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Safety Seminar, 20 Jan 2016, Juniper Hill Golf Course

13 Jan 2016 - (r1 - 13 Jan 2016 - 21:43:11 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... FAASTeam Rep. Kenneth MacDonald and FAASTeam Program Mgr. Jim Adams will present this eye opening safety seminar on preventing loss of aircraft control. We will review and discuss loss of control accidents and see how they could have been prevented.

Every year countless aircraft depart from controlled flight, unfortunately many pilots do not recover control prior to impacting the ground, resulting in serious injuries or death. This is an interactive seminar, so bring your questions.

This seminar hosted by Worcester Area Pilots Association and Juniper Hill Golf Course. The Juniper Grill will be open at 6:00 PM for food and drinks prior to the start of the seminar. Seminar starts at 7:00 PM.

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Holiday party is Saturday December 5th

26 Nov 2015 - (r1 - 26 Nov 2015 - 00:06:03 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The annual Holiday Party is being held again at the Overlook in Charlton. It starts at 5pm on Saturday the 5th. Reservations required, click HolidayParty2015 for details.

  • Door Prizes
  • Dinner (Prime Rib & Baked Haddock)
  • Desert
  • Beer and Wine and soft drinks.

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WAPA Fly-in Picnic Saturday August 15, 11:00 AM

14 Aug 2015 - (r1 - 14 Aug 2015 - 14:28:33 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The annual WAPA Fly-in picnic will be held at Gardner Airport. We will be flying it to an active micro-jet airshow, so be sure to announce on CTAF and wait for word from the Air Boss that the runway is clear. The fly-in previous years has been a very enjoyable event. Everyone is welcome. If for some reason last minute weather results in a change in plan, we'll announce it on WAPA unicom. and update this posting.

Special thanks to Gardner Aviation Services for hosting our annual summer event.

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The Battle of Britain Experience

11 Jun 2015 - (r1 - 11 Jun 2015 - 21:39:09 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The next WAPA meeting will feature a presentation by Graeme J W Smith

2015 is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain – the most significant air superiority contest in history. In this presentation Graeme J W Smith will outline the difficulties faced by the British in aircraft supply and pilot training as they struggled to make up their losses while facing daily odds of 5:1 against. Illustrated with photography from the present day of the South East of England where the Battle took place - the talk includes discussion of Graeme’s preparation to fly the Tiger Moth and Harvard trainers – culminating in flying the Supermarine Spitfire. Wing Commander Tom Neil – who was 19 during the Battle provides veteran commentary (by video) as to how it really was in 1940.

The meeting will be held at the Worcester Airport Terminal, 6:30 PM. Wednesday 17 June 2015.

WAPA will provide Coffee and light refreshments.

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Annual Meeting, Wednesday May 20th 6:30 PM

01 May 2015 - (r1 - 01 May 2015 - 10:50:54 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The WAPA Annual Meeting will be held at the Tweeds Pub Restaurant, on Wednesday, May 20th at 6:30 PM. Agenda:
  • Nominations and Elections for the Board
  • Nominations and Elections for the Officers
  • Event planning
  • Hangar Flying
  • Good food!

Please RSVP to info@worcesterapa.org if you can attend.

Tweeds is at 229 Grove St., Worcester

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2014 Holiday Party, Saturday December 6th

20 Nov 2014 - (r2 - 21 Nov 2014 - 20:58:59 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The Christmas party for 2014 is scheduled for Saturday December 6th at 6:00 PM. This year we've moved the event to the Overlook in Charlton MA and we've been able to lower the cost to $35.00 per person. Menu includes Prime Rib and Lobster & Scallops. We'll have door prizes. Please sign up to enjoy an evening of dining and hangar flying. Click here for reservations and directions

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WAPA Flyout to Turners Falls 6/18

18 Jun 2014 - (r2 - 27 Jun 2014 - 23:08:28 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The fly-out this evening to Turners Falls Airnav:0B5 is still looking like a go. Plan to depart your local airports to meet up between 6 and 6:30 pm. Winds are a bit high - gusting into the low 20's, but are expected to diminish into the evening. Not much developing on RADAR yet either so the weather is looking good. And don't forget that Turners Falls is an active parachute jump zone, so be sure to listen and watch for canopies

We'll update this page on any last minute go / no-go decision. ... Fly-out went off without a hitch. 3 planes / 5 members arrived for a chili dogs and dessert. We'll try to do another flyout on Wednesday July 2nd.

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-- GeorgeClark - 29 Apr 2005
Topic revision: r54 - 09 Jun 2011, AdminUser
 
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