Our January chapter meeting (Sunday, January 10th 2:30 PM ) will be held off-site at a building currently being rented by Rod Thompson for his new business. the location has heat, lights and a bathroom. The location is very near the Middletown airport. At this time we will not have internet service available or a TV. The address is 1513 Germanton Rd. (SR 4).
From the north come down route 4, cross the river, pass the southeast corner of the airport and go a little less than 1/4 mile. There is a traffic light at Wilbraham Road. The building is on the left, brick, and the shop is last door on the left. It’s across from a Marathon station. There is parking on the side and in the back. From the east take 73 from I-75, thru Franklin and follow 73 down the river. Rte 73 is 4 lane divided there. Go to Germantown road (route 4) and turn right. There is a Shell station on the corner. Go about 1/8 mile and the shop is on the right. It’s a brick building. We have heat, a bathroom.
Butler County Warbirds is open most weekends. I will check and see if we can get a wander through. They see to be good guys when I met them. The building is on the corner of Germantown Rd and Avalon Dr. There will be large signs identifying the location. the meeting location is a short distance from the Butler County Warbirds Museum, located on the east corner of the airport. According to their website they are open Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM – 5 PM. Admission is free.
They currently have a flying PT-19. A Fairchild XUC-86A is currently undergoing restoration. Follow the directions or use your GPS. Lost call me at 937-602-7418
Because of COVID-19 concerns everyone will be required to wear a mask and practice appropriate social distancing.
I have renewed or EAA affiliation for 2021. Chapter dues were $100.00 and Insurance coverage was $298.00 Total $398.00. Chapter officers are the same this year as last year. Member dues are $20 a year. Because we unable to hold Our pancake breakfast and fly-in is our major fundraiser and pays our EAA fees. When you pay your chapter dues kicking in a little extra would help. I look forward to seeing everyone on the 10th.
Bob Luken, President – EAA Chapter 284 Red Stewart Airfield (40I)Waynesville OH