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EAA Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 16
Promoting Aviation and the Preservation of Vintage Aircraft
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Champ A65 Engine Tear Down
John Ostmyer tore down the Champ engine which revelaed some unpleseant surprises. The cam is shot. The bearings have seen better days...
Champ Project Moving Along
The Skunk Works Team is humming along with the Champ project in the nice heated hanger. We could always use more help. We'll be back at...
January 2016 Chapter Meeting
For a cold January evening we had a large turnout for the chapter meeting around 25-30 came out. But it's no surprise people wanted to...
My Trip to Fairbanks from K34
In 1966 my mother’s cousin Patsy Flannigan flew with her husband Larry to Fairbanks Alaska. Larry had a Mooney M20 based at Gardner...
New Years Day Chili Feed
Great New Year's Day chili feed hosted by your VAA 16. At least a ten year traditional started by Dale Rose and Micki Shetterly. At least...
Our Friend Hal Petznick
One of our fellow comrades Hal Petznick passed away Dec 21. He will be missed.
VAA16 Christmas Party
The chapter Christmas party was a great celebration with close friends and aviators. It was held on Dec 17th at Granite City Brewery, we...
Spezio Tuholer Donated to VAA 16
Vintage Chapter 16 has been blessed once again with the donation of a Spezio Tuholer experimental project. The Spezio was in the...
Champ and Wag-a-bond project moving along
Our band of Elves have been hard at work in Hangar 16 learning the art of welding from Marvin Story, hanging the engine on the...
Aeronca Champ LSA project
Late last month the chapter board of directors voted to accept an offer we had to trade our Pietenpol project (less engine), for an...
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