Chapter Leadership

Grass Roots Galt – Chapter Member George Richardson

2023-02-24T13:36:43-06:00September 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

Flying was deep rooted in my family. Growing up my family owned a Piper Tri-Pacer, and my uncle trained pilots in P-38 Lightning’s during World War II. I had steady access to the Tri-Pacer, and I enjoyed learning to fly in it. I took lessons during summer breaks from college at the University of Illinois. [...]

Chapter Help Wanted!

2023-02-24T13:36:44-06:00September 1st, 2022|Tags: |

Become a Leader in Aviation Nominations are now underway for two positions in our chapter leadership.  Additionally, we are in need of a Chapter News Editor.  Serving as a leader and doing volunteer work for our chapter is a very fulfilling experience. The following positions are open to nominations for our upcoming chapter election [...]

Grass Roots Galt – Washington Island Fish Boil Flyout Recap

2023-02-24T13:36:45-06:00August 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

On Saturday July 16th Chapter 932 had a flyout scheduled to Washington Island, WI. We planned to attend the Lion’s Club annual fish boil. George and Wendy Richardson were the only chapter members that made the event because they left Galt a day early.  Due to low IFR conditions across southern and central Wisconsin [...]

Young Eagles Update – New Young Eagles Coordinator

2023-02-24T13:36:45-06:00August 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

Mike Land Hello!  I’m Mike Land, the new Young Eagles coordinator for Chapter 932. My hope is to continue the work for which Daniela Knoll and Bill Tobin have had so much success. I’d also like to enhance the program by using some of the new tools that EAA has given us. We would [...]

Grass Roots Galt – Meet JT

2023-02-24T13:36:47-06:00June 29th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Ed Moricoli Scholarship Update: About G’dang Time!! Grass Roots Galt Edition by JT Thuma In 2018, I received the Ed Moricoli Flight Training Scholarship. I was pumped. I started doing ground school with Justin Cleland and flying with Josh at JB. We flew throughout the spring and summer and by the end of [...]

Update on 2021 Ray Scholar Chase Kocken

2023-02-24T13:36:50-06:00May 31st, 2022|Tags: , , |

The day has finally arrived! On Wednesday, the 11th of this month, I successfully passed the Private Pilot checkride with DPE Jim Bair! It has certainly been a long time coming, but I’m glad to have endured the private pilot journey with so much support around me. I know my aviation journey doesn’t end here, [...]

Grass Roots Galt – A Super Spying Cessna 206!

2023-02-24T13:37:31-06:00May 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Every now and then some very unique airplanes visit us here at Galt Airport.  On Saturday, April 17, I was hanging out in the Galt FBO, and noticed a plain white Cessna 206 pull up to the gas pump.  What caught my eye about this airplane was not only its all-white paint job, [...]

Project 150 Update

2023-02-24T13:37:33-06:00March 31st, 2022|Tags: , , |

Stephanie McClellan's C150 Restoration Project Last year, Stephanie McClellan, JB Aviation's Aircraft Maintenance Administrator, took on a forlorn C150 airframe ... we started following her project and her story appeared in the October 2020  issue of Galt Traffic. We are excited to continue to share her progress! To recap, this airplane story began [...]

Grass Roots Galt – Hang Gliding in LAX

2023-02-24T13:37:33-06:00March 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , |

"Hang Gliding in LA"  by Arnie Quast For many years I have enjoyed bike riding along the beaches of Los Angeles during my airline  layovers.  Near our crew hotel lies a stretch of city beaches known as the “Strand”.  This beachfront extends from Redondo Beach northward up toward Marina del Rey. A bike [...]

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