By: Gary Vacin

Elton Dyal is one of about 25 Sun Lakes Aero Club members
who own aircraft.  A frequent participant in the club’s fly-ins,
Dyal is shown with his Beechcraft Bonanza hangared at
Chandler Municipal Airport.

The Sun Lakes Aero Club (SLAC) is planning its slate of activities for the coming year.  Included are interesting presentations at monthly meetings and fly-ins and field trips to nearby aviation-related sites.

Persons having a personal interest in aviation plus computer skills are urged to contact Al Galvi, SLAC vice-president, at 480-802-0104 for more information on the club       

Recent fly-ins have included aviation museums at Palm Springs, March AFB, and the General Patton museum in California; the Gosshawk Aircraft Restoration Facility in Casa Grande, the Phoenix Terminal Radar Facility and control tower at the Sky Harbor Airport, the Lockheed-Martin Flight Service Station at Prescott, and breakfast trips to airport restaurants at Sedona and Ryan Field west of Tucson.

Now in its 15th year, SLAC meets the third Monday of each month from October through May in the Mirror Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Speakers have given presentations on topics ranging from aviation safety, aerobatics, the Grand Canyon International Airport and the TWA-800 crash in New York City.

Additional information is available from President Bob Walch at 1-920-469-2055.