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Future Events

May 24th 2022 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Sloan's Aircraft Welding

In May we will visit Sloan's Aircraft Welding with a presentation by Kyle Sloan.

Sunset at 23:05

June 1st 2022 - Wednesday 7:00 PM
Board Meeting

Where: Las Margaritas

Board Meeting 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 do some Chapter business. As always, all Chapter 42 members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sunset at 23:21

June 11th 2022 - Saturday 9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together

Where: Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.

Breakfast Our monthly Saturday breakfast get-togethers are back on and we will be meeting at Kava’s Pancake House at 100 Muldoon Rd. See you there!

Sunset at 23:36

June 28th 2022 - Tuesday 7:00 PM
Chapter Meeting

Where: Bernie Willis’ airstrip

For our June meeting we will enjoy a fly-in BBQ at Bernie’s airstrip AK45 - "Grebe Lake". This is just 2 1/2 miles southwest of Wasilla airport and while not depicted on the sectional it does display when entered in ForeFlight. Additional information will be posted here.

Sunset at 23:40

May 7th, 2022 - Bernie Willis - Master Pilot Award

Today our former Chapter President Bernie Willis received his Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from the FAA along with another recipient - Al Crane.
Congratulations Bernie on an amazing piloting career! Bernie Willis - Master Pilot

Bernie Willis - Master Pilot

May 2nd, 2022 - Lake Hood construction

Lake-Hood-construction Construction has started at the Lake Hood Strip (2022-05-04) aopa.org - lake-hood-strip-closure-and-workaround For about three weeks starting on May 2, the gravel runway at Lake Hood will be closed for a major rehabilitation project. This project will include removing and replacing a foot of gravel and will also make improvements to electrical systems and drainage on the airport.

Apr 26th, 2022 - New Officers

We welcome our new officers:

President - Lars Gleitsmann
Vice President - Scott McEwen
Secretary - Chris Gill
Treasurer - Ed White

Thank you gentlemen for offering to serve our Chapter!

And to our outgoing officers:
Tom Lawhorn, Cliff Belleau and Chuck Hosack - a very hearty THANK YOU! for the many years each of you have served.

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Kirk Ellis visit

We want to thank life-long Alaskan Kirk Ellis who opened his hangar at Birchwood for a tour by the Chapter on 2/22/2022. Kirk builds 4 place super cubs and built Al Clayton's experimental cub. Kirk is a wealth of aviation knowledge and a wonderful person to talk to. Thank you Kirk!!

Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis

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Event Calendar
5 - May 2022
Tue May 24
7 PM
Chapter Meeting
Sloan's Aircraft Welding
6 - June 2022
Wed Jun 1
7 PM
Board Meeting
Las Margaritas
Sat Jun 11
9:30 AM
Chapter Breakfast Get-Together
Kava’s Pancake House on Muldoon Rd.
Tue Jun 28
7 PM
Chapter Meeting
Bernie Willis’ airstrip
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