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Career Day

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Workshops - Elements of HomeBuilding"

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Workshops

EAA Chapter 52 presents “Elements of Home-Building”

These 4 hour sessions provide a taste of the fundamentals of home-building skills and knowledge.

Think of them as SportAir Workshops Lite.

They start at 1300 on the chapter breakfast Sundays – so fly in or drive in have a...

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General Meeting - Return to Executive Airport

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Great News  - Chapter Membership Meetings have returned to Sacramento Executive Airport conference room.  same time and now same place.   

First flight - Lyle McCarty RV-8

Posted on March 29, 2018 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

First flight of RV-8  Lyl's second homebuild - first flight Wednesday  3/28/18


board meeting change as well....

Posted on March 10, 2018 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Board meetings will be held at Executive Flyes across the hall from our old meeting location at Exec Airport.  7PM-9 PM

December Newsletter

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

December newsletter is in the Newsletter 2017 folder in this website

Gone West

Posted on December 16, 2017 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

With sadness report  I have just heard that members Joe Williams and Silmer Scheidel have gone west.  I have no details at this time but will post as I have them.  If any members have photos/bios of Joe or Silmer please pass them on to webmaster - Jim Heffelfinger >>>   jimheffelfinger@gmail.com 

FAAST Team Seminar

Posted on December 9, 2017 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

"Drill Down on Loss Of Control With Patty Wagstaff and Rich Stowell"

Topic: Q&A Followup on LOC Seminar; Patty Wagstaff and Rich Stowell

On Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 20:00 Eastern Standard Time (17:00 PST, 18:00 MST, 19:00 CST, 15:00 HST, 16:00 AKST, 18:00 Arizona, 01:00 GMT)

Select Number:EA2379868

Description:  See the original show here: https/youtu.be/4zp4hBurmd8

This show is a follow-up Q&a...

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Bugatti p 100 replica project - NTSB

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

For those of you who followed the Bugatti p100 replica project and the sad crash and fire, that took the life of the project leader just before the plane was to be put in a museum, here is a link to the unofficial report by the project staff. The NTSB has released the official report and project staff held their narrative until its release.

http://bugatti100p.aero/…/Bugatti-100P-Crash-Investigation.…;

HHHere is the link to the NTSB report....https://www.ntsb.gov/_layo...

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Monthly Meetings returns to Sac Executive - Conference room

General Membership Meeting returns to KSAC conference room in the terminal.  :)


Workshops = Elements of HomeBuilding

Workshops

EAA Chapter 52 presents “Elements of Home-Building”

These 4 hour sessions provide a taste of the fundamentals of home-building skills and knowledge.

Think of them as SportAir Workshops Lite.

They start at 1300 on the chapter breakfast Sundays – so fly in or drive in have a pancake or two and join us for the workshop after. A light lunch will be available to purchase.

These sessions are not a fund raiser but a FUN raiser to showcase the very attainable skills to build you own aircraft.

 

Date Topic Project Cost

June 10 Fittings and fasteners Hardware identification $10

July 8 Wood Assembling a rib $15

August 12 Aluminum RV toolbox $40

September 9 Composite 3D layup $20

October 14 Welding (Oxy fuel & GTAW) steel and aluminum $40

November TBD Fabric (Stewart System) cover a sample frame $20

December TBD Electrical Electronics crimping/soldering $20

Note: workshop costs may very based on materials unaccounted for.

Please reserve your place ASAP to allow us to prepare for you.

jimheffelfinger@gmail.com , 916-769-1819

Location – Yolo County Airport – KDWA midfield EAA Hangar

 

Hanger Flying - 3rd Sat every month 7:30 - 11

Drop in for coffee sweets and conversation  KSAC Hangar 27

Board of Directors Meeting throughout 2018

 Location :  Sac Executive Airport  - Sac Flyers Office 

Hints for Homebilders videos at eaa.org