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2012: An Oshkosh Odyssey

By Tom Roberts By now, I think everyone knows that Ski was awarded the Young Eagles 2012 Outstanding Ground Volunteer award presented at Oshkosh (KOSH). Ron Shelton had called me a few weeks before, and said, “I have some good … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: August 2, 2012

Well, Ski and I are back. I flew her to Oshkosh to accept her award as the 2012 Young Eagles Ground Support Volunteer. I am so proud of her, I could burst. I am going to write a complete story … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: Vans RV-1 Oshkosh Tour Stop At KCUB this coming Saturday, April 14, 2012

Last Saturday, I had the rare honor of flying James Clark to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (KSAV) to retrieve Van’s very first aircraft design, the RV-1. I flew escort on the way back. It’s a lot slower than my RV-7A, … 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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AirVenture 2011 Reminiscence

I am not an annual EAA AirVenture attendee. My first journey to the Mecca of sport aviation was in 2007. It started as a husband to wife discussion after returning from the 2007 Sun N Fun, also a first. My … Continue reading

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Oshkosh AirVenture 2011 Room Reservations Interest Level Needed ASAP

If you are planning to go to Oshkosh AirVenture 2011, please let James Clark know ASAP. He is planning to reserve a block of rooms and needs to know about how many. This is not a firm commitment, but an … Continue reading

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2010 Air Academy Student Gives Chapter An Enlightening Review

On Saturday, August 21, 2010, at the monthly general membership meeting at the SAC, one of two students that EAA Chapter 242 and Selina Wolf Foundation co-sponsored for Air Academy this summer, gave a presentation of her experiences there to … Continue reading

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