October 16, 2005


To: All Sun Lakes Aero Club Members

From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager


New Postings to the Website


1.     Index to Past Website Updates now contain summary details.

2.     Minutes  of the September 14, 2005 meeting of the Airport Commission.

Other Interesting Items

  1. 360 degree view from the top of Mt. Everest  Courtesy of member Bob Earl.
    Takes a little time to open but worth the wait.  Click in the fast scroll area and view three 125 degrees segments.

  2. AOPA is seeking help in opposing the expansion of the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in Washington, DC.  They are concerned about it’s expansion into other parts of the United States.

  3. Own a Skycar.  Look at the Skycar (auto & car) under development.

  4. Insurance.  You should be able to find answers to any Aviation Insurance questions and in addition look at the precautions you should take.

  5. Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)  Further information on this project.  Andy Billick spoke to us in May about the “Capstone Project?  Andy retired from the FAA while holding the position as the Regional Administrator of the Alaskan Region.  During Andy’s tenure as the Regional Administrator, Capstone (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast, or ADS-B) was developed and implemented in Alaska.

  6. Humor from former member Chuck Herrin. Chuck sent us this on May 27, 2003 before he died in a crash of his homebuilt “Hornet” on June 26, 2003.  This is sent to you in memory of Chuck.

  7. Credit Card Scam Courtesy of member Dick O’Brien.  This has been checked with www.snopes.com

  8. Other Interesting Articles Lots of interesting stuff.