EAA284 Chapter meeting Dec 8 2013

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its December Chapter meeting at 2 PM on Sunday December 8th at Red Stewart Airfield. Bob Luken will have his laptop and projector and can show members pictures as well as showing photos of his Celebrity. He now has it on  the gear and is working on mounting and rigging the wings.

EAA is in the process of the Chapter renewal process. Renewal packages were mailed last week and a change this year is that the insurance renewal is separated from the total renewal package.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Oct 13 2013

The October EAA Chapter 284 chapter meeting will be held Sunday, October 13, 2013, 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield.

Weather permitting Chapter member Tom Johnson is scheduled to bring his recently completed Steen Skybolt to the meeting. The first test flight was August 17th

Tim Carrier has recently purchased a Fisher Flying Products Super Koala. The Super Kola is a wood and fabric side-by-side seat aircraft. Currently he has the aircraft at his home. It needs some minor repairs before flying. He is looking for hanger space so he can assemble and test fly his plane. Continue reading

EAA284 Chapter Meeting August 11 2013

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its August meeting on Sunday, August 11, 2013, 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield, Waynesville Ohio. Ivan and I will provide reports on Oshkosh. And will will discuss planning for the 2013 Tail Dragger Fly In and Pancake Breakfast Sunday September 1, 2013. I hope that we can have a Young Eagles Rally as we usually do. If you are current I hope that you will take some time to schedule a plane to fly Young Eagles on Sunday the 1st.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Sunday May 19 2013

The May meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be Sunday May 19th at 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield.

Brian Clayton of Moraine Airpark will do a presentation on Part 103, Ultralight aircraft. Brian is part of a small group of ultralight pilots based at Moraine. If weather permits he will fly to Waynesville, possible with on or two other pilots with their aircraft. If the weather is not cooperating the they will at the airport and will give their presentation, which will include a short video.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting April 14 2013

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its April 2013 chapter meeting on Sunday, April 14th at 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield.

The program will be a demonstration of a Kearney Roll Swagger. This is an alternative to nicopress fitting to make control cable and flying wires. Terminal fitting include fork end. eye end, ball end and threaded ends for use with turnbuckles. Roll swaged terminal end make a nice neat end.

I am attaching the newsletter from the Wright Seaplane Base (WSBI Newsletter Spring 2013 or click image below). This is a project in which I am invoked in the West Carrollton-Moraine area.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting January 13 2013

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EAA Chapter 284 will hold its January chapter meeting Sunday January 13, 2013, 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield (40I) Waynesville OH. Our chapter renewed our EAA affiliation and paid insurance for 2013.

Bob has recently been named a trustee with the Wright Seaplane Base and will update the chapter. During 1912 – 1914 Orville Wright conducted hydro-aeroplane experiments on the bend in the Great Miami River, between what is now the Moraine Airpark and the city of West Carrollton. This is probably the least known aspect of the Wright contribution to aviation. Additional information is available on the new Wright Seaplane Base website as well as information regarding the hydro-aeroplane experiments and the Wright Seaplane Base, Inc. www.wrightseaplanebase.org