Monthly Archives: August 2011

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AirVenture 2011 Reminiscence

I am not an annual EAA AirVenture attendee. My first journey to the Mecca of sport aviation was in 2007. It started as a husband to wife discussion after returning from the 2007 Sun N Fun, also a first. My … Continue reading

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August 2011 Young Eagles Report

EAA 242 pilots and volunteers provided 19 YEs with the gift of flight at our August young eagles events. We had two YEs rallies in August. On August 6 The Harvest Church came back for the fifth year of conducting … Continue reading

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Air Academy 2011 Students Offer Letters Of Thanks To EAA Chapter 242

Our two Air Academy 2011 students, Gregg Toppi and Nat Parish, have submitted letters of appreciation to the chapter. Gerry Biehl, our chapter Air Academy chairperson, forwarded the letters for our reading pleasure: Greg EAA Nat EAA

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President’s Cockpit

We had a great general membership meeting on Saturday, August 20, 2011. Attendance was a bit light. We are still having some communications problems. The reality is, we can only afford to contact people through e-mail. We are working on … Continue reading

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Minutes of the August 2011 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. ATTENDING: Mike Hoover, Rick Morse, Xen Motsinger TREASURER: Clubs bank account still appears sufficient to fund expenses for the remainder of the year. MEMBERSHIP: No changes noted.

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SCBC Review: Eagle Aviation at Columbia Metro (KCAE)

Thanks to all our chapter volunteers for your great efforts in making the SCBC at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (KCAE) on Sunday, August 7, 2011, a great success. It was a near perfect flying day, so there were several folks who … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit

Prez Sez, We finally completed the last phase of the “Clean Out.” A couple of months ago, a number of 242er’s cleaned out the room. The last phase was cleaning out the food trailer. We decided on July 23. We … Continue reading

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July Young Eagles Report

EAA 242 pilots and volunteers provided 29 YEs with the gift of flight at our July young eagles event. It was hot but the kids didn’t care and our faithful pilots made them all have a good time. Pilots participating … Continue reading

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EAA Chapter 242 Blog Goes Mobile

Check it out! Mobile phone functionality has been added to the EAA Chapter 242 blog. The software plugin for the online blog will detect most mobile devices and render the mobile version. Brevity is the key to serving mobile devices, … Continue reading

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Got Old Tires?

You may not remember us but Sue Scouten and I were 242 members for years until the Sumter EAA chapter started up. I am in the process of finishing a linear wildlife food plot which may have an occasional air … Continue reading

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