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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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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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Minutes of the July 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting called to order at 12:15 p.m. PRESENT: Harold Moxley, Jim Herpst, Mike Hoover, Xen Motsinger, Ron Shelton, Reece Hall TREASURER: Money still in CDs +15000 COH $4572. Funds adequate through end of year. 127 members. YOUNG EAGLES: Donations to … Continue reading

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Update on Thunder Mustang “Carbon Copy”

By Lucy Walters George and I have been working on our Thunder Mustang project on and off since 1998. We can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. A Thunder Mustang is a ¾ scale P51 carbon … Continue reading

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Minutes of the June 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 11:00 AM on Saturday, 06/21/14 ATTENDING: Mike Hoover, Ron Shelton, Rick Morse, Harold Moxley, Xen Motzinger, Doug Oates, Bill Blythe, Bob Stearnes TREASURER: We have enough cash to finance until the end of … Continue reading

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Minutes of the May 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 11:00 AM on Saturday, 05/17/14 ATTENDING: Mike Hoover, Ron Shelton, Rick Morse, Jim Herpts, Harold Moxley, Xen Motsinger, Ken Harrell, Melinda Harrell, Dan Heath, Tony Mattioli TREASURER: Tony gave a presentation on capital … Continue reading

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