The Official Monthly Electronic
Newsletter of the
Southern Nevada EAA Chapter
P O Box 34311
Las Vegas, Nevada 89133-4311
__________________Volume 3, Issue No. 3
March 13, 2002:
Our next meeting will be at a Special Meeting
Place for this meeting and begins at 5:00PM in Craig Fordem’s Hangar at
the Boulder City Airport, Taxiway 1 (Faces the road into the airport).
We will be serving Hamburgers & Hot Dogs starting at 5:00PM. So, plan
on coming early for the Food and a lot of Hangar Flying. In addition all
EAA Members that live in the Boulder City aera have been invited to attend.
There will be someone available at the gate to let you on to the airport.
The regular meeting will start at 7:00PM.
March Meeting Program:
Craig Fordem is a dealer for the EXTRA Series
of Aerobatic Aircraft. Craig will tell you everything you ever wanted to
know about the EXTRA Aerobatic Airplane and answer all of your questions.
This is going to be a very interesting and educational program. Plan on
attending and bring a friend. Please bring a chair or two.
Congratulations to Dr. & Mrs. Jim Abraham
II on the birth of their baby girl on February 28th.
With 2 months of the New Year already gone
and looking for the summer heat to return, now is the best time to do some
serious flying. Our Winter Flight Festival on February 2 was another
wonderful event. 11 pilots flew 86 children from the “AT RISK” community
around Las Vegas. For most of them, this will be a once in a lifetime
Your Chapter 1300 hat is now available.
They will be at the March meeting.
The March 13 meeting at Boulder City Airport
is gaining interest. I have had several phone calls from potential
See you at Boulder City Airport on Wednesday,
March 13, 2002 at 19:00 hours. Come early and have a Hamburger of
Hotdog. BBQ will start at 17:00 hours. Be sure to bring a chair to
Secretary’s Note Pad:
Mike was out of town in February
Minutes for the February 13, 2002 Meeting
by Walt Ayers.
No new members
Dave Salvador from 163
Minutes for the January meeting were
approved as published.
Treasurers report was read and approved as
Logo hats have been purchased for $11.25 ea
and will sell for 20.00 ea
We have 46 members 94% renewal rate
Alternative meeting locations
at Boulder City two times per year was approved.
Chapter logo hats are available for
sale and the white hats signed by Jim
Abrahams will be auctioned with the proceeds
to Dr. Jim's US Aerobatic Championship effort.
Young Eagles next flights will be at Perkins
Field on Saturday March 23, 2002—Young Eagle Flights from 9-11:30
am with waivered airspace and airshow until 3:00PM.
The meeting program was presented at Medallion
Engines by Larry Berreth. It was most
informative. Particular attention was
paid to the nose (tail) art on Jim
Meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM.
Everyone is encouraged to submit articles
or information of interest to the chapter members for publication in the
WingTips. The deadline for articles
is the 1st Monday of each Month. Please email
your articles to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone is encouraged to submit material,
information or pictures of interest to chapter members for publication
on the Chapter’s Webpage. Send what ever you have to Roland Fraga, WebMaster,
email address: email@example.com
The chapter webpage URL is: http://www.EAAChapter1300.org
Be sure to Bookmark this URL.
The next Young Eagle Flight Rally will be
on March 23, 2002 - Overton Air Fair - Sponsored by the LV 99's - Perkins
Field. Let Jim Bonelli know if you plan on flying or will volunteer for
ground support. Jim’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting Refreshment Volunteers:
We are looking for volunteers to bring the
cookies or other refreshments to our monthly meetings. If you can volunteer
to bring refreshments for one month, please contact Jan Bonelli at 242-5002
or email: email@example.com
Refreshment Schedule for 2002:
April 10, 2002 - North Las Vegas – Jan Bonelli
May 8, 2002 – Henderson Executive Airport
– Volunteer Needed
June 12, 2002 - North Las Vegas - Volunteer
July 10, 2002 – Henderson Executive Airport
– Volunteer Needed
August 14, 2002 - North Las Vegas - Volunteer
September 11, 2002 – Henderson Executive Airport
– Volunteer Needed
October 9, 2002 - North Las Vegas - Volunteer
November 13, 2002 – Henderson Executive Airport
– Volunteer Needed
December 11, 2002 - North Las Vegas - Volunteer
This space is available to all chapter members
to place ads for aviation items for sale or wanted. Submit your ads to
the Newsletter Editor by snail mail or email.
FOR SALE: Brand New Electronic Toilet in Original
Factory Sealed Carton. Idea for your hangar, Operates on 110VAC, requires
a Dryer Type Vent and you are in business to do business. Original cost
over $1300.00, will sell for $750.00 complete with supplies. Contact Ken
Wyatt email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED TO BUY: Aeronca 7-AC or L-16. Low time
engine and a recent restoration. Contact Ken Wyatt email: email@example.com
Officers & Directors 2002:
President: Jim Bonelli Vice President:
Secretary: Mike Smith Treasurer: Keith
Director: Dave Austin Director:
Director: Armin Tuma
Future Meeting Programs:
April 10, 2002 - North Las Vegas--Joe Rehm
the A-10 driver from the USAF will tell us about the A10--should be some
good hanger flying
May 8, 2002 - Henderson--Dave Roebke will bring
his ultralight and tell us about his experiences with the ultra light.
No New Members in past 30 days
Maybe, we can sign up a few new members at
the Boulder Meeting.
The chapter has a supply of Official Southern
Nevada EAA Chapter 1300 Baseball Caps (Blue) for sale to members for $20.00.
Pick up yours at the March Meeting.
Also, we have as a raiser for Jim Abraham’
s (Member of the US Aerobatic Team) trip to the International Aerobatic
Championship this summer, we have the white Chapter 1300 hats signed by
Dr. Jim Abraham that will be sold/or auctioned at upcoming meetings and
Other Aviation Events for March:
March 9, 2002 (Saturday) - Breakfast at Chiriaco
Springs, CA (L77) - Arrive 9:00AM PST - We will eat at the Chiriaco Summit
Truck Stop. If the WX is not VFR, then the flight is cancelled.
March 17, 2002 (Sunday) - Lunch at Stovepipe
Wells, CA (L09) - Arrive 12:00PM PST - Short walk to the Restaurant - The
flight is in support of CCAA's effort to save the pavement at Stovepipe
Wells Airport. If the WX is not VFR, then the flight is cancelled.
March 24, 2002 (Sunday) - BBQ at Mesquite,
NV (67L) - Arrive by 11:00AM PST - There will be a Fly-in BBQ Sunday, March
24, 2002 from 11am-2pm (it may last longer). We have invited the Rods &
Relics Car Club & The High Rollers Motorcycle Club to show off their
vehicles too. Come and join in on the fun! And PLEASE, spread the word
(please post the attached flyer at your airport) Fuel vouchers
to all pilot participants. RSVP by e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-346-2841 appreciated but not necessary.
Hope to see you all here. Larry Lemieux, Airport Manager
Note: The New Management of the Mesquite Airport
is sponsoring this event. If the WX is not VFR, then the flight is cancelled.
April 6, 2002 (Saturday) - Breakfast at the
Palm Springs, CA (PSP) - Arrive 9:00AM PST - Park at Million Air (FBO on
Eastside) and a Short walk to Cactus Jacks Cafe - After Breakfast is a
visit to the Palm Springs Air Museum. The Museum will be hosting "The Gathering
of the Mentors". The T-34 Group will be flying Formation Flights several
times during the day from the Air Museum including Low Passes with Smoke
and Lights On. This could be and overnighter if the group would like to
spend the night. Email me, if you would like an overnighter and if enough
wish to remain over night, I will work on motel arrangements and advise;
otherwise this will be a day flight. If the WX is not VFR, then the flight
For more details check the Las Vegas $100 Hamburger
Website for the latest details, as schedules subject to change without
March 20, 2002 (Wednesday) - Clark County Aviation
Association, General Membership Meeting, 7:00PM at NLVA (VGT), Grand Canyon
Room. Check website for details: http://www.clarkcountyaviationassociation.org
Thanks for reading the newsletter and we will
see you at the meeting on the 13th.