November 6th, 2015

Hi folks, I need to correct the date for the breakfast meeting in Paola. The date is tomorrow, Saturday, November7, 9:30am at We Be Smokin. Sorry for the confusion. Hope you can join us.

Chapter 15 Updates

November 5th, 2015

Hello everyone. Just a note to update our Chapter15 events discussed at our last meeting in October.

1. This Saturday, Nov. 8th we plan on gathering for breakfast at the Miami County Airport. We’ll meet at We B Smokin at 09:30 Saturday morning.
Should be a good day for flying; sunny and temperatures in the 50′s.

2. Date for the Chapter15 Christmas (Holiday) party is January 9th, 2016; second Saturday in January. Place and time to be determined. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

3. Slate of Chapter officers for 2016 nominates; Rod Flinn, President; John Ostmeyer, Vice President; Dave Maine, Treasurer; Grant Wittenborn, Secretary; Nan Funkhouser, Reporter; John Wittenborn, Member at Large. Anyone caring to nominate someone for office send me a note or attend the November meeting on the 23rd.

That’s all for now. Hope to see you this Saturday for Breakfast.

John Wittenborn, President.

October 23rd, 2015

Hello everyone. Just a reminder of our Chapter15 meeting Monday, the 26th at 7pm, Signature Flight Support FBO on the West side of the New Century Air Center.

Hope to see you there

John Wittenborn.

The Box is Open

October 2nd, 2015

Just a reminder, the box is open over IXD tomorrow; Saturday from 09:00 to 15:00 CDT. You are invited to come try it out then join us for Brats and Burgers at the Wittenborn hangar B-19 on the East side of IXD; 15:00 to ??

Weather will be excellent for flying. Lots of sunshine; high around 65 degrees F and we’ve even arrange a slight cross wind (ENE @ 10-15kts) for those who can’t see the runway when landing your airplane.

Join us.

John Wittenborn

Chapter Meeting Reminder

September 25th, 2015

Hello everyone. This is just a reminder of our Chapter 15 meeting on the 28th of September, 7pm at the Signature Flight Support FBO, New Century Air Center. We’ll do a re-cap of the Barnstormer contest with a report from our treasurer on finances. Also, a remnder the aerobatic box will be open on October 3rd for anyone wishing to practice or just get together for flying in the box.

So, we’ll look forward to seeing you at our meeting this coming Monday at 7pm.

John Wittenborn, Kansas City Chapter 15 President.

Contest Updates. Playday this Weekend

August 20th, 2015

Hello everyone; just a note to bring you up to date on our contest plans and to let you all know, we’ll be meeting this Saturday at 09:00 at Signature Flight Support FBO, New Century Air Center to place the aerobatic box markers, corner sighting devices and go over forms and registration material. Once the Markers are in place, the box will be available for practice this Saturday until 17:00 LCL or until cancelled by participants. If you’re available come on out to help and fly.

Nan will position her trailer next to Dave Hayden’s hangar on Thursday, the 27th, at her convenience. Dave has agreed to our use of his hangar for electricity and aircraft storage if necessary and I’m meeting with him today to confirm. The IXD airport manager has asked that the ramp overlay construction (Phase 3) be delayed to accommodate our contest our contest.

Friday, the 28th and registration date, we’ll meet with staff and volunteers at 17:00, again at the Signature FBO. We’ll give our volunteers a run-thru on duties and procedures; specifically the corner (“line” judges) judges on the use of the sighting devices and communication procedures. And of course Saturday & Sunday, the 29th and 30th our contest will begin with the pilot and staff briefings promptly at 08:00 hrs. Any questions about flying or duties and volunteering please send me a note or give me a call.

Best Regards: John Wittenborn: 913.486.4123

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Monday Meeting Reminder

August 16th, 2015

Just a reminder of our Monday meeting tomorrow; Signature Flight Support, New Century Airport at 7pm. I’ll be there at 6:30 to meet with John Morrissey. He’s flying in for the meeting and needs to RTB in the air by 7:30. Join us early if you wish.

John Wittenborn

Meeting Reminder

August 13th, 2015

Hello everyone;

Just a quick note to inform you of a Contest Planning meeting, Monday, the 17th of August at Signature Flight Support, New Century AirCenter; 7Pm. We’ll put the finishing touches on the Barnstormer contest plans. I decided to have the meeting at IXD as I hope to have representatives from both the IXD tower and fire department in attendance. I know it’s a bit short notice, but I hope you’ll be able to attend.

John Wittenborn, President, IAC15

Chapter 15 July 27 Meegin

July 26th, 2015

Hello everyone. Just a reminder of our meeting tomorrow, July 27th, 7pm at the Signature Flight Support FBO at New Century Air Center.

John Wittenboern