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 »

Paper Airplane Distance World Record

Posted on Apr 06 2012 | No Comments
Paper Airplane Distance World Record John Collins is now an official part of history as one of his paper creations glided 226 feet and ten inches through the air to set the new world record for distance. Take a look at the video how the plane balances back out... Read More »

First Eagle Flights Coming at EAA AirVenture!

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 »

Scaled Composites to Hold Career Fair in April

Posted on Apr 02 2012 | No Comments
Scaled Composites to Hold Career Fair in April March 29, 2012 – With several high-profile projects like Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo and the Stratolaunch Carrier in progress, Scaled Composites is in need of employees. To help bolster recruiting efforts,... Read More »