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So far Jerry Thomas has created 25 blog entries.

President’s Recap – July 2019

2019-08-12T18:02:08-05:00August 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Greetings Chapter Members, Welcome to August! The year is sure flying by fast. As I look back on July, I would say that we had a great month as a chapter. On July 12th instead of meeting at the airport, we had a well-attended breakfast meet up at the Rusty Nail. As always, the [...]

Enjoying (and surviving) AirVenture

2019-07-16T19:04:23-05:00July 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

From July 22 to July 28, aviation enthusiasts from around the universe will, once again, make the pilgrimage to Oshkosh. If you’re simply heading there for one day to ogle the airplanes and watch an airshow (perfectly acceptable reasons) some of the following tips may still apply. If you’ve been making the trip [...]

Galt Traffic – February 2019

2019-02-03T14:38:20-05:00February 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Tillamook Story and photos by Jerry Thomas unless noted You would not be alone if the word Tillamook conjures up mental images of luscious melting cheese on buttered, grilled bread. Mmmm! After all, Tillamook, Oregon is home to the century-old Tillamook County Creamery Association, the dairy co-op that ships 130 million pounds [...]

Galt Traffic – December 2018

2019-02-03T14:43:26-05:00December 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Bridging the Gap The Evolution of Flight Training On July 20, 2007, the FAA issued Advisory Circular 91-78. It states that pilots can replace paper charts with an EFB (Electronic Flight Bag - FAA-speak for tablets running flight management apps) for most part 91 operations as long as [...]

Galt Traffic – November 2018

2018-11-02T07:53:13-05:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Boy Scout Aviation Weekend Campout at Galt by Paul Sedlacek, EAA Chapter 932 Secretary On the weekend of October 20th, Galt Airport played host to Boy Scout Troop 303 from Burlington, Wisconsin. It was humbling that out of 49 choices presented to the scouts earlier in the year, they [...]

Galt Traffic – October 2018

2018-10-02T17:54:12-05:00October 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Harmony with the Wind by Jerry Thomas, EAA Chapter 932 Editor It has been said that the best way to learn to fly is in a sailplane, where power is provided only by air currents and gravity, and a pilot learns the fundamentals of flight with an incomparable clarity. In a [...]

Galt Traffic – September 2018

2018-09-04T04:22:31-05:00September 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Flying Further: Crossing Borders by Deena Schwartz, EAA Chapter 932 For an experienced pilot, crossing a border might not be much of a challenge. But, for a new aviatrix, it’s a very big deal! This past year, I’ve looked for any reason to fly: I took my husband hours away for a pancake [...]