EAA Chapter 119 Young Eagles Rally

Submitted by ryee on Tue, 07/03/2007 - 11:06.
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07/07/2007 - 10:00
07/07/2007 - 13:00

Young Eagles Rally from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the EAA hangar in Watsonville

July Edition of Flightline Now Available

Submitted by ryee on Mon, 06/25/2007 - 19:51.
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The July edition of EAA Chapter 119's newsletter, Flightline, is now available. This month's newsletter features an article on the B-17 by Jorge Perez and "Three Weeks on OZ" by John Nogatch. It is available here or from the Flightline tab.

43rd Annual Watsonville Fly-In and Airshow May 25-26-27, 2007

Submitted by ryee on Sun, 05/13/2007 - 10:22.
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05/25/2007 - 09:00
05/27/2007 - 00:00

We look forward to seeing you at the 43rd annual Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show!! The Board of Directors and I are really excited about this year’s Fly-In& Air Show, and we look forward to your participation in our event. The Fly-In portion with static displays and judging are a very important part of our weekend.We’'ve expanded our homebuilts judging categories to reflect the changing atmosphere in recreational aviation. We'’ll announce the winners of the various categories at Saturday night’s Pilot’s Get-Together.We’re going to have plenty of activities for you, beginning with the traditional Friday Night Spaghetti Dinner. There wi’ll be fireworks, lots of military aircraft featuring two F/18 “Hornets” from Lemoore Naval Air Station joining the Saturday and Sunday air show.

Jet away

Submitted by webmaster on Fri, 12/08/2006 - 06:49.

For the engine folks, something a little different.

Vulcan American Moth

From Bob Johnson of Santa Cruz, comes this fine photo of the Vulcan American Moth that was owned by his father, then by Bob, who writes:

"Here is my old bird that was restored to this condition by Dick Stephens who may still live in Hemet, CA. He did a great job. I don't know if he still owns her. She is a 1928 Vulcan American Moth. There were only 8 made and mine was the last. Vulcan Tool Company was bought by Davis Aircraft and they changed the vertical stabilizer and rudder because she was a flat spinner. She has a 60 HP Le blond 5 cylinder radial engine and had a max cruise of 101 MPH and Stall of 38 MPH."

Notice the exquisite tapered wing profile. Maybe seeing his "old bird" here will inspire Bob to share some other stories of this airplane's colorful history with us.