April Chapter Meeting
Our regular Chapter meeting, to be held this Friday evening April 11th. The program will be from Oshkosh followed by a progress report in pictures of the Glider Monument project and if time allows perhaps a recap from those who attended Sun-n-Fun on what they saw but had enough will power not to purchase.
As has become a custom, prior to the meeting, starting around 6:00 - 6:30, many members will gather at THE FLYING MACHINE for dinner. The meeting starts at 8:00 PM in the Chapter building, 690 Airport Road, on the north side of Briscoe Field. Come join us for some pre-meeting hangar flying. I personally guarantee that it will be warmer and dryer than earlier in the week! Ample aircraft and auto parking is available and all are welcome. Come on out and join the fun.
From Debi Huffman -
Signature Aviation at PDK will be having a "Garage Sale" in support of EAA Chapter 690's Youth outreach on Saturday, April 26th starting at 9:00 AM. If anyone would like to donate appropriate aviation or non-aviation items for the sale it would be greatly appreciated. If not, please come out and possibly purchase something. All funds will go to EAA Chapter 690 and Craig Langwell, Executive Director of Signature at PDK said that he will match whatever is raised!! That was very kind of him so we really want to have a great turn out. It will be right in front of the Signature building on Corsair Drive. More details to follow.
Aviation Summer Camp 2014
Aviation adventures are coming your way! EAA Chapter 690 is offering an immersive aviation program at the chapter hangar located at the Gwinnett County Airport in Lawrenceville, Georgia June 2-6, with an option of a Young Eagles flight on Saturday, June 21.
Students in seventh through twelfth grades may apply. Topics covered include Aircraft Construction Methods, Air Traffic Control, Principles of Aeronautics, R/C Modeling and visits to select facilities located at Briscoe Field.
The cost is $280 for Levels 1 & 2 for the week. The cost of Level 3 (for serious students seeking to begin preparations for a private pilot rating) is $350. Camp begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. each day. Registration deadline is May 10, 2014.
Check out the photo's of the Glider Pylon Project - Next work day to be announced.
EAA 690 is a Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association, located at Briscoe Field (LZU) in Lawrenceville, Georgia. A diverse chapter with over 150 members, we offer a wide range of aviation-related activities on a regular basis. While the Pancake Breakfast and our monthly meetings are the norm, we also are heavily involved in youth education through EAA’s Young Eagles program and our Aviation Explorer group, regularly conduct fly-ins, and host historical aircraft such as EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” and the Ford Tri-Motor.
Our technical counselors are some of the best in the business, and willingly donate their time to homebuilders, as they progress through the various phases of constructing an aircraft. We have pilots with a wide variety of experience, from former airline and military pilots to general aviation pilots with a private certificate. “Hangar flying” is a fun part of the mix, and our facility is often used for aircraft annual inspections, meetings, special events, and training. We also have an extensive array of aviation tools for loan to members, and a library full of aviation information.
Come join us on the first Saturday of every month at the hangar to enjoy a $6 Pancake Breakfast, and to learn more about EAA 690.