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May 15

Glider Goes Back Together

A group got together and wrestled the rebuilt and shortened wings back on the glider Saturday.  I would say a good time was had by all, but I’m not sure everyone would agree with that.  It was a struggle for sure, but in the end we prevailed.      

May 15

A Little Hangar Painting

We had two lifts this weekend to put the glider back together so we though we’d throw a little paint on the hangar where the old lettering used to be.  

Jan 30

Super Bowl Party!!

Let’s Have A Super Bowl Party!! The SuperBowl is this Sunday, February 5th and you may have heard that the Atlanta Falcons will be taking part in the game.  We have proven that we can get the game in the hangar using our 70 inch display.  We will host a Super Bowl party Sunday.  We …

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Oct 04

Maker Faire 2016

EAA Chapter 690 was pleased to participate in the Maker Faire this past weekend.  We had the opportunity to speak to a lot of folks about the programs we have to offer for youth.  There was always a line waiting to sit in Heidi and have Chuck tell them all about her.  My thanks to …

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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.

Mar 07

Generosity

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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