Yesterday was a good day...no, it was a great day. When I arrived at 0630 the hangar was already buzzing with members. The kitchen had those wonderful smells of pancakes, sausage and eggs cooking away on the stove. The Young Eagle crew was setting up the outdoor shade and tables. The office had the...
As this simply awful year comes to a close and with it the passing of Norm Moentman it has caused me to reflect on some of our members who have "gone west".
Here is a little history on EAA1073:
Back in 1995 we needed 10 people to pay $100 each to bring an EAA chapter to Truckee Tahoe and I was one of them. At that time I was running our airshow along with working nearly 7 days a week so I was not interested in a board position.
Sometimes you are lucky enough to be passing by the airport to see some military assets using KTRK for high altitude training. While driving down 267 I saw a plane on crosswind thinking to myself that can't be what I think it is.
Turned off and watched a dual cockpit U2 make a low pass at our airport.