August Meeting Highlights:
The August meeting started at 10 am with Roger M. announcing plans for future meetings and upcoming fly-ins. EAA Chapter 242 in Columbia will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 22nd and are inviting all EAA members from the southeast to fly in to this event.
Tom V. from DYB, flew his beautiful RV 12 into RBW to attend our meeting and is planning to join the 477 Chapter. Welcome Tom!
The floor was then turned over to Lewis Blackwell, who gave a very informative presentation, with handouts, on aircraft owner maintenance and safety. There were many questions asked during his talk, which he was able to provide detailed answers. Lewis has formed his business, Carolina Aircraft Services, LLC and can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you very much Lewis for this excellent presentation!
The meeting was adjourned and everyone proceeded to the big hangar for hotdogs and hamburgers that were being prepared by Bruce H. During the luncheon, we were able to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Glen Phelps, who turned the ripe ole age of 36 (second time around). Happy Birthday Glen!
The next meeting will not be on the second Saturday but rather has been scheduled for September 19th. Young Eagle Flights will start the day at 0800 (pilot briefing at 0730), meeting at 1000, and Burgers and Dogs by Bruce at around 1100 (meeting and cookout an hour earlier than before to facilitate being done and gone home by around noon). The speaker for the meeting has been confirmed. We will be visited by an Air Traffic Controller who will give a brief brief and then allow time for our questions. Should be an interesting program so get your ATC questions ready.
The Young Eagle Flights will resume September 19th at 0800.
If you are a pilot and would like to fly some Young Eagles or if you would just like to help out with the flights, contact Jeff Grigg at email@example.com.
Chapter 477 Embroidered Shirts
The Embroidered Shirts are no longer offered at the discounted price but, are still available at the regular price of $25.00. Contact Roy C. or Roger M. if you wish to get a shirt.
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Whether you're a pilot, building or restoring an aircraft, or just a sport aviation enthusiast, we'd love to have you drop in on one of our Chapter 477 meetings! Then if you'd like to join our Chapter you can print and fill out a "paper" membership application here, or use our online form here.
Each month we publish our Chapter 477 newsletter, the "FlyPaper", which includes the information on current projects, plans, and upcoming aviation events in the Charleston area and beyond. You can view and print it here, or if you would like to have a paper version mailed to you, please fill out this form.