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Wings and Wheels Event – 8 September

wings and wheels posterOn the 8th of September, EAA 1051 will have a display and information table(s) at the Wings and Wheels event being held at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum.  The event will be between 10 am and 4 pm.  Our position will be in the Museum by the Anson aircraft.
Wings and Wheels 2016

June 9th – Young Eagles Rally

We had a good turnout for attendees and volunteers.  By the end of the morning 30 Young Eagles (YE) flew and enjoyed themselves.   No one had to come down early. Many of the YEs had never flown in a light plane before.
Place: The Kings Aerodrome (CHL2) on Saxon Street south of Canning, N.S.
Time: 9:00 am through 1:00 pm

We met in KingAero Tech’s current hanger for sign-in and orientation. (click images for full size)

Introduction to the aircraft by the pilot and ready to fly

Aircraft full of Young Eagles ready for takeoff.

The weather turned very nice later in the morning.  Here are some EAA members enjoying that sunshine (before getting a group photo – copy coming later)

    • Young Eagles Information at EAA.org – This link has general information on the Young Eagle Program which goes beyond just taking a flight or visiting an airport. The youth can become a Young Eagle and get free benefits from EAA if they are interested in learning more about aviation and flying.

April Meeting 28th – report

Five members met at the Kings Aerodrome and worked though some of the details for the Young Eagles Flight to be held on June 8.  There was an encouraging dozen volunteers signed up to help. In the next month we will be confirming the volunteer effort and finalizing the details for this event.

The KingsAero Tech building is up waiting for the big hanger door.

Waterville Airport Move – Report Released

The Provincial Government has made public the report put together last year on the feasibility of moving the Kings County Airport to make room for Michelin Tire Corporations possibility of expansion.

You can download the report:  Airport Move Report  (3 Mbyte PDF)

40th Stanley Fly-in

Labour Day Weekend: 2 Sept-4 Sept, 2011

At Stanley Airfield – Stanley, N.S.
See Stanley Sports Aviation Website for Details

Fleet Finch Aircraft - Vintage Aircraft

Fleet Finch - Peter Handley/Vintage Aircraft of Canada

Stanley’s Annual Fly-in is the longest standing and largest of its kind in Canada. Several aircraft from across Canada and the eastern United States enjoy our fly-in. All registered aircraft get judged for several categories, such as best homebuilt, best antique, best production model, etc. On Saturday evening, we hold an auction which is a great fundraiser for Stanley Sport Aviation Association. All items are kindly donated by our membership, friends, guests and sponsors.

This year, to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP), Vintage Wings of Canada has scheduled a cross-country flight this summer using four of their yellow aircraft (Harvard, Corneill, Tigermoth, Finch) and others that may join them on the trip. Their last Eastern stop will be in Stanley. This is a chance of a lifetime to see this series of vintage aircraft.
See Yellow Wings Website

May Meeting – 1 May – Aviation Museum

EAA 1051 will be hosted on Sunday, 1 May, by the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum (ACAM) near Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Meet at the Museum at 2 pm. The program will include a safety seminar given by internationally known expert Mike Doiron and a visit to the museum. Chapter and ACAM member Barry Rhodenizer has graciously agreed to be our host and coordinate activities at the museum and has offered to arrange closer access to some of the aircraft in the museum.
http://www.atlanticcanadaaviationmuseum.com/

President Gerard Killam examining the Avenger

November 2009 Meeting

Sunday – November 29th at 2pm –
Topic: Robert McNaught’s scratch-built Zenair 701
Meeting Location: – Robert McNaught’s Workshop –

Scotia Eagle members and the 701

Many members of Scotia Eagles crowded into Robert’s garage to see and discuss the construction of his aircraft. He has the wings finished and the photo show the extent of the fuselage construction.