Past Events - 2008

January 2nd 2008 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 15:55

January 22nd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Morris Communications

Unusual Attitudes

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

What: Marcus Paine has agreed to come and share Upset Attitude information with the group, and will talk about the Valdez May Day Fly-In. Paine is one of the organizers and performs low level aerobatics for the show.

http://www.unattitudes.com

Sunset at 16:41

February 1st 2008 - Friday
RC model planes in Mat-Su

January 30, 2008 - Mat-Su-Lobby group has Anti-Aviation Agenda, they just outlawed RC model Airplanes in the ENTIRE MAT-SU Area, despite heavy opposition!

Hi Friends,

The RC airplane model community is the very most likely group of people where future pilots and EAA members come from, and we all suffered a major setback yesterday evening!

The "Friends of the Mat-Su" lobby group controls the MAT-SU Bourough assembly, there are at least 5 of them in there, with 7 total members. The WHOLE MEETING was run by Michelle Church, and despite 80 pro flying people present and speaking up, and just one woman complaining about noise,- they just outlawed it all anyway. They are targeting RECREATIONAL NOISE, so we all know that big/real/man carrying aircraft and fields and owners are the next target !!!

I have information that 6 of the 7 members are "Friends of the Mat-Su", some claim to be former "Friends of the Mat-Su" only, so they are more credible. It was pathetic, only the one guy voted against it. This lobby group is very clever how it has control of things, and they will next target more of what-we-all-like . They have already hindered Float plane ops in the Mat-Su as much as they can and sued people left and right. Michelle Church is running the whole show, as soon as she said what she wants the others trailed behind...

Their "Noise abatement Ordnance" has it that TV sets or music can be 32 times as noisy as any Radio Controlled Powered Device, thus outlawing RC boats, cars, planes, you name it. They crafted it that RC stuff is illegal as soon as it raises the ambient noise level more than 5 db, and the common instrument for db has a 2 db accuracy !!!

I am very strongly believing that we need to try to help the RC airplane modelers and support their cause. We ourselves will be the next target of the "Friends of the Mat-Su" lobby group...

The real motivation behind all this seems to be a real estate deal out there...

Please lets think about what could be done...

If you are interested in helping, contact the Alaska Radio Control Society at: president@alaskarc.org

Best regards,

Lars Gleitsmann - www.flyingboxcar.com

Sunset at 17:08

February 12th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Charts Class

Where: Morris Communications

Jan 2008

Tuesday February 12th - 7 PM - Chapter Class

Sectional Class

What: Come and join us for a refresher on reading sectionals.

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

Please bring an Anchorage sectional and an Anchorage Terminal Area Chart, if you've got them. Current or expired will do.

Contact: Gale Partch callme3@gci.net

Online charts can be viewed at: http://skyvector.com/

Sunset at 17:39

February 21st 2008 - Thursday
ADF shutdown in AK

From AOPA:  FAA wants to shut down Alaska direction finders  2/21/2008

Sunset at 18:04

February 26th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting RCC

Where: UAA Aviation & Technology Building

Unfortunatley, Sal Provenzana from the Alaska Air National Guard 11th Rescue Coodination Center on Fort Richardson was ill and unable to attend out meeting. We will reschedule later in the year.

Sunset at 18:17

March 8th 2008 - Saturday
Iditarod Restart Golf Tournament

Where: Willow

The Willow Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Golf Tournament, on the ice, on Willow Lake, on March 8th, 2007. It is called the Iditarod restart Golf Tournament because it is on the ice we clear for the restart and just six days after the teams leave.

We would like the prestige of having a fly-in team from your club fly in and play golf. There is a pancake feed fundraiser by the local Lions Club all morning. It cost $25 per player and four to a teea. We have golf clubs and balls for you. We want to take pictures of planes in the backdrop of our golf course. Please fly-in and have some golfing fun with us. It is not necessary to know much golfing to have a great time.

Call Jim Huston, 495-9000 if you have any questions. We can send you information and team entry forms. If you’re on wheels we can pick you up and take you back across the street to Willow Airport.

Sunset at 18:46

March 8th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Piper's

Join us at Piper's - 3450 Aviation Ave.

Sunset at 18:46

March 11th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Seminar - Filing a Master Flight Plan

Where: Morris Communications

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Filing a Master Flight Plan

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

What: Kenai FSS that they will do a presentation for us on how to file a Master flight plan and related topics. Steve Denison(sp?) is driving up from Kenai just to do our gig and has a new power point presentation. His presentation should be about 30 minutes or less with Q & A and perhaps a mock flight plan or 2 filed.

Sunset at 19:54

March 25th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Morris Communications

Ernie Walker from the FAA

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

What: Ernie Walker from the FAA has a presentation on building/certifying experimental aircraft, the latest on certified aircraft parts and a bit on the FAA safety team. He says he has an all new power point program.

Many of us didn't know before the meeting that Ernie is a homebuilder too! He had pictures of his close to a PA-12 project, on floats.

FAA Advisory Circular AC 20-27F Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft

Sunset at 20:30

April 1st 2008 - Tuesday
Air Force Training Exercises - 2008

Alaskan residents may see and hear increased military flying activities this spring and summer due to scheduled training exercises at Elmendorf and Eielson Air Force Bases.

Three Red Flag-AK exercises will take place:
  • April 7 to April 18
  • June 9 to June 20
  • October 6 to October 17

Northern Edge 08 will take place May 5 to 16.

During these exercises there will be increased military air traffic in Alaska's Pacific Area Range Complex and in Special Use Airspace across the state. All civilian pilots should note that military flying activities are not limited to exercises. Military aircraft may be encountered at any time throughout the year.

Operators of small civilian aircraft transiting Military Operations Areas should be aware of the increased activity and are encouraged to use the Special Use Airspace Information Service by calling (800) 758-8723. In Fairbanks, call (907) 372-6913 or contact Eielson Range Control via VHF radio on 125.3 mHz.

Pilots are also urged to obtain the most current status of the MOAs from any FAA Automated Flight Service Station, Anchorage Center, or Eielson Range Control and to always file a flight plan. Special Use Airspace Information Service can be found on the Elmendorf AFB homepage at www.elmendorf.af.mil. Although military planners make every effort to reduce the affect of increased flying activities on Alaska residents, people who feel they are being adversely affected can call (907) 377-2116 in the Interior, (907) 552-8151 in Anchorage or (800) JET-NOISE.

Sunset at 20:48

April 1st 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 20:48

April 8th 2008 - Tuesday 6:00 PM
Chapter Seminar

Where: Dimond Center, 6th Floor

Our April educational seminar will take place at E-Terra, LLC. That is where Lars Gleitsmann works. The space is not real large and the simulators can probably only handle a few people at a time. We would like to know how many people will show up for planning purposes and we will start at 6 PM rather than 7 PM to give more folks a chance for hands on.

If you plan to attend, please e-mail me your RSVP & number of people or call me on my 24 hour voice mail at 257-0134 and leave the info.

Pass the word on to non internet members.

It will be a hands-on-show-and-tell about our advanced digital Alaskan terrain models for flight simulations. We can show a lot of areas in high detail that look very realistic, to train pilots how to fly through mountain passes in low visibility and the dangers of marginal VFR conditions in passes and approaches in mountainous terrain. The weather simulation and clouds can be changed too, so one can look at the passes in good weather first and then in bad weather. We for example have Juneau, Skagway, Haines, Eagle River, Hatcher Pass, Various Passes through the Alaska Range.

Tuesday April 8th - 6 PM - Dimond Center, 6th Floor Suite 655, 6 PM

Sunset at 21:07

April 12th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Piper's

Join us at Piper's - 3450 Aviation Ave.

Sunset at 21:17

April 17th 2008 - Thursday
Comments on MOAs

From AvWeb - Comments on MOAs from a former 11 AF military airspace manager. This Isn't Mig Alley, Mr. Bertorelli

Sunset at 21:30

April 21st 2008 - Monday
How accurate are TV weather forecasts?

April 22nd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting - RCC

Where: Morris Communications

Sal Provenzana from the Alaska Air National Guard 11th Rescue Coodination Center on Fort Richardson - Good info on the upcoming 406 frequency for ELT's.

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

Sunset at 21:43

May 6th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 22:20

May 10th 2008 - Saturday 8:00 AM
Valdez May Day Fly-In & Airshow

Where: Valdez

Valdez May Day Fly-In & Airshow - May 10-11, 2008 Sat - Sun

In 2007 Cub Crafters brought their "Carbon Cub". It's a 220 HP super Cub that weighs 250-300 pounds less than any other Cub. The three pictures here show a 19 foot takeoff! They were also able to do a short field landing of 53 feet!

Last year there was a good crowd. There were approximately 110 airplanes on the ramp. Come on out. Fly or drive, it's worth the trip. It's a good time. If you don't feel like competing in the short take off and landging contest, there are seminars, and a Poker Run.

The rules for the competition are published on our website at www.valdezalaska.org in the events folder.

We expect the top planes and pilots from the Northwest to be attending and competing at this years event and the demonstration of piloting and performance of bush planes will be unmatched anywhere in the United States.

  • Our DVD is on the www.supercub.org web store with a banner on the web page
  • The DVD "Big Rocks and Long Props" available at Northern Lights Avionics and Supercub.org features a chapter with our Fly In
  • The Fly In is on Mother's Day weekend. It is the weekend after the Trade Show.

Sunset at 22:31

May 10th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Piper's

Join us at Piper's - 3450 Aviation Ave.

Sunset at 22:31

May 10th 2008 - Saturday 7:00 PM
Alaska Airmen FedEx Trade Show

Where: FedEx Hangar

Saturday & Sunday, May 10th & 11th 2008 - Alaska Airmen's Trade Show



Alaska Airmen's State Aviation Trade Show & Conference

Left to right, Jim Moss, Chuck May, John Davis
Make up your own caption!

Volunteer an hour or two at our booth!

Sunset at 22:31

May 13th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Seminar - GPS

Where: Morris Communications

Our May educational seminar will have Gary Bennett from Northern Light Avionics on Merrill Field. Gary will be brining us the latest news on the GPS front.

Learn more about WAAS

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

Sunset at 22:39

May 27th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting - Chuck May

Where: Chuck May's House - 2811 Leeward Pl

Chuck May's House - 2811 Leeward Pl

We haven't been to anyone's garage or hangar for a while, so Chuck May will be hosting us to show off the progress on his RV-7A

Driving directions to Chuck's House..

  • Take the Seward Hwy South,
  • Exit on Huffman Rd.
  • Turn East (Left) then turn Right on Lake Otis which changes name to Westwind at the first 4 way stop.
  • The first street after stop is Spinnaker turn Left and then Left again on "Leeward"
  • Chucks house is second from the corner, 2811 Leeward Pl.
  • If you get lost call Chuck at 345-4703.

Sunset at 23:12

June 3rd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 23:26

June 14th 2008 - Saturday
Palmer Airport Open House

Where: Palmer Airport

Palmer Airport Open House (2 mb PDF)

Sunset at 23:40

June 23rd 2008 - Monday
Northern Lights Avionics 30th Anniversary Open House

Where: Merrill Field

Our friends at Northern Light Avionics on Merrill Field will be having their 30th Anniversary Open House and Garmin week, the week before the Elmendorf Airshow.

Sunset at 23:42

June 24th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Project Visit - Chris Gill\'s Wyoming Turbine Cub

Where: Chris Gill's

Tuesday June 24th - 7 PM - Project Visit - Chris Gill's Wyoming Turbine Cub

Where: 2600 Turnagain Parkway - Right off of Northern Lights Blvd down two blocks to the white house accross from Douglas St.

Here is our new project, a Smith Super Cub (PA-18 Replica) which is actually a Wyoming Turbine Cub

The answers are:

  • Yes it's a legal 51% homebuilt kit.
  • Yes, the kit is from Wyoming.
  • No, it's not a turbine powered Super Cub.

Sunset at 23:42

June 28th 2008 - Saturday 7:00 PM
Arctic Thunder Air Show

Where: Elmendorf Air Force Base

Sat June 28th - Sun 29th - Arctic Thunder Air Show- Elmendorf Air Force Base

Arctic Thunder air show at Elmendorf Air Force Base, featuring the Thunderbirds.

T-28

Sunset at 23:40

July 1st 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 23:38

July 3rd 2008 - Thursday 6:00 PM
Chapter Picnic

Where: John Davis' house

For those planning to be in town, John Davis and Sue have once again volunteered their yard & home for an EAA picnic. The chapter will supply hamburgers and hot dogs and the fixings to go with them along with a limited amount of beverages.

Deserts and side dishes would be appreciated if you come and a folding chair or two is a good idea. We have an order in for fine Summer weather and as a precaution, I am bringing a 55 gallon drum of wind and rain remover.

John and Sue live on the corner of Caravelle Dr and Raspberry Road at 6827 Caravelle. Caravelle is about a mile west of the intersection of Jewel Lake Rd and Raspberry. Hope to see you there.

Sunset at 23:35

July 12th 2008 - Saturday 7:00 PM
Wrangell St Elias Backcountry Airstrip Work Party

Where: The Wrangells

Sat July 12th - Sun 13th - Wrangell St Elias Backcountry Airstrip Work Party

Do you want back country air strips?

Come put your back where your mouth is, and help us do some maintenance work on some air strips in the Wrangells.

Hey gang,

We are still planning to go to the Wrangells for remote strip clean-up. Details are slow in coming but it looks like we can stage out of the work center at May Creek which is a very nice 2,700' strip of grass and gravel and 100' wide. All in all, it is a really nice strip & was well maintained when I was there a month or so ago. As you know, Will Tipton retired last year so we are dealing with new guys and this project is new to them as well. Hopefully we will have more details early next week. In talking to Matt, brush loppers are very handy if you have some, bring them along. Hats & headnets are often a good idea depending on the weather conditions. More on stuff to bring later.

Meanwhile, if you are thinking of going, please reply to me by e-mail so we can get an idea of how many folks are planning to participate. Please let me know if you are flying yourself or if you need a ride.

Still looking for responses on who is going. Looks like at least 8 so far.

Thanks Tim

Sunset at 23:22

August 4th 2008 - Monday
Misc

Call for Photos - We're looking for more pictures of what our members are building and flying. If your project or plane isn't displayed on our web site, please send us some pictures. We can even come out and take pictures too!

ADSB Alaska Blog

Rescue Coordination Center - 428-7230 - 1-800-420-7230 - Repeater on 123.1

Sunset at 22:26

August 5th 2008 - Tuesday
Elmer Webster - First Flight!

In the past month or so, our own Elmer Webster took to the air for the first time in his new Zenith 701.

Elmer said that "The plane doesn't fly like any other plane that I've flown. The best way that I can describe it, is that when I was 10 years old, I dreamed about flying my own plane. That's exactly how this plane flys."

This is what a GPS trail looks like when you're out in the practice area across the inlet for 32.2 hours and do 85 landings at Goose Bay.

Elmer says "While out at the Little Su last Sunday, I happened to catch a couple shots of the shy and wily CH 701 in its natural environment."

There is a skinny vertical line going down across the cowl to the ground. It's not a computer artifact, it's a fishing pole!

More Pictures from Elmer... Big rocks at the Talachulitna, bear tracks, more runways, runways galore, sandbars 1 and 2.

Big Rocks at the Talachulitna

Bear Tracks More Runways Runways Galore Sand bar Sand bar 2

Sunset at 22:24

August 5th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 22:24

August 24th 2008 - Sunday 7:00 PM
Chapter Picnic

Where: Birchwood Airport

Sun Aug 24th - 3 PM - Chapter Picnic - at Matt Freeman's hangar at Birchwood Airport - Airplanes, Food

In place of our regular Tuesday meeting, we'll be having a picnic out at Matt Freeman's hangar at Birchwood Airport. It's the first hangar in the south-east corner of the airport.

688-2204 is the hangar phone, and the The address is:

21210 Southeast Apron Road
Chugiak, AK 99567

More pictures from Tim Rittal

Sunset at 21:27

September 1st 2008 - Monday
Hubble

Preparing to rescue Hubble

Sunset at 21:02

September 2nd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 20:59

September 3rd 2008 - Wednesday
Waco

Check out Bob Edison's pictures from a Waco UPF-7 ferry flight.

Sunset at 20:56

September 4th 2008 - Thursday
Mike Ice - First Flight!

In the past month or so, Mike Ice has been smashing bugs with his brand new RV-9.

He made an appearance at the EAA picnic at Birchwood, and has flown off his 40 hours.

Congratulations Mike!

Sunset at 20:53

September 13th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Village Inn on Dimond Blvd.

Our Monthly Chapter Breakfast Get-Together is back at a new location:

The Village Inn at 720 West Dimond Blvd.

Sunset at 20:24

September 23rd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting - Airframes Alaska

Where: Birchwood Airport

Our September chapter meeting will be at Airframes Alaska at 20130 Birchwood Loop Spur, Chugiak on Birchwood Field.

Formerly Northern Piper Aviation Inc.. They purchased the Super Cub and Taylorcraft parts lines from Airframes Inc. and merged the parts manufacturing with Northern Piper and briefly changed the name to Northern Airframes LLC, and finally decided upon Airframes Alaska.

We'll get to see all the Super Cub stuff that these guys are up to. They even manufacture stuff like Super Cub frames!

Dick Roberts told us about what's going on out at Birchwood. They are building tail feathers, fuselages, wings, wing struts, landing gear and motor mounts. They have taken over the old North River Brake Booster. With Dakota Cub, once the FAA paperwork is done they plan on bulding new Super-18s in Birchwood. They've also got Taylorcraft parts. They have around 20 people working there, and many of them are welders.

Dick said that from raw steel they can build a Super Cub frame in around 100 hours. From ready to assemble parts, it can be done in around 40 hours! They've got lots of jigs to build up portions of the frame, then they put the assemblies together in the big jig. It's an impressive operation, and for the amound of metal working and welding that they do, the place is spotless.

They do sell all of this stuff, so if you are looking for a wing or a rudder, they've got them new. They are going to launch a retail, shopping cart style web site soon.

Sunset at 19:52

September 30th 2008 - Tuesday
Mike Ice First Flight

Mike Ice - First Flight this summer

Mike Ice had his first flight of his RV-9 on Sunday August 10th. We got to see it at the picnic at Birchwood.

Sunset at 19:30

October 7th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 19:08

October 11th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Village Inn on Dimond Blvd.

Our Monthly Chapter Breakfast Get-Together is back at a new location:

The Village Inn at 720 West Dimond Blvd.

Sunset at 18:55

October 28th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Morris Communications

Where: 301 Arctic Slope Ave. Anchorage, (behind Schlotzsky's Deli on Dimond) Look for the signs, the door to the meeting room is on the WEST side of the building.

Alan Jesmer, Sales Rep for Precision Airmotive Corporation will be making a presentation on RSA fuel injection systems for Lycoming engines and on their new non certified fuel injection system for Experimental aircraft equipped with Lycoming , Continental, Superior and other manufacturers.

Silver Hawk EX

MARYSVILLE , WASHINGTON – June 30, 2003 . Precision Airmotive Corporation releases a new non-certified fuel injection system for EXPERIMENTAL aircraft equipped with Lycoming, Continental, Superior, and other engine manufacturers. The proven technology of this fuel injection system meters fuel with greater accuracy to obtain more efficient engine operation.

This new non-certified fuel injection system known as the “Silver Hawk EX”, has been called to action to serve the experimental sector, responding to the need for more precise fuel metering. With the “Silver Hawk EX” installed, the benefits of precise fuel metering help maximize your overall engine performance.

 Another added benefit is the competitive price. In most applications, you will find a new “Silver Hawk EX” fuel injection system is competitively priced to a new carbureted fuel system.

 Sold as a kit, (new servo, new flow divider, and new nozzles), the “Silver Hawk EX” can be installed on various engines from high horsepower performance aircraft down to the docile Sunday flier. No matter what aircraft you install the “Silver Hawk EX” on, you’ll have the power to perform.

If you’re building your dream machine, doesn’t it deserve to have the best fuel injection system available?

Even though it’s labeled experimental, it’s still Precision.

Precision Airmotive is interested in experimental aviation, and really wants to talk to you. They are making a special trip to fly up to do this presentation.

Please join us.

Sunset at 18:05

November 4th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Board Meeting Cancelled

Sunset at 16:46

November 8th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Village Inn on Dimond Blvd.

Our Monthly Chapter Breakfast Get-Together:

The Village Inn at 720 West Dimond Blvd.

Sunset at 16:35

November 20th 2008 - Thursday
New TSA Regulations

Here's a lonk to an EAA article from November 20, 2008 titled: GA Hit With Flurry of Burdensome Security Regulations

  • The Advance Information on Private Aircraft Arriving and Departing the United States final rule
  • TSA's proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP)

EAA is urging its members to submit comments to the TSA's proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP), which if enacted would require owners and operators of aircraft 12,500 lbs or heavier to obtain permission from the agency to operate their own personal aircraft every time they carry passengers in domestic airspace. Additionally, all flight crews would be required to undergo fingerprinting and a background check, all passengers would have to be vetted against the government's terrorist watch lists, and numerous security requirements would be imposed on airports serving these "large" aircraft.

AOPA members speak out about TSA security proposal

Federal Register - TSA Proposed Rule


AOPA Online ASF Safety Quiz - Winter Wing Contamination

Sunset at 16:08

November 25th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting - Movie Night

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Back by popular demand is "Movie Night" for our regular Nov meeting.

Chuck May is in charge of the line up as yet to be announced. If you have a short subject like a kit promo you would like to share, contact Chuck at ChuckM1046@aol.com

Sunset at 15:58

December 2nd 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Board Meeting at RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

Sunset at 15:48

December 9th 2008 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Trans-Oceanic Flight

Where: RE/MAX Properties - 110 W 38th, Suite 100

EAA Chapter 42 December Educational Series- "Trans-Oceanic Flight" by Bill Compton.

Bill Compton

EAA Chapter 42 member Bill Compton has flown a Beech Bonanza between Alaska and Hawaii 7 times; 5 times solo! He has also flown a Bonanza from Australia to Alaska! Bill has agreed to do a presentation to our chapter on Dec 9th at 7 PM in the RE/MAX Properties conference room. Planning, preparation and fuel management are just a few of the topics to be covered.

Hawaii to Washington

Whether you are looking for ideas for a trans-oceanic trip of your own or just want some ideas for an extended hunting or fishing trip in Alaska, this presentation should have valuable information for you. Furthermore, the stories of the trips themselves should be very interesting to pilots of all types. Mark your calendars and don't miss this one.

Tim

We are fortunate to have an annotated copy of the presentation that Bill gave to us as a PDF file, along with a couple other articles that Bill has published in the American Bonanza Society Magazine.

Bill Compton's Oceanic Navigation - 3.2 mb PDF

Oceanic Navigation over the course of 30 years - 174 K PDF

Speed, Wind, Fuel - 2.4 mb PDF

Greg's Show - 2.0 mb Power Point

Sunset at 15:42

December 13th 2008 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast

Where: Village Inn on Dimond Blvd.

Our Monthly Chapter Breakfast Get-Together:

The Village Inn at 720 West Dimond Blvd.

Sunset at 15:40

December 27th 2008 - Saturday 5:00 PM
Chuck May

Where: Chuck May's House - 2811 Leeward Pl

Saturday, December 27th 2008 at 5 to 9 PM - (unofficial) Holiday Party

Chuck May's House - 2811 Leeward Pl

Once again, Chuck May is having a holiday party, and all EAA members and their spouses are invited. This is not an official EAA function. It is a lot of fun.

Driving directions to Chuck's House..

  • Take the Seward Hwy South,
  • Exit on Huffman Rd.
  • Turn East (Left) then turn Right on Lake Otis which changes name to Westwind at the first 4 way stop.
  • The first street after stop is Spinnaker turn Left and then Left again on "Leeward"
  • Chucks house is second from the corner, 2811 Leeward Pl.
  • If you get lost call Chuck at 345-4703.

Sunset at 15:47