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President’s Cockpit: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

As we close the year 2014, we open a New Year – and this one is particularly special! In 2015, we celebrate our 50th year as an EAA Chapter. The chapter will be left in good hands this coming year … Continue reading

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EAA’s Ford Tri-motor Arrives At KCUB

EAA’s Ford tri-motor arrived at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB) this morning around 10:30 a.m. It transitioned to here from its last stop at Monroe, NC. The pilot, Colin Soucy, and co-pilot, Rich Desjardins, artfully directed the tri-motor into a … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: March 1, 2013

After several months (or was it years?) our chapter blog has a new calendar. It was created from Google Calendars and is much more functional than the one we had a good while back. It allows for repeating events without … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: Awards BBQ Review

We kicked off our 48th year as a chapter with our Awards BBQ on Saturday, January 26, 2013. We missed many of our chapter members that were not there but had a good turn out. Sixty plus members were present … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: December 31, 2012

By Tom Roberts Happy birthday to Mike Hoover whose birthday is New Years eve. It is also the eve of his first day in the hot seat and my last in it. I can not think of anyone better to … Continue reading

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Presidend’s Cockpit: December 4, 2012

Lots of things have happened since I last wrote. My brother, Don and I got our RV-4 project to the paint shop for a coat of primer. We decided to fly it in primer first. Not because we are in … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: September 27, 2012

Bo Bowman of Angel Flight just called me and asked if any of us could possibly help out with their Young Eagles Rally this coming Saturday, September 29, 2012. I know it is very short notice, and he apologizes for … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: September 11, 2012

It is time to select our next year’s officers. I have served five and a half years and my time is up. I have not been able to accomplish all that I wished I could. I never said I would … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: September 5, 2012

We had a very successful South Carolina Breakfast Club (SCBC) last Sunday morning, September 2, 2012, at Columbia Metro Airport (KCAE). The weather was excellent if a bit warm and we had a good turnout of about 65 people. We … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: August 28, 2012

Congratulations to Mike Hoover on his first flight of N194MH, his Van’s RV-9A this last Sunday evening, August 26, 2012. All went well. Mike has been building 4MH for the last nine and a half years, so I know he … Continue reading

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