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Awards and Accolades

2021-03-29T22:03:08-05:00March 29th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Chapter Member Pete Novak receives the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Although Pete Novak is a relatively new member/hangar tenant of our chapter and  Galt Airport, he has been enriched by the greater aviation community for many decades. Pete started his journey in aviation back in 1969 when he did his first solo. [...]

Member Profiles

2021-03-27T21:22:05-05:00March 25th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Stephanie McClelland's C150 Restoration Project Last year, Stephanie McClelland, 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 [...]

Scholarship News

2021-03-18T11:32:40-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

2020 Ray Aviation Scholar getting ready for checkride! In June 2020, EAA HQ approved a $10,000 Ray Aviation flight training scholarship for Michael Karm, a McHenry West High School senior. As a chapter host of the Ray Aviation Scholarship program , EAA chapter 932 is tasked with mentoring student pilots in an effort to [...]

Galt Traffic – August 2018

2018-08-14T21:08:15-05:00August 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of EAA932's Own Receives Award at This Year's AirVenture EAA's AirVenture 2018 is closed out and packed away. Some final numbers are listed in the sidebar, but it would be interesting to know how many actual steps were taken by visitors during the event. Chapter 932 was represented by all [...]

Night Fly-Out & Aviation Decision Making Seminar

2017-12-04T19:35:23-06:00October 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

We had another good month here at Galt Airport. At our September Chapter gathering, we sponsored an FAA FAASTeam Safety Seminar put together by chapter members Jean Forni and Beth Rehm. The seminar was very well attended, and the presentation was excellent. Their program covered practical tips for night flying, [...]

JB Aviation’s Newest Instructor

2021-02-18T16:44:45-06:00August 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Kurt grew up in Cary, IL and first got bit by the aviation bug at a very young age. His house was under an O’Hare flight path and he was fascinated with watching the big jets fly over. Kurt’s first ride in a small airplane was actually at a Young Eagles Rally at 1ØC [...]

Barnstormer’s Day

2017-09-16T21:51:47-05:00July 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

June slipped by us pretty darn fast. Enjoy summer while we have it! I will have to say that once again our chapter has accomplished some amazing teamwork. We blew Barnstormer Day out of the water this year with record attendance, and for once, we had some palatable weather. Our hat is off to [...]

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