Spring Young Eagles Rally

Plan ahead. Our next Young Eagles Rally will be on Saturday, June 8, 2024 with a rain date of Sunday the 9th. Pre-registration is required. More information as the event gets closer.

November 2020

1st Dec 2020

Being partially retired now and working with new members in the flight club I have been at the airport a lot lately. The place looks great and there is lots of activity. It is so nice to see. I can remember the days when it looked pretty dumpy, activity was low, and there was no sense of community....

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October 2020

10th Oct 2020

The days are getting short, get your flying in. The colors are starting to come out nicely. Peak foliage is usually the week after Columbus Day in Connecticut.

It was great to see our first Ray scholar Bryce Wiekrykas complete his training and receive his private pilot certificate. This is another...

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September 2020

10th Sep 2020

Despite Covid restriction difficulties the airport and membership seem to be busy which is great. We have six members in the Spirit of Meriden Flight Club now. We are also picking up new EAA chapter members from the area. Hopefully many will be at the picnic. Please make a point to introduce yoursel...

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August 2020

10th Aug 2020

We got to show off the RV-12 two times recently. Once at an EAA Chapter 166 meeting and another at Bridgeport airport to kick off their RV-12 project. We get to do it again at Meriden airport on August 14th. It feels really good to talk about what we have accomplished. Through our chapter’s efforts...

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July 2020

10th Jul 2020

It was nice to see everyone at the meeting June 28th. Attendance was very good. Maybe we should always move our June meeting back one week to miss Father’s Day. Even with hangar door wide open and people widely spaced it still got pretty hot inside, oh well. Maybe fans next time. I was particularly...

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June 2020

10th Jun 2020

Yea, we are flying! Sorry it took so long to certify but it was worth it. Now in the air I was able to reflect back on the project. We accomplished a lot. There was a lot of learning all around. We had 20 kids participate for a total of 2501 hrs and 16 adults mentoring and helping at 3018 hrs. I kno...

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May 2020

10th May 2020

Hopefully we get back to meetings starting in June. In the mean time I hope you are able to go flying or work on your project more than you did in the past. As you may have heard Air Venture is cancelled this year. There was just too much grounds preparation to be done now that could not be done saf...

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