Chapter 1218

Willow Springs, Missouri

EAA Chapter 1218 Open House and Fly-In 2015

Chapter members posed with the One Week Wonder, Kyle Voltz, and Charlie Becker in front of the Chapter hanger after the fly-in.


One Week Wonder, Charlie and Kyle

Kyle Voltz and Tom White preparing to fly in the spot landing contest.

Charlie Becker adds EAA Chapter 1218 to the tail section of the One Week Wonder!


 Charlie Becker and Kyle Voltz presented our chapter with a banner from EAA Oshkosh.

Pat Storm points out her rivet and signature on the underside of the wing.

FAA Safety Program

The FAA Safety program was well attended.  We hope everyone came away with some new knowledge about survival after a crash.9-19-15 Open House

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Artist Phil Schmidt attended with his Watercolor Paintings


  Artist, and pilot, Phil Schmidt, brought several of his aviation themed watercolor paintings to Saturday's event.  We very much appreciated his enthusiastic attendance at our Open House & Fly-In.

You can view more of Phil's work in the photo album of this event in our gallery section.

Clint Allen Flew the 3/4 Scale Jenny

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 Clint flew the Jenny around the patch a couple of times.  It was so great to see this project in the air!

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Eagles and Young Eagles Flights

Ragan Callahan flew one eagle, and ten young eagle flights on Saturday in Cessna 150FF9-19-15 Open House


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Spot Landing Contest




 The spot landing contest winners were:  First place, Mike white; Second place, Kyle Voltz; Third place, Patricia Storm.  Other contest participants were:  John Bailey and David Johnson.  


Raffle Winners

Mike Ennis won the safety kit that was provided by the chapter.

Doc Openshaw won the print that was donated by Phil Schmidt.

  Doc Openshaw also won the $100 of aviation fuel donated by Bailey Chevrolet.


Ron Epps Receives the Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship

Ronnie Epps was presented the Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship by chapter president Tom White during the Open House.  Ronnie is a member of EAA 1218, EAA National, and the Ava Flying Club.  He has already started his flying lessons with instructor David Davidson.  We hope that our contribution to Ronnie's flying lesson fund will help him reach his goal of Private Pilot soon!


Lisa Johnson Receives the 2015 Web Editor Award



EAA Director of Chapters, Charlie Becker, presented Lisa Johnson with the 2015 Web Editor award from EAA Oshkosh.  Lisa was unable to attend the Chapter Leaders' Breakfast during Airventure to receive her award, so Charlie was nice enough to present her with the award during our Open House.



The Kids Table Was A Busy Place

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