Syncro hangar at VNY. Enter at 16101 Saticoy St. (just west of
         Woodley Avenue). Media should bring certified credentials.
         Vehicles and visitors subject to screening.

MORE:    The exhilarating "One Six Right" celebrates the unsung hero of
         aviation -- the local airport -- by tracing the life, history and
         struggles of an airport icon: VNY, the world's busiest general
         aviation airport. The film also highlights the crucial value of
         general aviation airports in the air transportation system. Key
         elements of VNY's role as a crucial resource include its annual
         contributions of around $1.2 billion to the Southern California
         economy and support of over 10,000 jobs. "One Six Right" will
         finish its celebrated 12-city tour -- which included a stop on
         Capitol Hill -- with the Dec. 2 screening.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    James C. Walker
    Terwilliger Productions
    (818) 470-7366

    Stacy Geere
    Van Nuys Airport
    (818) 909-3529