May Chapter Meeting on Tuesday May 5th

Submitted by ryee on Sun, 05/03/2015 - 15:58.
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05/05/2015 - 19:00
05/05/2015 - 21:00
Our guest speaker for our May 5th chapter meeting will be Don McDowell. Don is a fixture at Watsonville airport having been involved with aviation for over 60 years. Please mark your calendars and be prepared for a very entertaining and informative talk. Don McDowell bio:

Come Watch an Engine Tear-Down of a Lycoming O320

Submitted by ryee on Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:40.
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03/03/2015 - 17:00
03/03/2015 - 19:00

Ever wonder what the internals of an aircraft engine look like? Want to see how to take apart an engine? We will be doing an engine tear-down of a Lycoming O320, with the assistance of Justin Howard . This will be happening at the hangar on Tuesday March 3rd from 5:00-7:00.

Flight Training Scholarships

Submitted by ryee on Thu, 01/08/2015 - 23:21.
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The National EAA organization offers several scholarships for flight training. The Harrison Ford scholarship application deadline is January 31st. For more details on scholarships go to: www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-education-and-resources/eaa-youth-education/eaa-aviation-scholarships/eaa-flight-training-scholarships

Santa Cruz Rotary is accepting applications for a vocational scholarship in the aviation field

Submitted by ryee on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:37.
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At the January meeting, chapter member, Charles Eldridge announced that the Rotary Club of Santa Cruz is currently taking applications for its Vocational Scholarship program. This program was established to assist students enrolled in an approved vocational or technical program of study. Scholarship awards are intended to assist students evidencing financial need and the desire to continue education or training. One of the vocations that is supported is aviation.

For more information, see www.santacruzrotary.org/pdf/VocationalSholarships.pdf

Deadline for applications is March 15th, 2015

Memorial Service and Celebration of Life for Neil Brooks

Submitted by ryee on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 08:49.
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01/24/2015 - 11:30
01/24/2015 - 15:00
There will be a memorial service and Celebration of Life for Neil Brooks at the EAA 119 Hangar on Saturday, January 24th.
Please arrive by 11:30. This will be a POT LUCK  with the EAA 119 and SMB QB Hangar providing Hamburgers and Hotdogs. 
 
DO NOT BE LATE ! ! !   Precisely at 12:00 NOON the event will begin with a MISSING MAN FLYOVER. This will be followed by  Burgers and Hotdogs. Please bring a POTLUCK DISH.
 
Following lunch, John Davi will be the MC for the presentation of the SMB QB MEMORIAL SCROLL and a review of Neil's life consisting of stories about Neil by his family and many friends from the SMB Hangar of the Quiet Birdmen, EAA Hangar 119 and MOAA, the Military Officers Assn of America.