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Galt Traffic – November 2018

2018-11-02T07:53:13+00:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Boy Scout Aviation Weekend Campout at Galt by Paul Sedlacek, EAA Chapter 932 Secretary On the weekend of October 20th, Galt Airport played host to Boy Scout Troop 303 from Burlington, Wisconsin. It was humbling that out of 49 choices presented to the scouts earlier in the year, they [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]