EAA Chapter 25

A Community of Aviation Enthusiasts in the Twin Cities

EAA Ch. 25 September Activities

Filed under: Upcoming Events — kjohnson at 8:09 pm on Tuesday, September 6, 2016

September 21 – Our Chapter meeting this month is Wednesday evening, September 21st, at BSAEC, our chapter hangar at Airlake. James Aarestad is giving on presentation on air-to-air cinematography. Grill on at 6, meeting starts at 7. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

*Saturday, Sep 10 – Young Eagles (note that this is a one time change)
*Wednesday, Sep 21 – Chapter Meeting
*Saturday, Sep 24 – Young Eagles Event during Girls Avaiation Day at the Downtown St. Paul Airport Holman Field
*Sunday, Oct 9 – Annual Chapter Banquet at the Eagan Community Center – Social hour at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm; Presentation at 8:00 p.m. EAA’s Chris Henry will talk about their B-17 and stories from those who flew in her.
*Saturday, Oct 15 – Young Eagles Event
*Wednesday, Oct 19 – Chapter Meeting

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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.

EAA Ch. 25 August Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 9:54 am on Wednesday, August 17, 2016

August 17 – Our Chapter meeting this month is Wednesday evening, August 17th at BSAEC, our chapter hangar at Airlake. Chris Meyer and Cassandra Isackson will present “Test Pilot 101 – Returning Your Aircraft to Service” and discuss funding sources for MN airports. Grill on at 6, meeting starts at 7. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Wednesday, Aug 17 – Chapter Meeting
Saturday, Aug 20 – Young Eagles
Saturday, Sep 10 – Young Eagles (note that this is a one time change)
Wednesday, Sep 21 – Chapter Meeting
Saturday, Sep 24 – Young Eagles Event during Girls Avaiation Day at the Downtown St. Paul Airport Holman Field
Sunday, Oct 9 – Annual Chapter Banquet at the Eagan Community Center
Saturday, Oct 15 – Young Eagles Event
Wednesday, Oct 19 – Chapter Meeting

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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.

EAA Ch. 25 July Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 8:54 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

July 20 – Chapter meeting this month will NOT be at the BSAEC hangar at Airlake. It will be a project visit to see the BT-13 that Dale Johnson is involved with at the Anoka Co. – Blaine Airport (KANE).

The hangar at the Anoka Co. – Blane Airport is on Massachusetts Lane, which is one lane north of Bolduc Aviation Services. Members should use the SW Airport entrance off of 93rd Lane (Airport Road).

Here is a map link:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//45.13405,[email protected],-93.2200837,16.57z/data=!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Grill on time is 6:30 (1/2 hour later than usual). Meeting start is 7:30. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Thursday, July 21 – 24, Pietenpol Convention, Brodhead, WI
Monday, July 25th – Sunday July 31st, AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI
Wednesday, Aug 17 – Chapter Meeting
Saturday, Aug 20 – Young Eagles
Saturday, Sep 10 – Young Eagles (note that this is a one time change)
Wednesday, Sep 21 – Chapter Meeting
Saturday, Sep 24 – Young Eagles Event during Girls Avaiation Day at the Downtown St. Paul Airport Holman Field
Sunday, Oct 9 – Annual Chapter Banquet at the Eagan Community Center

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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.

EAA Chapter 25 June Activities

Filed under: Upcoming Events — kjohnson at 9:18 am on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

June 15 – Chapter meeting at the BSAEC Hangar – Our speaker will be Mike Wilson who is the MAC’s Airport Manager for Airlake. He will join us to discuss and take questions on what’s happening and planned for the airport. EAA Chapter News Videos will also be viewed if time permits.

Grill is on at 6:00 pm, meeting starts at 7:00 pm. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

June 18 – Young Eagles Event – Contact Kris Olson if you can serve as a pilot or ground crew member.

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Wednesday, June 15 Chapter Meeting
Saturday, June 18 Young Eagles
Saturday, July 16 Young Eagles
Wednesday, July 20 – Chapter Meeting
Thursday, July 21 – 24, Pietenpol Convention, Brodhead, WI
Monday, July 25th – Sunday July 31st, AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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.

EAA Chapter 25 May Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 10:04 am on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18 – Chapter meeting at the BSAEC Hangar – Our speaker will be local RV builder and flight instructor Tom Berge. Tom will give a presentation on Aircraft Electrical Systems.

Grill is on at 6:00 pm, meeting starts at 7:00 pm. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome.

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Saturday, May 21st, Young Eagles
Saturday, June 11, 11am-2pm Ch 25 60th Anniversary
Wednesday, June 15 Chapter Meeting
Saturday, June 18, Young Eagles
Thursday, July 21 – 24, Pietenpol Convention, Brodhead, WI
Monday, July 25th – Sunday July 31st, AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI

May 21 – Young Eagles Event – Contact Kris Olson if you can serve as a pilot or ground crew member.

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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.

EAA Chapter 25 April Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized,Upcoming Events — kjohnson at 8:47 pm on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

April 20 – Chapter meeting at the BSAEC Hangar – Our speaker will be Jim Aarestad, an aerial photographer from Buffalo, MN. He has invented a gyroscopically stabilized camera system for his Cessna so he can shoot perfectly smooth air to air cinematography of other aircraft in flight. He will talk about this system and the business he started called Air to Air Cinema.

Grill is on at 6:00 pm, meeting starts at 7:00 pm. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. Bring a side dish to pass. A $5 donation is suggested to cover the cost. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome.

April 29 & 30 – MN Pilots Association Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering – This is the 3rd year. Ch. 25 will again be sharing a booth with Ch. 237. Ch. 237 will be displaying the nose section of a B-25 they are helping to restore for EAA Oshkosh. We are asking Ch. 25 members to bring parts of the airplanes you are building along with pictures of your projects. We are co-sponsoring a Young Eagles Rally on Saturday. Pilots and ground crew members are needed. Many volunteers are needed to make this a successful event. Contact Craig Nelson or Pat Halligan if you can volunteer. This is a big and fun aviation event. Let’s hear MN Pilots Assoc. President Randy Corfman comment that Ch. 25 REALLY stepped up to the plate to help make this year’s event a huge success.

April 30 – Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet – Hyatt Regency Bloomington, 3200 East 81st Street, Bloomington, MN. Enter this link in your browser for more information:

http://www.mnaviationhalloffame.org/pdf/Induction-banquet-info-for-2016.pdf

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 Secretary and Membership Coordinator, 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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