Mike Boolen Memorial

Posted on Jul 26 2012 | No Comments
For those of you who knew Mike Boolen, his family has made arrangements for a memorial on Saturday, July 28th at 1:00 pm.  It will take place on Rocky’s patio at Whiteman Airport.

Annual Chapter 40 Barbecue THIS Satu...

Posted on Jul 19 2012 | No Comments
Really! This Saturday July 21 is the official Chapter 40 Annual BBQ and Ron Weiss / Tony Crippen Memorial party. Please bring a side dish such as chips, salad, dessert… the hot dogs and burgers will be supplied by the chapter, courtesy of our Treasurer Ferd “The Co-Mingler” Kuhn and Chapter 40’s official Bargain Hunter Alycia “Queen of Coupons” Herman. As... Read More »

Reminder – Special Young Eagle...

Posted on Jun 29 2012 | No Comments
To All pilots: This Monday July 2 Is a special young eagle day at WHP for Camp Chesed. Flights will start about 10 am. We are expecting about 100 kids. We need both pilots and ground crew for this event. Everyone can help. These are special need kids, and really would appreciate the chance to fly; it would make their day!  

Special Young Eagles Day

Posted on Jun 14 2012 | No Comments
On Monday July 2, Chapter 40 will once again be doing a very special Young Eagles type event. Previously, this event had  been a tremendous success, and has been one of the most rewarding experiences in memory for the pilots and ground crews. When you look back at your life, participating in this event will surely be one of the greatest things you’ve done. Camp... Read More »

EAA Chapter 40 News, May 2012

Posted on May 16 2012 | 1 Comment
The Chapter Meeting Where Push Comes to Shove – Folks, you’d probably better show up Saturday for the meeting. We have a problem that affects the entire chapter at present and into the future. Decisions need to be made with all of the membership’s input, not just decisions by the President and not just the opinions of the bigger mouths in the chapter... Read More »

Fantastic aviation theme collectible...

Posted on May 04 2012 | No Comments
Fantastic aviation theme collectibles Collectibles, clothing, and paintings for sale this Friday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday May 5, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. The location is the Cabrillo Room at the Beverly Garland Hotel – located at 4222 Vineland... Read More »


Posted on Apr 27 2012 | No Comments
B-17 Tour – The West Coast tour of EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast continues this week with an April 27-29 stop at Van Nuys, California, hosted by EAA Chapter 40. The Flying Fortress then heads to wine country with a May 4-6 stop in Napa hosted by EAA Chapter 167. Self-guided ground tours of the B-17 are available daily from 2-5 p.m. Tours cost $10 per... Read More »

EAA Chapter 40 News, April 2012

Posted on Apr 20 2012 | No Comments
A Big Month for Chapter 40! Let’s get ready to Rock n’ Roll folks! April will be (to paraphrase the great Red Green) … a big month for the chapter. Our next Chapter 40 meeting is THIS Saturday, April 21, 9:30 AM at Rocky’s Restaurant at Whiteman. We need ALL Chapter 40 members to be present, since there’s lots to discuss. The EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast... Read More »

Accept Free Fuel, Go To Jail?

Posted on Apr 20 2012 | No Comments
Fellow pilots:  we are breaking FAA law by getting free eagles fuel! EAA Needs YE coordinator and Chapter President Support! On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, EAA submitted a petition for exemption (attached) to the FAA seeking authority to provide free aviation fuel to volunteer pilots flying Eagle Flight (EF) and Young Eagles (YE) flights. That document has just... Read More »

First Eagle Flights Coming at EAA Ai...

Posted on Apr 03 2012 | No Comments
First Eagle Flights Coming at EAA AirVenture! The EAA announced last week that the inaugural Eagle Flights will take place during AirVenture 2012. This new aviation orientation program for adults is based on elements of the very successful EAA Young Eagles program, which... Read More »