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Galt Traffic – December 2018

2018-12-05T11:37:45+00:00December 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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 [...]

Galt Traffic – August 2018

2018-08-14T21:08:15+00:00August 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One of EAA932's Own Receives Award at This Year's AirVenture EAA's AirVenture 2018 is closed out and packed away. Some final numbers are listed in the sidebar, but it would be interesting to know how many actual steps were taken by visitors during the event. Chapter 932 was represented by all [...]

Galt Traffic – July 2018

2018-07-02T00:14:26+00:00July 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

It's Crop Dusting Season! At one time or another, most of us airplane types have paused along a rural road to watch a farm field being dusted by an ag plane. Occasionally, our own Galt Airport is used by area dusting operators as a staging area. The tarmac between the runway [...]

A Pictorial Recap of Barnstormer’s Day 2018!

2018-06-23T11:47:21+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

In spite of a gusty storm late on Friday night, a massive effort by Chapter volunteers saved the day and enabled us to host a successful Barnstormer's Day 2018! If you were unable to attend or if you just weren't able to see everything. we have a gallery of great photos for you're [...]

2018 Winner of the Ed Moricoli Flight Training Scholarship

2018-05-28T10:31:42+00:00May 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

EAA Chapter 932 Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 winner of the Ed Moricoli Flight Training Scholarship is Justin Thuma. The award was officially presented to Justin Thuma at the Chapter's May12th meeting. Justin has been interested in flying since 3rd grade when he began playing with flight simulators. He went [...]

Barnstormer’s Day Bake Sale Looking For Bakers and Volunteers!

2018-05-19T11:50:54+00:00May 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

CALL FOR BAKERS AND VOLUNTEERS Please save the date and start planning your baked goods masterpieces to help EAA 932 raise funds! Scour Pintrest, bring Granny’s prize winning pie recipe or donate your latest creation. We want it all! The guidelines: • The item must be non-hazardous, i.e. Baked: cookies, cakes, breads, fruit pies, [...]