Future Events

June 1st 2016 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: Las Margaritas on Dimond Blvd.

Board Meeting

EAA Chapter 42 Board Meeting - Wed June 1st at 7 PM

Join us at Las Margaritas Mexican & Italian Restaurant at 541 W Dimond Blvd (on the north side of Dimond between Arctic and C Streets). When you walk in, turn left into the front room that is separated from the main dining area and we'll be on the right.

So come, get your margarita and nachos and we will talk about aviation and maybe do some Chapter business.

As always, all Chapter 42 members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sunset at 23:22

June 11th 2016 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together

Where: Kava's Pancake House

Breakfast Kava's Pancake House has great food and fast service. It is located right next to Merrill Field, just northwest of the Northway Mall.

Bring your friends and family and join us at 9:30 AM on Saturday morning.

Sunset at 23:37

June 21st 2016 - Tuesday 12:00 PM
Young Eagles

Where: Birchwood

Ed White our Young Eagles coordinator has arranged for another opportunity to serve some kids in our area. The Boys and Girls Club in the Chugiak area would like our services as a reward for certain kids on June 21 from noon to 4 PM. We could use three aircraft and at least two folks on the ground to keep track of things.

I plan to be one of the volunteers but we need both pilots and coordinators. I know the time of day may be bad for some of us but if you can fit it in please let me know.
Phone 907 357-4233, 907 301-2666, arcticarrow@gmail.com

Bernie Willis, Pres. EAA chapter 42

Sunset at 23:42

June 28th 2016 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting - Fish Creek Airmotive

Where: Palmer Airport

We will meet at John Bjornstad's Fish Creek Airmotive at Palmer Airport.

John will demonstrate compound sheet metal forming.

Fish Creek Airmotive 800 E Aircraft Rd Ste 7 Palmer, AK 99645-6477 (907) 745-1631

Sunset at 23:40

July 6th 2016 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: Las Margaritas on Dimond Blvd.

Board Meeting

EAA Chapter 42 Board Meeting - Wed July 6th at 7 PM

Join us at Las Margaritas Mexican & Italian Restaurant at 541 W Dimond Blvd (on the north side of Dimond between Arctic and C Streets). When you walk in, turn left into the front room that is separated from the main dining area and we'll be on the right.

So come, get your margarita and nachos and we will talk about aviation and maybe do some Chapter business.

As always, all Chapter 42 members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sunset at 23:31

July 9th 2016 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together

Where: Kava's Pancake House

Breakfast Kava's Pancake House has great food and fast service. It is located right next to Merrill Field, just northwest of the Northway Mall.

Bring your friends and family and join us at 9:30 AM on Saturday morning.

Sunset at 23:27
News

May 15th, 2016 - Young Eagles at Talkeetna

On May 15, 2016 EAA Chapter 42 volunteer Young Eagle pilots Ed White, Rick Farrell and Alex Mumbley along with Above Alaska Aviation pilot David Lerch flew 18 kids at Talkeetna's Hudson memorial Fly-In. Rick & Linda Henry assisted as ground coordinators.

Young Eagle

Ed White with a Young Eagle

Young Eagle

Rick Farrell with a Young Eagle

Young Eagle

Rick Farrell with a Young Eagle

Young Eagle

Ed White - Young Eagles Coordinator

May 14th, 2016 - John Davis' RV-7 enroute to Birchwood

John Davis' RV
John Davis's RV-7 being moved from Merrill to Birchwood for final assembly and flight testing

May 4th, 2016 - For Sale: Revmaster engine

EAA Chapter 42 has a Revmaster engine for sale:

Photos and info here

May 1st, 2016 - EAA Youth Protection Policy and Program

Effective May 1st, the following persons participating in the Young Eagles Program are required to complete both the online training and background check:

  • All Young Eagles pilots
  • All Chapter Young Eagles Coordinators and Field Service Representatives
  • Two-deep leadership supervisors
  • Volunteers who will work with youth in ongoing EAA programs other than Young Eagles

You can learn more and obtain the required online training and background check by going to this page: [here]

Please note that the background check may take up to 7-10 days to complete, although some members have received their Certificate of Completion in as soon as 48 hours.

When you complete the requirements, please forward your EAA Completion Certificate email to Rick at: n727rh@gmail.com to be added to the list.

Members who have completed the requirements are listed under the Members section "Chapter Info" -> Young Eagles Pilots and Supervisors

Thank you for your support of the Young Eagles Program!

Apr 13th, 2016 - Gale Partch's RV-6 being flight tested by Bob Edison

Gale Partch's RV-6 being flight tested by Bob Edison.
Rob Stapleton's Aviation link 4-13-2016:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnY5oHAgF6k


Congrats to Gale, Bob and Rob for jobs well done!
Not only did Gale work very hard on his own airplane, he also spent countless hours assisting others on their homebuilt projects. Many friends and Chapter 42 members contributed to the successful completion of Gale's RV-6 but Chuck Hosack, Mark Barker and Jonathan Fant worked tirelessly on the final completion steps. Without their expertise and unselfish dedication, the plane might well be a couple more years in the hangar. Although there are too many more to list, we would like to point out that Burke Wicke's, and Tom Lawhorn's help and experience in the last stages of the build were extremely valuable.


Gale's RV
Bob Edison flight testing Gale Partch's RV-6

Mar 12th, 2016 - Gale Partch's RV-6 prepares to fly

Gale's RV
Gale Partch, Proud builder

Gale's RV
Out of the hangar

Gale's RV
Ready to go.

Gale's RV
Gale Partch getting his AW cert from FSDO inspectors Kim McCartney and Spenser Leonard


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Sat Jul 9
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Chapter Breakfast Get-Together
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