NEWSLETTER FOR OUR MEMBERS

By: Vern Nelson in the absence of Gary Vacin, Publicity Director

May 1, 2009 

                                               

The next monthly meeting of SLAC

Monday, MAY 18, 2009


 AT THE SUN LAKES COUNTRY CLUB -  PHASE I
in the mirror room -


The Past Monthly Meeting –
April 20, 2009

Phil Scharber, Regional Sales Manager for HondaJet was our speaker for the evening.  He spoke about the new HA-420 Honda Jet ALJ (Advanced Light Jet).  Click on Details


OTHER ACTIVITIES

On the afternoon of Friday April 19th, SLAC held a “Cowboy Cookout” at Sisk Park in Palo Verde.  For a slide show of the photos taken click on: Slideshow

ACTIVITIES

Please review THE FOLLOWING future activities,
mark your calendar and inform Earl Culyer if
you have not yet signed up and you intend to participate
Telephone 480-895-5525  Email EarlSLAC@wbhsi.net

 

Since many members can only participate on Saturdays, we
have made most of the proposed activities on a Saturday

Fly-Ins:

 

Generally the third Saturday of each month 
 

THERE ARE NO FLY-INS SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME


Field Trips

Generally the fourth Saturday of each month -
Field trips to points of interest for all members, pilots and guests.

 

May 17, 2009

Sunday

Field trip to the Sun Lakes Model Airplane Club’s new facility near Coolidge

Sun Lakes Model Airplane Club website

35 driving miles

Tentative Field-trip
in the Fall of  2009

Rotorway Helicopter Plant – Chandler AZ
Rotorway website

11 driving miles

 

Other Activities

THERE ARE NO “OTHER ACTIVITIES” SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME

 

Publicity

 

For information on SLAC Publicity, contact Gary Vacin, Publicity Director
480-802-2225; or email Gvacin@hotmailcom

 

Programs

Programs are arranged by Elton Dyal, Program Director.

If you have any questions concerning the programs,
please contact Elton at:

Telephone 480-895-1160 or email N9588Q@cox.net

 

·        Monday May 18th 
The speaker will be member Gary Farrell who will relate his many experiences in 30 years of flying helicopters and Fixed Wing aircraft. Details 

·        Monday October 19th
Mark Patterson, a World War II historian and owner/operator of Pathfinder Tour in Chandler, will be the featured speaker

Patterson will cover various aspects of World War II history, with emphasis on D-Day airborne operations and the Normandy invasion.  He will bring a number of World War II artifacts and memorabilia, including a German MP-44 sub-machine gun, an authentic German Knight’s Cross with oak leaf swords and diamonds-- the highest award available to German pilots, and an unnamed U. S. World War II Congressional Medal of Honor.   He has studied history for more than 30 years, traveling extensively through Western Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland.


·        Monday November 16th
 Jessica Cox will talk to our group.  Jessica was born without arms yet flies her own plane.  Come and see what dedication and perseverance can do.  Jessica Cox


BOARD MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE
SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, October thru May

 

The next SLAC Board meeting is on Tuesday May12th at the SLAC Country Club in Phase 1 at 9:30 a.m.

in the Card Room in the Recreation Center.  You are cordially invited to attend these meetings.

 

For information on the Sun Lakes Aero Club go to the website: http://www.sunlakesaeroclub.org /

Vern Nelson, Webmaster

vernslac@wbhsi.net

480-895-0572
Cell: 480-710-4124