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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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President’s Cockpit: March 1, 2013

After several months (or was it years?) our chapter blog has a new calendar. It was created from Google Calendars and is much more functional than the one we had a good while back. It allows for repeating events without … Continue reading

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Presidend’s Cockpit: December 4, 2012

Lots of things have happened since I last wrote. My brother, Don and I got our RV-4 project to the paint shop for a coat of primer. We decided to fly it in primer first. Not because we are in … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: September 11, 2012

It is time to select our next year’s officers. I have served five and a half years and my time is up. I have not been able to accomplish all that I wished I could. I never said I would … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: August 28, 2012

Congratulations to Mike Hoover on his first flight of N194MH, his Van’s RV-9A this last Sunday evening, August 26, 2012. All went well. Mike has been building 4MH for the last nine and a half years, so I know he … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: August 9, 2012

Austin Meyer, creator of X-Planes flight simulator software and a Columbia resident is our guest speaker for the next General Membership meeting August 18. He is going to discuss and demonstrate (using X-Planes) his latest work, VP 400 emergency auto-land … 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: July 18, 2012

As many of you know by now, my lovely wife, Ski, has been given the 2012 Young Eagles Ground Support Volunteer award. This is a major award. She was selected from all the nominees from the entire planet. I first … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: May 15, 2012

It has been a while since I put in my two cents. Last month, several EAA 242 members helped out Peggy Lopez and Eagle aviation put on a static display and poker run with all proceeds going to the American … 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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