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  • 10 Dec 2016 - Annual Holiday Party, Overlook in Charlton, 5:00 PM

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2016 Holiday Party

18 Nov 2016 - (r1 - 18 Nov 2016 - 02:54:12 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The WAPA Holiday Party will be held on Saturday December 10th, at 5:00 PM, at The Overlook in Charlton. Reservations are required, so please sign up ASAP. Cost is $35/meal.

You can sign up and pay using PayPal. Details are on the HolidayParty2016 page. You can also sign up by sending an email to feedback@worcesterapa.org.

Menu includes Baked Salmon with an Herb Crust and a Lemon Picatta Sauce, and Prime Rib with Au Jus. Beer, Wine and soft drinks are included. We'll have door prizes, and will do another book swap. So bring your old books, and get some new reading material for the non-flying weather!

We need 30 meals to make the numbers work, so please sign up ASAP. You don't need to be a WAPA member to attend,

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WAPA Fly-Out Picnic, Saturday 8/20 11:00 AM

09 Aug 2016 - (r4 - 12 Nov 2016 - 14:35:23 - AdminUser)

Picnic is ON for Saturday, Rain or Shine. Fly-in or Drive-in. Plenty of food, see you there!

George Clark writes: ... The annual WAPA Fly-in Picnic will be held at Gardner Airport
  • Saturday, August 20th
  • 11 AM - 3 PM ... or until the food or weather runs out.
  • Rain Date is Sunday August 21st.
  • Food: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, soft drinks

If you plan to attend, please reply to feedback@worcesterapa.org, so that we can plan food quantities.

Note that we are sharing the airspace with an RC Jet Rally. When flying in, you should expect to hear from the "airboss" when the airspace and runway have been cleared. You may need to circle to delay your landing if jets and people are on the runway.

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29th annual Pokki Cub Haven

09 Aug 2016 - (r1 - 09 Aug 2016 - 15:28:16 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... Dominic Scaler has asked us to pass along an invitation to the 29th annual Pokki Cub Haven Chicken & Ribs BBQ. It will be held on Sunday the 28th of August at 12:00 noon, rain or shine. RSVP is required with payment of $25 in advance. RSVP to Gardner Aviation Services 499 Airport Road Gardner, MA 01440

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2016 Annual Meeting, Wednesday May 18

04 May 2016 - (r2 - 09 Aug 2016 - 15:20:44 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... The Annual Meeting and elections of directors and officers will be held on Wednesday evening, 6:30 PM at The Mill 185 in West Boylston MA. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so that we can have the room set up appropriately. Plan is to order off the menu. Entrées run from $10-20 dollars, and is a mix of Italian American, Smokehouse, and American Comfort Food items.

Agenda:
  • Open nominations for directors.
  • Election of 3 directors. (Karl Barry, Richard Gammon and Chris Kosak terms are expiring.)
  • Election of officers. ( Incumbents are: President, Jim Engberg, VP, George Clark, Clerk, Doug Malloy and Treasurer Karl Barry)
  • Planning for events in the "flying season"
  • Hangar flying and any other business.
We hope to see you there!

Also, it's that time of the year:
  • Membership renewals are due. Please renew here!. Join/renew before May 30th for a $5 discount.
  • Cessnas2Oshkosh will be conducting a formation flying clinic at ORH on June 4th. Open to Cessna and Bonanza pilots planning to fly the formation arrival into OSH.

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Fly-out to Chatham (CQX) Sunday

15 Apr 2016 - (r3 - 17 Apr 2016 - 00:17:06 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ... WAPA members will be flying out to Chatham Airport (Airnav:CQX) this coming Sunday, April 17. Plan is to meet up at CQX at 12:30 for lunch. Anyone is welcome to join us.

Confirmed: Weather look great. Meet up at CQX for lunch. 12:30 PM

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Safety Seminar, 16 Mar 2016, Juniper Hill Golf Course

06 Mar 2016 - (r1 - 06 Mar 2016 - 04:51:42 - GeorgeClark)

George Clark writes: ...

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 - 19:00 EST
Juniper Hill Golf Course
202 Brigham St.
Northborough, MA 01532

FAASTeam Rep. and retired FAA Runway Safety Analysis Pilot, Kenneth MacDonald and FAASTeam Program Manager Jim Adams will present this eye opening safety seminar on preventing runway incursions and excursions. The world’s most deadly aircraft accident happened on the ground, how did this happen, how can it be prevented, what did we learn from this accident ? 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.

Register at: https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=67822
Directions: http://www.juniperhillgc.com/directions/

Special thanks to Worcester Area Pilots Association, FAASTeam Rep. Kenneth MacDonald, EAA Chapter 673, Mr. Dudley Darling and Juniper Hill Golf Course for making this FAASTeam event possible.

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Safety Seminar, 20 Jan 2016, Juniper Hill Golf Course

14 Jan 2016 - (r1 - 14 Jan 2016 - 02:43:11 - 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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-- GeorgeClark - 29 Apr 2005
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