So many times you watch a pilot approach his plane, make a big circle around the craft and within a two or three minute time frame, varoom, the engine roars to life. How important is your life and to the others that depend on you to be there for many years to come? So many
Category Archives: 2016-May Newsletter
NEXT MEETING IS MONDAY MAY 2 AT SKY RANCH 3535 Alcoa Highway Knoxville, TN 37920 Come early to visit and the meeting starts at 7 PM We have had a lot of chapter activity with the arrival of spring and we are eager to share our stories and hear about yours. If you attended the big EAA Sun ‘N Fun fly in
This month has flown by quickly with some of our members attending Sun ’n Fun in Lakeland – and many more of our members volunteering at the very successful Smoky Mountain Air Show. We manned the info tent, signed up several new members and have many Young Eagles in wait for the next event. Now the challenge is scheduling
SMOKY MOUNTAIN AIR SHOW VOLUNTEERS FROM EAA CHAPTER 17 WOW! You folks. . . We . . Us . . . hit a home run for our part of the Airshow! We conducted a very impressive and responsive group effort. Not only did we provide SMAS the talented aviation folks they wanted, in the numbers
The Homebuilt kit displayed by ALBERT ROBINSON, and the finished RV-10 displayed by SAM ROBINSON and JUDY WAYMAN at the Smoky Mountain Air Show drew prospective members and builders to ask questions from our volunteers manning the aircraft on display. There they answered questions and directed six new members to our tent to pay for their annual chapter membership and receive a
Pilot Marc Hightower stands with his 1927 WACO at the Smoky Mountain Air Show in the EAA aircraft display area as part of his Sky High Air Tours display. Marc remains active within EAA and had been the Young Eagles coordinator in Key West for several years and has offered to help fly Young Eagles with us at our next event
Volunteer training & Background Check All Young Eagles Coordinators, Field Representatives and Pilots are required to complete a training and background check. This training is available to you, free of charge at: www.eaa.org/youthprotection. The intent is to create the safest environment possible for our young people in our programs, and to protect our volunteers.