Stabilized Approach and Go-Around – FAASTeam Seminar June 15th @ KVPZ

Mark your calendars! Saturday Saturday June 15th @ 10AM! Stop by for some coffee, donuts and approaches! This seminar is presented by the Greater Chicago FAASTeam and is hosted by EAA Chapter 104. Register online.

Stabilized Approach - from
Stabilized Approach – from

Unstable approaches and the reluctance of many pilots to go-around when an approach becomes unstable are precursors to many general aviation accidents. Emphasizing stable approaches and making the decision to go-around are key to reducing landing accidents.

From the FAASTeam website

Presented by Dennis Miller ‘Gold Seal ‘ CFI 2018 FAASTeam Rep. of the Year

Group Transponder Check Scheduled for May 28th, 2019

Tuesday May 28th is transponder check day! As of today, there are about 6 pilots / airplanes participating. The provider said they could extend the day if we get more participants.

Please contact Ed Hanson if you are participating. If you do not have Ed’s phone number, please use our contact form to contact EAA Chapter 104.

Cessna ARC RT-359A transponder
Cessna ARC RT-359A transponder (beige box), beneath a VHF radio. Source: Wikipedia

May 13th EAA Chapter 104 Meeting: Powered Paragliding (at Hangar N38)

EAA Chapter 104’s May 2019 meeting will be at Louie’s Hangar at KVPZ (Porter County Regional Airport) at 6:30PM. Steve Totalavitvch will be doing a talk about Powered Paragliding. He will do equipment demos weather permitting.

See you there!

From Wikipedia: Pilot: Phil Clark. Photo credit: Andre Zeman (public domain)

(Commercial) New Cessna Stationair on Display at Eagle Aircraft @ KVPZ Saturday

This event is not sponsored or endorsed by EAA Chapter 104, but may be useful to our members and community.

Cessna Stationair
Cessna Stationair

Cessna Rep Brian Findley will be here tomorrow [4/27/19] with a brand new Cessna Stationair from 10:30am-2pm.
Come check it out!

Come check it out!

Holly / Eagle Aircraft

You can contact Eagle Aircraft for more details.