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Galt Traffic – August 2018

2018-08-14T21:08:15+00:00August 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+00:00October 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

2017-09-16T22:01:10+00:00August 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+00:00July 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 [...]

Welding Workshop

2017-09-16T21:50:33+00:00June 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

On May 24, chapter members Paul Sedlacek and Brian Spiro hosted a welding workshop in the maintenance shop at Galt. The gathering was very informative, & participants learned some basic theory and technique involved in welding. Paul and Brian explained the various types of equipment, metallurgy, welding techniques, and overall safety. They set up [...]

Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

2017-09-16T20:54:31+00:00April 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

On March 4th, suspects and attendees met at the Galt Airport Speakeasy (AKA the aircraft maintenance shop) to listen to the reading of the Last Will and Testament of the late, Mr. Sam Bucca. After some attempted assignations, a poisoning, and some sleuthing, the killer was discovered. A roaring good time was had by all! [...]