Chapter 44 News:
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
LOCATION: EAA Chapter 44 Sport Aviation Center.
Located at the west end of Eisenhauer Dr.
which runs across the north side
CLICK HERE to find the EAA Chapter 44 SAC using Google Maps
which is the only online map site that properly shows the location
of our facility. Our driveway is located on the right just before
the "hammer head" turn-around at the west end of Eisenhauer Drive.
Join us for dinner before the meeting.
dish for the January meeting is still being determined. If you would
like to volunteer to provide a main dish for one of our monthly
Contact Phil. Members are asked to please bring a complimentary
dish to pass such as a side dish, salad, dessert or whatever!
dinner typically costs only $5 which includes one beverage, your
meal and a healthy dose of hangar flying and other nonsense. It is a
nice way to get to know more about our members.
Bring your friends.
January 20th Program:
Our speaker this month is
Samantha Horne who took part in one of our Young Eagle events in
2011. She followed that up by attending the EAA Air Academy during
AirVenture 2012. She then took advantage of the free online ground
school course made available to Young Eagles by Sporty's Pilot Shop.
In late 2012, she contacted us when she had trouble making sense of
some of the topics such as magnetic deviation and how to use an E6B.
Most pilots can relate to the problems they had understanding those
concepts. Dave Hurd stepped in and met with Samantha and her father
to mentor her on those and other topics she was having trouble
grasping. In January 2013, as a 16 year old, we received word that
she had passed her written exam. She also set about applying for a
scholarship to help offset the cost of taking flying lessons. In
April 2013, she was awarded one of the
EAA's "Gathering of Eagles Scholarships" which she could apply
toward her Private Pilot Flight School. She took flying lessons the
next two summers and went on to receive her Private Pilot License on
September 1, 2014. She is now attending college at GCC.
Hope all of you can attend this
meeting to hear about her experience. Learn what the EAA Air Academy
is all about.
Mr. Curran is on the board of VisitRochester, the convention and
visitors bureau for Rochester, NY. He also serves on the Hillside
Family of Agencies Board of Governors and resides in Pittsford, NY.
Mr. Curran has long been fascinated with space and space travel. He
has flown light jets, skydived and is an avid scuba diver. - See
more at: http://www.galacticexperiencesbydeprez.com/news_ss2_fire.shtml#sthash.97XQuxP6.dpuf