ForeFlight and You !!!

Topic: ForeFlight and You !!!
On Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10:00
EAA Q Hut, Westside of Benton Airport
3025 South Street
Q Hut, EAA Chapter 157 Building
Redding, CA 96001

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MIKKA OLSSON will discuss, review and demonstrate the use of Foreflight for today’s aviators (that would be you). Mikka is a subject matter expert on the use of Foreflight and he will demonstrate and explain how to use the program effectively and efficiently.

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Stall/Spin Awareness & Emergency Maneuver Training with Rich Stowell

Topic: Stall/spin accidents, emergency maneuver training, control surface failures, forced landings, unusual attitudes.
On Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 19:00
Scanlon Aviation
451 Airport Road
Novato, CA 94945

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Find out what you need to know to avoid stall/spin accident scenarios. The discussion will then broaden to emergency maneuver training with a review of the differences between stalls, spirals and spins as well as avoiding wake turbulence. Learn how to maximize the probability of surviving a forced landing, cope with control surface failures and the critical sequence of events needed to recover from various unusual attitudes.

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Capitol Airshow breakfast volunteers

Following is a list of current volunteers who have signed up to help out with the breakfasts at the Capitol Airshow on October 3rd and 4th. This is a two-day commitment for the Chapter, but volunteers can specify less, if necessary. If you don’t see your name, and you wish to volunteer, just email Gary or collar him at the airport. Further details are forthcoming, but you will at least get to see the airshow and have breakfast for free!

  1. Tom Lieb
  2. Dug Smith (maybe Saturday, definitely Sunday)
  3. Jim Hughes
  4. Gary Boothe
  5. Ken Ledwith
  6. Kevin Finney
  7. Jerry Klopotek (Saturday)
  8. Christopher Braun
  9. Jack White
  10. John Perry
  11. Paul Darbo
  12. Ken Schwartz (maybe)

Aerospace Museum visit, October 11th

As discussed at the meeting last night, Mike Rutledge (of the Associated Modellers Of Sacramento F-4 model fame) has offered to give us a tour of the F-4 (and, if there’s time, the A-10) at the Aerospace Museum of California (3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan, CA 95652). We’re going to take him up on it. On October 11th, at 10:00, meet by the entrance. We have free tickets to give to the first 12 members there, and the rest of you’ll have to pay $8 each (seniors $6).

Don’t Miss Riding in EAA’s Historic B-17!

Watch history come alive by climbing aboard the 65,000 lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War ll era. Stand in the footsteps of the bombardier, the navigator, and the waist gunner and relive history in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly in one of World War II’s most vital and magnificent aircraft.

Date & Location:
September 15: Redding, CA – Redding Municipal Airport

September 18-20: Ukiah, CA – Ukiah Municipal Airport

September 22: Carson City, NV – Carson Airport

September 25-27: Hayward, CA – Hayward Executive Airport

See full B-17 schedule

Airspace and Sectional Charts Made Easy!

Airspace and Sectional Charts Made Easy!
Topic: Rules & Regulations for Pilots and Aircraft in VFR & IFR Airspace.
On Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 19:00
Napa Jet Center Flight School
2030 Airport Road
County Terminal Building
Napa, CA 94558

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We’ll take a flight from the Sierra Nevada mountains to Palo Alto exploring the airspace and regulations from the surface to outer space! Another flight will take us from Palo Alto to Compton. Whether you are a Student Pilot or a 25,000 hour plus retired Captain, this presentation will give you the tools to fly safely in our national airspace system. Please bring a SFO Sectional and terminal Area Chart Digital or Paper). We’ll have a limited number of charts to use if you do not have one.

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