Gathering Recap

Galt Traffic – October 2018

2018-10-02T17:54:12+00:00October 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Harmony with the Wind by Jerry Thomas, EAA Chapter 932 Editor It has been said that the best way to learn to fly is in a sailplane, where power is provided only by air currents and gravity, and a pilot learns the fundamentals of flight with an incomparable clarity. In a [...]

Galt Traffic – September 2018

2018-09-04T04:22:31+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Flying Further: Crossing Borders by Deena Schwartz, EAA Chapter 932 For an experienced pilot, crossing a border might not be much of a challenge. But, for a new aviatrix, it’s a very big deal! This past year, I’ve looked for any reason to fly: I took my husband hours away for a pancake [...]

Galt Traffic – July 2018

2018-07-02T00:14:26+00:00July 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

It's Crop Dusting Season! At one time or another, most of us airplane types have paused along a rural road to watch a farm field being dusted by an ag plane. Occasionally, our own Galt Airport is used by area dusting operators as a staging area. The tarmac between the runway [...]

Galt Traffic Online: May 2018

2018-05-03T20:13:40+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Bright Future When an emergency situation developed on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, Captain Tammie Jo Shults responded as a true Pilot-In-Command. Years of training and experience combined with sound judgement and a striking presence-of-mind, enabled her to bring 148 souls back to earth safely after a catastrophic [...]

Galt Traffic Online: April 2018

2018-04-04T21:23:17+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

President’s Report Greetings EAA 932 Members, Our board met for a regular business meeting on March 15th.  Minutes from the meeting are available from chapter secretary Paul Sedlacek.  We've been working hard to come up with some good activities for the coming months.  Keep an eye on our chapter [...]

AOPA’s General Aviation Update with Andy Miller

2018-03-17T10:31:17+00:00February 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

At our February 10 Chapter Gathering, EAA 932 was pleased to host guest speaker and fellow EAA member, Mr. Andy Miller from the Aircraft Owner’s and Pilot’s Association (AOPA). In his capacity as the AOPA’s Great Lakes Ambassador, Andy covers six states...in the air when he can, and on the ground [...]

Birds of Prey Presentation and Recognition Dinner

2018-01-19T18:00:27+00:00January 19th, 2018|Tags: , , |

We had a neat program at Galt on Saturday January 13th. The Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education Foundation put on a great show in our maintenance shop at Galt. They brought along a variety of raptors and owls for us see. The birds were tethered, and the director of the foundation gave us [...]

A Salute to Our Veterans

2018-01-12T21:27:44+00:00December 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

While this Veteran’s Day may not have been a perfect day to fly, inside the Galt Airport Studio building, it was a great day to hear three veterans tell their stories! After an opening welcome to the Veteran’s Day gathering, EAA Chapter 932’s President, Arnie Quast, introduced Parker Johnston, who [...]