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EAA 288 Embroidered Shirts

Chapter 288 has made arrangements for each member to purchase personalized embroidered shirts. They are available in both women's and men's sizes.

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Garmin Seminar on March 25

To continue to take part in General Aviation in the coming decades, knowledge of ADSB and more advanced GPS technology is crucial.  On March 25, 2015, there will be a Garmin Seminar at Avionics Installations in Spruce Creek where you can do just that.  The seminar will feature Garmin's latest product lines, like the GTN 650/750 series, as well as comprehensive ADSB solutions for general aviation aircraft. Please see the flyer below for more information.  For more information, or to rsvp for the seminar, contact Pahan at Avionics Installaions at 386-492-7760, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Support the Pilot's Bill of Rights

The EAA is currently rallying support from its members in passing the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.  This bill builds on the original Pilot's Bill of Rights, and aims to allow pilots to operate aircraft using a driver's license in lieu of a third class medical.  The bill also gives pilots procedural rights if they are ever under investigation by the FAA.  For a more detailed accounting of what changes are in the new bill, see this article on General Aviation News.

It is important to support legislation like this, because it is protecting your ability to operate an aircraft.  To contact your congressional representative about supporting this legislation, please visit this link: http://govt.eaa.org/17422/support-pilots-bill-rights-2/. Thank you. 

Missing Man Flight for Jabiru Dave on Friday, Feb. 27

The following is from Steve Wood of Goofy Flight regarding the Friday night gaggle flight in honor of Dave Ford:

The latest news is that the entire Spruce Creek Gaggle Flight is being invited, with as many flights as possible, to take part in the usual Friday Night at The Tree meeting. This will, of course, include a large contingent from Lakes / Goofy Flight - possibly up to 15 planes in one single flight.

 

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