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Christmas Dinner 2012

Tuesday December 18th 6:30pm
Patio Restaurant, Quincy, IL

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We have reserved a small private dining room at the Patio Restaurant at 133 South Fourth Street and dinner will be served family style – Broasted Chicken, roast beef, potatoes and vegetable.

Ice cream dessert is included for $13.00 per person. Please bring cash or check payable EAA Chapter 488 and we’ll write one check to the restaurant.  Drinks are extra & payable directly to the Patio. We’ll start arriving around 6:30pm and dinner will be served by 7pm. A short chapter awards program will follow the meal if we get them in time.

Reservations are REQUIRED. We actually ran short of food in past years due to a miscount, so please RSVP with number attending or if you won’t be able to join us. Anyone not heard from by Dec 10, we’ll be contacting you to follow up so please get your response in by then to save a lot of work.

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Posted by on December 2, 2012 in Chapter Calendar

 

Chapter Fall Picnic This Weekend

Chapter Picnic 2010

Just a quick reminder that the EAA Chapter 488 Fall picnic is this Sunday, Oct 14th at 1:00pm.

Like last year, the event will be held at the AirUSA hangar among the jets. There is no charge for this picnic for chapter members and their guests but RSVP is REQUIRED! by Friday Oct 12th. Call Andy at work at 217-223-3050 or sign up here:

There is usually an informal tour of whatever is around the hangar.
Pat and Carl Tortorige will again be picking up food for our catered event.
Many members also open their hangars or bring aircraft around for a little show and tell.

Directions:
You can use the ‘second’ east entrance to Quincy Airport and follow the road to the small parking area behind AirUSA hangar. See image below.

Closeup map of Airport and AirUSA Hangar

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2012 in Chapter Calendar

 

Annual EAA Father’s Day Flight Breakfast

EAA Chapter 488 Father's Day Flight Breakfast 2012

A Quincy Father’s Day tradition for over 30 years! Join us at the airport for pancakes, sausage and a heaping helping of airplanes of all types. Adults $6 Kids 12 and under $3. Rain or Shine. Check website for latest event news.

  • Tri-State ultralights will be flying powered parachutes and powered para-gliders Friday – Sunday adjacent to the parking area. Come out and see this grass-root flying!
  • Limited number of “Young Eagle” airplane rides available for kids ages 8-17.
    Details here.  (Freewill donations the the Young Eagles flight program encouraged)

Map to site


 
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Posted by on May 3, 2012 in Chapter Calendar

 

April 2012 Builder Visit/Meeting

Members are invited to new member, Dan Clair’s shop to see his Zenith 750 under construction.
Saturday April 14th 1:30pm
Loc: 1451 N 2800 Ave, Loraine, IL
This is just a mile north and west of Loraine. You can access County road 2800 N from 336 north of Loraine and his farm is on the north side of the road just over a mile from the turnoff.

Although the forecast looks wet, Dan has a 1600′ grass strip at the farm running east-west along the road.

Hope to see you all there !

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2012 in Chapter Calendar

 

Christmas Dinner 2011

Wednesday December 14th 6:30pm
Patio Restaurant, Quincy, IL


We have reserved a small private dining room at the Patio Restaurant at 133 South Fourth Street and dinner will be served family style – Chicken, roast beef, potatoes and vegetable. Ice cream dessert is included for $13.00 per person. Please bring cash or check payable EAA Chapter 488 and we’ll write one check to the restaurant.  Drinks are extra & payable directly to the Patio. We’ll start arriving around 6:30pm and dinner will be served by 7pm. A short chapter awards program will follow the meal if we get them in time.

Reservations are REQUIRED. We actually ran short of food in past years due to a miscount, so please RSVP with number attending or if you won’t be able to join us. Anyone not heard from by Dec 10, we’ll be contacting you to follow up so please get your response in by then to save a lot of work.

 RSVP Here

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2011 in Chapter Calendar

 

November Meeting

Reminder that our monthly meeting is this Tuesday!

Time:Tues Nov 1st, 7:30pm
Place: Quincy Regional Airport Terminal building lower level

What’s happening ?
Not  alot on the agenda besides discussing officers for 2012 – club election is officially at the Dec meeting. Bring nominations or volunteer.

 
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Posted by on November 1, 2011 in Chapter Calendar

 

Fall Picnic This Weekend

Chapter Picnic 2010

Just a quick reminder that the EAA Chapter 488 Fall picnic is this Sunday, Sept 25th at 1:30pm.

Like last year, the event will be held at the AirUSA hangar among the jets. There is no charge for this picnic for chapter members and their guests but RSVP is REQUIRED! by Saturday Sept 24th.

There is usually an informal tour of whatever is around the hangar.
Pat and Carl Tortorige will again be picking up food for our catered event from HyVee of Quincy.
Many members also open their hangars or bring aircraft around for a little show and tell.

Directions:
You can use the ‘second’ east entrance to Quincy Airport and follow the road to the small parking area behind AirUSA hangar. See image below.

Closeup map of Airport and AirUSA Hangar

 
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Posted by on September 23, 2011 in Chapter Calendar