EAA284 Chapter Meeting April 10 2016

The April meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Red Stewart Airfield, (40I), Waynesville, OH. Time 2:30 PM.

In late February chapter member Rod Thompson attended the EAA SportAir workshop on sheet metal basics that was conducted at the Clermont County Airport. He will give a report on what he learned at this 2-day workshop.

We are always looking for programs. If you know of a program that we be of interest the chapter members pleas let me know so the we can schedule that program.

As always member sharing about projects is encouraged at all of our meetings.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Feb 14 2016

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its February Chapter meeting on Sunday February 14, 2016, Red Stewart Airfield (40I), Waynesville OH at 2:30 PM. We will be discussing the EAA Youth Protection Program. Every Member is urged to obtain their background check.

Member project sharing.

Is anybody making the Raspberry PI based ADS-B in receiver? if so give us an update on your progress. Dean gives this web site for a good price ($58.50) – LINK
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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Jan 10 2016

The January meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be held at Red Stewart Airfield on Sunday January 10, 2016 at 2:30 PM.

Dean Mowery will be doing a presentation on inexpensive ADS-B Receivers for both IOS (Ipad) and Android devices. Topics that Dean will cover are ADS-B, AHARS, FLUX-Gate, GPS and MEMS. The systems are built around a Raspberry Pi 2 and SDR dongles. This will be a hands on demonstration. I have a couple files that give information and links for building various systems; let me know if you are interested in reading them. For you android users I will be bringing several extra OTG cables so you can test your Android devices.
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EAA284 Chapter meeting on Dec 13 2015

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its December meeting on Sunday, December 13th at 2:30 PM at Red Stewart Airfield. I apologize for the late notice. I realize that this is the holiday season and many of you may have other plans, but I hope that everyone will be able to attend.

Member sharing is always a part of every meeting. I will be bringing some information on calibrating iron for fabric shrinking. a sample of Oratex fabric and an assembled cable fashioned with roll swagged fittings rather than Nicopress fittings.Bring what ever you have to share.

You can pay your dues for 2016 at this meeting. $20.00 for the year.

Bob Luken

EAA284 Chapter Meeting Oct 11 2015

This month’s  meeting will be at the home of Chris McClellan, 3234 Regent St, Kettering, Ohio 45409. Chris is building a Falconar Maranda which is a wood and fabric, high wing monoplane and he will be giving a presentation on the general woodworking practices form AC 43-13b.

Chris’s home is near Kettering Hospital. Use your GPS or a map to help you find his home. General directions are to find either W Dorothy Lane or W. Stroop Rd, and then Southern Blvd. If you know where Kettering Hospital is located you are almost there. Once you are on Southern Blvd’ turn west onto Ridgeview Ave. The 4th street is Regent St, Turn right on Regent St. If you are having difficultly finding the house, contact Bob Luken by email or call 937-602-7418.

This is the weekend of the Waynesville Sauerkraut Festival so you may want to try and avoid the Rte 42 and  area.


EAA284 Chapter Meeting July 12 2015

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its July 2015 meeting on Sunday, July 12th at 2:30 PM at Red Stewart Airfield. The meeting topic will include AirVenture planning. We will have a chapter camping area between 29th and 30th, just off of Schaick. This is a very convenient and central location. If you are planning on flying in to AirVenture and want to camp with we will have someone bring you camping gear with them. Please bring your gear to Sunday’s meeting.