Monthly Archives: June 2012

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My Trip To Vernonia

By Eduardo Irizarry Early January 2012, getting close to finishing my RV-7 at Owens Field, after four years of mostly satisfying work, along with some frustrating moments and exasperating events, I started thinking about transition training in order to fly … Continue reading

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June 2012 Young Eagles Report

Again, like May, in June we had two young eagles dates. A small one on June 2nd and our regular one on June 9th. Our total for June turned out to be 37 a good month. Our YTD total is … Continue reading

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Gamecocks, Indiana, Family Reunion, and Clingmans Dome

The College World Series (CWS) was in full swing as the family and I departed Columbia at 0’early hundred Thursday morning, June 21, 2012, bound for Reynolds, Indiana, for Pam’s folks family reunion. Reynolds is located about 30 minutes north … Continue reading

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Walters Thunder Mustang Update

We had to separate the fuselage from the wings on the Thunder Mustang. George will be carrying the two parts separately to the paint shop. It was a big job to separate them. We don’t plan to do that again! … Continue reading

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Girls In Science Day Event Promotes Young Eagles

By Carolyn Donelan Challenger Learning Center had a booth at the Girls In Science Day event sponsored by the State Museum on June 15, 2012. We distributed flyers about Young Eagles to approximately 120 youths. They were really excited about … Continue reading

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DAR Presents At General Membership Meeting

On Saturday, June 16, 2012, Lewis Blackwell, a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR), gave a riveting presentation at our general membership meeting. Mr. Blackwell explained the five steps of the certification process that homebuilders need to follow to obtain airworthiness certificates … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Trip: A Wings And Wheels Air Festival Review

A week and a half ago, June 2, 2012, Ski and I had a very nice day together. We decided to drive my restored (20 years ago by me) 1966 Mustang to Fairfield County Airport (KFDW) to the Wings & … Continue reading

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Minutes of the June 2012 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. ATTENDING: Ken Harrell, Melinda Harrell, Mike Hoover, Rick Morse, Xen Motsinger, Tom Roberts and Bob Stearns TREASURER: No changes. The revised budget has been completed. We have enough cash to fund … Continue reading

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EAA 242 Will Host Airport Commission Meeting On July 9, 2012

EAA Chapter 242 has invited the Richland County Airport Commission to hold their meeting scheduled for July 9, 2012, at the SAC. The Commission normally holds their meetings which are open to the public at the FBO building at Jim … Continue reading

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Wings & Wheels Air Festival Saturday, June 2 at FDW

Come to FDW, Winnsboro, Sat June 2nd, 10-2 PM The EAA242 flyers based at FDW invite you to drop in and join us Saturday. Look around at airplanes, old cars and other stuff brought here for the day. You know … Continue reading

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