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Special Guest Speaker Woody Woods at May Meeting

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on May 18, 2012 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

We have a very special, guest speaker this month -- Mr. Woody Woods joins us to share an exciting journey through a slice of aviation past. Woody shares his stories about aviation in his life. His aviation life started early and after the aviation  bug bit, it just never let go.


Hired at age 16 as a Line boy, pumping gas, washing planes and spinning props for $12 a week and an hour's worth of flying time, Woody Woods soloed at 16 in J-3 with a mere four (4) hours and 2...

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Are You Up for a Challenge?

Posted by EAA 790 Webmaster on March 3, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

By Elton Eisele


It's a word we pilots hear quite often. So often, unfortunately, that its true nature is as overlooked as the air we breathe—We just don't think about it until it is not there.

Let's take a moment and look at the definition of safety. The dictionary tells us safety is:

  • -The state of freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss
  • -The action of keeping secure from liability to harm, injury, dan...
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Posted by Shane Stolarik on June 28, 2011 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

By Elton Eisele

It is that great time of year again! AirVenture is just around the corner!

But before that, we have two June events I think you will want to be a part of.

The first is Sunday, June 26 at Lake in the Hills Airport when we will be hosting EAA Squadron Four Warbirds a tour airport from 11:00 to 2:00 that day. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Tim Dunavin giving a talk on the Dam Busters.The day will start with hamburgers/dogs/brats and lots of hangar talk....

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