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AboutWAPA
About WAPA and the WAPA Web WAPA WAPA was originally founded in the 80's and was active for many years. It gradually disbanded in the 90's. In 2001, following the ...
AirportFundingDiscussion
Airport Funding and Private Airport Survival Gregg's Meeting Gregg Andrews called a pilot meeting out at Spencer on Wednesday September 21st. His topic the changover ...
AirportsInMassachusetts
Private, Public Use * Barre Tanner Hiller * Berkley Myricks * Edgartown Katama Airpark * Falmouth Airpark * Hanson Cranland * Hopedale Industrial ...
AuthorAStory
Authoring a story on the WAPA Web Practical Considerations This article describes how someone with "Author" status is able to create a new story and post it to the ...
BoardOfDirectors
WAPA Board of Directors and Officers 2013 2014 Jim Engberg President '14 Jim Engberg holds a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating. He flys a ...
CommunicationsCommittee
WAPA Communications Committee Report The WAPA Communications Committee was formed at the November 2004 meeting. The committee consists of * George Clark * Amos ...
ContactUpdateThanks
WAPA Contact Update Accepted Thanks for updating your WAPA contact information for 2010 11 If you are joining WAPA: WAPA Membership runs from May through April, beginning ...
DirectionsToArties
Directions to Artie's restaurant: Artie's Hot Dogs 62 Wall St Spencer, MA 01562 2121 Phone: (508) 885 2272 Artie's is located at 62 Wall Street in Spencer ...
DraftAccountUpdateLetters
Below are copies of the "automatic" messages generated for WAPA membership renewal. Introductory letter regarding the planned changes Greetings, A number of changes ...
EventSignupAccepted
Event Signup Accepted Thanks for signing up for a WAPA Event. Notification of your successful signup will be sent to the unicom #64;worcesterapa.org mailing list. ...
FaqWAPA
Worcester Area Pilots Association FAQ Click here to return to the WAPA website. What is WAPA? WAPA, The Worcester Area Pilots Association, is an association of Pilots ...
GalleryOSH2003AircraftFlyby
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GalleryOSH2003WarbirdFlyby
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GalleryOSH2004Day1
Oshkosh AirVenture 2004 Photo Gallery Day 1 Loading and Arrival Main.GeorgeClark 09 May 2006
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HolidayParty2010
Holiday Party 2010 The WAPA Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday December 8th, at 6:00 PM, at The Grill on the Hill. Reservations are required, so please sign up ...
HolidayParty2011
Holiday Party 2011 The WAPA Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday December 7th, at 6:00 PM, at The Grill on the Hill. Reservations are required, so please sign up ...
HolidayParty2012
Holiday Party 2012 The WAPA Holiday Party will be held on Friday December 7th, at 6:00 PM, at The Grill on the Hill. Reservations are required, so please sign up ASAP ...
HolidayParty2013
Holiday Party 2013 Reservations / Meals: 1 $46.50 USD 2 $93.00 USD 3 $139.20 USD 4 $185.50 USD The WAPA Holiday Party will be held on Friday December ...
JoinWapa
Join WAPA Our online signup system is not working currently. To join WAPA, send an e mail to info #64;worcesterapa.org. You can get further information about paying ...
Jun03Meeting
June meeting will be primarily for planning events. The June 12th Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles event is fast approaching. Main.GeorgeClark 08 May 2004 ...
Jun12Event
Pancake Breakfast Saturday June 12, 2004 Return to the WAPA Homepage Worcester Area Pilots Association PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND FLY IN (Food provided courtesy of Swissport ...
Jun12Planning
2004 June 12 Flyin and Young Eagles Planning (This is a good place to start for the 2005 plans) George Clark, Larry Pray, Alex Kittenplan, Marc Catanese, Doug Robinson ...
LinkNotFound
404 Document Not Found The WAPA Web has been moved. You've reached a dead link on the new WAPA server. All stories, photos and other news from the old server have ...
MeetingPlanning
Planning documents for upcoming meetings * PlanningFeb2003 Feb 6th meeting Social Meeting * PlanningMarch2003 March 6th meeting Tentative, Avionics ...
MeetingSignup
WAPA Meeting Signup Accepted Thanks for signing up for the May 3rd WAPA Annual Meeting You can bring your payment to the meeting, or pre pay the fee here using PayPal ...
MemberDiscountCommittee
* Pool Buying Power ie Annuals at same place * Notice Dominic gives discount to WAPA Members * Insurance benefit for WAPA Members * Club plane Main.GeorgeClark ...
MemberSurvey
Okay, here are some ideas for the upcoming member survey * Are you currently a member of WAPA * Do you plan to join WAPA or renew your membership? ...
MembershipRenewal
WAPA Membership Renewal WAPA Membership runs from June through May, ending with our Annual Meeting, which is held the first Thursday of May. Membership is $25,. You ...
MembershipRenewalThanks
WAPA Membership Renewal Update: Dues $30/year, with $5 discount for renewing early. Thanks for joining or renewing WAPA membership for 2013 14 WAPA Membership ...
NDBProposedCancellation
E Mail from Eric Good afternoon All: FAA published a Notice in the Federal Register on Thursday, March 3, 2005 concerning their proposal to cancel NDB flight procedures ...
NewsAlertInclude
WAPA Alert Include This page will display in the WebLeftBar Meeting Notice April 5 7:00 PM FAA Safety Seminar "Runway Safety" 6:30 PM Business Meeting Nominations ...
NewsArchive0202240427213
Bylaws are here The WAPA Bylaws are posted on line for your viewing and reviewing pleasure. New users... click on the read more... link below and then add your comments ...
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Suggestions for Fly In destinations What should we do for Fly In destinations. Make your suggestions here. There is a group that does breakfast nearly every Sunday ...
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Pilot badges on the way in Massachusetts, and Sales Tax Relief a Reality! The Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission recently announced that pilot identification badges ...
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Vehicle Access coming soon to Worcester At the WAPA meeting this week, Eric Waldron, Director of Worcester Airport, was very pleased to announce that Vehicle Access ...
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AOPA Town Meeting Thursday April 4th 2002 AOPA will be holding a town hall meeting at the Burlington Marriott on Thursday, April 4th at 7:30 pm. The details can be ...
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April 16th Meeting will discuss Bird Strikes and their prevention Michael Amir, a former Israeli Jet Fighter Pilot and Inventor, will present "Flying with the Birds ...
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Meeting, Tuesday 5/21/02, 7:30 PM The next WAPA meeting will be held at the American Legion hall, Tuesday 5/21, at 7:30pm. We need your suggestions for future topics ...
NewsArchive0205310051217
New Hitch A Ride section added to web Here is a section where members can post messages about rides, fly ins, safety pilots, etc. Your place to offer or request rides ...
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Anyone flying to Oshkosh? Oshkosh 2002 is coming upon us fast. It is the 50th annual gathering out in Oshkosh, and is running from July 23rd thru July 29th. Who ...
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Fitchburg Pilots Association 1st Annual Barbecue Jim Bison of the Fitchburg Pilots Association writes:"The Fitchburg Pilots Association is holding it's 1st Annual ...
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Jim Dunn to speak at June 18th 2002 WAPA meeting Jim Dunn will be the featured speaker at the WAPA meeting, this Tuesday, June 18th, at 7:30 pm. This should be a ...
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Flyin to Old Rhinebeck on Sunday June 23rd Don't miss the flyout to Old Rhinebeck We are going along with an organized group from Spencer. We leave at 8:30am from ...
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WAPA Notes Some changes in the WAPA schedule for meetings this fall, Starting in September, meetings will move to the 1st Thursday of the month,some notes on the Worcester ...
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Local fuel prices page? PIREP from Provincetown Chuck writes: "For those who putter around locally on weekends and try to keep an eye on the check book, here are ...
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News and Tidbits DaveR writes: No big changes in GA security at PVC yet. We flew out there on July 5. We landed, parked in the grass, walked up to the shack and ...
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Oshkosh ride needed Greg writes "Hey all, I am private pilot and am looking for a ride to Oshkosh. I am more then willing to help out with flying, navigating, and ...
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MAC changes policy on SSN DaveR writes "It looks like the MAC has changed its policy of requiring Social Security Numbers on the application for an airport ID badge ...
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September Meeting features Sensenich Propeller Service The WAPA meeting on September 5th will feature Howard Haws of Sensenich Propeller Service, Inc. He will discuss ...
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BOS, BED and ORH to observe 9/11, PVC to close on 9/10 George writes: There is a report on AVweb that Massport will be observing 9/11 with a 1 minute shutdown of ...
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Cary Dillman made the news Anonymous Coward writes "Cary Dillman made the news as well as the front page of slashdot, the geek news site upon which WAPA's website ...
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New TFR in Kennebunkport, Statue of Liberty TFR cancelled! George writes... A new TFR will be in effect October 4 6, while President Bush visits his family in Kennebunkport ...
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Member survey available on the web Jack Kvalita and the other members of the WAPA board have been working on a survey for WAPA members removed to determine the types ...
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Dr. Crouch to speak at WPI Bill Durgin writes: On Friday, October 25, WPI will be hosting Dr. Roger Crouch, NASA's Senior Scientist for the International Space Station ...
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Weather Seminar at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Marc C. writes "To anyone who is interested in weather, this might be a nice conference to attend on 11/2/02. PRINCETON ...
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TFR expanded at Camp David for the weekend UPDATE: Yet again, it will be expanded for the weekend of 11/15 11/17. Check out the Notam with FSS, or available on the ...
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Unescorted vehicle access at ORH Eric Waldron writes: As you may be aware, we have been working on a system for ID Badges to allow unescorted access to the Worcester ...
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AOPA asking pilots to remain alert AOPA is reporting in this story "Once again we ask pilots to step up and take responsibility for GA security," said AOPA President ...
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Survey Results set direction for WAPA The WAPA Board met in November to review the survey results and to plan our next steps based upon the feedback from the Survey ...
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The True Cost of Flying Chuck writes "Credit where credit is due: A letter from the Cherokee Pilot's Association magazine... Don't Count Your Expenses I walked ...
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Airport Watch Chip Jarry writes Neighborhood Watch for Airports Set Up The Transportation Security Administration is partnering with AOPA to set up a nationwide airport ...
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Jack Kvalita writes: We have a date for our first community outreach activity, 1/10/2003. Place is Amity Flight School and time is 7:30 AM. We will have 8 to 12 students ...
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Flight Review Jack Kvalita writes Subject: FAA Pilot Testing Program Santa Claus, like all pilots, gets regular visits from the Federal Aviation Administration, and ...
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Worcester Airport Commission Meetings The Worcester Airport Commission meets monthly at the main terminal of the Worcester Airport. Meetings are open to the public ...
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WAPA Youth Outreach at North High School Jack Kvalita writes: The WAPA Outreach committee is happy to report a very successful first event with nine sophomore students ...
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Photo Gallery on Web The beginnings of a Photo Gallery is now on the WAPA Website. You get to it from the main menu (upper left corner of the homepage) and click ...
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MAC Holding Up Airport Badges Ron Stella called today to report: MAC is crosschecking airport access badges with aircraft registrations and will not issue any new ...
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MAC chairman retiring David Reinhart writes "Whip Saltmarsh, Chairman of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission, is retiring. The last meeting he will preside over ...
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1880 Miles in a Glider sglow writes "A new world distance record was set in a glider on 1/21/03. It was a total distance flown of 3008 km (about 1880 miles) set in ...
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Worcester Airport Commission minutes posted The minutes for the January Airport Commission meeting have been posted to the WAPA Website, as has the agenda for the ...
NewsArchive0302090037219
New Flight Procedures Restrictions AOPA and EAA are both reporting that several changes are coming Monday due to the new threat level Orange declared by the Department ...
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Airport coverage in 2/23 Sunday Telegram Todays Sunday Telegram $ registration required has a couple of interesting articles about ORH. The front page covers the ...
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New Version of WAPA Website Online You might notice that a new version of the WAPA website is up and running. The most visible change is improved navigation. There ...
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ORH Power Failure There was an underground cable failure today (Feb 27, 2003) at ORH which has taken out power to much of the North (GA) side of the airport. As of ...
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Armed Pilots Marc Catanese writes "Here's a picture that may be funny to put on the web site. It's the new pilot gear!" :)
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Meeting Cancelled, Book Review, ... If you haven't figured it out, the March 6th WAPA meeting is cancelled, however, a few of us will be there anyway in case anyone ...
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FAA to stop mailing Safety Seminar announcements Cary Dillman writes "The FAA will no longer be sending out mailings about the safety seminars. Please look at the ...
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AOPA opens ASF Weekend Seminars to Non Instructors Larry Pray writes "The following notice looks interesting. Just thought you might want to consider putting it on ...
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AOPA disagrees with Massport at Hanscom George writes: "Did everyone see the note in the AOPA email newsletter? BETTER SECURITY OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT HANSCOM, AOPA ...
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Swissport offering WAPA Fuel Discount Swissport announced that they are offering a $.25 per gallon discount on 100LL for WAPA members. To qualify you must show your ...
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New Airspace Restrictions in NY, DC, FL and CA AOPA is reporting here that "the Homeland Security Department raised the terrorist threat level to orange, or "high ...
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Maintenance 101 for Pilots May 17th, 2003 Gregg Andrews writes "Spencer Airport will be running a series of day long seminars designed to give the owner/operator a ...
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Upcoming Event Schedule, 2003 Mark your calendars here is the schedule for the rest of the spring. Thursday, April 3rd FAA Safety Seminar on Airspace. Short ...
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Martha's Vineyard Closure 23 March 2003 Eric Waldron points out that MVY will be closed from approximately 9 to 11 AM this Sunday the 23rd. So plan your flight times ...
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Meigs Field is No More! AOPA and EAA are reporting that the City of Chicago public works department brought heavy equipment onto Meigs Field at 1:30am this morning ...
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NOTAM out for Oskosh 2003 The Official NOTAM Missing Link for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2003 is posted up on the EAA Website WAPA is planning on running an EAA Flight ...
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Canadian Airport Security Study There is a very interesting analysis of aviation security entitled "The Myth of Security at Canada's Airports" (829KB) It is an official ...
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Youth Aviation Day May 3rd 2003 Chris Hallinan writes: As a reminder to all, WAPA is holding it's first annual Youth Aviation Day on Saturday, May 3rd 2003 (rain ...
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Globe editorial: Terror from small planes David writes "The Boston Globe has printed a very anti GA editorial. Link missing You may want to read it and send a response ...
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Airport Summit to be held April 28, 2003 4 6 p.m. WAPA has received an invitation to the Airport Summit, being held at Worcester State College Student Center North ...
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Always looking for a ride! Brian writes "Hello All,I have been in the area for a couple years now and would like to start flying again. The typical, new house, new ...
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May 3rd Youth Aviation Day is a GO! Based on the improving forcast for tomorrow, Youth Aviation Day at Southbridge Airport in ON. FORCAST: Wind: 10 kts North Northeast ...
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2003 Southbridge Youth Aviation Day Chris Hallinan has posted his report on Youth Aviation Day. By anyone's measure, the day proved to be a remarkable success. ...
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Large TFR in CT Today!! This one is worth a quick warning... HEADS UP! President Bush will deliver the commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy ...
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Worcester Tie down construction starts on June 2nd Delayed Ron Stella writes: As you may be aware, on June 2, 2003 we will be closing down the Foxtrot Tie Down Ramp ...
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Changes coming in airport markings At the Safety Seminar last Tuesday, May 20th, some new runway and taxiway markings were discussed. Here "Might be" one of them ...
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WAPA Picnic rescheduled for Saturday June 28th The WAPA Picnic is scheduled for Saturday June 21st. Assuming that the rain ends sometime between now and then, we need ...
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FAA Reauthorization Bill Scheduled DaveR writes "The FAA Reauthorization bill is heading to the floor of the House. You can see the full text by goint to http: ...
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New TFRs in CT, MA start Thursday AOPA and EAA are reporting two TFRs starting Thursday June 12th. First is 30 mile radius of New Britain CT "(1120 LOCAL 06/12/03 ...
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Lean for taxi! CFI Tip of the Month MarcC writes "The really nice flying weather is here (well it will be shortly!). As the weather gets warmer and the air gets ...
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B 17 rides in August Dewey writes "The EAA's B 17, "Aluminum Overcast" is going to be at Hanscom in August from Friday the 22nd through Sunday the 24th. Cost for a ...
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Shuttle Bus from 20N to Old Rhinebeck Dewey writes "The Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum and Airshows will offer a free shuttle service to and from the Kingston Ulster ...
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WAPA 2003 Picnic Report George writes: The WAPA Picnic was held on June 28th and a good time was had by all. It turned out to be a beautiful day. Jack Kvalita organized ...
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OSH Bound e mail list George writes: A new e mail list has been set up pilots in the Worcester area are invited to subscribe by clicking osh join@worcesterapa.org ...
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Back from Oshkosh George writes: Karl Barry and I have returned from our first Oshkosh adventure. What a trip! We flew out on Monday and returned on Thursday. I ...
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B17 rides move to Lawrence It's being reported that the B17 tour and rides this weekend! have moved from Hanscom to Lawrence. Nothing has hit the EAA Chapter 106 ...
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Rhode Island "Use" tax just for landing Dewey writes "Just found on AVWeb (http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/121 full.html) A New Reason To Avoid Rhode ...
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WPI Fly In October 10 11, 2003 George writes: WPI is holding an "invitational* Fly In" at ORH on October 10th and 11th. They are asking WAPA for help. We'll have ...
NewsArchive0309090141255
WAPA Polo Shirts ready for order WAPA Polo Shirts are here. We've sold all but two of the original order and will be placing another order shortly. They are 100% ...
NewsArchive0309090212212
Young Eagles September 20th Hello WAPA Members! We need your help at the upcoming Young Eagles day in Spencer on Saturday September 20th. Rain Date is Sunday the ...
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18th Annual Simsbury Airport Fly In Sunday 9/21 2003 Royal Griffin called last night to tell me that The 18th annual Simsbury Airport Fly In will be held on Sunday ...
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Hapless Harry John Munn wrote in the WAPA Newsletter: Harry left Worcester Airport in his Skyhawk planning to experiment with his new portable GPS. First he punched ...
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Young Eagles NOW SUNDAY SEPT. 21, 2003 Young Eagles day in Spencer on Saturday September 20th is postponed to Sunday the 21st. Sunday is supposed to be a great day ...
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Worcester lowers fuel prices George writes: Eric Waldron called me today to let us know that Swissport has lowered 100LL fuel prices to $2.85 per gallon. The new ...
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Young Eagles at Spencer Sunday Sept 21, 2003 George writes: The Young Eagles event at Spencer was a success. WAPA Pilots flew 15 new Young Eagles. Jack Kvalita ...
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September 2003 Meeting Minutes Online George writes: The minutes from the September 4th meeting are now posted online. (They were written on Sept. 6th but are only ...
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TFR Thursday Oct. 9, 2003, in our backyard! George writes: I received the following alert from AOPA today. AOPA is sending this message to advise pilots in and near ...
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Wright Flyer at ORH George writes: The Wright Flyer replica was on display at Worcester today for the WPI Homecoming Fly In and celebration of 100 years of flight ...
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WAPA's Chris Hallinan featured in Richard Collins' Flying Check Ride George writes: Chris Hallinan was the featured pilot in the October 2003 Flying Magazine, in Richard ...
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More on the Vin Fiz Wright Flyer George writes: I've been doing some digging, trying to find out more information on the Wright Flyer replica that flew at Worcester ...
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New interactive Wings Seminar online, and some Flight Planning links George writes: I just took theAOPA Air Safety Foundation Web based Wings Seminar: Single Pilot ...
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MAC 2004 Registration Fee Increase, Fines Update: 12/10/2003: Eric Waldron called. He got an email from MAC, and they are very serious about the 12/31 deadline. ...
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Photos up from February 2003 Meeting George writes: Larry Pray sent in some photos for the WAPA Archives. They are now up in the PhotoGalleries at PhotoGallery2003x02x06x0 ...
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MAC pushing local airports to complete pilot badging. An anonymous source writes: "Pilots must have MAC ID by the end of this year in order to continue to have ...
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November 2003 Meeting Minutes George writes: WAPA held its monthly meeting on Thursday November 6th. It was a good meeting. There was much discussion of plans for ...
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Aviation Security Advisory Committee report to TSA The Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) has issued its final report on General Aviation security and transmitted ...
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Massachusetts anti GA group sues to stop aerobatics, training George writes: EAA is reporting on a new pilot group forming in Massachusetts: The American Free Skies ...
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Fund Raising pilots to land at every airport in Massachusetts George writes: AOPA reports in their members homepage that Doug Barth and Bill Herp will attempt to ...
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Anniversary Fund Raising Alternative Amos Heckendorf writes "Hey GuysNice idea for an excuse to fly, visiting those 40 Massachusetts airports. However, an outlet for ...
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Telegram reports Massport ready to pull funding for Worcester Airport This is an archived story from November 2003 George writes: Today's Telegram is reporting that ...
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WAPA Year End 2003 WAPA had a great 2003. We flew 45 new Young Eagles at 3 events. Safety Seminars were well attended and we've increased the schedule for 2004. ...
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Barany Chair at the 1/15 Safety Seminar The January 15th Safety Seminar will cover Spatial Disorientation, and will demonstrate this with the Barany Chair. In our ...
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Winter Party for WAPA Members WAPA Members... Back in November we decided to hold a post Holiday party on Saturday, January 31st. E mail response was light, so we ...
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Rick Reilly's F 14 Tomcat Ride Bill Matukaitis forwarded me an article originally written by Rick Reilly of Sports Illustrated, describing his ride in an F 14 Tomcat ...
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CFI Tip of the Month MarcC writes "Winter Operations:BRRRRRR!!!! With 2 more months left in this icebox we call New England, there are a few tips that sometimes ...
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WAPA Minutes, Feb. 5th, 2004 George writes: The WAPA meeting was called to order and lively discussion was held on a variety of topics. We sent out for Pizza, and ...
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Amazing Photos from Sept. Thunderbird Crash AvWeb has an absolutely amazing set of pictures and movies from the September 14th 2003 crash of Thunderbird #6. This AvWeb ...
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ORH Gates out of service I found out today that the new gates are out of of commission at ORH. The company that installed them has to come out to do the repairs, ...
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Keene, Alton Bay Festivals this weekend! The 3rd annual Keene Ice and Snow Festival will be held this Saturday, February 14th from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM in Downtown ...
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WAPA Meeting Minutes March 4, 2004 George writes: WAPA held a short business meeting on 3/4, followed by pizza and a movie. 18 members were in attendance. Some ...
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Upcoming changes in the WAPA Board George writes: Nominations for the Board and Officers are upcoming in April, and we have several openings to fill. Our President ...
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ORH News News from Worcester:.... Fuel prices, WAPA Discount, Airfield Access, Master Plan, New Runway Lights, T Hangars for sale and rent, and new Airfield Access ...
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WAPA Member Survey Prize Drawing There is a new WAPA Member Survey up on the web. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate WAPA activities held over the past year ...
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New Unicom mailing list for Members George writes: We have a new e mail list for the WAPA Membership to use for member to member communications. The "Unicom" mailing ...
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TFR in Nashua, Boston, March 25th, 2004 Update: The below image of the TFR's including VFR frequencies has been made available by the FAA. Update: The final text of ...
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Minutes: Nominating meeting Safety Seminar 4/1/2004 George writes: The April 1st meeting no joke here was a rousing success. We had 55 attendees, and was ...
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Another "Anti Noise" organization begins making noise George writes: The feedback address at WAPA received a letter from another organization that is looking for ...
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For Sale: 1979 C172N Skyhawk II Dwight wrote in to say I've decided to sell my 1/3 share in N3330E, a C 172N based at ORH. Here is the For Sale Notice in PDF format ...
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Stop the Noise wants large N numbers under wings AOPA is reporting here www.aopa.org that Stop the noise www.stopthenoise.org is petitioning the FAA to require ...
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Security etc.@ ORH Hello from the Chairman Arthur G. Allen MAC Chairman writes "Dear WAPA, I would express my support for your organization. We may not be able to ...
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Upcoming Scheduled TWY RWY Closures (April 26 28) 2004 The following notice was posted up at Swissport from Ron Stella, Airport Operations Shift Manager: On Monday ...
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WAPA 2004 Annual Meeting Minutes Main.GeorgeClark writes: The Annual Meeting of WAPA was held on Thursday evening, May 6th. The meeting began with a Social Hour ...
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Annual Safety Fest in Hartford The Annual SafetyFest / MaintenanceFest, entitled "Visions of the Future" will be held on Saturday May 15, 2004. You can read more about ...
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TFR in Hollis NH, Bangor ME There are two TFR NOTAMs up for Monday May 10th, 2004. Be sure to check with FSS for the latest NOTAMs. This information is subject ...
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TFR in New Haven, CT Sunday May 23, 2004 FAA has announced a TFR in New Haven for Sunday May 23, 2004. Check with Flight Service for up to date information. Here ...
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The Collings Foundation Open House Wheels Wings: Great and Small The Collings Foundation of Stow, MA is pleased to announce its annual Open House "Wheels Wings ...
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Good General Aviation Publicity Main.DeweySasser writes "From the current (June 2004) AVWeb Newswire, an idea that I thought was pretty cool: Proving GA's Worth With ...
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Young Eagles June 12th George writes: WAPA now has 38 kids registered for Young Eagles flights on June 12th. We run the risk of being a bit too successful. There is ...
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Pancake Breakfast at ORH June 12th George writes: This Saturday June 12, 2004, is a Pancake Breakfast Fly In at Worcester Airport. Hours are from 9 12. Requested donation ...
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Be afraid, be very afraid DNC TFR Alex Kittenplan writes "Below is the "Flight Advisory" that was approved by ATA 200/ATP 200 yesterday afternoon. It discusses ...
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Young Eagles June 12th a GO! The weather looks great for today, and we are all set for the Young Eagle rides, and for the Pancake Breakfast. We have 11 pilots signed ...
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Young Eagles a Fantastic Success The Young Eagles and Pancake Breakfast event at Worcester on June 12th, was a fantastic success. We flew 55 Young Eagles using 10 ...
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2004 WAPA Raffle Results Main.GeorgeClark writes: The WAPA scholarship fund raising raffle was held at the Safety Seminar at Worcester Airport Thursday evening. Bob ...
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July 2004 Safety Seminar on Air Traffic Control George writes We had a great turnout at the July 1st Safety Seminar. Bradley Tracon, Worcester Tower, and Westfield ...
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Security changes at ORH, and DNC TFR GeorgeClark writes: Interesting news from Eric Waldron at the Safety Seminar Thursday evening. There are significant security ...
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Poker Run Saturday July 17 POKER RUN sponsored by The Worcester Area Pilots Association (WAPA) from 8:00 to 1:00. Come out for a fun day of local flying and try your ...
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How do I get active in Flying again? Bruce Irving writes: "I've been out of flying for a couple of years and want to get active again. I trained at Amity and passed ...
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2004 Poker Run Results George writes: The results from the WAPA Poker Run and Picnic are in. Unfortunately it was pretty light turnout, so we didn't break even ...
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Sign up for FAA Safety Seminar E Mail Bob Martens writes: The FAA has been threatening to discontinue mailing the monthly seminar announcements for some time now ...
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George and Karl's 2nd Big AirVenture Karl Barry writes: "I woke up at 3:45AM Monday morning so I could meet George at the airport (ORH) at 4:30AM so that we could ...
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TFR in Portsmouth and Kennebunkport starting Aug. 6, 2004 George writes: TFRs have been announced for Portsmouth, NH and Kennebunkport, ME. Portsmouth runs just on ...
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RNC Airspace Restrictions coming Bob Martens writes: Some challenges in the weeks ahead! Pls use your influence to disseminate the attached information. Don't forget ...
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TFR 5 mile radius of Westover this Weekend! George writes: Don't let Friday the 13th be your unlucky day. A TFR will be at Westover for this Friday, Saturday and ...
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Charley devastates Florida Airports News reports and e mail are reporting that Orlando Executive and Orlando International were both badly damaged by Hurricane Charley ...
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AOPA ASF Runway Safety Program Cary Dillman writes: This is from the most recent AOPA newsletter. I thought our members might be interested. "AOPA RELAUNCHES ASF ...
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Stupid News Crew Tricks Bill Matukaitis wrote in to share a bulletin from the National Air Tour. Here at the Aviation Foundation of America (National Air Tour)we ...
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ORH Security Memo: Terror suspects reported at ACK Eric Waldron writes: "Attached is a copy of the memo that I have written asking everyone at the airport to redouble ...
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Question as seen on the AOPA web board. Alex Kittenplan writes "The following question was seen on the AOPA web board " Any CFI I s want to chime in? Can you log ...
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NASA Aviation Safety "Callback" celebrates 25 years. George writes: The NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) monthly newsletter "Callback" celebrated 25 years ...
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"Small Plane Terrorism" article in Boston DaveR writes: ... "The 8/26/2004 edition of the Globe has a pretty unfavorable article about GA security. You ...
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Presidential TFR for Nashua Monday 8/30 writes: ... DaveR writes "AOPA has announced that there will likely be a Presidential TFR in the MHT/ASH area on ...
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RNC TFRs More Details writes: ... Bob Martens sent through a number of word documents and graphics on the RNC Convention TFRs. I've converted them to ...
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"GPS Beyond Direct To" Seminar Tuesday Sept. 14 WAPA and Worcester Airport are co sponsoring the AOPA Air Safety Foundation Seminar: "GPS, Beyond Direct To:". The ...
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comp.risks reports on cause of LA ATC Outage The Sept. 16 "Risks Digest" is reporting more details on the major ATC radio outage experienced in the Southern California ...
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TSA orders new Flight Instructor Procedures AOPA is reporting that the TSA has imposed new procedures on all flight schools and instructors, including freelance instructors ...
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FAA ends mailings for Safety Seminars Bob Martens requested that we post the following information and get wide distribution for the October Safety Seminar schedule ...
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TFR at Manchester NH 10/1/2004 A TFR has been posted for Manchester NH. It comes with the usual 10 mile radius no fly zone and a 30 mile radius restricted area. ...
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Over to departure.... Jon Filleul writes "Well, the time has come. Friday, October 1 was my last day at Swissport. I'd like to thank all of you for making my job these ...
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Legal Tips for Safer Flying Bob Martens writes: Remember, no mailer this month, so widest dissemination for Thursday's seminar TRAPS FOR THE UNWARY PILOT LEGAL TIPS ...
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X Prize won, VirginGalactic taking names The Ansari X Prize was won on Monday by Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites, and VirginGalactic is already taking names for commercial ...
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Important meeting Thursday Nov. 4 Next WAPA Meeting will be held Thursday November 4th at the American Legion Hall on Mill Street. Pizza will be provided and refreshments ...
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TFR expected in Manchester and Portsmouth Friday 10/29 The President is making a last minute trip to New Hampshire tomorrow Friday October 29. Accordingly there will ...
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Fitchburg Airport under fire Alex Kittenplan wrote in to report that the Fitchburg Sentinel Enterprise has published a rather alarmist article about the accidents ...
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November Safety Seminar schedule Bob Martens writes Sure its overkill, but as we adjust to the loss of the FAA monthly mailing of the seminars, it will help if we ...
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Nov. 2004 WAPA Brainstorming Minutes WAPA held a Membership Meeting on Thursday November 4, 2004. Meeting began with Pizza, and was called to order after 7:00 PM. ...
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ORH Featured in 11/4 Worcester Magazine Worcester Magazine cover story for their November 4, 2004 issue features a top 10 list of things that need to be done to improve ...
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Zen And The Art Of Pumpkin Bombing Dewey Sasser Writes: Found the following on AvWeb Skywritings: "Ah, autumn birds on the wing, a crisp snap to the air, and pumpkins ...
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MAC 2005 Registrations due George writes: The applications for MAC 2005 registration arrived a few weeks ago. Don't forget that there are now fines for late registration ...
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Worcester Airport Master Plan Meeting 12/9/2004 George writes: I just received word that there will be a meeting at ORH Thursday night, December 9th, to introduce ...
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#8220;Santa One, You Are Cleared on Final #8221; Anonymous Coward writes #8220;Santa One, You Are Cleared on Final #8221; Every year, the #8220; #8217;Twas the Night ...
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Web site security changes Update 12/21/2004: Patches have been made available and applied. The search and submit functions have been restored and are fully operational ...
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January 2005 Safety Seminar Calendar Bob Martens writes: Attached is the January Safety Seminar schedule. Pls disseminate to the best of your ability. If you can print ...
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Jeppesen Nav Data Card Error Safety Begins at ENT Amos Heckendorf writes: "Let's hear it once again for using check lists to keep ourselves safe. I have a Garmin ...
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Major software update on the WAPA Website George writes "The WAPA Website has been updated to the latest version of the "Slashcode" software. This new version is ...
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Safety Seminar THURSDAY Jan 6, 2005 7:30 PM Happy New Year everyone! Our next Monthly Meeting / Safety Seminar will be this Thursday, January 6th at 7:30 PM up at ...
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Minutes from December 2nd WAPA Meeting Meeting minutes from the December 2, 2004 meeting, held at ORH. There were no reports from any committees formed in November ...
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January 6th Seminar Cancelled The Safety Seminar planned for tonight, Thursday Jan 6, is canceled due to the weather. Next regular WAPA meeting will be Thursday Feb ...
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Feb 3, 7pm Working to Secure GA's Future Peter H. Schmidt writes: Feb 3, 2005, 7pm Working to Secure GA's Future: Reports from the Front * Have you considered ...
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MAC releases 2004 Based Aircraft Report Gregg Andrews wrote in to report on the new MAC 2004 Airport Ranking, which was sent to Airport Managers in Massachusetts ...
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Alton Bay Fly in Feb. 19 February 19, 2005: The 16th annual regional Ice Port Fly In, open to everyone, sponsored by Aviation Association of NH (AANH). Land on the ...
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Next WAPA Meeting Feb 3 The next WAPA Meeting is this Thursday Feb. 3, at the Worcester Airport Terminal, 6:30 PM. Doug Robinson of Swissport will talk with WAPA about ...
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Aviation related notes in Risks Digest, Crypto Gram There were a couple of interesting articles in the latest Risks Digest, and in Bruce Schneier's Crypto Gram Newsletter ...
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February Seminar Schedule Bob Martens wrote in with the Feb 2005 Safety Seminar schedule. Don't forget that the FAA doesn't mail out the seminar schedule any more ...
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Filing a NASA Form Pitfalls Main.TomReynolds writes: "Be careful when you file a NASA form protecting you from enforcement action by the FAA. You will still have ...
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Shirley Airport has closed Gregg Andrews wrote in to report that Shirley Airport has closed. Here is the note from the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission. Please ...
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March 2005 Seminar Schedule Posted Bob Martens wrote in with the March safety seminar schedule. You can get it here in Adobe PDF or MS Word formats. Spread them around ...
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Presidential TFR for Portsmouth NH Bob Martens wrote in to point out the upcoming TFR for tomorrow, Feb. 16, 2005. Don't let it spoil your week. Read more for the ...
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Transponder error causes TCAS alert The latest Risks Digest reports on a recent TCAS event caused by an altitude error in a transponder. The original details of ...
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FAA New England Aviation Expo Saturday April 9, 2005 Mark your calendars. The 2005 New England Aviation Expo will be held at Nashua Airport / Daniel Webster College ...
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New Hampshire Airport News The AANH web is reporting that a recent study of New Hampshire airports finds that 5 of the 10 privately held public use airports in NH ...
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March 3rd WAPA Meeting at Artie's in Spencer The March 3rd WAPA meeting will be a dinner meeting, to be held at Artie's Restaurant in downtown Spencer. Arties is 9 ...
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WAPA Fly In Saturday March 12th Steve Fogarty has worked and put together a great opportunity for a rare Saturday visit with the FAA TRACON at Bradley. And it will ...
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Meeting report from Artie's 3/4/2005 The March WAPA meeting was held at Artie's Restaurant in Spencer. 18 members attended, and we had a great time, company and food ...
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How to submit a story to WAPA Note: This information is obsolete. George writes "We have a new article online at the WAPA "Wiki" that shows how to submit news to ...
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VOR and NDB changes due in area AOPA is reporting a couple of significant changes coming to the local area. The bottom line is that we may be loosing many of the NDB ...
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NASA .. N^SA .. NaSA .. N.SA .. Shrinking NASA Budget. Heard Monday morning (3/7) on NPR, the latest federal budget proposes to slash the Aeronautics portion of the ...
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WAPA 2005/03/12 Field Trip to BDL 14 intrepid souls set out for BDL, on an early and not too bright Saturday morning. With snow flying, cars left from Worcester and ...
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MAC asking for assistance in GA Airport Security Steve Foley forwarded a note from The Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission. MAC is asking everyone to be especially ...
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Vern Raburn of Eclipse Aviation at NEAM Sat. April 9 Bob Martens wrote in to pass along news of a special program at the New England Air Museum. On Saturday, April ...
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April 2005 Safety Seminar Schedule Bob Martens wrote in with the April 2005 Seminar Schedule, which are attached here. Please distribute them at your local airports ...
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Unsecured Ramp Access ends at ORH effective 4/4/2005 Notice posted at ORH states that for based pilots: Effective April 4th, 2005; no ramp access will be allowed without ...
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WAPA Meeting 4/7/2005 6:30 PM, Worcester Airport Terminal Don't forget that tonight's meeting starts at 6:30 pm with a short business meeting with Nominations for ...
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Hudson River VFR Corridor Flyout Story move to Wapa.NewsStory2005x04x16x0
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Minutes from April 7 WAPA Meeting George Clark writes: The April 7th Safety Seminar was one of our best attended seminars to date. We had well over 130 attendees ...
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North Jersey 99's 2005 Poker Run From http://www.mgjpa.org/news.html: "The North Jersey Chapter of the Ninety Nines' annual Poker Run gets off the ground at 10:00 ...
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Posters ready for June 11 2005 Young Eagles event John Munn writes that posters are ready for the June 11 Young Eagles event and Pancake Breakfast Fly In at Worcester ...
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WAPA 2005 Annual Meeting The Annual WAPA Meeting was held at the Webster House Restaurant on Thursday May 5th. Elected to terms on the Board of Directors: * Cary ...
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June 11 Young Eagles Pancake Breakfast Postponed The June 11 Young Eagle Flights and Pancake Breakfast fly in is postponed due to predicted instrument conditions ...
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July / August 2005 Seminar Schedule The July and August 2005 safety seminar schedules are out. Read them here! * July2005Program.pdf: July 2005 Programs * August2005Program ...
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August 2005 Events Don't forget that Sunday 8/14 will be the WAPA Fly in to Old Rhienbeck. Steve Fogarty will drive to Kingston to give rides to the airport. Everyone ...
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Old Rhinebeck trip postponed to 8/21/2005 The trip to Old Rhinebeck has been postponed to the rain date Sunday August 21. The weather for Sunday is not projected ...
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Oxford MA Airport to be permanently closed Word from folks based at 43M is that the airport is being leased to a trucking company and will be permanently closed. That ...
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George and Karl's Excellent Ad(Air)venture (2005 edition) Karl Barry writes: George and I meet at the airport to weigh everything and pack the plane. The bad news ...
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ORH Construction update 09/06/2005 Ron Stella wrote in to report: At Worcester Regional Airport on Tuesday September 6, 2005 our Contractor will be milling and paving ...
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Online Database of Special Use Airspace The FAA has a new online database up that maps and tracks the status of Special Use Airspace; MOA http://sua.faa.gov/ You can ...
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Simsbury Fly in 9/25/2005 Royal Griffin wrote in to point out the 2005 Simsbury Airport fly in and to ask for volunteers to help. This year's Simsbury Airport (4B9 ...
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Myricks Airport 2005 Fly in Sunday Sept. 18 Gregg Andrews forwarded a note and poster from Murry Randall: Myricks Airport annual Flyin is scheduled for Sunday September ...
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Amazing lightning photos Roy Testa forwarded an e mail that pointed out some absolutely amazing photos of a lightning strike on a 747. The photos, including some animated ...
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Videos of Spins and other Maneuvers Bill Matukaitis wrote in to point out the Be a Safe Pilot web site that has a collection of in flight demonstration videos showing ...
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Aviation funding in Massachusettes Gregg Andrews called a pilot meeting out at Spencer on Wednesday September 21st. His topic the changover of MAC appointees under ...
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WAPA Announces Flight Training Scholarship writes: Note: The scholarship has been revised. Revised documents are found in NewsArchive0604040053202 The Worcester ...
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January 2006 Seminar Schedule is out Bob Martens has sent us the January 2006 Seminar Calendar. He also sent along a separate document with the Seminar Descriptions ...
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Is your aircraft registration at risk? AOPA reports here and the EAA reports here and here about the upcoming FAA crackdown on Aircraft Registrations with incorrect ...
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February 2006 Seminar Schedule Bob Martens wrote in with the February 2006 Safety Seminar Calendar. The February Calendar (msword) and February Calendar (pdf) versions ...
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Major approach changes to ORH ILS 29 and 11 Amos Heckendorf raised a question at the January Safety Seminar... It appears that GOZZR is gone, PUMPP is relocated and ...
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Boston Airspace Pilots Guide Story is moved to: Boston Airspace Pilots Guide Main.GeorgeClark 26 Nov 2006
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March 2006 Seminar Schedule Bob Martens wrote in with the March 2006 FAA Safety Seminar Calendar. Here are copies in MS Word format and Adobe PDF format * March ...
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Bob Martens recognized at January Seminar _ writes:_ Bob Martens was honored at the January Safety Seminar for his service and dedication to Aviation Safety. The ...
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Animation of Boston Runway Incursion GeorgeClark writes: At the January Safety Seminar, Bob Martens and Bob Adelizzi ran the video animation of the Runway Incursion ...
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April 2006 Safety Seminar Schedule for Boston Bob Adelizzi wrote in with the April seminar schedule for the Boston FSDO. You can download the schedule in MS Word ...
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Flight restrictions in Connecticut on Wednesday AOPA is reporting that there will most likely be a restricted area around Bridgeport CT on Wednesday. As of the writing ...
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Scholarship application period reopens with changes The Board of Directors approved a new application period for the WAPA Scholarship. In addition to the Flight Training ...
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May 2006 Safety Seminars and Safety Fest Peter Lindberg wrote in with the seminar schedule for May. May also brings the Annual Safety Fest Saturday May 13, 8:30 ...
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Annual Meeting Thursday May 4th, 2006 The WAPA Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday May 4th at Tweed's Pub Restaurant on Grove Street in Worcester. Cost of the ...
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Hudson River VFR Corridor Flyout Bruce Irving writes: "Yesterday's flight to the Hudson River VFR Corridor was awesome! The weather was great and NYC never looked ...
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Major approach changes to ORH ILS 29 and 11 Amos Heckendorf raised a question at the January Safety Seminar... It appears that GOZZR is gone, PUMPP is relocated and ...
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Boston Airspace Pilot's Guide Bob Adelizzi wrote in to thank WAPA for hosting his visit in January. At that meeting he promised a copy of The Pilot's Guide to Boston ...
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New WAPA Web under construction writes: This is the beginnings of a new WAPA Web Site. We are moving completely over to the Wiki and will eventually shut down the ...
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Poll results What do we do next? writes: The old web page had a poll asking what one thing should WAPA accomplish in 2006. There were 16 responses, with ...
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Runway Safety Week May 13 21 2006 Did you know about Runway Safety Week? Take our poll: Comments Back to: WebHome Main.GeorgeClark 18 May 2006
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June 2006 Safety Seminar schedule is out Peter Lindberg wrote in with the June 2006 Safety Seminar schedule. It is attached below in MS Word and Adobe PDF formats ...
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TFR This Weekend, Saturday May 27, NY and CT area AOPA pointed out that there will be a Presidential TFR this Saturday May 27th centered on West Point NY. It will ...
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Next WAPA Meeting June 1st writes: The next WAPA meeting will be held on Thursday June 1st in the terminal building at Worcester Airport. The meeting starts ...
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Minutes from June 1 meeting posted writes: Dave Libbey submitted minutes from the June 1st meeting. They are posted for WAPA Members in the secure section ...
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July 2006 Seminar Schedule is out Peter Lindberg sent in the July FAA Safety Seminar schedule. We had initially planned to skip the 7/6 seminar due to the ...
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Upcoming Events /Wapa/WapaEventCalendar?t= edit "}%"}% Back to: WebHome Comments Back to: WebHome Main.GeorgeClark 17 Jun 2006
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Airfield Access Update at ORH At the June meeting we had a brief training session covering airfield access procedures. Here is an update, and a reminder about ...
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2006 Rhinebeck Aerodrome Fly out The Rhinebeck trip is on for Sunday 7/9 the trip is a go as the weather is to be perfect. See you at Kingston 20N from 10 ...
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2006 Owls Head Flyout %ANOTHER TRIP IS ON FOR TODAY SUNDAY 7/30. The Owls Head trip is Saturday July 29 with a rain date of Sunday July 30. There is a lot ...
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August 2006 Seminar Schedule Pete Lindberg sent in the schedule for the Bradley FSDO sponsored Safety Seminars. Read the details here: * August 2006 Bradley ...
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WAPA Picnic Fly in in Gardner August 12th The 2006 Annual WAPA Picnic / Fly in will be held at Garnder Airport on Saturday August 12, 2006. The event starts ...
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Updates: Jaffrey, Simsbury, Gardner, and September Seminar Schedule We've gotten word on a few things worth pointing out: * Jaffrey Airport will be closed ...
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30 Mile TFR Thursday Sunday over Kennebunkport writes: ... AOPA reported today that there will be a Presidential TFR up at Kennebunkport this week, running ...
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Fitchburg Airport Fly In Saturday Sept. 9 Charley Valera wrote in: ... I'm with the Fitchburg Pilots Assoc. We're having our annual fly in this year on ...
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Allegiant Air pulls out of Worcester Channel 4 Boston is reporting that Allegiant Air is ceasing its Worcester service. I've not been able to find any formal ...
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September 2006 Seminars writes: ... Bob Adelizzi and Peter Lindberg have sent in the September seminar schedules, and Steve Fogarty points out that AOPA ...
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October 2006 Seminar Schedules writes: ... Pete Lindberg wrote in with the October schedule for the Bradley FSDO. WAPA and Worcester Airport are sponsoring ...
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November 2006 Seminar Schedule writes: ... Jim Adams mailed out the November safety calendar. As usual, you can also sign up for e mail alerts or search ...
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Does more accurate navigation increase probability of accidents? writes: ... A recent posting in the Risks Digest suggests that there is a risk from the ...
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He's mad as hell and not gonna take it any more! writes: ... Phil Boyer of AOPA wrote a Great Editorial about the recent news coverage and editorials about ...
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December 2006 Holiday Events writes: ... The December meeting, originally planned for Thursday December 7th has been cancelled. WAPA members have been ...
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AOL Blocking WAPA E Mail Updated 11/30/06: We've been approved for the AOL "white list". Hopefully we won't be blocked again unless somehow SPAM starts getting ...
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December 2006 Seminar Schedule writes: ... Bob Adelizi and James Adams wrote in with the BOS and BDL seminar schedules attached here for your reading ...
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Now AT T blocks WAPA Update 12/3/2006: Late last night AT T removed the block. writes: ... This SPAM blocking is getting to be really annoying. Now ...
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Fly out to Schenectady Feb 17. We will be running the trip on March 17th as well for members who were unable to fly in February. writes: ... Steve Fogarty ...
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Worcester Airport Master Plan Community Meeting writes: ... We just received late notice that there will be a Community Meeting held at Worcester Airport ...
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January 2007 Seminars Doug Stewart's Single Pilot IFR writes: ... Jim Adams wrote in with the January 2007 Seminar Schedule. The schedule is attached ...
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Civil Air Patrol running Raffle Commander Joseph Zwirblia writes: ... Aviation Headset Raffle Benefiting Civil Air Patrol #8217;s Goddard Squadron Cadet ...
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February 2007 Safety Seminar Schedule is posted Jim Adams wrote in with the February 2007 Seminar Schedule. Get your copy here, and if you can, please post ...
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ORH Vehicle Access sticker renewal due NOW writes: ... The 2007 Vehicle Access Stickers are available and 2006 stickers will no longer be valid for use ...
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TFR Tomorrow, January 31st affecting NYC area writes: ... AOPA is reporting that a TFR will be up around NY City tomorrow (Wednesday) for President Bush ...
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An Evening with PVD BOS ATC Tuesday 2/13 writes: ... Bob Adelizzi wrote in with notice about an upcoming FAA Safety Seminar in Warwick RI, nearby the ...
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A Gulfstream does SkyWriting? writes: ... I found this story referenced on http://slashdot.org/ It appears that Gulfstream has come up with a new ...
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Schenectady Trip Report writes: ... Main.SteveF and Dewey wrote in with a bit of a trip report. Sounds like it was a good time. Hopefully we'll get some ...
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Schenectady Trip Report writes: ... Main.SteveF and Dewey wrote in with a bit of a trip report. Sounds like it was a good time. Hopefully we'll get some ...
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Minutes from February 2007 Meeting Posted writes: ... Members Only Dave Libbey has submitted the minutes from our Feb. meeting. They are now available ...
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Did you know ... news from the FAA writes: ... Seminar schedules and some other information... Jim Adams wrote in with the March 2007 seminar schedule ...
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ORH Gate Access cut off after March 9, 2007 writes: ... ORH pilots should have received a letter from Eric Waldron this past week detailing the new TSA ...
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Federal Air Tour rule impacts Young Eagles writes: ... AvWeb and others are reporting that the new Federal Air Tour rule published in the recent Federal ...
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All of original WAPA Web migrated to this server writes: ... Finally completed. 234 articles published on the original WAPA web have been migrated into ...
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March '07 Flyout, Meetings, Web, and other news Flyout March 17th Some of us delayed by frozen aircraft plan to make the trip to Schenectady on Saturday ...
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April 2007 FAA Seminars writes: ... Jim Adams wrote in with the April 2007 calendar of Safety Seminars for the Bradley FSDO. Also, Bob Adelizzi forwarded ...
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Fitchburg Safety Seminar, and Fly in BBQ writes: ... This Tuesday, April 10th, the Fitchburg Pilot Association is holding a Safety Seminar preceded by ...
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Boston Runway Incursion video writes: ... At tonights Safety Seminar several people asked for pointers to the NTSB animation of the June 2005 BOS runway ...
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Annual Meeting May 3, 2007 writes: ... When: Thursday May 3, 6:30 pm Gathering Time Where: The Annual Meeting will take place at Tweeds ...
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TFR Tomorrow April 24, over NY/NJ Area writes: ... There will be a TFR over NY City on Tuesday, April 24th. Latest information has it running from 11:45 ...
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Automated Weather writes: ... Have any of you tried the new automated weather that has replaced the 1 800 WXBRIEF ? It is at 1 877 484 2799 and is a computer ...
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Breakfast Fly out Sunday 5/6 CANCELED Runway closed at 1B1 writes: ... Steve F. is organizing a breakfast fly out to Columbia County 1B1 for Sunday ...
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May 2007 FAA Seminar Schedules writes: ... The May calendar of events is attached below. As usual, post at your local airports if you have a chance. Updated ...
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The Senate Finance Committee / User Fees writes: ... The AOPA has been leading the way in a battle to stop proposed GA user fees. For more information ...
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FAA TO ESTABLISH TFR OVER NEW LONDON ON WEDNESDAY May 23rd writes: ... The FAA has issued a notam restricting flight inthe area during President Bush's ...
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June 2007 Seminar Schedules writes: ... Jim Adams wrote in with the 2007 FAASTeam program schedule. He asks that everyone post these at their local airports ...
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FSS Privatization plans reported on Risks Digest writes: ... The June 11th Risks Digest has an interesting report by a pilot regarding the impact of FSS ...
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May and June 2007 Meeting Minutes writes: ... WAPA Clerk David Libby posted the meeting minutes for our May Annual Meeting, and our June general meeting ...
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Mark July 12th for a special Safety Seminar writes: ... John Munn reports that WAPA and the FAA have arranged for a special return visit by Bob Martens ...
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Young Eagles Update: 9/15/07 Due to program changes at the EAA, WAPA is no longer permitted to conduct organized Young Eagle events. We will still attempt ...
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August 25 Flyout to Elmira Museums CANCELED! The Elmira trip has been canceled. For further information, contact feedback #64;worcesterapa.org If nobody ...
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TFRs Today and through Monday! writes: ... AOPA sent out an alert that there are two TFRs that will be in our backyard starting today Thursday June 28 ...
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The July '07 Seminar Schedule is here... writes: ... Jim Adams wrote in with the July schedule. Copies are attached here. As usual, if you get a chance ...
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August 2007 Seminar Schedule writes: ... Better Late than Never... Jim Adams wrote in with the August 2007 seminar schedule. Get your copy here. You ...
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TFR in Kennebunkport Thursday through Sunday writes: ... FAA and AOPA have both sent out notices about the upcoming VIP TFR over Kennebunkport starting ...
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A10 Thunderbolt drops practice bomb at BDL writes: And we worry about flour bombing contests... An A 10 Thunderbolt with the Air National Guard managed ...
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Interview with TSA's Kip Hawley on Bruce Schneier's Blog writes: ... Bruce Schnier's Blog has an interesting interview with the TSA's head Kip Hawley ...
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Updated security restrictions proposed at all Massport airports. writes: ... Steve Foley inquired about a Massport legal notice in Tuesday's Telegram. ...
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Jaffrey Airport Closed Aug 16 20 for Fireworks writes: ... No Lobster or Ice Cream by air this weekend. Jaffrey Airport is closed through Monday the 20th ...
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Adding a Glider Rating writes: ... The September 6th meeting will be a presentation by a CFI Glider from the GBSC Greater Boston Soaring Club on adding ...
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Is this a FAA approved technique? writes: ... Reuters reports in this article that Nepal Airlines has taken to sacrificing goats to appease the Hindu ...
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FAA plans TFRs over NYC for the next 3 weeks writes: ... Heads up! FAA has issued a NOTAM from this Tuesday Sept. 18th through Friday October 5th to ...
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So, Why did I want to be a bush pilot again? ... And is it true that the Captain always has the first officer do the walk around? This photo has been floating ...
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AOPA Expo at Hartford next week writes: ... AOPA Expo comes to Hartford next week. Richard Gammon reminded everyone on Unicom today that AOPA has published ...
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October 2007 Seminar Schedule writes: ... Better late than never... the October 2007 Seminar Schedule has arrived from Jim Adams at the FAA. You can get ...
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Sterling Glider Rides with GBSC a success writes: ... Several WAPA Members and guests were able to get together on short notice for glider rides at Sterling ...
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Barany chair at Nov. 1 WAPA Meeting, and TFR's around! writes: ... The next WAPA Meeting will be a FAA Safety Seminar. The seminar will cover Spatial ...
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Precision Airmotive halts all carburator and parts sales Alex Kittenplan wrote in with some disturbing news. He attached a press release from Precision Airmotive ...
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Swissport parking lot to be closed Nov. 11 12 writes: ... Signs on the Swissport building at ORH say that the lot will be closed for paving and repairs ...
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November 2007 FAA Seminar Schedule Jim Adams wrote in with the November schedule. Get your copies here. And if you can print them and post at area Airports ...
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Alton Bay plans for 2008 SteveF wrote in with an update about Alton Bay (Airnav:B18) from the 170 mailing list. Looks like they have great plans for 2008 ...
NewsStory2007x11x19x1
New hangar complex under consideration for ORH Update: Don't forget to reply to the mailing and attend the 12/5 meeting if you have any interest in a new ...
NewsStory2007x11x27x0
WAPA's annual Holiday Gathering is December 6! writes: ... This is a great opportunity to bring along your spouse or significant other to meet the rest ...
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December 2007 Seminar Calendar writes: ... Jim Adams sent in the December calendar. For your viewing pleasure, and please post at your local airports ...
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Risks digest reports Oxygen systems filled with Nitrogen writes: ... The Risks digest is reporting in Risks:24.93 that Qantas Airlines at Melbourne International ...
NewsStory2008x01x04x0
WAPA January Meeting See the Cirrus SR 20 G3 Watch this space: Looking good for tomorrow night. Aircraft and pilot are lined up, so if all stays on schedule ...
NewsStory2008x01x05x0
Boeing 787 Dreamliner a "Hackers Dream"? From the What were they thinking department Wired Magazine is reporting that the FAA is concerned about the systems ...
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Massport operating agreement extended ... again writes: ... From Telegram Gazette: The city of Worcester and MassPort have agreed to extend the operating ...
NewsStory2008x01x19x0
Photo Gallery, and Aviation Security in the blogs writes: ... * Raul uploaded a photo gallery from our Cirrus display. * Risks digest Risks:25 ...
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Last issue of NASA ASRS Callback mailed writes: ... I've had a subscription to NASA's Aviation Safety Reporting System's monthly newsletter Callback ...
NewsStory2008x01x23x0
VirginGalactic reveals SpaceShipTwo and White Knight 2 Flightglobal.com has an article online with pictures of the new SpaceShipTwo, and a twin fuselage ...
NewsStory2008x02x06x0
Fitchburg Pilots Association #8217;s First Annual Airventure Raffle Charley Valera contacted us with news of a fund raising raffle for the Fitchburg Pilots ...
NewsStory2008x02x06x1
News from MAMA Gov. Patrick proposing repeal of aircraft sales tax exemption writes: ... Gregg Andrews forwarded a note from the Mass. Airport Management ...
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March 2008 seminar schedule is here Jim Adams wrote in with the March schedule. Attached is a PDF version of the calendar. Please post at your local airports ...
NewsStory2008x04x09x0
Aviation Sales Tax Update writes: ... Update: Response to Dave Libbey from George Peterson, Minority Leader "The new bill that is being reported out ...
NewsStory2008x04x24x0
TFR Tomorrow April 25th over CT, MA, NY writes: ... There will be two 30 mile TFR's tomorrow Friday April 25th over Hartford and South Kent. These include ...
NewsStory2008x04x27x0
Worcester Airport 10.8 million Dollar grant !!! writes: ... See the Telegram article discussing a 10.8million dollar grant for the Airport, that is being ...
NewsStory2008x04x30x0
One more round of voting on the Aircraft Sales Tax writes: ... Please contact your Senators ASAP and share your opinion. Attached are an updated contact ...
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Council attempts to slice airport spending writes: ... District 3 Councilor Paul P. Clancy Jr., proposed cutting a significant portion of tax levy subsidy ...
NewsStory2008x06x06x0
New TAF Format Coming writes: ... Effective November 8, the coding format for all TAF's will change. In addition, TAF's for certain airports will be provided ...
NewsStory2008x06x11x1
What's your favorite source for weather? writes: ... There are a couple of new sources for weather and flight planning out there. The Unisys weather weather ...
NewsStory2008x06x13x0
An "Arresting Experience" to avoid writes: ... At Wednesday's WAPA meeting, Airport Manager Eric Waldron and others from Massport presented plans for construction ...
NewsStory2008x06x15x0
New ORH Letters to Airmen published Mel Turmelle writes... Here are the revised Letters of which I wrote in March/April. Please make them available to all users ...
NewsStory2008x07x01x0
Mass Sales Tax Exemption Repeal Update writes: ... Budget bill reported out of legislature conference committee did NOT include repeal of the aviation ...
NewsStory2008x08x01x0
Wind turbine proposal interferes with ORH approaches writes: ... Eric Waldron contacted me to let us know that the FAA is considering a proposal by the ...
NewsStory2008x08x01x1
The Pilot and the Chart Maker. VFR Charts From the Expert writes: ... Jim Adams wrote in with the August Safety Seminars. This one is a "Don't Miss" Program ...
NewsStory2008x08x28x0
Biddeford ME Fly in Saturday 8/30/2008 writes: ... Chip Jarry wrote in with a reminder from the AOPA ASN. The Biddeford Maine Airnav:B19 fly in will ...
NewsStory2009x01x06x0
Meetings changing to Wednesdays writes: ... As of January 2009, the WAPA meetings will move to Wednesday evenings. The primary reason for the change is ...
NewsStory2009x02x11x0
What do you want to ask the new ORH Director? writes: ... We had a good meeting in February and an opportunity to meet the new Airport Director at Worcester ...
NewsStory2009x04x03x0
Wapa News April 2009 _ writes:_ ... News from WAPA. The WAPA nominating meeting for officers and the BoardOfDirectors was held prior to the FAA Safety Seminar ...
NewsStory2009x06x29x0
The end of an era the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission _ writes:_ ... With the recent signing of the Massachusetts Transportation Reform Legislation, the ...
NewsStory2009x08x21x0
TFR over Cape and Islands Updated: Add Boston! _ writes:_ ... Update Another TFR, this one over Boston, goes into effect Friday August 28th at 9:00 PM, running ...
NewsStory2009x09x28x0
WWII Aircraft arrive at ORH _ writes:_ ... With a gusty crosswind early this afternoon, three WWII aircraft arrived at ORH, beginning a 3 day visit with tours ...
NewsStory2010x02x06x0
WAPA and Mass DOT Surveys Get in your $.02 now! _ writes:_ ... Two aviation surveys are available now please respond to both of these ASAP. First, from the ...
NewsStory2010x03x31x0
Norwood under water again Reopened 4/6 _ writes:_ ... For the 2nd time in a month, Norwood ( Airnav:OWD ) is under water. Word from Airport Manager Russ Maguire ...
NewsStory2010x03x31x1
No April fools Multiple TFRs Today April 1st _ writes:_ ... Word from the FAA and AOPA there will be a TFR on Thursday April 1st, 2 3PM centered on Portsmouth ...
NewsStory2010x04x01x1
Safety Seminar Wednesday April 7 WAPA will be starting back up with a cookout in front of the terminal building, after 6:PM. So if you want to grab a burger ...
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Flyout Saturday 4/3 Sambel s Restaurant at Edward F Knapp State Airport, Montpelier, VT. Alex Kittenplan is looking for pilots to participate in an impromptu ...
NewsStory2010x06x21x0
FCC potentially grounds aircraft with 121.5 MHz ELT on 8/16/2010 _ writes:_ ... The FCC issued proposed rules on June 15th that will outright ban the use of 121 ...
NewsStory2010x06x22x0
Worcester Airport transfer to Massport completed _ writes:_ ... At a signing ceremony this morning, Governor Deval Patrick, Lt. Governor Tim Murray, Worcester ...
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WAPA Annual cookout Saturday August 7th _ writes:_ ... WAPA's annual cookout is set for August 7 (raindate August 14). Time is noon 3pm. Location is Gardner ...
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30 Mile TFR over Vineyard starts Aug. 19 _ writes:_ ... The president will be on the Vineyard for 10 days, resulting in a TFR covering much of the Cape and Islands ...
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Worcester Airport Update UPDATE 9/28 Runway reopened 0800 Thursday WAPA will post updates as received.! _ writes:_ ... The WAPA Meeting on September 8th ...
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October meeting postponed to 3rd Wednesday _ writes:_ ... The October meeting and Safety Seminar has been postponed to Wednesday October 20. We didn't want to ...
NewsStory2010x10x17x0
In Memoriam: Leo "Buddy" Comeau Andy Davis asked that we pass along the following sad news: It is with deepest regret to announce the passing of Worcester Airport ...
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Holiday Party, Wednesday December 8th _ writes:_ ... The annual Holiday Dinner Party for 2010 will be held Wednesday evening, 6 10pm. WAPA members, former members ...
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In Memoriam: Gregg Andrews _ writes:_ ... I'm deeply saddened to report that this morning, aviation lost one of it's great. Gregg Andrews lost his life this morning ...
NewsStory2011x01x24x0
New year, New ORH access procedures _ writes:_ ... New vehicle access procedures for ORH. The 2010 stickers expire on 1/31/2011. No vehicles without a 2011 sticker ...
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TFR's on Wednesday 18 May 2011 UPDATED: Windsor Locks TFR amended _ writes:_ ... Let's everyone try to avoid close encounters of the "F 18" kind. There ...
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"Cessna 123 Report SPAGS, Cleared for the ILS 29 Approach" _ writes:_ ... Can SPAGS return as the "Initial Approach Fix" for ILS 29 at Worcester? The FAA has had ...
NewsStory2011x06x11x0
Southbridge devastation _ writes:_ ... Here are a few more details on the destruction of Southbridge airport. According to a report in the Telegram. "Fifteen airplanes ...
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TFR over Cape starts Thursday 8/18/2011 _ writes:_ ... There will be a TFR starting tomorrow Thursday August 18, over the Cape and Islands due to President Obama ...
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Collings Foundation returning to Worcester _ writes:_ ... The Collings foundation Wings of Freedom tour will be returning to Worcester for an extended visit, Friday ...
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Holiday Party December 7th 2011 _ writes:_ ... The 2010 party at Grill on the Hill was a resounding success. Be sure to sign up soon for the 2011 event. $25 per ...
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Are you expiring? _ writes:_ ... Have you recently renewed your drivers license, passport or other ID used to prove identity in order to obtain an access badge? ...
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Multiple TFRs at MHT, BOS and PVD Thursday 2/23 _ writes:_ ... As political season cranks up, expect to see more. There will be 9 3 mile 3000 foot TFRs tomorrow ...
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More TFR's ... and it will probably only get worse until the election _ writes:_ ... A Larger than usual presidential TFR over Manchester and Nashua tomorrow Thursday ...
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TFR Friday 3/30 Portland ME, Burlington VT _ writes:_ ... Two 30 mile TFR's will be active tomorrow Friday March 30, 2012. * 2/8611 Portland, ME * 2/8615 Burlington ...
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TFR Monday/Tuesday June 25 26 _ writes:_ ...There are 30 Mile TFR's over the area on Monday and Tuesday of this coming week. * Portsmouth NH, 2/1255 Monday ...
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SPAGS Approach now active * _ writes:_ ... The hard work by several folks has paid off, and the SPAGS initial approach fix is now active. As reported earlier ...
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New access badge procedures _ writes:_ ... New badge readers have been installed at ORH, and the access procedure has changed. Previously, you entered your PIN and ...
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More access changes at ORH _ writes:_ ... This year in addition to the new badge readers, there is now mandatory driver training that must be accomplished annually ...
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Silver Wings / Yankee Fly in at Tanner Hiller _ writes:_ ... The 2012 Labor Day fly in at Tanner Hiller Airport (Airnav:8B5) will be held from Friday August ...
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Can the iPad save your life? _ writes:_ ... Find out at the upcoming safety seminar. Wednesday December 5th, Worcester Airport, 7:00 pm. Reserve your seat here ...
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How night current are you? _ writes:_ ... The next WAPA / ORH Safety Seminar will be held on Wednesday Feb. 13, at 7:00 pm. Do you fly at night? Are you aware of ...
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Tower closure schedule _ writes:_ ... The FAA has published the schedule for contract control towers. (Though it's announced as a euphemism "Federal Contract towers ...
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Temporary reprieve for the towers _ writes:_ ... The FAA announced yesterday that they will temporarily delay the tower closings until June 15th, but at that all ...
NewsStory2013x04x06x1
TFR over Hartford on Monday 4/8/2013 _ writes:_ ... A 32 mile TFR has been announced for Monday afternoon, for President Obama's trip to Connecticut. The two TFR ...
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Gardner: Pokki Cub Haven Chicken Rib BBQ _ writes:_ ... Dominic at the Garner Airport asked us to pass along an invitation to Pokki Cub Haven 26, Fly In or Drive ...
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The 2013 WAPA Picnic / Fly in at Gardner _ writes:_ ... The fly in was well attended with 7 aircraft flying in for the event. The cookout and both the hangar ...
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WAPA, FPA host joint AOPA / FAA seminars and cookout _ writes:_ ... Wednesday September 18th, Worcester Airport, WAPA and the Fitchburg Pilots Association will be ...
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WAPA Holiday Party 2013 _ writes:_ ... The 2013 Holiday Party is on for Friday December 6th, 2013. We are returning to the Grill on the Hill again for what has proven ...
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OshkoshPreflight
Preparing for the long Cross Country Abstract: The purpose of the seminar will be to consider all of the planning aspects of the long cross country trip. Have you ...
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PhotoGalleries
WAPA Photo Galleries The following pages are both WAPA and WAPA Member contributed galleries of photos. Add a Photo gallery * Topic Name: (Recommended ...
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Oshkosh 2002 Photos writes: ... Photos collected from WAPA Members from the 2002 AirVenture Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark ...
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Young Eagles Jan 10, 2003 writes: ... Photos from a small Young Eagles event at ORH Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark ...
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February 2003 WAPA Meeting writes: ... Photos from our February 6th WAPA Meeting Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark ...
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Young Eagles May 3, 2003 Back to: PhotoGalleries_ Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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2003 Annual Picnic at Southbridge Airport writes: ... Photos from activities at the 2003 Fly out picnic Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries ...
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Oshkosh 2003 Photos writes: ... Photos from George Clark and Karl Barry. Back to: PhotoGalleries Enroute and Arrival Aircraft Fly By Bobby Younkin Twin Beech ...
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Young Eagles September 21, 2003 Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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WPI Reunion Fly In August 11, 2003 writes: ... Photos from the fly in and the Wright Flyer replica takes flight over ORH. Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments ...
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April 1st 2004 Safety Seminar writes: ... Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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Young Eagles June 12, 2004 Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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July 1st 2004 Safety Seminar writes: ... Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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July 17th Picnic and Poker Run writes: ... WAPA annual picnic at Southbridge Airport. It was also the final stop on a poker run fundraising for the WAPA Scholarship ...
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Oshkosh 2004 Photos Photos from George Clark and Karl Barry Day 1 Loading and Arrival Day 2 Fly By's and Camping Day 3 Airshow Central Day 4 Static Displays ...
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New England Air Museum Fly out 3/12/2005 writes: ... Photos from the NE Air Museum and Bradley TRACON fly out that was really a drive out due to a major snow ...
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March 19th 2005 Rutland VT Fly out writes: ... Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark 27 Nov 2006
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NY VFR Corridor Fly out writes: ... Photos from the 2005 Hudson River Corridor Fly out Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.GeorgeClark ...
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July 12 2007 WAPA Meeting and Cookout writes: ... Photos from the July 12'th meeting up at Worcester Airport. Bob Martens was the guest speaker. Back to: PhotoGalleries ...
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Glider rides at Sterling with the GBSC writes: ... Photos taken by WAPA members at the GBSC glider event, held on October 21st Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments ...
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Cirrus Showcase Jan 10, 2008 writes: ... Photos from the 1/10/08 WAPA meeting with a SR22 G3 Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Notice the new wing design ...
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WAPA June 2009 Cookout and Tower Visit at ORH _ writes:_ ... Back to: PhotoGalleries Comments Back to: PhotoGalleries Main.ChrisKosak 05 Jun 2009 * Putting ...
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WAPA Picnic Fly in Gardner August 8 2009 _ writes:_ ... Photos from the 2009 WAPA Fly in picnic at GDM. (Note that the thumbnails are cropped, but the original photos ...
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WWII Wings over Worcester _ writes:_ ... Collings Foundation aircraft arrive at ORH (Note that the thumbnail images below are cropped. Click on the thumbnail to see ...
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March 15 16 flooding of Norwood Airport _ writes:_ ... Photos forwarded from Airport Manager Russ Maguire. Good afternoon all You know those Southwest Airlines ads ...
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Raul Porras proposes to Joni _ writes:_ ... Raul proposed to Joni in the air. These pictures show ORH crew helping to set up banner, the banner as seen from the air ...
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Aftermath of a Tornado _ writes:_ ... These photos were taken by Karl Barry and George Clark showing some of the destruction from the June 1st Tornado. Note that on ...
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WAPA Fly in Picnic 2013 _ writes:_ ... Photos from the 2013 WAPA Fly in picnic at Gardner Airport. Held along with the 2013 micro Jet rally. Back to: PhotoGalleries ...
PlacesToGo
Here is a collection of interesting places to visit, all within a tank of fuel from the Worcester area. They have been contributed by WAPA Members. Anytime Destinations ...
PlanningFeb2003
Chip confirmed that he should be able to attend the Feb. meeting. So we should include some AOPA related discussion on the agenda. Agenda 1 First hour Social ...
PokerRun
POKER RUN sponsored by The Worcester Area Pilots Association (WAPA) from 8:00 to 1:00. Come out for a fun day of local flying and try your luck at the poker table ...
PublicityMarketingCommittee
* Student Pilot Discount Membership * Representation and Information about Area Happenings ie. changes at airports * Attract Student Pilots * Mail newsletter ...
RegisterUsersNotes
Scrip to load users into Slash Part 1 completed and tested * Read WikiName password, Password "phrase" from input file * Create slash account. Nickname ...
ReorganizedWeb
The reorganized web Section Use fly.worcesterapa.org Topic hierarchy will be all related around destinations. Food, Picnic, Museums, Shopping, Festivals ...
RolesResponsibities
Roles and Responsibilities The following list is a draft list of roles and responsibilities for officers and committee chairs of WAPA. This is not a list of specific ...
SocialActivitiesCommittee
* Flights to Museums Day / Weekend * How to bump into each other more casual contact between WAPA members * Every Saturday informal flyout more frequent ...
SubmitAStory
How to submit a story to the WAPA Web The Process 1 You or anyone fills out the submission form described in this document 1 Press Preview and then Submit to ...
TagSearch
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TechnologyTrainingCommittee
* Flight training using PCATD other simulators * Old Technology review vs. State of the Art tech review (PPT Presentations) * Interactive Training Members ...
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TrainingCommittee
* Expand into other areas Sport Pilot, Ultralight * Sport Pilot * FAA Ramp Check Day * Vendor Night (Garmin, Northstar, HSI, GPS, etc) * Formation Flight ...
WAC2003January
The Seven Hundred fourth Meeting of the Worcester Regional Airport Commission was held on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 6:30 PM in the Conference Room at the Worcester ...
WAPAPicnic
The WAPA Picnic will start at 12:00 Noon at Southbridge. Planning: * Food * Hamburgs * Hot Dogs * Chicken * Watermelon * Relish ...
WAPASurveyThanks
Thanks for responding to the WAPA Activities Survey Your response will help WAPA better serve your flying needs. Return to WAPA Homepage
WapaBylaws
BY LAWS OF THE WORCESTER AREA PILOTS ASSOCIATION I) NAME, PURPOSES, LOCATION, CORPORATE SEAL AND FISCAL YEAR 1. The name of the Association shall be Worcester ...
WapaCommittees
* TrainingCommittee Training related to Flight and Aircraft * Chris Hallinan * John Munn * Jim Powell * Roy Evarts * Cary Dillman ...
WapaDocuments
Other WAPA Documents on the Wiki * WapaSecure.MeetingMinutes Anchor page for WAPA Meeting Minutes Members Only * WapaEventCalendar Schedule of coming ...
WapaEventCalendar
Event Calendar This page has a list of aviation related events in the area. Not all of these events are sponsored by or have any WAPA involvement, but they may be ...
WapaMeetings
WAPA Meetings Notice! Note the new day Meetings are now on Wednesdays! WAPA Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month, and are all open to anyone ...
WapaMission
Proposed WAPA Mission Statement: Joining together in a common purpose, WAPA and its members have formed to promote all aspects of General Aviation to the general public ...
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Slide of COPYRIGHT by the contributing authors
WapaWebInformation
WAPA Web Information The WAPA Web consists of a number of free open source tools. They are assembled to provide a variety of capabilities to the WAPA membership. There ...
WapaWebNavigation
Navigation * WAPA Home * WAPA FAQ * About WAPA * Event Calendar * Join WAPA * Pay Dues * Map Directions * Photo Gallery * News ...
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WAPAWiki's Wapa web
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WorcesterAirport
Airport Commission Meeting Minutes * January 2003 Main.GeorgeClark 08 Feb 2003
WorcesterAirportInformation
Worcester Airport Information This is a collection of current and archived information regarding Worcester Airport Airfield Access Procedures The most recent airfield ...
YoungEagles
WAPA YOUNG EAGLES ENDED Recent Insurance rules changes at the EAA have stopped WAPA from sponsoring Young Eagles events. WAPA EAA Member Pilots can certainly continue ...
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Young Eagles Signup Accepted Thanks for signing up for a Young Eagles Flight. Someone will contact you to confirm the date and time of the ride. For additional information ...
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