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June 10th Next Meeting

Next Month: 9:00 AM, 2nd Saturday of every month. Days may vary so watch for the reminder postcard. Continental Breakfast at morning meetings.  The next EAA Chapter 203 meeting will be held at North County Airport in the Chapter Hangar 11250-5, next to the Palm Beach Avionics hangar at 9:00 AM on 2nd Saturday of the month. From the junction of the Beeline Highway (SR710) and PGA Blvd (SR786) go 2.6 miles NW; turn left at the airport sign, cross the train tracks. Follow the road 2.4 miles to the hangar, which is on the left hand side before you get to the FBO terminal.

Christmas Party on December 10 was Huge Success!

We decided to do something different for the December meeting. Instead of the holiday party, we had a holiday meeting with a 'holiday movie morning'.  The film was "Flying the Feathered Edge", a documentary about Bob Hoover.  The 'enhanced' breakfast was outstanding. See the December/January Newsletter page for details.

Young Eagles at Belle Glade!!! 

 

For a detailed look at the photos and stories behind the photography of Spencer Gould, click on his name! Spencer has created a photo album with captions to show all the excitement of this extraordinary event.

Special Event Ford Tri-Motor Was Here Feb 12-15, 2015!

    

See additional photos at Ford

Christmas Party 2014

On Friday, December 5 at 7:00 pm Chapter 203 celebrated our annual Christmas Party and Dinner at the EAA hangar (11250-5). Great food, terrific conversations and a gift exchange that was a riot.

Our Officers

President: Bill Siegel, Wellington, FL 33414, 561-798-3826, b.siegel@eaa203.com 
V
ice President:
Spencer Gould, Jupiter, FL 33478, spencer@eaa203.com 
Treasurer: Bud Smith, Palm Bch Gdns, FL 33410 
, bud@eaa203.com

Secretary: Joe Scaglione, Jupiter, FL 33478, joe@eaa203.com  
Young Eagles: Rick Golightly, Jupiter, FL 33478  561-747-9100
, rick@eaa203.com 
Membership:
Kevin Sheely, W. Palm Beach, FL 33413  561-358-9610, kevin@eaa203.com 
Program Director: Scott Thatcher, Plm Bch Gdns, FL 33418  561-622-4327 scott@eaa203.com 
Newsletter Editor: Scott Thatcher, Plm Bch Gdns, FL 33418  561-622-4327 scott@eaa203.com
Librarian: Ana Scaglione, 
Jupiter, FL 33478, joe@eaa203.com  

Tech Counselors

Name Specialty
Bill Perry Composites and FWF
b.perry@eaa203.com 
Sherman Corning All
sherman@eaa203.com
Spencer Gould Composites and FWF
spencer@eaa203.com

Christmas Party 2013
 

Special of the Month:

Here is a new feature of the EAA203 website.  Just watch and review the following video for complete information on specific "How To" projects.  Each month a new feature will be added here and the previous videos will be archived in the Projects link to the left. Note: If you have significant start and stop times due to a slow connection, click on "Pause" and wait a few minutes for the video to download enough information to be seen without interruption.

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Our own Rick Johnson and his Avid Magnum Roadable Aircraft.

May 26, 2011 - Rick Johnson built an Avid Magnum and mounted part of a Suzuki motorcycle to the tail. This allows the aircraft to be roadable on the ground and then slides forward on rails under the fuselage for flights.

Circuit Breakers

 

Low Budget Hydroforming

 

Our Mission

Click on Newsletter to left for Club News. Also see the News link to left for latest from EAA. This web page is now being developed to incorporate news, activities, club and member projects, Young Eagle events, Breakfasts and many other activities associated with Chapter 203 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. Be sure to scroll all the way down for EAA Calendar, Speaker Info and more...

Highlights of Past Meetings

Click Here to see Photo Highlights of our visit to Palm Beach Propeller

Click Here to see Photo Highlights of Bill Siegel's Homemade EFIS

Click Here to see Photos of International Airport Fire Rescue Station (PB)

 

Contact Information

Just contact any of the officers above for more information, or fill out the Membership Form by clicking on Membership at top of page.

Postal address
Hangar 3, North Palm Beach County Airport, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Electronic mail
General Information: info@EAA203.com
Webmaster: webmaster@EAA203.com

Palm Beach Propeller Visit on September 11, 2007
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We want to thank D.E. O'Neill (Mom), Mike O'Neill, Larry Harris and Jeff Hebron for providing our Chapter with an informative and interesting tour of their facilities. It's amazing to see what all needs to occur when a prop is brought in, from seemingly simple tasks such as labeling every part removed from the assembly to computerized measurements of various stations along the axis of the prop.  Approximately 30 members and guests attended this event and all went away with a much better understanding of the metallurgy, chemistry and other processes involved in returning a prop to the customer in a like-new condition.

Bill Siegel's Homemade EFIS presented on October 9, 2008
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The first two photos are of the group attending Bill's lecture and discussion on "How To Build Your Own EFIS"!  Bill Siegel not only provided information on how to build one of these great displays for your aircraft, he also brought a working model of one that he built for his plane. It included GPS, Moving Map, Flight Planning, and more... all in a Windows format.  Contact the club for more information if you want to build one of Bill's Homemade EFIS!

Palm Beach International Airport Fire Rescue Station
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After reviewing many of the functions of the Fire Rescue crew at Palm Beach International, we went outside to witness how a fire is handled when the interior of an aircraft is on fire.  A nozzle with a pointed end is used to penetrate the skin of the aircraft allowing the nozzle to remain inside the aircraft. Then the flow of water and foam is sent through the hose to extinguish the flames inside the aircraft without having to actually enter the aircraft.  In addition, we got a complete tour of the facilities including many of the trucks and emergency vehicles used by this professional organization.

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