Chapter Gathering

Wright Brothers, Wrong Story

2019-08-19T20:55:42-05:00October 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

(Please note: this event has been rescheduled from September.) Guest Speaker: Author Bill Hazelgrove “Wright Brothers, Wrong Story” Bill will talk to us about his recently published book, and have an interactive presentation containing some little known facts about the Wright Brothers. “How could two misanthropic brothers who never left home, were high-school dropouts, [...]

A Rusty Nail Breakfast

2019-06-28T07:55:11-05:00July 13th, 2019|Tags: |

Relax with a cup'a joe and share ideas with fellow members over breakfast at the Rusty Nail Saloon in Ringwood, IL . Take the opportunity to do some hangar flying, discuss the latest aviation news, hash over plans to attend AirVenture and offer up your thoughts about past and future chapter activities. Breakfast will [...]

Avionics Upgrading

2019-02-27T18:42:05-05:00April 13th, 2019|Tags: |

If you’re looking into upgrading your airplane’s avionics (ADS-B?), an interactive presentation by our own Marty Papanek will use an actual flying club’s experience to illustrate the entire process. Research, trade off considerations, the bidding process and making final selections will be highlighted and discussed to, hopefully, assist you in getting all that cool [...]

Visit Poplar Grove’s “Jenny” project

2019-03-04T17:54:43-05:00March 9th, 2019|Tags: |

Join us for a Fly-out/Drive-out trip out to Poplar Grove to visit with Don Perri and check out the latest developments on the Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny”replica being built in EAA Chapter 1414’s hangar. Afterwards, we’ll refuel at the Hydeout Bar & Grill( in Poplar Grove. We’ll be car/plane pooling, as available, departing from Galt at 9am on Saturday [...]

How An Aircraft Partnership Can Make Flying Affordable

2019-01-26T12:20:50-05:00February 9th, 2019|Tags: |

Have you ever dreamed about owning your own airplane? Has the cost of ownership kept you from pursuing that dream? An aircraft partnership could be the way to get over that hurdle! Chapter member Marty Papanek will lead an interactive discussion of partnerships as a way to lower the costs of buying and owning [...]

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 [...]