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Vans RV-1 Visits Columbia – Part One

On Saturday, April 7, 2012, I was in my hangar working away on my Vans RV-9A project when I heard my scanner erupt with exciting news. A “flight of two” reported approaching from the south and was setting up on … Continue reading

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8th Annual Palmetto RV Fly-In Review

EAA Chapter 242 hosted it’s eighth annual Palmetto RV Fly-In on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB) in downtown Columbia, SC. The weather turned out to be ideal for the fly-in and the day was spectacular. … Continue reading

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EAA’s Rod Hightower Speaks To Area Aviators

On Thursday, February 9, 2012, EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower visited Columbia to speak to local aviators as part of his Grassroots Pilot Tour. Mr. Hightower had spoken earlier in the day to attendees at the South Carolina Aviation … Continue reading

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EAA’s President and CEO Rod Hightower Grass Roots Tour in Columbia, SC February 9, 2012

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower Grass Roots Tour Coming To Columbia You are invited to join EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower and EAA Chapter 242 for a fun, informative evening. We’ll be talking about … Continue reading

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EAA President Rod Hightower To Visit Columbia

EAA President Rod Hightower is slated to speak during a visit to Columbia on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Mr. Hightower’s visit to Columbia will follow his speaking engagement during the 2012 SCAA Annual Conference being held in Myrtle Beach from … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of Columbia Army Air Base Reunion set for December 3, 2011

Military and civilian personnel sought for 70th anniversary observance and day of remembrance December 3, 2011 Khaki sleeves, along with civilian white, gray, and plaid sleeves, were rolled up during WWII for work toward the common goal of freedom, and … Continue reading

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September 2011 Young Eagles Report

EAA 242 pilots and volunteers provided 57 YEs with the gift of flight at our September young eagles event. A few were flown earlier for a total of 60 in September. Pilots participating were: Al Beard, Paul Carter, Brian Christiano, … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit

We had a whirlwind two days, but we pulled off a great weekend. We all worked very hard. I think I used up all of Melinda Harrill’s vacation time chopping tomatoes and onions. The Friday night drop-in was an overwhelming … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit

The month of March is coming to an end, but it continues to be a busy month. The first event was not really a chapter undertaking, but we all welcomed the arrival of Annabelle Hart Foster on March 4th. Ken … Continue reading

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Chapter helps with community outreach program at KCUB

We had about 60 kids from Condor and Forest Lake elementary schools visit the airport on Thursday, March 10, 2011. We had four aircraft on display: the Bell Jet Ranger of the RIchland County Sheriff’s Department attended by Sheriff’s Deputy, … Continue reading

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