September 20, 2007
With the first cross-country tour a success, the sweepstakes team decided to put together another whistle-stop flight when it came time to bring the 1977 Cessna Cardinal we're refurbishing for this year's sweepstakes back to Georgia following the installation of the new interior. We stopped in Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia and talked to lots of members (and a couple of TV crews) along the way—and filed the Cardinal's first IFR flight plans as N778RD. Check out the pictures and story in this week's update.
As the cold weather chills AOPA’s Headquarters in Frederick, many of us are inside generating new resources for flying clubs.
In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?
AOPA Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda posted the following on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page: “Recently I’ve talked with quite a few Flying Clubs about maintaining social activity through the cold winter months. Some clubs host Holliday Parties, others have Potluck Movie Nights. What does your club do to keep members involved during the chilly months?”
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