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The Official Monthly Electronic Newsletter of the
Southern Nevada EAA Chapter 1300
P O Box 34311
Las Vegas, Nevada 89133-4311
August 2002     __________________Volume 3, Issue No. 8

August 14, 2002:
Our next meeting will be at the North Las Vegas Airport, Grand Canyon Room beginning at 7:30PM, come early and bring a friend for some great hangar flying. Do not forget that a group of members will be having dinner at 6:00PM at the Foothills Ranch, 3377 N. Rancho Road on the west side of Rancho.

August Meeting Guest Speakers:
We will have our own chapter members David Brown, Mike Smith and Ken Wyatt. This elite group will present a program on formation flying. Be sure to ask all of your questions.

We want to say “Thank You” to Mike Smith and Ken Wyatt for an Excellent Presentation on the “Slow and Low Home Coming of the Aeronca Champ” Fargo, ND to North Las Vegas, NV.

President’s Message for August:

(Keith, please add Jim’s comments here)

Secretary’s Note Pad:

(Keith, please add Mike’s minutes here)
EAA Youth Air Academy:
The chapter has sponsored David and Brenda Brown’s son _______ to the EAA Air Academy in Oshkosh during the EAA fly-in (July, 2002). We hope ________ learned a lot about aviation during his stay in Oshkosh and will give us a complete report upon his return.
Newsletter Articles: (Members Profiles)
Starting in September issue of the WINGTIP, We will run a series on one of our members each month in order to help us get to know our members better.
If you have an article or story of interest to our members, please email it to Ken Wyatt.
Please email your articles to:

Webpage Material:
Everyone is encouraged to submit material, information or pictures of interest to chapter members for publication on the Chapter’s Webpage. Send what ever you have to Roland Fraga, WebMaster, email address:
The chapter webpage URL is:  Be sure to Bookmark this URL.

Young Eagles:
The next Young Eagle Flight Rally will be on September 21, 2002 – Jean Airport - Sponsored by Tuskegee Airmen – coordinator for this event is Roy Campbell (. Let Roy or Jim Bonelli know if you plan on flying or will volunteer for ground support. Jim’s email address is or phone number is 242-5002.

Classified Ads:
This space is available to all chapter members to place ads for aviation items for sale or wanted. Submit your ads to the Newsletter Editor by snail mail or email.
FOR SALE: Pazmany PL-2 project (due to physical limitations). All ribs, spar extrusions (machined & bent), elevon & rudder spars, landing gear complete, windshield & canopy frame and Plexiglas, engine mounts and many formed or machined parts. Also, some radio, Norco, Motorola and 28volt Collins Call John Osburn (702) 456-4123 or email:
FOR SALE: PS Engineering PMA6000 audio panel with mounting tray.  14 to 28 volts.  New from Aircraft Spruce $795.00
Make offer.  e-mail

FOR SALE: Airspeed indicator  0-300 MPH  Make: Pioneer,
used 200 hours since overhaul.  $50      e-mail

Officers & Directors 2002:
President: Jim Bonelli   Vice President: Walt Ayers
Secretary: Mike Smith  Treasurer: Keith Hopkey
Director: Dave Austin   Director: Dave Morrow
Director: Armin Tuma

Future Meeting Programs:

Welcome New Members:
We want to “Welcome” our New Member _______________--.

Chapter Hats:
The chapter has a supply of Official Southern Nevada EAA Chapter 1300 Baseball Caps (Blue) for sale to members for $20.00. Pick up yours at the April Meeting.

Other Aviation Events for August:

CCAA meeting on August 21, 2002 in the Grand Canyon Room at VGT – 7:00PM

Thanks for reading the newsletter and we will see you at the meeting on the 8th.

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