September 25, 2005


To: All Sun Lakes Aero Club Members

From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager


New posting to the website:


1.      Chandler Airport Index.  The format of the information has been revised for the Chandler Airport, The City of Chandler, Sun Lakes and the Other Robson Communities

2.       Copper State Fly-In This annual event is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, October 6th – 9th, 2005. It has been moved from the Regional Airport to the Casa Grande Municipal Airport.

3.       Meeting Notice  Letter from Secretary Bob Earl announcing the October 19th meeting change of venue.



Other interesting articles:

4.     Allison Ranch  Member Harold Thomas owns Allison Ranch in Idaho.  It is nestled in some pretty mountains along side a river.  The approach and departure at the grass airstrip are unidirectional.  Harold has supplied interesting information and photos about the airstrip.


5.     Selected Articles from ePilot, eHotline and AV Flash 

Lockheed Martin to take control of Flight Service Stations in less than 2 weeks
Airline retirees pay price for bankruptcies

Southwest requests Boeing to build new plane

Pilots battle onboard computers for control of Boeing 777

Busting the DC ADIZ – In Arizona

Gear problem spawns impromptu air show
How we will get to the moon – Information on the upcoming Moon Voyage
A Night with Katrina
Beech Bonanza make emergency landing short of runway because of wind
37 new GA airports now have GPS precision landing procedures

Photo of “Rare Bear”, winner of the Reno Air Race Gold