Gathering Recap

B-17 G Model Presentation Recap

2023-11-30T17:22:10-06:00November 30th, 2023|Tags: |

Chapter Gathering Recap Ken and Lorraine Morris delivered a captivating presentation on September 9th, shedding light on the remarkable B-17 G model. After flying into Galt Airport, they both shared a bit about themselves and impressed everyone in the room with their knowledge and piloting skills. Ken became an aircraft commander and has accumulated 38,000 [...]

Project Eagles Nest Recap

2023-05-01T16:05:12-05:00May 1st, 2023|Tags: |

We had a really neat chapter gathering on Saturday, April 8th. A preview of our chapter activities taking place over the next few months was shared with attendees. Status of the Young Eagles Build and Fly was given, and awards for the RC building trainers were given out. Similar awards were given to the [...]

Gathering Recap – Lake Geneva Balloon Company

2023-05-01T16:28:21-05:00April 1st, 2023|Tags: , |

Our March gathering featured greeting new members, highlighting upcoming events, and soliciting of members for ideas for future activities and presentations. Our featured guest at the gathering was John Trione from the Lake Geneva Balloon Company.  He gave a great presentation about his company and the excitement of taking a flight in a hot air [...]

Gathering Recap – Paul Maloy

2023-03-01T16:10:43-06:00March 1st, 2023|Tags: , |

At the February gathering, we had the privilege of having Paul Maloy from EAA headquarters make a visit to Galt Airport. He presented to the members the history and benefits of the AeroEducate program, which contains powerful free on-line learning programs for kids who are school ages K-12. They include learning sessions, quizzes, and [...]

Gathering Recap – Ice & Winter Flying

2023-02-24T13:35:17-06:00December 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

November Chapter Gathering Recap On November 12 we had a really neat chapter gathering. Our guest was Lou Wipotnik, CFI. Lou is a really neat guy. He is 83 years old, and still very active in flying. With over 16,000 hours of experience, he holds an impressive array of pilot ratings, and was recognized [...]

The Curtis Jenny Visits Galt Airport

2023-02-24T13:35:19-06:00November 1st, 2022|Tags: , |

Our October 8th chapter gathering was very special. If you were unable to attend, you missed out on a really neat experience. Our friends from EAA Chapter 1414 at Poplar Grove, and the Wings and Wheels Museum flew their Curtiss Jenny restoration aircraft to Galt Airport. The Jenny was piloted by Tim Gallagher, and the [...]

Soaring at Hinckley Field

2023-02-24T13:36:42-06:00October 1st, 2022|Tags: , |

Chapter Gathering Recap - Soaring at Hinckley Field On September 10 our chapter traveled to Hinckley Airport in Hinkley, IL to visit the Windy City Soaring Association. This trip was a follow up to Joe Nemec’s presentation on glider flying given at our April chapter gathering. The weather was beautiful, and fifteen of our chapter [...]

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