May 21, we kick off our Model Rocket Discovery Day Camps. We are planning on holding 12 of these camps this year. Cost per kid $60.00. There will be a level one and two camps. Registration begins on 4/14 for Model Rocket Discovery Day Camps; limited to 25 kids per camp, starting 5/21. These camps will be held weekly during the summer with each camp being 2 1/2 days each. You can also contact Bill for more information. Camp dates are: 5/21-23 5/29-31 6/4-6 6/11-13 6/18-20 6/25-27 7/9-11 7/16-18 7/23-25 7/30-8/1 Cap times 9:00am -5:00pm first two days, 9:00am -12:00pm on the half day (launch day).
Saturday June 9 Monthly 2nd Saturday Breakfast at EAA Chapter 88 Headquarters 3612 N.Webb Rd.7-11AM. Adults $6.00 Children 12 & under $4.00. Best breakfast in Wichita.
Make plans to come out and support your chapter and to visit with fellow Chapter 88 members.
June 9th We are also planning on holding our monthly Young Eagles Rally at Jabara 9-12:30. We are in need of pilots. I have fielded several phone calls about Young Eagles this weekend. We have had a good turnout for our rally's. Please if your available come out and help us get the kiddos in the air. We have had several rally's that the kids have had to wait for up to 2 hours.
If you are available please let me know.
We hope to see you.
Till next time,
Blue Sky's & Tailwinds
EAA Chapter 88 President
June 9 1-4 pm we will be hosting a AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar following our monthly breakfast. This is also International Young Eagles Day. Free seminar to help you get back to flying again! Once a pilot, always a pilot... But, if you're feeling a little RUSTY, you might be like more than 500,000 other pilots (that's right, half a million), who have taken a little breather from flying. The good news is that getting back to flying is easier than you think. So, what does it take to get back in the air? Some flight and ground instruction No FAA checkride or test You may not even need a medical Join us for a fun 3-hour seminar. Free for AOPA members, $69 for non-members) that will give you the information to get current again. As a seminar participant, you'll get 3 hours of ground instruction toward completing your flight review, valuable take home materials, and handouts so you can review what you've learned. Space is limited – reserve your spot today! Rusty Pilots Hosted by: EAA Chapter 88. To register, please https://hangar.aopa.org/events/item/52/1206 Cost: Free for AOPA Members $69 for non-members Join AOPA and save now or register as a nonmember and pay $69 fee. Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Colonel James Jabara Airport (AAO) EAA Chapter 88 3612 N Webb Rd Wichita, KS 67226 If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Bill Lindsay at 316-880-5988. AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminars are sponsored by: NOT AN AOPA MEMBER? Join AOPA* for $69 and attend the seminar for free, plus get all the benefits of membership! If you choose not to join, the seminar fee is $69. To join AOPA, please visit: aopa.org/account/aopajoinform *Upon completion of your membership application, we will provide you with a link to the Rusty Pilots seminars, or you can register for the seminar from this email. © Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 421 Aviation Way Frederick, MD 21701 (800) 872-2672 (301) 695-2375 Fax 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, MD 21701
Saturday June 16 we will be holding our Member Appreciation Party in place of the monthly meeting. We will have Pulled Pork and Baked Beans catered in. We are asking that everyone please bring a side dish and desert. We will also be celebrating our chapters 55th anniversary this evening. The party kicks off at 6:00 pm you won’t want to miss this fun filled evening.
We have the new raffle tickets in for the car give a way from Rusty Eck Ford. They are $10 each and the chapter keeps 100% of the money.
Here are some Fly-ins that I am aware of:
May31-June 2 Junction city Kansas biplane fly in (a good event to attend )
June 8-9 Benton Kansas Stearman field EAA Warbird Squadron 30 Fly in (what a good group of people)
June 16 Benton Kansas annual Stearman field fly in
June 22-23? Gardner Kansas
July 23-July 29 EAA air adventure Oshkosh Wisconsin
August 4 2018 smoky hill bombing range open house see A-10 B-52 and others I have heard it is a great time
August 11 Halstead Kansas MAAG group annual fly in
Sept 8-9 McConnell AFB fly in
Sept 27-29 Fly Kansas Air tour ( a great event to go on )
Sept 28-30 International Birddog Association Fly in Benton Kansas
Sept 28-30 Great Bend Kansas DOC and FIFI will be attending
Oct 6 EAA chapter 88 fly in Wichita Kansas Jabara airport
If you are interested in selling raffle tickets for the car give a way in December please contact me. Remember that your chapter keeps 100% of the money. I would like to thank Rusty Eck Ford for their continued support to Chapter 88.
If your looking for a last minute tax deduction EAA Chapter 88 is a 501(c)3 non profit. Contact Bill for more information.
Midwest Life Team has teamed up EAA Chapter 88 and is offering $35 family memberships. More information and applications will be available at the General Meeting on Saturday.
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