Chapter 90

O27 - Oakdale, CA


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Oakdale Municipal Airport Open House

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on September 19, 2014 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

A warm invitation goes out to you and your friends to come on out to Oakdale Airport October 4th from 9am to 2pm for Oakdale  Airport Open House and Appreciation Day. Attending will be the B-25 Old Glory and the NorCal Crosswinds formation team. Young Eagles flights will be flown through the day and tow plane rides for the little kids so bring the family for fun and food.

Please feel free to download the flyer to print at home and share with local friens and businesses!

The flyer is here:  [url][/url]

Mike Melville to speak at PMLAA

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on August 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Mike Melville will talk about "EAA in Space"

Date: Saturday, 6-September 2014

Time: 6:00 potluck dinner, bring something to share, 7:30 Mike Melville presentation

Location: E45, Pine Mountain Lake Airport, Handley/Craig Hangar, Elderberry Way, Groveland, CA

Sponsored by: PMLAA (Pine Mountain Lake Aviation Association) and EAA Chapter 1337 "Northern Yosemite)

Questions or more information: Ed Gregory, President EAA 1337, 209-962-5061 and


Michael Winston "Mike" Melvill is an Earthrounder and one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne, the experimental spaceplane developed by Scaled Composites. Melvill piloted SpaceShipOne on its first flight past the edge of space on June 21, 2004, thus becoming the first "commercial" astronaut and the 434th person to go into space. SpaceShipOne was the first privately funded human spaceflight mission to reach space. Melville is also the sole or joint holder of nine FAI (Federation Aeronautique Internationale) aviation world records in various categories.

Formation Flight Demonstration

Posted by EAA 90 Webmaster on May 18, 2014 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

This past Saturday EAA Chapter 90 was treated to a demonstration and presentation by the NorCal Crosswind formation fligt team.  They have made their flight manual available to us for our reading enjoyment.  

Download the manual here:

Thank you Crosswinds!

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:

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:

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...

Report on regular meeting, November 16 2013.

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


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)


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


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