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EAA Chapter 242 – Palmetto Sport Aviation to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Please join us on Saturday, August 22, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. as we celebrate EAA Chapter 242’s 50th Anniversary. Location: Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB) in downtown Columbia, SC.

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SCBC At KCUB Sunday, March 1, 2015

The South Carolina Historic Aviation Foundation is hosting the South Carolina Breakfast Club on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB), Hangar Y-1. This is the corporate hangar closest to the FBO. In the past we have … Continue reading

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2014 Awards Banquet Review

Photos by Tim Huebel EAA Chapter 242 held its annual awards banquet in a fitting, cozy setting on Saturday evening, January 24, 2015, in hangar Y-1 at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB). The festivities started with a reception as folks … Continue reading

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SCBC Sumter A Great Day!

EAA Chapter 242 volunteers descended upon Sumter Airport (KSMS) early Sunday morning, October 19, 2014, to help our fine neighbors, EAA Chapter 1456, with food service. The weather was absolutely great. It was a bit chilly with a light breeze … Continue reading

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September 2014 Young Eagles Report: No Fly Day – Two in a Row

By Ron Shelton Rainy/Cloudy prevented any flying on Saturday Morning September 13. Three young eagles were flown a few days earlier so added three for month. We now have 333 year to date. Our all time total is now 10687. … Continue reading

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Flying The US Air Force F-16 Flight Simulator

By Tom Roberts On August 15, 2014, I had a semi-rare experience. I was afforded the opportunity to fly the U.S. Air Force F-16 flight simulator. An F-16C block 50 simulator to be exact, and the most current USAF version … Continue reading

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IFR Equipment Required: A Look at FAA’s FAR 91.205

By Tom Roberts Recent discussions about all the Electronic Flight Information Systems available and their fantastic capabilities have begged the question, just what is required for IFR flight? Our RV-7A is a legal IFR airplane. It has one nav / … Continue reading

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Young Eagles Ground School Proposed

By Doug Oates I would like to Start a ground school for young eagles ages 15-17. The class will use Jeppessen Sanderson Books and ground school DVDs For the Private Pilot Certificate. The class can be taught on two Saturdays … Continue reading

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New 242’er Solos

By Doug Oates One of my students, Omar Brown Jr., a 23 year old Clemson Graduate with a degree in Computer Engineering, soloed on 18 June here at CUB. Initial Step to a flying career. An above average student may … Continue reading

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242’ers In Action: SAC Gets Needed Repairs

By Jim Herpst THE DOOR: a not so short story. The Front Door of the SAC holds much history. When the SAC was created once upon a time the door was installed swinging the wrong way. The prevailing westerly wind … Continue reading

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