It’s Chapter Bar BQ Time!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | No Comments
It’s Chapter Bar BQ Time! Also on Saturday, Chapter 40 will be hosting the second annual Ron Weiss & Tony Crippen Memorial BBQ Extravaganza. As you may remember, July 18th will be the second anniversary of the tragic loss of Tony and Ron in a... Read More »

Join the Rotary Club!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | 2 Comments
Join the Rotary Club! No, not that Rotary Club… join the group of aircraft builders who are powering their homebuilt using the Wankel rotary engine! This month, we are privileged to once again have Mr. Paul Lamar, the top expert in the field... Read More »

“Ice Pilots” TV Show

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | No Comments
“Ice Pilots” TV Show There are not a lot of aviation shows out there, so if you haven`t seen “Ice Pilots” give it a try. Ice Pilots NWT is back. The hit docu-series following the adventures of renegade Arctic airline Buffalo Airways... Read More »

Christian`s RV7 Progress – Rolling Edges

Posted on Jul 11 2011 | No Comments
Christian`s RV7 Progress – Rolling Edges Posted on June 12th, 2011 I am building a Van`s RV7. Today David and Tom surprised me, stopping by to help me roll my edges on the elevator and rudder skins. They are both building a RV9A at Whiteman. I think it takes at... Read More »

Jacking Aircraft Safely

Posted on Jul 11 2011 | No Comments
Jacking Aircraft Safely Jacking Aircraft Safely Sport Aviation –11/94 By Tony Bingelis The letter starts out . . . “I’m in need of jacking technique and hardware. Basically I need to lift one wheel so I can remove the wheel and tire.... Read More »

Spin Doctor

Posted on May 02 2011 | 2 Comments
Spin Doctor Speaking of Kelsey, those of us who come from the “old school” are particularly proud to report that she has advanced to the next level of her flight training and skill development. We understand that she has (or has... Read More »

Fast Airplane, Salvage Title!

Posted on May 01 2011 | No Comments
Fast Airplane, Salvage Title! By now most of you know that Chapter 40 received a donation of a wrecked Piper Comanche 400 at the end of last year. Our aircraft “chop shop” consisting of Bill Schirding, Ferd Kuhn, Shay Chin and Craig Coffin quickly... Read More »

Jetman Flight at Grand Canyon West

Posted on May 01 2011 | No Comments
Jetman Flight at Grand Canyon West In May 2011, Jetman achieved a beautiful and memorable flight in the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA… and here’s the official souvenir video! Many thanks to all who were involved in that adventure! More info on http://www.jetman.com

A Tragedy For All Of Us

Posted on Jul 20 2009 | No Comments
A Tragedy For All Of Us By now you have heard that an hour or two after last month’s chapter meeting, during our Open House event, two Chapter 40 members were lost in the crash of a Lancair just outside of the Newhall Pass. Ron Weiss and his old... Read More »

2009 Barbecue Galore a Success !

Posted on Jul 19 2009 | 1 Comment
2009 Barbecue Galore a Success ! Barbecue Galore a Success ! Chalk up another good idea by Chapter 40 members that turned out to be a winner. The Chapter Open House and BBQ after the last meeting was a big success. A large number of Whiteman Airport folks... Read More »


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