Nov 29

EAA31 Clubhouse ‘Nother Help call Sat Dec 2nd 9:00 AM

Well – the floor is all painted.  The timer switches on the heaters are back in place.  What we have left to do is move stuff to there new locations.  Need at least 4 guys to re-install the stove, refrigerators, work bench, shelves etc.  A little more dusting and vaccing and tweaking and we should be good to go for our January 2018 meeting.

There will be no regular December meeting.  Christmas Party with 1457 at John Stahr’s Sat evening Dec 2nd instead.

We will have our regular 3rd Saturday Breakfast Dec 16th 9:00 AM

President John

Jul 05

Garmin open house July 14th

You’re invited to Garmin’s 2016 Open House Seminar Event.

Where: Garmin AT facility 2345 Turner RD SE, Salem Oregon. (KSLE)
When: Thursday, July 14th2016
Time: 3pm-7pm. (FAA WINGS Safety Seminar starts at 3pm).

This is a catered event which includes dinner sponsored by Garmin and is free to Aviators.

Please RSVP Wayne McGhee by email
at so we can have an accurate count for the caterer.

Join us for dinner, seminars, factory tours, product demonstrations, and Garmin product prize drawings.
In addition LightspeedHeadsets has generously offered a prize drawing of one of their new Tango headsets. An $800 value.

The FAA will also be conducting a WINGS SAFETY SEMINAR at 3PM.

If you plan to fly to the event you can park on the Garmin ramp area.
Garmin associates will guide you to parking.

This is the only time of year we open our doors to the public.
It’s a fun enjoyable evening we want to create for aviators.
It’s our way of giving back to the flying community as a thank you for helping to make us successful.
Hope you can join us.

If you have question please don’t hesitate to email Wayne McGhee at the RSVP email address above.

Jun 08

Need a Tow

4th of July Creswell Parade. NEED A TOW
Tom Cunningham’s “Firestar” will be in the 4th of July parade promoting EAA 31 and Young Eagles flights later that day.
We NEED a tow vehicle. The plane and trailer together total around 800 pounds. A riding lawn mower or small pickup could do the job.
If you can supply this need please contact:
Tom Cunningham  email   copy John Kuehl email

Feb 21

February breakfast

We had another great breakfast Saturday with a good turnout, including some fly-in visitors from down south!  Breakfast was French Toast (thank you Kaydee), scrambled eggs (Bob the Egg Man was on the job again), sausage & bacon (Well done, Bruce) and more.  The first half of breakfast was foggy with poor visibility, but as the sun began to burn through, planes started showing up.  We heard about five planes above calling in before that, sorry about the weather, guys!  We’ll set up a bank of hair dryers next time to try and take out the low clouds a bit earlier.  😉

Afterwards, many of us visited Dale Young in Springfield who graciously invited us into his shop at Gary Ludeke’s suggestion.  The RV-9A project is looking fantastic, can’t wait to see how it turns out!  With a 160hp O-320, it should really move, and the panel that Gary is helping wire is coming together quite nicely.

The next regular meeting is March 4th at 7:00PM, with dinner around 6:00.   The next breakfast is 3/21 at 9:00AM.

Until next time!