Sep 03

EAA31 September 2017 Meeting

EAA 31 Monthly Meeting Wednesday Sept 6th. We have a number of things. The 1st is our great clubhouse/hangar/gathering place. Possible items: (1) refinishing the floor. (2) Stuff around the clubhouse, what to get rid of, what to keep. (3) Some want to move major things. All up for discussion.

That may take some time. Next is a review of OSHKOSH 2017. There is some really neat stuff. It certainly made me wish I had been there and you may feel the same after you see it.

Dinner $5.00, 6:00 PM (menu not yet finalized) Meeting 7:00 PM at EAA Hangar, South end of Hobby Field 77S Creswell Oregon. Bring a friend, doesn’t have to be an airplane nut. See you there.

President John

Mar 16

EAA Saturday Breakfast

 Chapter breakfast is this Saturday, March 18th. Come
out to the clubhouse in the AM and pay $5 for an “all you can eat”
breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, OJ, coffee and
camaraderie!! Starts at 9:00 and runs to about 10:30 or so. Thanks in
advance for all the guys who show up and cook the meal!
Sign up sheet for EAA Aluminum Overcast B17 at EUG Friday May 5th, 
Saturday May 6th and Sunday May 7th will be available.  This was LOTS
of fun when we participated in 2013 and this time around the profits
will be shared among the 3 chapters (Creswell, Eugene, & Lebanon).
Encourage all to pitch in, have fun and contribute.
John Kuehl EAA31
Feb 27

EAA31 March 2017 Meeting

The end of our shortest month is already upon us and the 1st Wednesday of the Month is Wednesday March 1st.  We’ll start off at 6:00 PM with Lasagna, Salad, French Bread, Drinks & Desserts courtesy of Bridget & Virgil Pratt.  Our theme for the meeting will be Hints & Tricks, How to do things and/or how to do things more simply or more easily.  Among the demo & videos, will be “Portable Vise”  “Never buy another file handle, as long as you both shall live” “Accurate masking tape of ANY width”  “Welding up a perfect aircraft motor mount”

If YOU have any hints or tips, this night is an opportunity to share same.

Video of a Korean War Aviator plus this month’s Chapter Video Magazine.

Dinner 6:00    Meeting 7:00   all for only $5.00 bucks.

Bring a guest! See you there.

John Kuehl EAA31


Feb 17

EAA 31 Reminder Breakfast and RV3 Work party

Don’t forget – Tomorrow Feb 18th 9:00 AM Breakfast followed by RV3 work party.  If we all pitch in the RV3 will be farther down the road to completion and display in the museum.

John EAA31

Feb 14


BREAKFAST: This Saturday the 18th of Feb 2017.  All you can eat Pancakes, Bacon, Sausage, Eggs, Coffee, Milk, OJ, Butter, Syrup all for $5 bucks!

WORK PARTY:  We can get the RV3 project done quicker if we pitch in and HELP after Saturday’s breakfast. Bring your elbow grease.

B 17:  EAA’s “Aluminum Overcast” will be at the EUG airport MAY 5th, 6th, & 7th (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday).  Last time this happened (2013) they did 89 rides, (@ $500) 446 ground tours (@$10) plus $4000 in merchandise sales.  Chapter 1457 netted $3000.  It was a LOT of fun!  The good news is 1457 will be sharing in the net revenue based on percentage of participation for Chapters 31, 1457 and the Lebanon Chapter.   We will need 10 (or more) people for each “shift” and we will have 2 shifts per day (6 shifts total).  Details on “sign up” will follow.

FLYING CLUB:  Some people (myself included) are waiting for the new 3rd class medical rules to go into effect, before jumping on the new flying club bandwagon.

BRING A GUEST.  Let them see how much fun we can have.

John Kuehl EAA 31

Jan 30

EAA 31 February Meeting

The 1st Wednesday of the month is THIS Wednesday the 1st.  Bridget will be bringing some delicious pulled pork & coleslaw plus other goodies for us to consume and enjoy.  Alan Weider will present and lead a discussion on “survival techniques and recommended gear”.  Feb 2017 Chapter Video.

Dinner 6:00 PM.    Meeting 7:00 PM   All this for only $5.00. (You can hardly eat at home for less than $5.00)  BRING A GUEST.

John Kuehl EAA 31 Pres.



Jan 04

January Meeting Postponed til next week 1/11/2017

They don’t make 4 wheel drive airplanes and a 4 wheel drive vehicle is what is needed to get anywhere.  It’s still coming down – not expected to get better before tonight.  SO – we will shoot for January 11th, a week from today. EAA 31 WILL MEET WEDNESDAY 1/11/2017.  6:00 PM DINNER. 7:00 MEETING.

John Kuehl EAA 31 president.

Jan 02

January Meeting EAA 31

Good News!  Bridget & Virgil are back!  We will be seeing Chili & Cornbread, salad and desert & beverages for $5.00 Wednesday January 4th.  Dinner 6:00 PM.  Meeting 7:00 PM at the EAA 31 clubhouse. We have lots of things to cover.  (1) PHOTO REVIEW OF 2016.  (2) CHAPTER SERVICE AWARDS. (3) WHAT CAN WE DO BETTER IN 2017.  Please be prepared to bring your ideas to this next meeting.  Time permitting, we will also see the Chapter Video Magazine.    See you there there this Wednesday.

John Kuehl EAA 31 president.


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