Our Email List: here           Join us on Facebook!    EAA Chapter 42 Facebook page

*** Hot Topics and Announcements ***


Future Events

October 5th 2022 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: Las Margaritas

Board Meeting Join us at Las Margaritas Mexican & Italian Restaurant at 541 W Dimond Blvd (on the north side of Dimond between Arctic and C Streets). When you walk in, turn left into the front room that is separated from the main dining area and we'll be on the right. So come, get your margarita and nachos and we will talk about aviation and do some Chapter business. As always, all Chapter 42 members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sunset at 19:15

October 8th 2022 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together

Where: Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.

Breakfast Join us for our monthly Saturday breakfast get-together - we will be meeting at Kava’s Pancake House at 100 Muldoon Rd. See you there!

Sunset at 19:06

October 25th 2022 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Birchwood - Tentative

We are tentatively planning to visit Ed White's hangar to see his newly-finished RV-4. Details, directions and updates will be posted here.

Sunset at 18:15

November 2nd 2022 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: Las Margaritas

Board Meeting Join us at Las Margaritas Mexican & Italian Restaurant at 541 W Dimond Blvd (on the north side of Dimond between Arctic and C Streets). When you walk in, turn left into the front room that is separated from the main dining area and we'll be on the right. So come, get your margarita and nachos and we will talk about aviation and do some Chapter business. As always, all Chapter 42 members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sunset at 17:52

November 12th 2022 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together

Where: Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.

Breakfast Our monthly Saturday breakfast get-togethers are back on and we will be meeting at Kava’s Pancake House at 100 Muldoon Rd. See you there!

Sunset at 16:26
News

Sep 27th, 2022 - September Meeting

Dave Ciocchi – A&P, IA - discussed with us some of his experiences as a design engineer for Boeing and his current working title: "Compromise and the Art of Aircraft Design" with subtitle, "What Were They Thinking?"

We also met our newest member - Mark Frischkorn. Welcome Mark!!

A sincere Thank you to the Alaska Airmen's Association for the use of their facility.

September Meeting

Sep 24th, 2022 - Ed White flies his RV-4!!

Today Ed White flew his new RV-4 N907EW twice, logging 2.4 hours of flight test time at Birchwood airport. This was the culmination of 13 1/2 years of work.

On the second flight Bob Edison "chased" him in his RV to help validate some of his readings and supervise as Ed did full stalls. Stall speed was 46 knots and on the final approaches Ed used 65K (1.4 Vso) as his approach speed.

Rick Henry acted as ground support.

There are videos of his first takeoff and last landing on our FaceBook page: EAA 42 Facebook page

Congratulations Ed for a job well done!!

Ed's Flight Test
Ed before his first test flight


Ed's Flight Test
Ed's first takeoff


Ed's Flight Test
Ed's final landing for the day


Ed's Flight Test
Ed after the day's flight testing


Ed's Flight Test
Ed's RV grin


Ed's Flight Test
Ed's flight track of the first flight


Sep 19th, 2022 - Ed White's RV-4 Airworthiness Certificate

Ed White received the airworthiness certificate for his RV-4 from DAR Mark Barker today.
Congratulations Ed!! The many years of hard work has paid off!

Ed-Airworthiness

Eds panel

Sep 1st, 2022 - Rick Henry receives FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

Today Rick Henry received the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award for 50 years of safe flying from Scott Norman, Manager of the Anchorage FAA FSDO.

Master Pilot Award

Aug 24th, 2022 - Ed White's RV-4 engine run

Ed White has his RV-4's engine running! "Almost there..."
Congratulations Ed!

Ed's RV-4

Aug 23rd, 2022 - Visit to John Reffett's Fairchild 1952 C-119 Flying Boxcar

The Chapter enjoyed touring John Reffett's Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar at Palmer tonight. Thank you John! And thank you David Baldwin for the pictures!



Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Flying Boxcar

Aug 6th, 2022 - Young Eagles at Merrill Field

EAA Chapter 42 working with the Alaska Airmens Association and the University of Alaska Anchorage flew 30 new Young Eagles today at Merrill Field.

It was a tremendous success thanks to our VP and Youth Activities Coordinator Scott McEwen and ground volunteers: Cliff Belleau, Sara Maurer, Paul Rupple, Al George, David Baldwin and James Bowers. The volunteer pilots were: Burke Wick, Al Clayton, Wes Erb, Kayti Beale and Rick Henry.

Thank you volunteers!! Lots of smiles and a good time for all!

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Jun 29th, 2022 - Kitfox Project For Sale

Ken Pysz has a Kitfox project for sale with engine, prop and instruments. See more info on our For Sale page here: Eaa 42 For Sale

Jun 28th, 2022 - Chapter Meeting & BBQ at Bernie's airstrip

Bernie and Jeanette Willis hosted our Chapter’s BBQ and meeting at their beautiful home between their lake and airstrip. We met several new attendees and about a half dozen planes flew in for a perfect evening in a perfect setting.
Bernie showed us his Hatz Biplane project and engine.
Thank you Jeanette & Bernie!
(If anyone caught a photo of the planes there, please forward it to me and I’ll add it to this post.) Chapter Meeting and BBQ
Chapter Meeting and BBQ
Chapter Meeting and BBQ
Chapter Meeting and BBQ
Chapter Meeting and BBQ

Jun 21st, 2022 - Young Eagles and The Boys & Girls Club of Alaska

Our EAA Chapter 42 from Anchorage flew 14 Young Eagles from the Boys & Girls Club of Alaska.
What a great time! Thank you each for setting aside hours of your day, yesterday, to put smiles on 14 faces and "crazy notions of flying" in 14 heads! What a beautiful thing.
Everyone got to see the Knik Glacier in flight.
Pilots were: Edwin White, Bernie Willis, Burke Wick and Rick Henry.
Ground assistants were: Scott McEwen, Charles Hosack, Klaus Markgraf, Tom Lawhorn, David Baldwin, Sandy and Tracey.
Lots of smiles and potential future pilots!
Young Eagles - June 2022
Young Eagles - June 2022
Young Eagles - June 2022
Young Eagles - June 2022

Young Eagles - June 2022
"This is COOL!"

Young Eagles - June 2022
Chuck Hosack made these wooden pieces by hand as gifts for the kids. Great job Chuck!


Young Eagles - June 2022

Young Eagles - June 2022
Tracey presented the Chapter with a 3-D printed airplane that the kids made.


Young Eagles - June 2022
Scott demontrated to the kids how to preflight an airplane.

May 24th, 2022 - Sloan's Aircraft Welding

This evening Kyle Sloan hosted our monthly meeting and showed us his shop, gave a welding demo and discussed his welding projects with the Chapter.
Thank you Kyle! (And the homemade muffins were great!)

May Meeting
May Meeting
May Meeting

May 7th, 2022 - Bernie Willis - Master Pilot Award

Today our former Chapter President Bernie Willis received his Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from the FAA along with another recipient - Al Crane.
Congratulations Bernie on an amazing piloting career! Bernie Willis - Master Pilot

Bernie Willis - Master Pilot

May 2nd, 2022 - Lake Hood construction

Lake-Hood-construction Construction has started at the Lake Hood Strip (2022-05-04) aopa.org - lake-hood-strip-closure-and-workaround For about three weeks starting on May 2, the gravel runway at Lake Hood will be closed for a major rehabilitation project. This project will include removing and replacing a foot of gravel and will also make improvements to electrical systems and drainage on the airport.

Apr 26th, 2022 - New Officers

We welcome our new officers:

President - Lars Gleitsmann
Vice President - Scott McEwen
Secretary - Chris Gill
Treasurer - Ed White

Thank you gentlemen for offering to serve our Chapter!

And to our outgoing officers:
Tom Lawhorn, Cliff Belleau and Chuck Hosack - a very hearty THANK YOU! for the many years each of you have served.

October 2022   
  LG MD SM XS
or Forgot Password
Event Calendar
10 - October 2022
SMTWTFS
------1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031-----
Wed Oct 5
7 PM
Board Meeting
Las Margaritas
Sat Oct 8
9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together
Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.
Tue Oct 25
7 PM
Chapter Meeting
Birchwood - Tentative
11 - November 2022
SMTWTFS
--12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930---
Wed Nov 2
7 PM
Board Meeting
Las Margaritas
Sat Nov 12
9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together
Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.
Tue Nov 22
7 PM
Chapter Meeting
TBD
    Anchorage, Alaska  
    2022-10-04  
  Nautical Twilight Begin: 06:43
    Civil Twilight Begin: 07:33
    Sunrise: 08:16
    Transit: 13:47
    Sunset: 19:18
    Civil Twilight End: 20:01
    Nautical Twilight End: 20:52
    Total Daylight: 11:02
Experimental Aircraft Association
Ring Owner: EAA 1279 Site: EAA 1279
Free Site Ring from Bravenet Free Site Ring from Bravenet Free Site Ring from Bravenet Free Site Ring from Bravenet Free Site Ring from Bravenet
Free Site Ring form Bravenet
Hit count: 1,254,987
These businesses have paid to sponsor the activities of EAA Chapter 42.
Please remember our friends when you do your shopping.

Eagle Enterprises Safety Solutions
5849 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage 907-562-2331
Northern Lights Avionics
Northern Lights Avionics
940 Merrill Field Dr, Anchorage 907-277-4811