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Jan 8  General Meeting
Reid-Hillview Airport terminal building. Food and hangar talk starting 6:30pm. The program,to be announced, starts 7:30.

Feb 5  General meeting
RHV Terminal, hangar flying and food start 6:30pm. The official program starts at 7:30. Our Speaker will be Herb Spenner. Herb is an instructor in the Aviation Department at Gavilan College and will be giving us a presentation on the Aviation program available at Gavilan College.

Mar 5  General Meeting - Reid-Hillview Terminal building
Mark Wainwright will present "Mission to Montauk" about his Boxing Day flight to Montauk, New York. In addition to a description of the flight, Mark will discuss OpenAirplane and the process that allowed him to perform a check-out at Reid Hillview and immediately rent a C172 airplane on Long Island.

Hangar talk and food starts 6:30pm, the official program starts at 7:30.

Apr 2  General Meeting - Change of Venue
The April meeting will be at Rusty's house. Stand by for details.

Hangar talk and food starts 6:30pm, the official program starts at 7:30.

Our speaker will be Chapter Member John Gould. John will be giving a presentation on Drones. He will be showing some slides and talking about the FAA Regulations concerning the operation of drones. In addition to this presentation you will be able to take a look at Rusty's Seawind Project.

Apr 18 - Apr 19  Catalina Fly-out

Apr 21 - Apr 26  Sun-n-Fun

Apr 26  Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show
 Half Moon Bay (KHAF), 10-4 pm, details at

May 1 - May 2  Yet another amphib - view it at PAO
 MVP ( will be showing the mockup of their LSA (E-AB, E-LSA) amphib at Palo Alto Airport May 1 & 2

May 7  General Meeting - Reid-Hillview Terminal building
Hangar talk and food starts 6:30pm, the official program starts at 7:30.

We have a special guest speaker. Walker Pierce-Percy will be speaking to us about his time in the Air Force and flying the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. Walker is currently in the Air Force reserves and flying the C-5 out of Travis Air Force Base. Walker took his 1st flight on May 6,1995 in a Piper PA 28–150 Cherokee with our own Rusty Wells. Should be an interesting presentation.

May 9  7th Annual Warbirds, Wings & Wheels
 Paso Robles, KPRB. Details

May 16  AOPA's 2015 Fly-In
 Salinas, KSNS. Check with AOPA for details.

Jun 4  General Meeting - Hangar U16 at Reid-Hillview
Please note we will not be meeting in the Terminal Building. WE WILL BE MEETING AT CHAPTER MEMBER LARRY REED'S HANGAR, U16.

Larry's hangar is in the last row of hangars. It faces Eastridge and is on the left. Larry will be showing us his restoration project, an Aeronca.

Hangar talk and food starts 6:30pm, the official program starts at 7:30.

Jun 20 - Jun 21  Hollister Airshow

Jul 2  General Meeting - Change of Venue
6:30pm: Our General meeting this month will be held at Chapter Member John Castner's home in San Jose. The address is 1288 Hester Ave, San Jose, Ca 95126.John is building a Sonex and will be showing us his progress to date and answering any questions you might have.

Jul 11  Truckee Tahoe Airshow
 Truckee, KTRK, 9am-4pm. Details

Jul 20 - Jul 26  Airventure
 Plan early.

Aug 6  General Meeting, RHV terminal building
Hangar flying 6:30pm. THe 7:30 program will consist of AirVenture reports from some of our Chapter members who were able to attend this year.

Aug 22  Flying Companion Seminar
 Flying Companion Seminar Hosted by the Santa Clara Valley 99s

● Become more confident as a passenger in an airplane.
● Understand more about what goes on in the cockpit.
● Have your "what if" questions answered.
● Learn how you can help your pilot.

$99 Covers breakfast, lunch, and all materials

Trade Winds Aviation, Reid-Hillview Airport Airport Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

To Sign up go to Questions contact Brittany Sabol at fcs at or 408-712-4328

See the Flyer for the event.

Aug 29  Warbirds over Paso Airshow
 Paso Robles, KPRB. Details

Sep 3  General Meeting
Food and hangar talk starts 6:30pm, Reid-Hillview Airport terminal.

At 7:30 PM Owen Leipelt will be giving the presentation and will be sharing his experiences at Air Academy this summer. Hope you can join us.

Sep 16 - Sep 20  Reno Air Races

Sep 26 - Sep 27  Wings over Wine Country
 Santa Rosa, KSTS. Details

Oct 1  General Meeting, RHV terminal building
Our October General Meeting will be held this Thursday, October 1, in the Terminal Building at RHV. Hot Dog Dinner (includes beans, salad, chips, drink and ice cream) for $7.00 will be available after 6:30pm.

Meeting will start at 7:30pm. Our guest speaker will be Owen Liepelt. Owen was one of the two Air Academy Candidates our Chapter sent to Oshkosh this year. Owen will be talking about his experiences in Oshkosh. Should be an enjoyable evening.

Oct 3  Livermore Airport Open House

Oct 3 - Oct 4  California Capital Airshow
 KMHR, General information:, to fly in check .

Oct 9 - Oct 11  Fleet Week
 San Francisco - watch for TFRs.

Oct 17  Golden West Fly-in
 Details at

Oct 22 - Oct 24  Copper State
 Casa Grande, KCGZ. Details

Nov 5  General Meeting - Election
Reid-Hillview terminal building.

Hot Dog Dinner will start at 6:30pm followed by our meeting and guest speaker. Elections for President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and 3 Board Members will take place at this time.

Once the Chapter business has been taken care of we will have a presentation by a very special woman. Rose Lesslie, 89 years young and full of life, will speak to us about her time during WWII and her husband who served in the US Marines during that time. This would be a great time for the men to bring their wives. Rose is a very interesting lady and I think you will enjoy hearing her speak.

EAA HOLIDAY DINNER Dec 3, 2015 at the Three Flames Restaurant 1547 Meridian Ave, San Jose CA 95125 Special speaker. Vicky Benzing Accomplished pilot, skydiver, aerobatic performer and air racer.

Dinner at 7:30 Please indicate the choice of meal Your choice of Steak, Chicken (30.00) or Fish (32.00) Make your checks payable to EAA62

Please RSVP by November 29th

Mark Wainrwight cell phone 650 766 4623 wainwright.markl at

Don Von Raesfeld cell phone 408 507 0951 draesfeld at

Jan 7  Chapter meeting
Hangar flying start 6:30pm, RHV Terminal Building.

Our newly elected Vice President, Owen Liepelt, will be our speaker. Owen is an accomplished photographer and will be sharing some of his favorite shots.

Program starts 7:30.

Feb 4  Chapter meeting
Hangar flying start 6:30pm, RHV Terminal Building. Dinner will be followed by a Movie Night. We will have several aviation themed films to choose from .

Mar 3  Chapter meeting
Hangar flying start 6:30pm, RHV Terminal Building. Starting 7:30 Michael Mainiero will be talking about his knowledge as an air to air photographer, experiences as a Young Eagle and now as young eagles pilot, his work as a Skydive pilot and safety regarding skydiving ops, and his volunteer work with the Patriots Jet Team foundation. Should be an interesting presentation

Apr 7  Chapter meeting
Hangar flying start 6:30pm, RHV Terminal Building.

This months speaker will be Justin Greenway. He is a KC10 pilot based out of Travis who recently came back from deployment in Afghanistan. He is eager to share some pictures and stories.

Chris Bennett may be sharing some pictures from his Baja trip and Owen Leipelt will show the video he made when he went down to Los Banos.

Apr 23  Calaveras Airport (KCPU) Fly-In/Open House
 EAA pilots, members, and aviation enthusiasts,

We invite you all to attend our old fashion fly-in.

We start our day with a pancake breakfast by the Tri-Dam Lions Club. Aircraft will start to arrive early and classic cars will be setting up for display along with radio controlled aircraft. Airplane rides will also start early and continue throughout the day; $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Musical entertainment will be provided by “The Calaveras Community Band” followed by “The Rusty Rockers”. Lunch options include pulled pork sandwiches by EAA 484, bratwurst by Moke Hill Lions, and hot dogs by the local boy scouts.

Come join the fun and make Calaveras County Airport (KCPU) your destination April 23!

Attached is a flyer, we ask you to please help advertise our event.

Thank You!

Larry Mersek Event Advertising

For more info contact:

Kathy Zancanella 209/736-2501 kz at

Apr 24  Half Moon Bay Dream Machines
 10am through 4pm. Details at

Apr 30  99s fundraiser for the SJSU Flight Team
 The Santa Clara Valley 99s will be holding its annual fundraiser for the SJSU Flight Team on April 30th. This year, it will be a BBQ at the SJSU Aviation Hangar, located at Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose. Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for children.

For questions, please contact our event organizer, Debby Cunningham, at debrcunningham at

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