Posted on Dec 01 2011 | No Comments
This Saturday, December 3rd from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, there will be aviation themed clothing, Hawaiian shirts, flight jackets, diecast model airplanes, jewelry, and collectibles for sale at Whiteman Airport. Part of the proceeds will benefit the 99s scholarship fund. The event will take place on the patio at Rocky’s Restaurant. Please enter the patio from... Read More »

Cygnet Chapter Building Project meeting TONIGHT Nov 30t...

Posted on Nov 30 2011 | 2 Comments
Cygnet Chapter Building Project meeting TONIGHT Nov 30th at the hangar I have just been informed by Bill Berle that  Carlos Spillari is interested in becoming the Project Coordinator for the Cygnet building project ! Carlos is an enthusiastic new member of our chapter, who is very interested... Read More »


Posted on Nov 17 2011 | No Comments
Congratulations! EAA Chapter 40 News ADDENDUM – As Lt. Columbo used to say on television… “Oh, one more thing!” This deserves a separate message and a moment of congratulations outside of the “regular”... Read More »

Chapter 40 News November 2011

Posted on Nov 17 2011 | No Comments
Chapter 40 News November 2011 Next Meeting THIS Saturday – November will see the last Chapter 40 meeting of the year, so don’t miss it. This month’s meeting will be held this Saturday, November 19th, at 9:30AM in Rocky’s Restaurant. Please... Read More »

VNY Runway Closure Nov 6th, 2011

Posted on Nov 06 2011 | No Comments
VNY Runway Closure Nov 6th, 2011 Hello – I just wanted you to be aware of a brief runway closure at VNY this next week. On Wednesday, November 9, 16R/34L will be closed between 8 am – 9 am.  16L/34R will be closed between 9 am and 10 am. You... Read More »

America’s Ultimate Barn Find Collection

Posted on Oct 27 2011 | No Comments
Although not directly aviation related, many of our members may find this of interest. This November 3-5, 2011, Auctions America by RM in partnership with RM Auctions will be lifting the gavel on one of the Chicago area’s best known treasures — The Lee Hartung Collection.  Billed as the “Ultimate Barn Find Auction”, the three-day sale... Read More »


Posted on Oct 21 2011 | No Comments
FAA TO ESTABLISH TFR OVER LOS ANGELES, CA BEGINNING MONDAY FAA TO ESTABLISH TFR OVER LOS ANGELES, CA BEGINNING MONDAY A notam has been issued that will restrict flight in the area during President Obama’s planned visit. ==> 30 NM RADIUS TFR <== Location: On the SANTA... Read More »

EAA Chapter 40 meeting THIS Saturday! October 15th, 20...

Posted on Oct 14 2011 | No Comments
This Saturday’s meeting will be a unique opportunity for you… ye shall be authorized! This chapter meeting will feature Ron Bernstein, who is an FAA authorized WINGS program presenter. The FAA WINGS program is a series of informative and important presentation, featuring topics which are relevant to pilots, air safety, and aircraft operations. Regular... Read More »

Help unload the new chapter project today

Posted on Oct 10 2011 | 1 Comment
Thanks to Bill’s great find of the Sisler SF-2A Cygnet project donation, and Tom for flying our crew out to Arizona today, and thanks to Harold and his friend for taking the 7 hour drive to bring it back to Whiteman in a trailer, we now have our chapter building project. We need your help unloading the trailer, so if we can get some volunteer for Monday... Read More »

Ligeti Stratos Design video

Posted on Oct 03 2011 | 1 Comment
Ligeti Stratos Design video Who remembers this design ? Check out our forum and join the discussion under “Design Group”, “What would happen when the CriCri and the Boomerang had a baby ?”