Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Young Eagles Efforts Continue To Bear Fruit: An Open Letter To EAA Chapter 242

From Greg Toppi, a fellow 242’er and past Air Academy student. Greg is now attending Embry-Riddle and holds a Private Pilot’s certificate and has flown several Young Eagles. Greg is currently pursuing an Instrument rating. Hey 242, This is Greg, … Continue reading

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October 2012 Young Eagles Report

Weather was great on October 13th so we had a good young eagles day. This was a special occasion in conjunction with the Free To be Me Foundation and we were prepared to host 30 or more families with ties … Continue reading

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Dan Heath and KR-2 Blackbird Fly “The SCBC Mission” To Sumter

Every two weeks in South Carolina, on Sunday morning, people from all over the state and a few from bordering states, get up early and fly to a designated location to have breakfast. This has been going on since 1938, … Continue reading

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‘Thanks Chapter 242′ From Free To Be Me’s Mike Roberson

An email from Mike Roberson of Free To Be Me Chapter 242, I can not thank you enough for the hospitality and hard work you all put in to make the Free To Be Me Event a success! At first … Continue reading

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My Trip To The 40th Anniversary KR Gathering

By Dan Heath I have been working for the last two years to install a Corvair engine, to replace the VW that it was running for over 100 hours. Because this engine is a bit heavier than the VW, I … Continue reading

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Minutes of the October 2012 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. ATTENDING: Gerry Biehl, Jim Herpst, 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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WWII Veterans Re-Visit Ft. Benning Aboard C-47

By Ron Shelton, photos by Niall McLaughlin On Thursday, October 4, 2012, several area veterans traveled to Fort Benning, Georgia, to visit and tour the Airborne School Museum. They were flown to Fort Benning aboard a C-47 owned and piloted … Continue reading

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EAA VAA Chapter 3 Vintage Fall Fly-In Oct. 4-7 Camden

October 4-7, 2012 EAA VAA Chapter 3 Vintage Fall Fly-In Woodward Field Airport (KCDN) Camden, SC EAA – VAA Chapter 3

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