Monthly Archives: February 2012

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February 2012 Young Eagles Report

February proved too problematic with weather (wind) on our regular young eagles day. As of this writing we added only three young eagles this month. Allen Folger flew one and Greg Toppi added two. We had 40 youth scheduled so … Continue reading

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Just What Does It Cost To Run Palmetto Sport Aviation Association?

Just what does it cost to run Palmetto Sport Aviation Association? (About 70% of expenses are covered by dues. The other 30% are recovered from money paid at specific events.) Maybe you have not thought about it, but many may … Continue reading

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: A Pilots N Paws Rescue Adventure

This article was previously published in the May 2010 issue of EAA Chapter 242’s newsletter, CONTACT! It started when Cantzon Foster told me he was going to volunteer for Pilots N Paws, a volunteer organization for pilots whose purpose is … Continue reading

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EAA’s Rod Hightower Speaks To Area Aviators

On Thursday, February 9, 2012, EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower visited Columbia to speak to local aviators as part of his Grassroots Pilot Tour. Mr. Hightower had spoken earlier in the day to attendees at the South Carolina Aviation … Continue reading

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Minutes of the January 2012 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. ATTENDING: Gerry Beihl , Dan Heath, Mike Hoover, Rick Morse, Xen Motsinger, Tom Roberts, Ron Sheldon and Bob Stearns TREASURER: Revised budget has been completed. An increase our monthly cable TV … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: February 8, 2012

We have a rare opportunity tomorrow evening to express our concerns to one of a handful of people, Rod Hightower, president and CEO of the EAA, who can directly effect our future as pilots and aircraft owners. The EAA is … Continue reading

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EAA’s President and CEO Rod Hightower Grass Roots Tour in Columbia, SC February 9, 2012

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower Grass Roots Tour Coming To Columbia You are invited to join EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower and EAA Chapter 242 for a fun, informative evening. We’ll be talking about … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: February 2, 2012

The Holidays and the awards brunch are behind us and a new year is underway. We have several events lined up for February. First on the list is Super Bowl Sunday, February 5 at 6:30. In the past a group … Continue reading

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Winning The “Cold” War With Engine Preheaters

As the weather began to get cold this winter, I started to see and hear about different strategies for winning the Cold War. Not the Cold War against a major communist country that gave up in the 1980’s when they … Continue reading

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