January 2013 Meeting

Posted on Jan 17 2013 | No Comments
Happy New Year, folks! Join us for our first meeting of the new year. We will be meeting in the Pilot’s lounge at KWHP, this Saturday, January 19. It’s not the usual time; the meeting starts at 10:30. Richard Mend will be speaking. What: Chapter 40 monthly meeting Where: KWHP pilot lounge When: Saturday, January 19, 10:30 <- note: not usual time!  

A Christmas Poem for Pilots

Posted on Dec 18 2012 | 1 Comment
One of our members, John Hedblom, found this on the Sonex website a few years ago. Since it’s that time of year, we are posting it here for all to enjoy. A Christmas Poem for Pilots ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and out on the ramp, Not an airplane was stirring, not even a Champ. The aircraft were fastened to tiedowns with care, In hopes that... Read More »

Young Eagles Special Day THIS Sunday!

Posted on Dec 07 2012 | No Comments
This Sunday, December 9th, is the Whiteman Airport Open House Day, which will feature a Young Eagles flight event. The event will be at our normal time and place, 10:30 AM on the grass lawn in front of the Pilot’s Lounge… but it will be on THIS SUNDAY as opposed to our normal 4th Saturday events. Airport manager Andrew Marino has requested Chapter... Read More »

2012 Christmas Party – Dec 16th at Tom’s !

Posted on Dec 05 2012 | No Comments
2012 Christmas Party – Dec 16th at Tom’s ! It’s time for the annual EAA Chapter 40 Christmas party. The big event will be held  Sunday December 16th at 5PM, once again through the boundless generosity of the Tom Hastings family. The address is 8344 Oso Avenue... Read More »

Free EAA Webinars Online

Posted on Dec 04 2012 | No Comments
Free EAA Webinars Online EAA Webinars Schedule We’ve announced our December-January webinars that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. EAA Webinars are free to all aviation enthusiasts, but pre-registration is recommended since... Read More »

Airport Open House

Posted on Nov 27 2012 | No Comments
WHP Association Members — Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! Usually at this time of year we plan for our Annual Holiday Party. However this year, without a restaurant, that will not be possible. Instead of our party, we are asking everyone to attend our Airport Open House. It will be on Sunday, December 9, from 10 am until 2 pm. There will be airplanes... Read More »

Chapter 40 News November 2012

Posted on Nov 15 2012 | No Comments
Fear and Loathing in Oshkosh — This month’s meeting will be held Saturday November 17th, 9:30AM, once again in the former (and future) airport restaurant space. This will be the last time for a few months that we will be able to use the restaurant, because the word is it’s about to be remodeled. Apparently Wolfgang Puck is eyeing the space to become... Read More »

Meeting this Saturday

Posted on Oct 19 2012 | No Comments
We Have Returned! Many many years ago, General Douglas MacArthur stood on the shores of the Philippine Islands and famously said “I Shall Return”. Some years later, he triumphantly said “I Have Returned”. And so history (sorta) repeats itself seventy years later because… This Saturday, Chapter 40’s victorious, heroic, triumphant... Read More »

Chapter 40 Meeting

Posted on Sep 12 2012 | 3 Comments
This Saturday’s monthly Chapter 40 meeting will take place at Whiteman Airport, in the Pilot’s Lounge, again THIS Saturday morning, September 15, 2012, at 9:30 AM. Rocky’s Restaurant is closed permanently, and despite numerous assurances by both the former restaurant operator and the airport management, the restaurant/building is not available... Read More »

No August Meeting

Posted on Aug 16 2012 | No Comments
Due to a number of external factors, there is NO MEETING this Saturday. To make up for this, next month we will have Carol Ann Garrett for our speaker. She has flown around the world solo 3 times (!), giving Young Eagle rides along the way. Don’t miss the meeting next month!


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