Chapter 790

Lake In The Hills Airport (3CK), Lake In The Hills IL.

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EAA 790's Flying Aces Poker Run

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on October 23, 2012 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The 2012 Flying Aces poker run finished up last Sunday with an amazing turnout. It wasn't the number of people participating, or the amount of money raised that made it so great, I'll explain why in just a moment.

The quick, three weeks posed a challenge for most of us to break from our busy schedules and grab those coveted, closed envelopes from the seven airports selected this year. They were Janesville, Poplar Grove, DeKalb, Galt,Lake in the Hills, Campbell and Schaumburg airports.

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2012 Yokes & Spokes a Trip to Remember

Posted by Shane Stolarik on September 24, 2012 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The 2012 Yokes and Spokes Fly-out to Prairie du Chien is but a memory now,but a memory that will linger on for years to come. While the flying is what draws us all together in the first place, the events of the day were equally exciting. From beautiful vistas, to good eating, from local contemporary art,to historical museums - the trip was exciting from start to finish.

Fellow 790 member, Joe Rossi, is to be commended on not only the extraordinary effort he made by taking th...

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Acknowledgment of Volunteer Services

Posted by Jeff Kempher on June 25, 2012 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Aircraft Marshalling Volunteers,

Thank you for your important contribution of time and energy! The volunteer services you provided our community and chapter, Lake In The Hills & EAA Chapter 790, has proved to be a tremendous help. We estimated over 60+ aircraft attended the event. Your knowledge and expertise benefited the pilots who flew in and participated in our 2012 Pancake Breakfast. SAFE & POSITIVE activities such as this really make a difference in the lives of youth in o...

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Project FlapJack is a Go

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on April 19, 2012 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (2)

After a series of detailed meetings, and months of discussions of ideas and obstacles, the decision is in. EAA Chapter 790 will host a fly-in, pancake breakfast at Lake in the Hills airport.

A few months ago, our friends at the Lake in the Hills airport approached us with an idea of holding an event to build public awareness, bolster public relations, and to build future business in the aviation community. This presented an opportunity for Chapter 790 to spend a fun day at t...

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Pancake Event Honors Oshkosh Aviation Legend S. J. Wittman

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on March 23, 2012 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Oshkosh, WI

     On April 7th from 7:30 to 11:00 A.M. Oshkosh’s local EAA Chapter 252 will host a pancake breakfast fly-in to commemorate legendary pilot and aircraft designer S.J. “Steve” Wittman’s 108th birthday.  This event is open to the public.

     Held at the Wittman Regional Airport Terminal building on 20th St. in Oshkosh, WI, the event features a breakfast of sausage, eggs, beverages, and all you c...

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Flyout to Janesville

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on February 20, 2012 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (1)


By Tom Solar

On Saturday February 18th, Gary Grimmonpre’ of Midwest Flight Check arranged a Monday Breakfast trip to Janesville, WI.  Gary had obtained his private pilot’s license several years ago, loved to schedule fly outs with his friends and associates. Nancy Blazyk conveyed this invitation to the 790 Chapter members.

I picked up Rob Nelson at the Lake inthe Hills Airport at 8:40.  It was a cool ...

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Janesville or Bust

Posted by Nancy Blazyk on February 19, 2012 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (1)

(Ghost-written by Shane Stolarik, who allegedly wasn't there! The names are real, but the conversation has been changed to protect the innocent. Nancy made me add this!)

About a week and a half ago, I received an email from The Landings Breakfast Club that a trip to Palmyra, WI had been cancelled for the weekend of February 12th due to what we veteran pilots technically call, "skuzzy weather." Disappointed, I eagerly watched the weather reports for the upcoming weeken...

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Posted by Shane Stolarik on June 28, 2011 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (1)

By Tom Solar

The Chapter’s first “Yokes and Spokes” outing occurred on Saturday, June 4th. The weather cooperated despite a forecast of a 30% chance of rain and thunderstorms.  The following people attended this first event.  Joe Rossi, Ole Sindberg, Clyde Ericson, Rob Nelson, Wendi Venable, Jerry Muccianti, Jim Rice, David Boone, Lon Danek, Tom Solar and Angel Jaimez. We met at Lake in the Hills Airport to arrange for transportation of bikes for Tom...

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