Grass Roots Galt – A Super Spying Cessna 206!

2022-05-02T14:36:50-05:00May 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

2022-04-01T06:09:15-05:00March 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

2022-03-02T16:43:29-06:00March 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 [...]

Update on 2021 Ray Scholar Chase Kocken

2022-03-02T16:29:07-06:00March 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , |

An Update from Our Ray Scholar – Chase Kocken No flight up to this point has been more rewarding for me than my last solo cross-country. This flight’s purpose was to fulfill the 150+ nautical mile solo cross-country requirement, in addition to the 3 full-stop landings at a towered airport. I had been trying [...]

Update on 2021 Ray Scholar Chase Kocken

2022-01-31T15:57:36-06:00January 31st, 2022|Tags: , , |

An Update from Our Ray Scholar – Chase Kocken Hello fellow EAA Chapter members!  I’ve been ready for the 150 NM solo cross-country now for a few weeks, although unfortunately, the weather hasn’t been very cooperative and when it is, another problem such as a flat tire arises. Hopefully I will be able to [...]

Grass Roots Galt – A Visit to the Evergreen Museum

2021-12-29T17:41:32-06:00December 29th, 2021|Tags: , , |

A Visit to the Evergreen Museum by Eric Rehm A long, long time ago, when I was 15, I visited the Spruce Goose in Long Beach California.  I was fascinated with the huge eight engined behemoth of a flying boat which was, even in the ‘80s, steeped in legend and had only flown once.  [...]

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