meetings are the last
Saturday of the month at
Light refreshments are
are held on
the EAA Campus in the Squadron building. It is
located next to the EAA Chapter 565 building near the south ramp (south
FBO) at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda.
plenty of free parking for planes and cars.
GPS address: 27255 Beechcraft Ave., Punta Gorda 33982
New Squadron Treasurer
Steve Ritzi is the new Squadron
Treasurer. Owen Stiegelmeier is turning the books over after
serving in this position since 2010. Thank you, Owen, for
the wonderful job you have done in keeping up with our finances.
Steve has a tough act to follow.
Activities & Safety Director
We'd like to announce our new
Flying Activities & Safety Director, Dick Solar.
SQUADRON LOGO AT STAR
Order your shirt, jacket, cap, etc. from them and get the logo and
one line of text free. Star Enterprises is at
many of the larger airshows.
out what we've been doing and upcoming events on the EVENTS tab on the
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Warbirds of America:
do our members
fly ex-military aircraft? Why do our members go to great lengths to
save one aircraft from extinction?
preservation of military aviation history and to tell a story. To see a
warbird displayed in a museum brings a sense of wonder. But to
experience the presence of a warbird with all of the senses is
awe-inspiring. To touch it, to see it in flight, to experience flight,
to hear the roar of the engine is nothing short of exhilarating.
reminds us of
the sacrifices made by veterans who flew these aircraft in combat in
order for us to enjoy the freedoms and these aircraft we take for
granted today. Those freedoms are not without cost.