Thanks for your help!

Posted on Apr 08 2015 | No Comments
To all Chapter Members that helped out with the Ford Tri-Motor: I have just been contacted by Kristy, at the EAA, who advised me that our Chapter has earned $665 to date. Thanks again to all members who volunteered. Blue Skies, Charlie

Tri-Motor needs YOUR help!

Posted on Mar 26 2015 | No Comments
Hello, fellow pilots! We still need help with the Tri-Motor this weekend. We are short of help, and have shifts available. We need the financial support, it’s a great plane, and it should be a nice weekend. There isn’t a better way to spend a beautiful Spring day than hanging out at the airport, is there? Again, this is the only money making event... Read More »

Ford Tri-Motor This Weekend!

Posted on Mar 24 2015 | No Comments
We need help with the Tri-Motor this weekend. We are short of help, and have shifts available Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 2, and 2 to 6. This is the only money making event this year! The hangar is running at a loss, and we need to keep it available for building planes. Please call Dave Kolstad to volunteer at 818-349-3274 Blue Skies, Charlie

March 2015 – Meeting this Satu...

Posted on Mar 17 2015 | No Comments
Hello all, The Ford Tri-Motor is here in two weeks on the dates of March 26, 27, 28 and 29, at Clay Lacey Aviation. This event is the ONLY MONEY MAKING OPPORTUNITY we will have this year. In preparation of this historical event, as it is the first time the Tri-Motor has been showcased at VNY, we need volunteer help urgently. Our meeting is this Saturday, March... Read More »

EAA Ford Tri-Motor Coming to VNY

Posted on Mar 12 2015 | No Comments
EAA Ford Tri-Motor Coming to VNY — The information posters arrived and we are desperately seeking volunteers to help us get the word out on this truly historical plane and the overall event at VNY March 26, 27, 28, and 29. As I am sure everyone is aware, this is an opportunity for Chapter 40 to make money, and introduce the public to aviation history. ... Read More »

Ford Tri-Motor at VNY

Posted on Mar 06 2015 | No Comments
The Ford tri-motor is coming to Van Nuys March 26, 27, 28, and 29. It will be hosted at Clay Lacy Aviation. Pricing: Pre-book – Adults $70, children (17 and under) $50 Walk-up – Adults $75 Once the Ford Tri-Motor is on location, the discounted price for adults is no longer applicable. Tickets can still be purchased at the airport for $75/Adults and $50/Children. This... Read More »

February 2015 Meeting

Posted on Feb 20 2015 | No Comments
The next meeting of EAA Chapter 40 is this Saturday, February 21, 2015, in the old Whiteman restaurant, at 9:30 am. Chapter 40 dues are $30, and are due at the first of the year. If you haven’t paid yet, please try to take care of that at this meeting. Cash in small unmarked bills are best. No IOUs. We have a cool topic and a demonstration of ATS-B with... Read More »

Hangar Rent Increase

Posted on Jan 26 2015 | No Comments
The people who own our hangar have raised the rent as of the first of the year. Charlie Ducat, our Beloved Leader of Chapter 40, has been supplementing the cost of the hangar as a service to our members. Unfortunately, a source of income we were looking forward to using to support the hangar has not materialized. In order to reduce the shortfall to sustainable... Read More »


Posted on Jan 14 2015 | No Comments
Our first meeting of the year is this Saturday, January 17, 2015, 9:30 am at KWHP, in the same abandoned building Walter White used for his Meth Lab. You didn’t know that the “Breaking Bad” lab scenes were filmed at KWHP, did you? They needed a cold, desolate, uninviting space, and the former airport restaurant was available. Chapter 40 dues... Read More »

EAA Christmas Party reminder

Posted on Dec 12 2014 | No Comments
Just a reminder that the annual EAA Chapter 40 Christmas party is this weekend! The big event will be held Sunday, December 14th at 5PM. Once again it is through the boundless generosity of Tom Hastings and his family. The address is 8344 Oso Avenue in Winnetka, CA. It’s a block north of Roscoe and a block west of Winnetka Ave. If you get lost, it’s the VNY... Read More »