Chapter 1

Flabob Airport, Riverside, CA

2024 Events

January

4th – Board Meeting 6:30pm
6th – Imperial Young Eagles 
11th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
16th – Chapter Gathering  6:30pm – Speaker: Greg Hatcher, ATC, presenting on his Air Force career, FAA ATC career and post aviation **DETOUREnter through the entrance off of 46th/Crestmore (near runway 6). If you need a Google Map address to find it, you can use: 4361 Fort Drive, Riverside, CA 92509 then navigate to Stits Hangar 16A *
19th – 70 Anniversary Prep – (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm **DETOUR: Enter through the QB gate
20th – 70 Anniversary Bash – Ceremony starts at 10:30am – Doors open at 9:30am (Lunch is provided)
22nd-26th – Virtual Homebuilders Week - Register HERE

February

1st – Board Meeting 6:30pm
8th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
16h – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
17th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am

19th – Let's Learn FAA Math Bootcamp: This is a free community event. This is open to all and we highly encourage our teens to attend. This is on a school holiday so school is out! *

     When: Monday, February 19, 2024
     Where: Stits Hangar 16A 
     Time: 10am - 3pm Lunch is provided

20th – Chapter Gathering  6:30pm – Speakers: Bob Marks & Sally Kloman, ATCs, presenting on Air Traffic Control in general AND addressing specifics here in Southern California. They will also be discussing career opportunities in the FAA for young people. *

 

March

7th – Board Meeting 6:30pm
14th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
15th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
16th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am 
16th – FAR/AIM Scavenger Hunt 12pm - 2pm (immediately following Young Eagles). This is a free community event (ages 14+). We highly encourage our teens to attend. *
19th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Walter Fus, veteran airline pilot, presenting on what it's like to be an airline pilot *

April

4th – Board Meeting 6:30pm
11th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
16th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Francisco Gonzalez, Aeronautics Department Chair & Assistant Professor at San Bernardino Valley College, presenting on opportunities to expand your aviation education. *
19th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm 
20th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am 
20th – E6B Class 11am - 1pm (immediately following Young Eagles) This is a free community event (ages 14+). We highly encourage our teens to attend. *   
     Where: Stits Hangar 16A 
     Lunch is provided to attendees
     Kindly bring your E6B (if you have one)

May

2nd – Board Meeting 6:30pm
7th – Scholarship Informational Session 6:30pm via Zoom
9th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
11th – Flying Start (8am-12pm ONLY)
17th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
18th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am
21st – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Chauncey Spencer II from the African Americans in Aviation Traveling Museum, presenting on American Aviation history. Chauncey’s family helped influence Senator Harry S. Truman to fight to establish funding for the training of African American Pilots at Tuskegee Institute for the Army Air Corp.*

June

6th – Board Meeting 6:30pm
13th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
14th – Tentative: Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
15th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am
18th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Alexander Tardy, from NOAA  Federal, presenting on weather safety (this is a WINGS credit)*
25th – Ground School Refresher 5pm-10pm KRAL (4 part series - must RSVP) *
27th – Ground School Refresher 5pm-10pm KRAL (4 part series - must RSVP) *

July
 
2nd – Ground School Refresher 5pm-10pm KRAL (4 part series - must RSVP) *
3rd – Board Meeting 6:30pm
9th – Ground School Refresher 5pm-10pm KRAL (4 part series - must RSVP) *
11th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
16th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Michael Ingram, General Manager for Guardian Jet Center, presenting on TDB. *
19th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
20th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am
22nd through 28th – AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI
 
August

1st – Board Meeting 6:30pm
8th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
16th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
17th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am
20th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Keith Yoerg, Wright Brothers descendent, presenting "The Wright Brothers - A Direct Descendant’s Perspective" *

September

5th – Board Meeting 6:30pm 
12th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
17th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: Riverside Police Department - Air Support Unit, presenting on Sharing the Airspace *
20th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
21st – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am

October

3rd – Board Meeting 6:30pm 
10th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
15th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: TBD *
18th – Prepare 16A for Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast (Volunteers needed) starting at 1pm
19th – Young Eagles & Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am

November

7th – Board Meeting 6:30pm 
14th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
19th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: TBD *

December

5th – Board Meeting 6:30pm 
7th – Holiday Party 6:01pm 
12th – VMC/IMC Club via Zoom 6:30pm *
17th – Chapter Gathering 6:30pm – Speaker: TBD *

 
Zenith build project meets every Saturday  (1p-5p) in Hangar 17. Contact Rob R for specific times.
Display Days are every 3rd Saturday of each month from 8a-12p : If we (Ch. 1) are not at the Shady Grove (in front of the Clubhouse), sign offs can be received at the Redbarn (by the fuel pump) from 8am-12pm on the 3rd Saturday. 
 
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* indicates Young Eagle volunteer flight approved activity

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