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EAA 932 Accepting Scholarship Applications

2020-02-21T10:08:00-06:00February 16th, 2020|Tags: , |

EAA Chapter 932 opens it's Ed Moricoli Memorial Flight Training Scholarship EAA Chapter 932 at Galt Airport in Wonder Lake, IL is pleased to offer the Ed Moricoli Memorial Flight Training Scholarship. It awards qualified student pilots up to $10,000 for an initial Private Pilot Certificate. Apply Now On-Line at EAA932.org [...]

Checklists

2020-02-10T20:46:53-06:00January 19th, 2020|Tags: |

Cogitations from the Editor           Checklists Mayday…Mayday…Mayday! We were at 2,800 MSL over southern Wisconsin when my passenger had a heart attack. I never felt more useless. My only thought was to get the C172 on the ground. The nearest airport was several long minutes away, but we had just [...]

A Change of View

2020-01-02T05:25:42-06:00December 15th, 2019|Tags: , |

By Beth Rehm After working at a desk for over 30 years I decided it was time for a major career change.  I was burnt out from endless conference calls, spreadsheets and emails and doing a job I couldn’t even clearly describe to friends friends and family.  It was time to do something [...]

Fly-by-Wire

2019-11-27T22:47:17-06:00November 27th, 2019|Tags: |

Several quotes surfaced last week that struck me as interesting. All involved fly-by-wire control systems. Great, a theme!  (Newsletter editors quickly learn to never look a gift horse in the tailpipe.) I should note that none of the quotes apply to the kind of aircraft we typically see around Galt Airport. [...]

President’s Page – September 2019

2019-09-07T19:38:52-05:00September 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hello EAA 932 Chapter Members! I hope that everyone has had a chance to get out and enjoy summer because a change in season is on its way. Temperatures will cool off, bringing some really nice flying weather and mother nature will put on her annual show of fall color, a great excuse to [...]

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 [...]