Volunteers Needed for the Build and Fly Program

2021-09-01T16:46:19-05:00September 1st, 2021|

EAA 932 is a grassroots organization that fosters aviation interest and participation through community outreach. With the help of volunteers, the EAA Young Eagles (YEs) Program is one that inspires and introduces young people to career paths such as aviation, engineering, aircraft mechanic, air traffic control, and aerospace. One objective of Chapter 932 is to [...]

Extreme Flight Simulations

2021-09-01T16:40:58-05:00September 1st, 2021|Tags: , |

On August 14th , several Chapter 932 members met at Extreme Flight Simulations, Inc. in Gurnee Illinois for the opportunity to “fly” EFS’s 737-800NG simulator.  932’s Eric Rehm lead off the morning with a briefing and familiarization tour of the 737 cockpit and basic procedures.  After that our pilot crews were put through their paces [...]

EAA Chapter 932 Awarded a $5000 Grant!

2021-09-01T16:31:32-05:00September 1st, 2021|Tags: , |

Have you heard that EAA Chapter 932 received a $5000 grant from  The Community Foundation for McHenry County this year? These funds will be used to support the EAA Build and Fly Program which is starting this Fall.  The Community Foundation of McHenry County grant is directly helping us to fund the purchase of kits [...]

Mike’s Return to Flying

2021-08-01T16:13:03-05:00August 1st, 2021|Tags: |

Returning to Flying – Two Steps Forward by Mike Land After a 22-year hiatus from flying (due to work and business travel, family, and other commitments), I finally had time to get my wings back and start flying again. Coming back to wonderful Galt airport, where my flying started so many years ago, [...]

Visiting the EAA Aviation Museum

2021-06-30T16:24:53-05:00June 30th, 2021|Tags: |

Our chapter did a cool flyout to visit the EAA museum in Oshkosh.  Four airplanes and 11 chapter members enjoyed the event.  Avril McClellan (Stephanie McClelland's 16 year old daughter) provides her reflection of the flyout………… Our Flight to Oshkosh By Avril McClelland  On July 19, 2021, I arrived at Galt airport [...]

ASI Safety Alert

2021-06-30T16:19:43-05:00June 28th, 2021|Tags: |

Density Altitude in the Summer Heatwave With many of us taking trips across the country, taking note of weather extremes is part of the planning. AOPA Air Safety Institute issued an ASI Safety Alert for the Mountain West region of the United States. Temperatures have been reaching 15 to 20 degrees above normal! [...]

Exploring Montana Airports

2021-06-30T16:11:33-05:00June 28th, 2021|Tags: |

#flymontana By Arnie Quast During our May virtual gathering, I made mention that I enjoy connecting with other EAA chapter leaders as I travel around the country as an airline crew member.  Late last year while on a layover in Missoula, Montana I reached out to Steve Rossiter, and his wife Sherry.  Steve [...]

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