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Airport Improvements Week 2

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on March 29, 2014 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (2)

Work continued on the sprinkler system being installed between the EAA Chapter 90 ramp and the parallel taxiway at Oakdale Airport.  Final connections were made and the system pressure tested.  Once the system passed muster the pipes were buried and the dirt smothed over.









Airport Improvements

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on March 25, 2014 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

This past weekend members of EAA Chapter 90 gathered to start installing irrigation for our grass lawn in front of the chapter hangar.  This will make a great place to relax and camp in good weather.



Getting back into the flying game

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on March 7, 2014 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Whether you're transitioning into a new aircraft or getting back into flying after a hiatus, this month's FAA Safety Briefing has some tips on how to get back into the air safely.

Read it online here: http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/2014/media/MarApr2014.pdf

VIP TFR Over Fresno and Panoche VOR

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on February 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

There is a NO FLY TFR surrounding Panoche VOR and Fresno Air Terminal this Friday!!

Please check the following website for more details:

http://aopamailer.aopa2.org/list/hb8a5wp1/140212I/vwaqsp.vib?a2=9F30E6D05C70590436D66BE7D0B1847D&a0=11488&a1=5137802

James Davis Makes First Flight

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on December 14, 2013 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Congralutaions to James Davis on the first flight of his Van's RV-14! 



James reported only a slight wing drop during his one stall test, and a little bit of wing heaviness.  James mad a picture perfect landing after his first flight.

Here is a video of the first takeoff...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFHOPtpWHJk


Report on regular meeting, November 16 2013.

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on November 18, 2013 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

EAA CHAPTER 90

Report on regular meeting, November 16 2013.

After enjoying a good breakfast ,Dennis Bailey opened the meeting with the introduction of Joe Riley

Who was a helicopter pilot flying Chinook helicopters during the Vietnam war. On the video that he showed

Were two other people , another helicopter pilot and a mechanic who told of their experiences and

All the problems and hardships and dangers they had to endure .

A very interesting video that drew a large crowd of people .

Lee Delano brought out the Zenith aircraft that he is working on ,he is close to finishing . but there are a few more bugs to work out before it can be sold

Submitted by: Frank Spyksma ,sec

 

Minutes of Board meeting, September 11 2013.

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on September 13, 2013 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

EAA CHAPTER 90

Minutes of Board meeting, September 11 2013.

Members present were: Dennis Bailey, Bill McCool, Bill Erb ,Leon Shaeffer and myself.

President Dennis Bailey opened the meeting with the financial report. Savings account is down to $ 14.90 and after all

Bills are paid, checking account stands at $36.88 plus a few checks that need to be deposited yet.

For our next meeting on Sept 21 after a short business meeting James Davis will be showing his new RV 12 and talk

About his experience in building it .He also recently sold his old favorite the Champ.

For our October meeting another Young Eagles flight is scheduled, this time it will not only be for kids but also older people.

This is in place of the Oct 5th Airport day that was cancelled because the City of Oakdale did not want to participate in the event.

There will be no breakfast served that day ,but at noon there will be hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks.

For our Nov meeting a bunch of RV people have been invited to do some formation flying, more info on that later .

Submitted by: Frank Spyksma , sec

EAA Founder Paul Poberezny Dies At 91

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on August 22, 2013 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)



Paul Poberezny, who founded EAA in 1953 and served as the organization's leader for many years, died on Thursday morning, EAA has announced. He was 91 and living in a retirement village in Oshkosh, Wis. The Poberezny family released a statement: "We deeply appreciate all the support shown to Paul and Audrey over the past five months. As Paul often said, he considers himself a millionaire because through aviation he made a million friends. He leaves an unmatched legacy in aviation and can be best remembered by all the people who discovered aviation through his inspiration to create EAA. Read More

 

Johnson Creek Presentation

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on August 17, 2013 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a link to the Johnson Creek presentation given by Scotty Van Artsdalen on Saturday, August 17th.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/129g1l4aZg25go9ZjpkgoOZhcFaqCG_hE0itW7sG4xCo/edit?usp=sharing

Minutes of Board meeting, August 14 2013

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on August 17, 2013 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

EAA CHAPTER 90

Minutes of Board meeting, August 14 2013.

Members present were : Dennis Bailey ,Bill McCool ,Bill Erb, Ken Scott and myself .

Dennis opened the meeting with the financial report . Our checking account is presently at $606,06 and Savings stands at $2390,00 .

He also stated that our property taxes have dropped a little for the coming year .Our electric bill is around $100 ,00 a month .

The meeting was basically to plan for Oakdale Airport Day that is coming up on Oct 5th .Dennis is planning to fix BBQ sandwiches including

A drink and chips for a $ 5,00 donation, hot dogs will also be served for $3.00 including drink and chips .

Airplane rides will also be provided for a $ 20.00 donation .A lot of volunteers will again be needed ,signup sheets will be provided at Saturdays meeting

We will to have some flyers printed up and posted in several locations as well as the newspapers in town .Coming Saturdays meeting ,breakfast will be served

And a short business meeting will be held with Scott van Artsdalen showing pictures about his flight into Johnson Creek ,Idaho last month.

Submitted by: Frank Spyksma ,sec .


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