Virtual Gathering – Ace Your Flight Review with JB Aviation

2022-01-29T21:59:54-06:00February 12th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Too often flight reviews are treated as a formality - an obligatory “box to check” every 24 calendar months. The fact is, for most pilots, a flight review is often the only flight/ground training they will have received in those last 2 years.  That small amount of training is often not enough to keep up [...]

Chapter Gathering – Bugatti Aircraft Presentation and Chili Cookoff

2021-10-01T15:33:00-05:00November 13th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Location: Galt Airport Bob Havens, whom is a highly respected docent at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh will join us for an intriguing discussion on the only Bugatti aircraft.  Bob will talk about Etore Bugatti, designer of many luxurious automobiles in the early 1900s.  Louis de Monge, the Belgian engineer that designed the aircraft is [...]

Airplane Geeks Podcast

2021-11-01T17:21:43-05:00November 1st, 2021|Tags: , |

Airplane Geeks  On October 25, 2021, Arnie Quast was invited to be a guest on the “Airplane Geeks” podcast.   Started in 2008, the podcast crew "aims to educate and inform you, explore and expand your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way. [They] discuss commercial, military, and general aviation topics, usually [...]

Chapter Gathering: Sorge’s Speedmail Special

2021-08-25T16:28:20-05:00September 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Location: Galt Airport Our guest on September 11th will be Steve Sorge, owner of a beautiful “Speedmail Special” aircraft. Steve spent over 15 years restoring this beautiful aircraft and has enjoyed flying it for the past 17 years.  The aircraft is currently based at Palmyra Airport (88C) in Palmyra, Wisconsin. Steve will fly this beautiful [...]

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 [...]

Field Trip to Extreme Flight Simulation

2021-06-01T01:33:18-05:00August 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be at the controls of a Boeing 737? This will be a unique chance to experience being a “crewmember” on the flight deck of a Boeing 737-800 Fixed Based Simulator at Extreme Flight Simulator in Gurnee, IL!  Chapter members who wish to fly the simulator [...]

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