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Date registered: April 25, 2016

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  1. Simulator Expertise Wanted — February 2, 2018
  2. Laura Bishop Donates Equipment to Chapter — January 19, 2018
  3. B-17 Volunteer List — October 5, 2017
  4. Youth Working Hard — October 1, 2017
  5. B-17 @ KPDK — September 28, 2017

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Aug 05

A Brief History of the Tuskeegee Airmen

Our guest speaker for the August 6, 1st Saturday in August Aviation Program and Pancake Breakfast will be Ms. Zellie Rainey Orr. Ms Orr, a native of Indianola, MS. Is an award-winning historian, researcher and consultant.  She has championed causes worldwide impacting diversity and inclusion. Her presentation will focus on her involvement with the Tuskeegee …

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Jul 25

Experimental Avionics in you Certified Aircraft

We can now thank the EAA and the AOPA for procuring STC’s that will us to install electronic data displays from both Dynon and Garmin in our certified aircraft. The EAA STC for Dynon carries a $100 price and is available here. For information on the equipment itself you can go the Dynon website. Now …

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Jul 13

Thanks to Mitchell Mechanical

We want to recognize Mitchell Mechanical for providing HVAC services for Chapter 690.We also want to thank Lee Olson for getting us hooked up with them.  They have provided regular service for us and most recently came out and fixed an issue we had that had us feeling a bit warm at the last pancake …

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Jul 13

PBOR2 To Become Law

The Pilots Bill of Rights 2 was passed this afternoon by the Senate and now awaits the President’s signature to become law.  This should provide quite a lift to general aviation.  For information on the PBOR you can go here. The EAA also has a pretty good FAQ available here.    

Jul 13

Thank You from the Schmids

We received this thank you note from Tom & Deb Schmid and I wanted to share it with everyone.

Apr 05

Youth Group News

I wanted to share with our members a piece written by Adi Chackonal, a member of the EAA 690 Youth Build program. Hello, my name is Adi Chackonal. my love for airplanes extends to when I was just a kid. My family and I travelled every year to various parts of the world. The method …

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Mar 07


I’d like to tell you a story of true generosity. Back in the summer last year I was asked to meet with Larry and Laura Bishop. As many of you know Larry, Laura and family are fighting a battle with Larry’s Alzheimer’s. Larry and Laura are long time members of the EAA 690 family and …

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Feb 15

Another EAA 690 Young Eagle Pursues Aviation

During the Summer of 2014 Dayton Palmer attended the EAA 690 Summer Camp as a part of the “Bravo” group.  Dayton has also been an active participant in our Young Eagle program.  We recently received an email from Teresa Palmer, Dayton’s mother. Good evening, Jeanne—   I hope this finds you well.  First of all, …

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Dec 28

The Pietenpol Takes Shape

After months of sanding and prepping the Pietenpol is beginning to take shape.  Two of our young adult builders, Jonathan Mesfn and Alex Kirkland came to work with Mentors Duane Huff, Jerry Fischer, Rick Mathisen, Art Farmer and Hugh Colton.  My many thanks and appreciation goes out to these guys for taking the time to …

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Nov 02

Pancake Breakfast – November

Can you believe it is November already!!  This Saturday we will have the honor of watching two chapter members, Bob Bible and Billy Bryant, be awarded the FAA Master Pilot Award from Mike Mullaney with the Atlanta FSDO. Be sure to join us for breakfast and this presentation immediately after @ 10:00am.  Once the presentation …

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