EAA Chapter 25

A Community of Aviation Enthusiasts in the Twin Cities

EAA Chapter 25 October Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 10:16 am on Saturday, October 12, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 10/16/2019.  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at the south end of Hotel Lane at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. Potluck BBQ begins at 6 pm, business meeting at 7 pm followed by a presentation beginning at 7:30 pm.

This month’s presenter is Justin Hickson, President, IAC (International Aerobatic Club) Chapter 78. He will be talking about IAC activities.

Bring a dish to pass and a $5 contribution in the Donation Can at the end of the pot luck table to cover the Chapter cost of the meat, beverages and staples. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, October 16 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Saturday, October 19 – Young Eagle rides event, 9am – noon, BSAEC
  • Saturday, November 16 – Young Eagle rides event, 9am – noon, KLVN
  • Sunday, November 17 – Chapter Banquet, 5:30pm – 9pm, Royal Cliff Banquet Hall
  • Wednesday – November 20 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC

“Don’t worry about the overall importance of the problem; work on it if it looks interesting. I think there’s a sufficient correlation between interest and importance.”
David Blackwell,
statistician, mathematician and first African-American inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

EAA Chapter 25 June Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 8:17 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 6/19/2019.  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. Potluck BBQ begins at 6 pm, business meeting at 7 pm followed by a presentation beginning at 7:30 pm. This month’s presenter is Stan Ross with EFX Applied Technology www.efxappliedtech.com. Stan has designed and developed a personal alert system to warn of danger zones while around aircraft. Bring a dish to pass and $5 to cover Chapter cost for the meat and staples. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, June 19 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Sunday, July 14 – Lakeville Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 8am – noon, KLVN
  • Wednesday, July 17 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Thursday – Sunday, July 18 – 21 – Pietenpol Fly-In, Brodhead, WI
  • Saturday, July 20 – Young Eagles Event, 9am – noon, BSAEC
  • Monday – Sunday, July 22 – 28 – AirVenture, Oshkosh

“I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be — and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth.”
Lady Gaga,
singer, actress, Academy Award-winning songwriter and first artist to log more than 1 billion YouTube views

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

EAA Chapter 25 May, 2019 Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 3:02 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 5/15/2019.  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. Potluck BBQ begins at 6 pm, business meeting at 7 pm followed by two presentations beginning at 7:30 pm. Bring a dish to pass and $5 to cover Chapter cost for the meat and staples. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome!

The first presentation will be led by member Gene Poole. Gene has some students coming who will be bring the wind tunnel they built as well as a couple of other projects they have worked on. The purpose is to showcase the AOPA high school curriculum they have begun at their school and to receive feedback from Chapter 25 members about how they might improve their wind tunnel. This is the first year of the aviation program at the school. It is to be expanded further next year.

The second presenter will be Mark Korin with AOA Systems. AOA Systems makes angle of attack sensors and systems for aircraft as well as other products for aviation.

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, May 15 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Wednesday, May 18 – Young Eagles, 9am – noon, BSAEC

“No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived.”
Robert Sengstacke Abbott,
founder and editor of The Chicago Defender, the most widely circulated black newspaper in the US

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

EAA Chapter 25 April, 2019 Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 1:28 pm on Monday, April 15, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 4/17/2019.  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. The presenter will be Ken Reily with Lifeline Pilots.

The Chapter 25 grill gets fired up at 6 pm, a short business meeting will start at 7 pm with the speaker beginning at 7:30 pm. Bring a side dish to pass at the BBQ pot luck. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. 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, April 17 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Saturday, April 20 – Young Eagles, 9am – noon, BSAEC
  • Saturday, April 20 – EAA 745 Fly/Drive-in Coffee & Donuts, 9am – noon, BSAEC
  • Friday and Saturday, April 26 – 27 – Great MN Aviation Gathering, NEW LOCATION: Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE)
  • Wednesday, May 15 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Wednesday, May 18 – Young Eagles, 9am – noon, BSAEC

“Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.”
Anthony Burgess,
writer and composer

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

EAA Chapter 25 March, 2019 Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 1:09 pm on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 3/20/2019.  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. The presenter will be Mike Wilson, Manager Reliever Airports. He will give an update on the new hangar layout and development planned for Airlake and hopefully our new hangar.

The Chapter 25 grill gets fired up at 6 pm, a short business meeting will start at 7 pm with the speaker beginning at 7:30 pm. Bring a side dish to pass at the BBQ pot luck. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. 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, March 20 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Monday and Tuesday, March 25 and 26 – MN Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference, Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center; http://www.regonline.com/2432039
  • Wednesday, April 17 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Wednesday, April 20 – Young Eagles, 9am – noon, BSAEC
  • Friday and Saturday, April 26 – 27 – Great MN Aviation Gathering, NEW LOCATION: Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE)

“Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.”
Anthony Burgess,
writer and composer

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

EAA Chapter 25 February, 2019 Activities

Filed under: Uncategorized — kjohnson at 1:29 pm on Friday, February 15, 2019

This month’s Chapter meeting is on Wednesday, 2/20/2019  - This month’s meeting will be at our Chapter hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN. The presenter will be Mark Korin, owner of Alpha Systems AOA (angle of attack). The Alpha Systems produces an electronic AOA system utilizing a new pressure measurement technology which can be installed in most aircraft without any major modifications. They produce a full color Heads-Up-Display (HUD) so that real-time Angle of Attack can be seen when it is needed most, on top of the glare shield in the pilot’s peripheral vision. Mark is currently a VFR pilot, working on his IFR rating. Aside from work and flying, he makes time for another favorite hobby, inventing and making ideas into products. He is also Mayor of the City of Oak Grove, MN. Look up Alpha Systems AOA at: http://www.alphasystemsaoa.com.

The Chapter 25 grill gets fired up at 6 pm, a short business meeting will start at 7 pm with the speaker beginning at 7:30 pm. Bring a side dish to pass at the BBQ pot luck. The Chapter will furnish the meat, buns, beverages, condiments, hardware and napkins. 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, February 16 – Young Eagles Event, CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
  • Saturday, February 16 – Ch 745 Coffee and Donuts, Fly-Drive In, 9am – noon, Benson’s Airport (6MN9)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – Chapter Mtg, 6pm – 9pm, BSAEC
  • Monday and Tuesday, March 25 and 26 – MN Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference, Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center; http://www.regonline.com/2432039
  • Friday and Saturday, April 26 – 27 – Great MN Aviation Gathering, NEW LOCATION: Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE)

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.”
Thomas Paine,
Philosopher and Political Theorist

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 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.

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at: [email protected] for more information and directions.

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