EAA Chapter 651

Green Bay, WI USA

The Landing Strip

September 9th -  
  • There are a whole slew of events going on in September around NE Wisconsin, the last hurrahs for 2017? They can be found on our events page. Two of these events need volunteer participation from our chapter -
  1. The AOPA ASI "Fly by NIght" symposium on Wednesday, September 20th needs at least 3 to 4 people to help serve food prior to the presentation. 100% of the donations collected are going to the Chapter. Contact Charlie Smith for more information.  Expected volunteer time is from 5:00 until 9:30 pm.
  2. Fall Fly-In, guests of Nicolet Airport on September 30th. The volunteer sign up sheet is here.
May 20th - 
Jay's first breakfast of 2017 had a great showing! Weather was very nice but a little windy. Around 40 aircraft showed up in total & over 100 breakfasts served. The breakfast was followed by the monthly meeting of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Ninety-Nines. (Click on any picture to go to the full album) 

If you haven't already, please obtain the certification as soon as possible so we can continue to provide our events following the YPP policy.
The new Youth Protection Plan is pivotal to the Young Eagles program and any other event where the chapter is involved with children under the age of 18. Below are links to the introduction, program overview, requirements, documents & feedback.

If you have obtained the certification please forward the email / .pdf provided by EAA to our Secretary, Alan Georgia 


March 29th -  

January 20th -

Keep an eye out for future Chapter "drive out" events. For those interested, we could get together as a group and head down to see either see the "Aviation Adventure Speaker Series" at the EAA Museum or "Movie Night" at the Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin. 

Aviation Adventure Speaker Series                                                                                     
Movies at the Aviation Heritage Center ( Desc's )
Free ($5 Non-Members) - 7:00pm. 
Normally Thursdays. 
Cockpit climbs" following the presentation.
$2.00 per person. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation at 6:45pm. 2nd Friday of each month.
  • No presentations until after Airventure '17
  • October 13 - By Dawns Early Light
  • November 10 - The Aviator
  • December 8 - Tora,Tora,Tora

October 13th -
IMC Club News - Rich Mamrosh of the NWS GRB gave us an excellent presentation on SKEW-T diagrams and how they can provide supplemental information to the preflight and inflight WX sources. An excellent tool not only for the IFR pilot, but the VFR pilot too. With his permission & slight mods to remove copyrighted material the powerpoint presentation has been uploaded here so others may see it. You may get it here - 
http://bit.ly/2e1iBLf  It's highly recommended to download it to your computer or use an online viewer to view. The link above will automatically open it for a "quick" view but it is corrupted on many pages. 

October 6th  (Updated October 24th) - 
"Lady Lynn" made it to her new home in Germany! Eisenach-Kindel Airport (EDGE). We lost track of her between Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW) and Wick, Scotland (EGPC). UPDATED - "Lady Lynn" landed in Keflavavik (BIKF) as assumed but required re-routing due to the strong winds aloft & fuel reserve requirements. Ferry pilots Klaus Plasa & Stephan Gottwald provided us with a PIREP of their epic journey - here.  Click on pictures below for more photos.



 Toronto (CYTZ)

 Goose Bay (CYYR)

 Mýrdalsjökull Glacier,
Katla Volcano,
SE Iceland

Made it!

September 19th - 
Great showing of members' aircraft at the September meeting in Shawano.
Thanks Al for the hospitality & delicious brats! (click pictures for more) 



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