Chapter Gathering

Thru a Controllers Eyes: How your actions affect Air Traffic Control

2020-02-13T16:52:33-06:00March 14th, 2020|Tags: |

Learn some ins and outs of navigating around Chicago’s airspace system.  This is your chance to interact with an Air Traffic Controller from Chicago TRACON. From a controller’s perspective, you will gain a better understanding of our Chicago Class B airspace. The presentation will focus on a brief overview of our local airspace from [...]

Drones ‘n Bones!

2020-01-10T16:52:47-06:00February 8th, 2020|Tags: |

Please join us for a presentation on the commercial and recreational aspects of multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.  Aerial Chicago, LLC will address the commercial (Part 107) side of drone flying. Then, members of the Skyknights Aeromodeling team will highlight the recreational aspects of drones and provide a demonstration of some fast and [...]

Kick Off Chapter Social

2019-10-27T15:00:31-05:00January 11th, 2020|Tags: |

Come join us for a buffet style dinner and chapter social! We will enjoy some good food, drinks, and hangar flying. Also celebrate the past year of chapter activities, and look ahead at the coming year. Where – Rustic Room at the Rusty Nail Saloon – Ringwood, IL Cost - $20.00 per person – [...]


2019-10-27T14:40:30-05:00December 31st, 2019|Tags: |

THERE WILL NOT BE A CHAPTER GATHERING FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER! While there will not be a chapter gathering during December, we hope you will join us in January for our annual chapter gathering kick-off event. Details will follow on the Events page of the Chapter website. On behalf of all of us [...]

ASI: Weather Accidents

2019-10-20T19:08:32-05:00November 9th, 2019|Tags: , |

Presented by Andy Miller, CFI, AOPA Great Lakes Ambassador Weather is often blamed as the cause of accidents when, in reality, it’s poor decision making that’s the culprit. Arm yourself to make the right weather choices at crucial moments before and during flight. Here’s what you’ll learn: • Why getting the big weather picture [...]

TODAY: Wright Brothers, Wrong Story

2019-10-12T07:28:10-05:00October 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

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, and made a living as bicycle mechanics have figured [...]