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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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Moonpie II Visits The Spa

By Robert Cutter Incubation time for Moonpie II was about 7-3/4 years. Just after her first birthday, aka annual condition inspection, she went for a spa visit. Gail and I had agreed on a paint scheme, visited a painter in … Continue reading

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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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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 242 2015 Officers Elected

At our chapter meeting on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the SAC, the new officers for 2015 were elected. After a call for nominations, where none were brought forth, a motion was made and the nominating committee’s recommended nominees were … Continue reading

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Thunder Mustang Gets Airworthiness Certificate

After years of hard work, George and Lucy Walters’ Thunder Mustang project is now officially an airplane. DAR Vic Syracuse from the Atlanta area flew in early Sunday morning, November 2, 2014 to inspect the airplane. After a thorough inspection … Continue reading

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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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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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