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 »

Amateur Radio License Exam Preparation Course – F...

Posted on Mar 27 2012 | 1 Comment
Amateur Radio License Exam Preparation Course – FREE An Amateur Radio License Exam Preparation Course is being offered FREE of Charge. The start date is Wednesday 11 April at 6:30PM . Location: Church Of JESUS CHRIST of Latter Day Saints 10123 Oakdale Avenue Chatsworth ,... Read More »

Road testing the prototype CaraVellair, a roadable airc...

Posted on Mar 17 2012 | No Comments
Road testing the prototype CaraVellair, a roadable aircraft. Here is the video from our member Joe Caravella about  the Prototype CaraVellair as configured for the 45 mph test drive. You can read up more on his website at http://www.Caravella.aero   http://www.Caravella.aero

Big Win for Experimental Aircraft on AD Applicability

Posted on Mar 16 2012 | No Comments
Big Win for Experimental Aircraft on AD Applicability March 15, 2012 – EAA and experimental category aircraft owners waited a long time for this piece of good news, but it finally arrived on March 12, when the FAA published an updated Advisory Circular (AC 39-7D) on Airworthiness... Read More »

Chapter 40 News, March 2012

Posted on Mar 14 2012 | 1 Comment
Please visit www.eaa40.org for much more info on many other aviation, homebuilding, and flying topics! Participate in daily discussions, design and construction forums, and progress reports! FAA Safety Team Seminar Ron Berinstein has confirmed that our next Chapter 40 meeting will also serve as an FAA safety seminar credit. Ron will be giving a presentation on... Read More »


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