EAA Chapter 25

A Community of Aviation Enthusiasts in the Twin Cities

August 2014 Chapter 25 Activities

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 – Chapter 25 Meeting – For our Chapter meeting on August 20th, we are going to share debriefings from AirVenture and other fly-outs and aviation experiences members have participated in this summer. Greg Cardinal and Bob Poore have offered to start us off with their AirVenture stories. Then we will ask any other’s present to relate fun summer aviation-related adventures on an ad hoc basis. In addition, our Air Academy sponsee’s will be on hand to share their experiences.

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

May 2014 Chapter 25 Activities

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 – Chapter 25 Meeting – After our BBQ Pot Luck and a short business meeting, we will be going to the North Memorial helicopter hanger at 7:30 pm to view their equipment (presuming they are not needed for an emergency) and get an overview of their operations from Anne Horne and staff.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 and Sunday, June 1, 2014 – Discover Aviation Days at the Anoka-Blaine Airport – There will be lots of airplanes and activities. Always a fun time.

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

March 2014 Chapter 25 Activities

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Saturday, March 15, 2014 – Young Eagle Event – Contact Kris Olson, Young Eagles Coordinator, to volunteer to help with the Young Eagles. Ground crew workers are always needed. Kris will put you to work as a pilot’s assistant or as a teacher of aviation principles to kids.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 – Chapter 25 Meeting – We have a short EAA Chapter Video on EAA’s Advocacy Program and the Bearhawk LSA and then Plans Night. Bring a pot luck dish to share.

Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, 2014 – First Annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering – The Minnesota Pilots Association is hosting this event at the Golden Wings Air Museum at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE). You can register for the MN Pilot’s Assoc. and get more information about the organization and the Aviation Gathering at http://www.mnpilots.org. The Minnesota Pilots Association’s aim is to serve as an organization which brings together members of EAA, AOPA, flying clubs, 99′s, etc., in order to generate a more active voice in matters pertaining to pilots and general aviation in Minnesota.

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

February 2014 Chapter 25 Activities

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Saturday, February 15, 2014 – Young Eagle Event – Contact Kris Olson, Young Eagles Coordinator, to volunteer to help with the Young Eagles. Ground crew workers are always needed. Kris will put you to work as a pilot’s assistant or as a teacher of aviation principles to kids.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – Chapter 25 Meeting – In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, we will have a Post WWII Air Force Airplane Identification and Fun Facts Game Night at our Chapter Meeting on the 19th this month. Come prepared for the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Bring a pot luck dish to share.

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

January 2014 Chapter Activities

Filed under: Upcoming Events — kjohnson at 1:58 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 – Chapter 25 Meeting – We are going to have a double treat at our Chapter meeting on the 15th this month to start off another exciting year in aviation. First, instructor Dan Lutgen, and two students, Brandon and Leah, from the Canby High School Aviation Dept. will tell us how they won the General Aviation Manufacturer Association (GAMA) virtual aviation design challenge. This earned them an expenses paid trip to the Glasair manufacturing plant in Arlington, WA where they built two airplanes in two weeks under Glasair’s two weeks to taxi (TWTT) program.

Second, Dr. Randle S. Corfman is coming to teach us “Survival Medicine for Aviators”, which is important for winter flying. Randy is president of the newly formed Minnesota Pilots Association whose aim is to serve as an organization which brings together members of EAA, AOPA, flying clubs, 99′s, etc., in order to generate a more active voice in matters pertaining to pilots and general aviation in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pilots Association is hosting the First Annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at the Golden Wings Air Museum on March 21-22, 2014, to which Chapter 25 members are invited, so reserve these dates on your calendars. Dr. Corfman is an AME and can bring us up to date on the medical certification process. Randy is a member of Chapter 237 at Anoka. All who attend will receive FAAST credit under the Wings program.

Saturday, January 18, 2014 – Young Eagle Event – Contact Kris Olson, Young Eagles Coordinator, to volunteer to help with the Young Eagles. Ground crew workers are always needed. Kris will put you to work as a pilot’s assistant or as a teacher of aviation principles to kids.

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

December Chapter Activities

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Sunday, December 8, 2013 – Ch. 25 Holiday Party – The Ch. 25 Holiday Party is this Sunday, December 8, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Dick and Joan Navratil’s home, 1415 Skiles Lane, Arden Hills, MN, 55112. All members and spouses or a friend are invited to attend. Hors d’oeuvres and coffee, soft drinks and water will be served. Feel free to bring some beer or wine to share. Since December is so busy, this holiday gathering replaces our regular Chapter meeting. There will not be a meeting at the BSAEC on Wed., Dec. 18, 2013. We hope to see you all at Dick and Joan Navratil’s this Sunday! Pass the word to other Ch. 25 members.

Directions to the Ch. 25 Christmas Party at Dick and Joan Navratil’s
From the south, go north on 35W to exit 26, proceed 0.8 mi. east on County Road E2 W, turn right on Old US 10, proceed south 0.9 mi to Skiles Lane, turn left and proceed east 350 ft. to 1415 Skiles Lane.

Alternative: We are 3 mi north of Rosedale. Take Snelling Ave. (Hwy 51) north to Co Rd E. Then west to Old Snelling Ave. Take a left, third street on left, then third house on the left.

Friday, December 13, 2013 – The Airlake FBO Christmas Party – The Airlake FBO is having a Christmas Party on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 5 pm – 9 pm at the FBO. Everyone is welcome to enjoy an evening with fellow pilots and friends. The FBO is providing light appetizers and refreshments. Put this on your calendar. Let’s show our support of the FBO by attending.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 – Young Eagle Event – Contact Bill Brown, Young Eagles Coordinator, to volunteer to help with the Young Eagles. Ground crew are always needed. Bill will put you to work as a pilot’s assistant or as a teacher of aviation principles to kids.

Wednesday Evenings*, – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 President, at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

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