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Wednesday
Oct102018

Learn More About Cameron Airpark

Tuesday
Oct022018

This Weekend At Planes of Fame

Plane of Fame Air Museum
     LIVING HISTORY FLYING DAY
SAT. OCT. 6th, 2018
 
‘Dive Bombers’
Featuring the Douglas SBD Dauntless!
FEATURING: WWII SBD Gunner Sid Zimman
Author Mark Carlson

Moderator and Historian Kevin Thompson
 
THE DOUGLAS SBD DAUNTLESS WILL BE ON DISPLAY AND IS SCHEDULED TO FLY AT 12PM!
 
EVENT: LIVING HISTORY FLYING DAY
SATURDAY, October 6th  ~ 10am
Featuring the Douglas SBD Dauntless! A speaker panel of  distinguished veterans, aviation experts and historians is featured followed by a question & answer period. The Douglas SBD Dauntless will be on display and is scheduled to perform a flight demonstration.
At 12:00 noon, the Raffle Flight will occur. Become a member to enter the Raffle. All members are eligible to enter but you must be present to win. 
READ MORE…   (Schedule subject to change)

 
Staff Sergeant Sidney H. Zimman, USMC (Ret.) will be one of our guest speakers for this event. On May 18, 1942, Sidney H. Zimman enlisted in the Marine Corps in Detroit, Michigan and fought in the South Pacific, including the Air Battle over Rabaul. He was an SBD Dauntless dive bomber gunner who flew 40 combat missions. For his service, he was awarded the numerous medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross.
READ MORE.
 
mark carlson
Mark Carlson is a San Diego historian, author and popular speaker. He has had more than two hundred articles published in fifteen national military and aviation magazines. A longtime supporter of Planes of Fame, Carlson has spoken about aviation in the movies and other warbird topics. Today he will be relating one of the last mysteries of the Pacific War: Why the Hornet’s air wing failed to bomb or even find the huge Japanese strike force at the Battle of Midway on 4 June 1942. Carlson will be presenting this gripping story accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation.
Do not miss this chance to find out the truth about one of the Navy’s most successful cover-ups.
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Kevin Thompson, Historian, Moderator and Modeler, will moderate the event and give an overview of the Douglas SBD Dauntless. READ MORE.
 
Planes of Fame ~ Chino Airport
909.597.3722 ~ www.planesoffame.org
Museum is Open to the Public, General Admission: $15, 11 yrs and Under $6, Ages 4 and Under : FREE! (excludes special events)
 
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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE PLANES OF FAME AIR MUSEUM! Planes of Fame Air Museum, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. By becoming a member today you help us sustain our efforts to Keep ‘em Flying! Click Here for Info
 
 
 
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Tuesday
Oct022018

EAA Newsletter October


EAA Spirit Newsletter
Welcome

Thanks for checking out the EAA Spirit newsletter! EAA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping members inspired and growing participation in aviation.

As you read, we hope you’ll find a story that inspires you — one that compels you to seek out aviation adventures, again and again. Because no matter your level of interest, we’re here to help you explore your passion. So, do you have planes on the brain? Well then, welcome home!

Never forget, you’re what keeps aviation strong. If you’re ready to become a member of the EAA family, we’d love to have you!


Join Today
Around EAA
 
Airs-to-Airs at EAA AirVenture 2018Air-to-Airs at EAA AirVenture 2018

If you’re looking for your air-to-air photography fix, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of our favorite air-to-air photos shot by EAA photographers during the week of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. Watch video →

Getting Back in the SaddleGetting Back in the Saddle
By Steve Krog

At some point in your life, you invested either a lot of thought or a lot of time and money learning to or wanting to fly, but then you put that passion on the back burner. Family, home, and career took precedence. But now, life is good and both time and money are more readily available. That passion to fly never left you.
Full story →

EAA Seaplane Base at AirVenture 2018EAA Seaplane Base at AirVenture 2018

There are a lot of ways to get to the EAA Seaplane Base during AirVenture, but the best is also the most obvious – flying in by seaplane. Ride along in a classic Grumman Goose and take a tour of this idyllic aviation haven with a look back at some of the highlights from the area during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. Watch video →

EAA Virtual Flight AcademyNew Member Benefit: EAA Virtual Flight Academy

Whether it’s your first flight or your 500th, EAA understands what it takes to maximize your safe enjoyment in the cockpit and build proficiency at home. Developed by TakeFlight Interactive, EAA’s Virtual Flight Academy combines innovations in artificial intelligence, simulation-based learning, and data analytics to create a new capability – a virtual flight instructor. This virtual instructor guides users through maneuvers in the simulator, just like a flight instructor would in a real airplane. EAA members receive:
  • Stage one: Fundamentals of Flight (six virtual flight lessons) free from EAA Virtual Flight Academy (a $29.95 value), with the option to purchase additional stages at 10 percent off from TakeFlight Interactive.
  • Up to 15 percent off flight simulator controllers from Thrustmaster – one of the leading manufacturers of precision gaming controllers and accessories for a wide variety of platforms.
For more information on system requirements and to access this new benefit, go to EAA.org/VFA.
News
 
Vertical Aerospace VTOL Flying Taxi First Flight
A UK company thinks the next cab you hail should fly. Watch now →
 
Girls in Aviation Day at EAA
Sunday, October 14 will be a day for young women to learn how they can get involved with aviation.
Sign up here →
 
A Man and His Airplane
Paul Adrien’s Long-EZ has been with him for decades, including on 10 trips to Oshkosh. Full story →
Upcoming Programs

Tuesday
Oct022018

WACO at AOPA Fly-In This Weekend

 
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Come See the WACO Amphibous Biplane This Weekend at the AOPA Fly-In, Carbondale, IL 

WACO Aircraft will be at the next AOPA Fly-In, October 5-6,

with our new WACO YMF-5F Amphibious Biplane.

 

 

 

Come say hello, see this amazing airplane for yourself, and enjoy all that the great things happening at this fly-in.

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Wednesday
Sep192018

Aircraft Spruce Sale

Spruce Super Sale – Corona, CA.

Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes.

This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet our vendors.

Now gain the skills, techniques, and, most importantly, the confidence to take you all the way to that first fabulous flight in your own homebuilt or restored aircraft. Please register with EAA Sportair Workshop before attending the workshop.

For more information, contact us at 1-877-477-7823 or 1-951-372-9555

Aircraft Spruce’s complete product line is available at www.aircraftspruce.com as well as through the company’s free 1,000+ page catalog

WEST: 225 Airport Circle, Corona, CA 92880 ● Phone: (951) 372-9555 ● Fax: (951) 372-0555
EAST: 452 Dividend Dr. Peachtree City, GA 30269 ● Phone: (770) 487-2310 ● Fax: (770) 487-2308
CANADA: 27 York Road., Brantford Municipal Airport, Brantford, ON N3T 6H2 ● Phone: (877) 795-2278 ●
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-4-SPRUCE ● International: +951-372-9555 ● www.aircraftspruce.com ● info@aircraftspruce.com

 

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