At the SAAC meeting on Friday, Kenn Ortmann
was presented with a plaque to recognize and thank him for his many years
on the SAAC, and formerly the SAOC. He was Vice Chair for many years and
has been a very active member during his tenure since 2002. Recently, Kenn
has left the SAAC as he is moving from Rochester to Belfast, ME.
On Saturday June 4, mother nature was nice and gave us a beautiful day.
Thousands attend the Skyhaven Wings and Wheels event to benefit Gerry Food
Pantry. Click on the video below to see some of the activities.
Aircraft At Skyhaven ~ 10-18-16:
New England Aerobatics Club held a practice session at Skyhaven on Saturday,
October 15th. Have you ever heard of them? It is a unique
pilots who fly aerobatics aircraft. The aerobatics club occasionally uses
Skyhaven as a practice airport because of its proximity to wooded areas.
According to an article, "Skyhaven has fuel and food locally and a densely
wooded area with low population just east of the runway." Click
here to see more information about the NEAC.
225 Young Eagle Flight Rally 10-12-16
16, 2016 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, KDAW - Skyhaven Airport, Rochester, NH, EAA
225 hosts last Young Eagle Flight Rally for 2016 at Skyhaven Airport, Rochester,
NH The event is open to all kids age 8 to 17 and the event may include
registration, a mini ground school, free flight, a certificate commemorating
the flight signed by the pilot and Sean Tucker. The Chapter will also be
sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 am to 11 am and a BBQ lunch at
Proceeds help supoort our aviaiton scholarship open to student pilots from
age 15 to 25. The $1000 plus scholarship is awarded to aspiring pilots
who are enrolled in area airport flight training programs. The application
form is available online at the Chapter
What does it take to make a 787? How about 5,400 suppliers in 38 U.S. states
and 19 countries. This excerpt from Digital Engineering talks about the
complexity and extremely large numbers required to build a 787.