Reminder – Special Young Eagles day, Mon July 2

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 »

Oxnard EAA Chapter 1469 Fly-In/Spot Landing Contest/Pan...

Posted on May 17 2012 | 1 Comment
Oxnard EAA Chapter 1469 is having a Fly-In/Spot Landing Contest/Pancake Breakfast this Saturday 19 May 2012. Fly-In parking at the transient parking area next to the terminal. The breakfast area is in the second hangar East of the transient parking. Breakfast starts at 9 am. Spot landing are at 10am and 11am.  Prior briefing required. Young Eagle flights... 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 collectibles

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 »

99s need event help May 3rd-6th at Whiteman

Posted on Apr 13 2012 | No Comments
The 99s are having a big meeting in North Hollywood May 3 through the 6 (Thursday to Sunday).  Around 20 airplanes will be flying in to Whiteman Airport on Thursday and Friday.  They need help parking airplanes, driving golf carts, unloading and greeting the pilots and passengers.  They’ll all fly out on Sunday, when they’ll need volunteers,... Read More »

Air Racers 3D: Flying to an IMAX Near You

Posted on Apr 10 2012 | No Comments
Air Racers 3D: Flying to an IMAX Near You This should be some great film material, check out the full article at Creative Cow about the IMAX Film From the first air race in 1909 to the present day, spectators have been thrilled by the tremendous aerial acrobatics... Read More »