The July meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Red Stewart Airfield at 2:30 PM. Mike McKosky will talk about his most recent riveting experiences with Ivan. I expect that a local high school student and his parent will be visiting.
IF you are going to AirVenture I would suggest purchasing you tickets in advance on the EAA web site. I will be marking out camping space when I arrive, probably on the 21st. In the past I have been able to mark out sufficient space with little difficulty. Occasionally campground security will come around and want to see the camping credential for for those who are expected to be arriving. Technically camping fees should be paid from the day that the space is marked out until a person leaves.
EAA Chapter 284 will hold its June 2016 chapter meeting on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Red Stewart Airfield at 2:30 PM. Here some news of interest to chapter member planning to attend Airventure in Oshkosh Wisconsin this year that we can discuss at Sunday’s meeting:
EAA Offers Group Camping reservations
The EAA is now offering group camping reservations for up to 4 sites for a flat rate of $247.00. The The basic rate for staying in Camp Scholler is $27/day. The $247 rate is equivalent to 9 days of camping. I normally arrive late the Wednesday before the show opens and generally stay for a total of 10 days. I arrive early to mark out camping sites for chapter members and some folks from the Fisher Builders group. It appears that I would have to pay for the 4 reservations in advance for a total of $988.00. If the chapter opts for this program I would have to have member’s money in time to make the reservation.
Just a reminder that the May EAA 284 Chapter meeting will be held on the 3rd Sunday this month and not on the usual 2nd Sunday
We make this change every year so that our members can share Mothers Day with their families.
Our meeting will be on Sunday May 15, 2016 2:30 PM at Red Stewart Airfield (40I) Waynesville, OH.
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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EAA Chapter 284 will hold its March meeting on Sunday March 13, 2016. Location: Red Stewart Airfield (40I) Time: 2:30 PM Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2:00 am Sunday March 13, 2016 – Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour
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
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.