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October 2014 Young Eagles Report: A Good Day

By Ron Shelton 
Good day except not enough aircraft. We flew 47 kids but our participating pilots were much overworked. Pilots participating were Harry Bous, Ron Johnson, David Nieves, Phil Pesek and Don Purcell. We now have 380 year to … Continue reading

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February 2014 Young Eagles Report: February Worked Better

January young eagles was rained out. February looked like it might rain but it did not. Off to a slow, start we flew 30 kids – all had really neat experiences. Ten of the kids were from Scout Troop 37. … Continue reading

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July 2013 Young Eagles Report: Another Weather Disruption

By Ron Shelton Weather was again a problem on our regular July fly date and we only managed to add 2 young eagles that day. We had a 2nd event day on July 11 with the Project Talk Summer Camp … Continue reading

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April 2013 Young Eagles Report: Now Past 10,000!

Productive Month! At our first Young Eagles event in April we flew twenty-seven. We needed 26 to make 10,000 – so we are now past 10,000! Later in April we participated in a Yes rally at Pelion AP. Chapter 242 … Continue reading

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December 2012 Young Eagles and End of Year Report

By Ron Shelton The weather was foggy on our regular date so things got off to a slow start. This was the 4th occasion for weather problems this year and that has impacted our results. We did get to fly … Continue reading

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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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‘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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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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September 2012 Young Eagles Report

EAA242 did add a few young eagles in September but we again had obstacles. We could only operate for about an hour due to TSA for an early football game, and, one group we were expecting didn’t come so we … Continue reading

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Air Academy 2012 Student Presents At September Meeting

Erika Sineath, one of the two students EAA Chapter 242 sponsored for Air Academy 2012, gave her presentation at our September general membership meeting. Erika prepared a Powerpoint presentation and her dad help during the presentation advancing the slides. She … Continue reading

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