Get ready for the World-Famous Rubber Chicken Drop Contest, sponsored by Bluepoint Hospitality!

The Rubber Chicken Drop Contest is always a highlight during Easton Airport Day, and we are excited to bring it back in 2021. This year, we are please to announce Bluepoint Hospitality as the contest sponsor!

Planes will roar down the runway and toss out a rubber chicken in an attempt to hit the back of a pickup truck. Pilots look forward to this event all year. Some have even custom designed their own “chicken launchers” for their aircraft.

“I was supposed to attend a family wedding that day, but I’m going to the chicken drop,” said pilot Joe Czachorowski, with a big devilish grin.

All local sponsoring businesses will have chickens named and dropped for them during the competition.  No one has ever been able to get a chicken in the back of the truck… yet. Could this be the year that happens?!

Whoever lands closest to the truck wins the contest.

Many different types of airplanes will be flying in the Chicken Drop including: Yaks, RVs, T-6s and who knows what else. Pilots are in rare form and have been known to “cheat” with their chicken bombs.

Come see some fancy flying, all in good fun!

Meet Captain Peeps, the Official Chicken Drop Mascot! Zeke Przygocki is his real name and he is a Captain on an Airbus A320 flying for United Airlines. Zeke and his wife Stephanie are from Dewey Beach, DE. “We had a blast at Easton Airport Day in 2017, and can’t wait to come back,” Zeke says.

Video by Joe Czachorowski.

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