MAKE CHAPTER 288 YOUR AVIATION HOME! E-AB, TYPE CERTIFIED, VINTAGE, WARBIRD, ETC.
CONGRATULATIONS TO BRENDAN WIXSON
EAA CHAPTER 288 MEMBER AND OUR
2020 RAY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER
The Next SpaceX Launch is scheduled for July 8 at 11:54 AM.
For details, click on Aviation and Space News above, then click on: NASA SPACE NEWS/LAUNCHES
**** MEDICAL EXTENSIONS and MORE ****
The FAA HAS APPROVED the Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) and, among other things, it may extend GA Pilot Medical Certification beyond June 30. Read the SFAR by Clicking on "Aviation and Space News" above, then "Aviators Information" for details.
SAVE THE DATE: BONNIE AND DENNIS POWELL's MEMORIAL
October 10 @ The Spruce Creek Country Club, 1-4 PM
RSVP at https://dennisandbonnie.com
T-1 LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY: ***COUNTDOWN TO MARS***
Learn more by going to Aviation and Space News above, then click: "NASA SPACE NEWS/LAUNCHES"
CORONA VIRUS AND AVIATION
Have COVID-19 questions? Check out the FAA’s Coronavirus Information page for regulatory updates as well as helpful guidance/resources at https://www.faa.gov/coronavirus
MORE COVID-19 CANCELATIONS:
The 2020 National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition scheduled for October in Orlando is canceled
The 2020 Reno Air Races are canceled: https://airrace.org
The 2020 Triple Tree Fly-in is canceled: https://tta.aero/aviation-events/triple-tree-fly-in/
The 2020 Albuquerque Ballon Fest is canceled: https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/event/albuquerque-international-balloon-fiesta®-2020-(postponed)/39749/
While we can’t gather in Oshkosh, we can still share The Spirit of Aviation. EAA Spirit of Aviation Week on July 21-25 will celebrate the entire aviation community by showcasing the spectrum of flight in a virtual way. Share your favorite aviation experiences on social using #EAAtogether!
Chapter 288 started in the 1970s, and originally met at nearby Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The chapter took regular trips to the Spruce Creek Fly-In, located in Port Orange, Florida, and soon moved their meeting location to Spruce Creek. Chapter 288 is unique, because of it's location. 288 is located at the intersection of young aviation enthusiasts from the University and experienced aviators along Florida's Space Coast.
Chapter 288 works to continue the spirit of general aviation in Daytona Beach area. We host several events throughout the year for our members which feature prominent aviators and aviation technology. Chapter 288 members also volunteer at aviation related functions throughout the community to teach people about general aviation. Volunteering at local airshows and hosting
Young Eagles events are some of the ways that EAA 288 members participate in the community. Chapter 288's members are also very involved with the EAA on a national level. The chapter has a good turnout at the EAA's annual fly-in "AirVenture" in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
The EAA works on a national level to help endure the "spirit of aviation." They work to get children who have an interest in becoming a pilot, air traffic controller, mechanic, etc. achieve their goals. EAA sponsors workshops for homebuilders teaching skills neccesary for them to build their own airplanes. Founded in 1953 by Paul Poberezney, the EAA has worked for over 60 years to keep general aviation alive and prospering into the future. They work today with other aviation organizations to ensure that aviation friendly laws are passed in Washington D.C., and to help ensure that general aviaiton will continue well into the future. To learn more about the Experimental Aircraft Association on a national level, and how to join, please visit their website at EAA.ORG