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CFI Forum
Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (KGPM)

mtg011 KGPM Terminal Conference Room — Fly-In or Drive-In.
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There is a neat burger joint (Mixed-Up Burgers) in the terminal so come a little early and get something to eat.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
CFI Forums are free and provide WINGS credits but require registration through faasafety.gov because of limited seating. Flight & Ground Instructors only, please.

Fun & Training Day & FREE LUNCH
Hinton Airport, OK (2O8)

Hinton-2O8 Dale Walker from Lockheed Martin will be giving briefings on Lockheed’s updated Website. He will show us how to see the same weather information that his specialist are using to brief us. Dale will also help us file our pilot profile on the Lockheed site so we can reduce flight plan filing time.
Mike McDonald an Air Traffic Controller assigned to the OKC TRACON will hold a couple of sessions reading IFR clearances while we copy them (you can get 6 months worth of clearances in one day). Mike will also show us some short cuts into getting clearances from satellite airports.
Alex Weeks will give us a tour of the gliders stationed at Hinton, and talk about glider performance. Then for the brave hearts among us, there will be glider launches (kind-of-like catapulting off a carrier), and a flight around the traffic pattern. The fee is not set yet, but it will be small.
The Civil Air Patrol, University of Oklahoma, Sundance Academy, and others will have displays.
The Hinton Airport Manager (Dee), will provide us a FREE LUNCH, and aviation fuel prices will be competitively low as usual.
Fly in, Drive in, bring your family and friends for this relaxed “DAY AT THE AIRPORT”.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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AOPA Regional Fly-In
San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI)

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For many pilots, there’s no better way to spend a Saturday than enjoying all things general aviation. The AOPA Regional Fly-Ins are built around the association’s members, but everyone is welcome to join in. Each gathering will begin with a traditional pancake breakfast and town hall discussion with AOPA President Mark Baker. Baker will talk about big issues affecting general aviation, discuss key AOPA initiatives, and answer questions from the audience. Following breakfast, there will be opportunities for AOPA members to meet and mingle with one another and AOPA staff, take part in educational and safety seminars, and explore aircraft displays and aviation exhibits. Various flying activities and clinics will be offered, and for those who aren’t yet pilots, each event will include a learn-to-fly area.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
No charge for admission; AOPA members receive a complimentary lunch.

EAA Chapter 1246
1st Saturday Coffee & Donut Fly-In
Collin County Airport (KTKI)

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Saturday, May 3, 2014
9:00 – 11:30 am

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RECENT EVENTS

Kevin Riney passed his FAA Instrument Pilot Knowledge Test on March 24, 2014

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James Coffield passed his FAA Instrument Pilot Knowledge Test on March 21, 2014

Ron Kruse passed his FAA Instrument Pilot Knowledge Test on April 5, 2014

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Graduates of IPGS Class 2014-1

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PPGS Class 2014-1 is now in session at TCU

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George Coon soloed on
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Danny Biggs passed his Private Pilot Written
Test on June 24, 2013

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Graduates of PPGS Class 2013-2

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Meacham Airport Tour

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Cross-Country Familiarization Flight

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New Private Pilot – New Instrument Rating

Angela Harper (Private Pilot Ground School (PPGS) class 2011-3) passed her private pilot check ride Oct. 31, 2012. Angela also got her complex checkout on Nov 4.

Gary McKaughan (Instrument Pilot Ground School (IPGS) class 2012-1) passed his instrument check ride Nov. 1, 2012.

Congratulations to both. Well done…

Graduates of IPGS Class 2012-2