The August Board of Directors meeting takes place on Wednesday August 3rd. As usual, it will be at Pizza Roundup, 2270 Nicolaus Rd., Lincoln… dinner at 18:00, meeting at 18:30. All members are invited.
“Take off and landings the 122nd monthly consecutive safety seminar at Benton airport”
Topic: A review of takeoff and landings, with a particular emphasis regarding Benton airport.
On Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time
EAA Chapter 157
3025 South Street
Redding, CA 96001
Mr. Jim Ostrich, the proprietor/operator of Benton Aviation, a retired Navy Captain, a CFI with varied and extensive aviation interest and skills (also an A&P) will discuss the elements regarding takeoff and landings… with a strong emphasis on the aspects of an airport like Benton, especially in hot/windy conditions.
To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here.
Besides of usual ‘dinner and a movie’ and a presentation by Kevin Finney about powered parachutes, the Board of Directors has proposed some minor changes to the chapter bylaws.
These changes need to be voted on by the current 2016 members only, either in person or by email proxy. You can email your vote to Jim, if you will not be at the meeting. The new bylaws document was emailed to all members on July 13th.
The Lincoln Regional Airport has received a grant from the FAA for a pavement rehab project that includes some crack sealing and striping.
Pursuant to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5370-2F, the work for this project will require a one day runway closure.
Runway 15-33 will be scheduled to be closed on July 19, 2016 to July 20, 2016. Intersection and various taxiways will be closed and back-taxiing on the runway may be required. Work is scheduled to take place July 18, 2016 to July 22, 2016.
A NOTAM will be issued by the City 72 hours in advance each time the runway and/or taxiways are to be closed. The above dates are subject to change due to weather or other conditions. Please check the NOTAMs before commencing any airport operations.
If you have any comments, concerns or questions, you may contact Richard Spinale at (916) 645-3443.
The July Board of Directors meeting takes place tomorrow night, Wednesday July 6th. As usual, it will be at Pizza Roundup, 2270 Nicolaus Rd., Lincoln… dinner at 18:00, meeting at 18:30. All members are invited.