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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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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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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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First Flight Of N516RC

By Robert Cutter N516RC, #72779, RV 7, TW, Slider, flew for the first time at about 8 pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014. After 7-3/4 years of building by my wife (aka Moonpie) and me (aka RVRC), Moonpie II took … Continue reading

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Minutes of the April 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 11:25 AM on Saturday, 04/19/14 ATTENDING: Mike Hoover, Ron Shelton, Rick Morse, Jim Herpts, Harold Moxley, Xen Motsinger TREASURER: We have a proposal for some other investments for our cd money. This is being looked … Continue reading

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Moonpie II Has Wings!

By Robert Cutter Sunday afternoon, January 19, 2014, a group of fellow RV builders, pilots and family joined in to give Moonpie II ( our RV-7 project) its wings.  Those present and helping were James Clark who coordinated the effort, … Continue reading

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A Great Day

By Tom Roberts August 24 was a great day. Any day at an airport is a decent day, but some days simply transcend. In my somewhat brief time as a pilot, I have had several exceptionally great days and today … Continue reading

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