Newsletters:Feb2012

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'The next Chapter meeting will be held Tuesday February 14th at 7:30 P.M. in hangar 6 @ KBXM.'

The evening’s program will feature Dave Peppell as keynote speaker from the Portland Flight Standards District Office. Dave has many years of experience working with the maintenance side of the FSDO office, and is now active with the safety program side. Dave has been a guest of EAA Chapter 87 for the last several years and has participated in numerous seminars tailored to the builder as well as the pilot. This year’s event is open to all that are interested in attending whether you are an EAA member or not.

Directions:

In Brunswick from US Route 1, Take the Cook’s Corner exit to the first set of lights and turn right onto the Bath Road. Go to the second set of lights and turn left into the former Naval Air Station. There is a simple guard check at the guardhouse. Just tell the attendant you are going to the Chapter meeting at hangar six. At the gate, you are on Fitch Ave. Follow Fitch Ave to the first available right which is Pegasus, and follow Pegasus to the end which is the parking lot for hangar six. The entrance is located approx at the center of the building. Enter the building and turn right down the hallway until you see activity.

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The third Meeting of the Brunswick Fly-In will be held on Saturday February 11th at 10 AM, in hangar 6. The exact meeting room to be determined. The Fly-In is scheduled for June 2nd and 3rd

At last months meeting, Maine Wing Commander Dan Leclair announced the Maine Civil Air Patrol’s availability for traffic and crowd control.

The American Modelers Association is going to have a display of R/C models and also flight demonstrations if the venue can be worked out.

The aircraft judging people are soliciting more judges. So far only four have come forward. Aircraft parking and movement is also in need of additional people.

More details will be available after the Feb. meeting. A cry for help will go out at the Maine Aviation Forum at Owl’s head this month.

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The Annual Maine Aviation Forum will be held Saturday February 25th at the Owl’s Head Transportation Museum in Rockland.

This is sponsored by the Belfast EAA Chapter headed up by Duke Tomlin. This event highlights aviation news and events that will be taking place this upcoming year throughout the State of Maine. Doors open at 9:00 A.M. and the sessions starts at 10:00 A.M. Coffee and pastries will be provided by Chapter 87 and lunch will be served by Chapter 736 from Norridgewok. A nominal fee of $8.00 will be asked for the meal serving. The event normally lasts until mid afternoon and the Museum is open for viewing following the seminar at no charge.