October 2, 2005

 

SLAC Website Update

 

New Postings to the Website www.sunlakesaeroclub.org


  1. Chandler Flyer for September. Please click on attached file.


  2. Copper State Fly-In Reminder - 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. AOPA Pilot Town Meeting Wednesday, October 5, 2004 7:30 PM Hyatt Regency Phoenix.
    Attention Phoenix-area pilots: AOPA President Phil Boyer will hold a Pilot Town Meeting in your area next week. During this free, interactive multimedia presentation, you'll hear the latest news that affects GA and what AOPA is doing to keep flying safe, fun, and affordable. The meeting will take place October 5 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. For complete details, see AOPA Online.


  4. New Member Gordon Graham, Spouse Audrey (480) 802-8513 gordong@direcway.com


 

Interesting Articles

  1. The 25 urban legends currently circulating most widely, as determined by frequency of access, user searches, reader e-mail, and media coverage. Check this site before you forward any email to your friends that looks like it could be false. You may save yourself some embarrassment.


  2. Anti-Airport Activism NIMBY Not in my backyard!
    No matter what you say about politicians, you have to admit they can make life really tough on pilots and airports when they only listen to the voices of the anti-airplane and anti-airport crowd. A city councilman and pilot from Arizona offers suggestions on how to work with the people who make local decisions about your airport.


  3. Sharing the Air With Skydivers
    As the weather warms, skydiving operations are cranking up. Here's how to co-exist peacefully with parachute jumpers and avoid encounters of the too-close-for-comfort kind. Bill Johnson, Activities, is thinking of planning a Fly-In, Field Trip to Eloy. A number of our members or spouses are interested in jumping from a perfectly good airplane from 13,000 feet.


  4. Tetka When she gets stuck, drag her free with the left mouse key. Courtesy of member Bob Earl.


  5. Selected Articles from Other Publications
    Update on the Eclipse 500 Light Jet.
    The world's only remaining example of a Travel Air SA-6000-A Valle Airport, AZ.
    Lockheed Martin takes over flight service station services next Tuesday.
    NEW GPS SATELLITE ENSURES FUTURE OF SYSTEM.
    THUNDERSTORMS AND AIRPLANES DON'T MIX.
    Question: When I hear "thunderstorm in the vicinity" from the airport automated weather
    report, how close is the storm to the airport?

 

Vern Nelson, Web Manager
vernslac@robsoncom.net