It is with sadness, that we have lost our EAA treasurer, cook and great friend.
Earlier this month, Truckee EAA flew 43 Young Eagles. Over a dozen local EAA members volunteered to introduce local youths, eight through 17, to aviation by providing free introductory flights. While exhilarating for the Young Eagles, this is much more than a joy-ride; it is an introduction to many...
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.