Join EAA Chapter 44
On Their 33rd Annual Oshkosh Airlift To
Wednesday, July 30th to Sunday, August 3rd
CLICK HERE for details!
Young Eagle Event
EAA Chapter 44 is sponsoring
FREE Young Eagle rides for students from the ages of 8 -17.
Preferred registration will
be given to students who have not yet experienced this adventure or
have shown an outside interest in aviation such as attending
aviation oriented workshops, classes or working toward Scout merits
or careers in aviation.
DATE: May 17, 2014
TIME: 9AM - Noon
LOCATION: EAA Chapter 44 Sport Aviation Center, Ledgedale
Airport, Brockport, NY.
Our Sport Aviation Center
(SAC) is located at the far west end of Eisenhauer Drive, Brockport,
NY. GOOGLE is the only online map program that correctly shows the
location of our facility. None of the GPS programs have our location
CLICK HERE to see our location on GOOGLE Maps.
To register, please
CONTACT our Young Eagle Coordinator, Elise Isler for sign up
information and scheduling.
You can learn more about our Young Eagle
program by clicking on the YOUNG EAGLES tab at the top of this page.
Chapter 44 News:
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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.
Our main dish this month will be
CHILI prepared by chief chef and
Bottle Queen, Gail Isaac. Members are asked to please bring a 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.
April 15th Program:
Our speaker for the April
meeting is Brian Pitre who will talk about the emerging small
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Industry. Brian is the co-founder of SkyOp
LLC located in Canandaigua. The company has three small camera
equipped sUAVs (drones) and intends to provide a variety of aerial
video and photography services to clients once commercial flight
becomes lawful. He intends to bring one or more of his sUAVs to the
meeting to show the audience.
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
Check Out The Geriatric Pilot's Association
The Geriatric Pilot's Association is a group of American
war veterans and others who gather for the camaraderie and to
help preserve memories of conflicts that have helped keep
America free. It was originally formed by a group of WWII pilots
but is now enjoyed by veterans of all services and others
interested in hearing their military stories.
They meet for lunch and a program on the 3rd Thursday of each
Contact Phil Hazen
for information about their next meeting.
EAA'S VIDEO WEBINARS
producing a series of "Webinars" (Web Seminars) on a whole
variety of aviation related subjects. You can sign up to
quietly monitor or participate in these Webinars as they are
CLICK HERE to check the Webinars they have scheduled.
44's own Earl Luce recently conducted a Webinar about
"Building The Buttercup".
CLICK HERE to view Earl's first Webinar as well as other
Typical SAC Work Session.
Click on the above picture to see more about what is going
Aerial photo of SAC work session taken by Jim Nohlquist
on April 3, 2010.
For the foreseeable future,
we will try to work on the SAC on the 2nd
and 4th Saturdays but due to schedule conflicts
might need to alter those sessions. If you are interested in
helping out, please contact Mike Clayton to learn more about
what projects he needs us to focus on.
to reach Mike via email.
EAA Chapter 44 at
the 2010 Lilac Day Parade
Saturday, May 15th
Steve Zigelstein piloting his rebuilt EAA
Photo taken by Lise Stoddard
Chapter 44 Sport Aviation Center (SAC)
The SAC is
the future home of EAA Chapter 44. It is located on the north side
of Ledgedale Airport (7G0) just off the end of the west tie down
hope to occupy it in the fall of 2010.
Now Accepted On-Line Towards
The Building of The
EAA 44 is
undertaking a capital campaign to raise funds to build a
Aviation Center that will benefit the Rochester Community and our members. We
are asking for your support by making a tax-deductible donation to
EAA Chapter 44.
If you have any
skills, resources or materials that you think might help us,
we'd also invite you to
CONTACT US about them.
will be a place where members can perform final assembly of their own
homebuilt or restored airplanes, can offer free
Eagle flights to kids, meet new and interesting people, perhaps take a Sport Pilot
ground school, learn about General and Sport Aviation, learn about
the Experimental Aircraft Association, learn about
Rochester's rich aviation history, hear presentations by aviation dignitaries.
You can make a
secure donation here using your credit card or PayPal account:
EAA Chapter 44
is a 501(c)3 organization registered with the United States IRS and
New York State.
dedicated to the promotion of aviation activities, and the
preservation of our aviation heritage.
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