Monthly Archives: July 2012

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July 2012 Young Eagles Report

Like May and June we had planned to have two young eagles events in July. The first, held at Pelion Airport, went great on July 7th. Thirty-five young eagles were flown there. On our regular Young Eagles day, July 14th, … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: July 18, 2012

As many of you know by now, my lovely wife, Ski, has been given the 2012 Young Eagles Ground Support Volunteer award. This is a major award. She was selected from all the nominees from the entire planet. I first … Continue reading

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Minutes of the July 2012 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. ATTENDING: Ken 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 the club … Continue reading

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242’er Wins EAA National 2012 Young Eagles Award

EAA Chapter 242’er Jean “Ski” Roberts has won the EAA 2012 Young Eagles Ground Support Volunteer Award. Ski plans to attend the Wednesday evening, July 25, 2012 Young Eagle banquet at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh to receive this prestigious and … Continue reading

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A Charleston Wedding, The Citadel, CSS H.L. Hunley, And Shem Creek

Like most guys, weddings are not my favorite activity. But as far as weddings go, this was a good one. We actually missed the ceremony itself which didn’t matter to me, but Ski was in tears over it. The wedding … Continue reading

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EAA Chapter 242 Holds Joint Effort Young Eagles Rally At Pelion

We had a great morning of Young Eagles rides at the Lexington County Airport (6J0) in Pelion. Police officer David Nieves had Sheriff Metz and some other personnel at the Young Eagles event. Most of our pilots are in the … Continue reading

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The Burtons Host a Splendid 4th Of July Celebration At The SAC

I had just left the concluded executive committee meeting held at the SAC Tuesday, July 3, 2012, and closed up my hangar for the night after a long hot day of working on my RV-9A, when Mac Burton called and … Continue reading

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Will Fly For Food

By Riley Morse It doesn’t look like an Italian restaurant but I’m salivating for a good Italian meal. I’m thinking about a big plate of spaghetti with spicy meat sauce topped with thin curls of freshly grated parmesan cheese or … Continue reading

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