October 2, 2005
SLAC Website Update
New Postings to the Website
- Chandler Flyer for September. Please click on attached file.
- 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
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
- New Member – Gordon Graham, Spouse Audrey
(480) 802-8513 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
- Anti-Airport Activism NIMBY – Not in my
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.
- 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.
- Tetka When she gets stuck, drag her free with the left mouse
key. Courtesy of member Bob
- Selected Articles from Other
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