EAA Chapter 54

St. Paul, MN. (Lake Elmo)

Newsletter Archive 2020-present


January: Cozy builders; a tribute to volunteers; a preview of upcoming speakers

April: Winter chapter meetings recap; winter fly-ins; new lifetime members profiled; Meet Jeff Dale;  Editor's 2 cents

July: Spring chapter meeting recap; a profile of the new chapter website; Lake Elmo Advisory Committee meeting; Judd Andrews spotlight; ACE camp; Chapter elections

October President Leif Erickson looks back as his term ends; a review of July, August, and September chapter meetings; we meet Chris Gregg, the newest chapter member;  Lake Elmo Airport Advisory Commission update: and Marlon Gunderson describes his trip to Oshkosh and his hangar project. 


January: Mitch Zahler and Bill Schanks Jr on unscheduled off-airport landings; Jay Schrankler's 1965 Beechcraft Debonair; Frank Kurkowski's Quad City Challenger; Remembering Dennis Hoffman; 'green' developments in aviation.

April:  Analyzing recent accidents; stories of aviation romance; Laura Hermann's trip to Alaska;  remembering Dave Fiebiger, who was instrumental in creating our chapter home, and Jesse Black, one of Chapter 54's founding members

July:  Flying Start Day;  21D sound study; airport manager update;  ‘Tales from the Swift Side’ by Mitch Zahler; a flyout report to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

October: Oshkosh recap;  diagnosing an engine problem in a Rotax 912ULS powered Kitfox; new runway open at 21D


January: New hangars at 21D; Johnson High's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program;  a look back at the 2000 destructive storm in Lake Elmo; Kevin Szalapski's trike

April:  Opening up after COVID;  flying to Brazil in an RV; Doug Rozendaal talks about flying a C-47 across the Atlantic; glider operations out of Stanton and Osceola airports.

July: Oshkosh camping; Jim Pearsall's off-airport landing; upset prevention and recovery training; bird strikes

October: Summer socials at the chapter house; Jim Pearsall's Rans S-21 project; Oshkosh 2021 review


April: Meet the newsletter editor;  aircraft insurance woes

July: Meet the new president; flying to AirVenture

October: 21D improvement plan begins; Commanche memories;  Cozy maintenance




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