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VAA Chapter 37

Calendar of Events
Event dates, times, topics and locations subject to change.
Last updated 07/12/2019

January 2019

Wednesday
January 9

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Wednesday
January 23

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
January 26

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 8:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

February 2019

Friday
February 1

Movie Night
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the hangar. We'll be featuring 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World' and 'Rat Race'.

Saturday
February 23

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 8:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Wednesday
February 27

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

March 2019

Friday
March 1

Movie Night
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the hangar. This month, we'll be featuring 'Avatar'.

Saturday
March 9

Annual VAA Chapter 37 Banquet
Rack & Helen's Restaurant - 6:00 PM

The annual VAA Chapter 37 banquet will be held at Rack & Helen's restaurant in New Haven this year. We will be in the second floor banquet room. The service will be buffet style and the cost will be $25. A cash bar is available for cocktails at 6:00 PM and dinner begins at 7:00 PM. There is an elevator toward the back of the building for anyone requiring assistance to the second floor.

Wednesday
March 13

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Saturday
March 23

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 8:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Wednesday
March 27

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

April 2019

Friday
April 5

Movie Night
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the hangar. This month, we'll be featuring 'Twelve O'Clock High'.

Saturday
April 20

GWB Equipment Cleanup Day
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

We need as much help as possible for our chapter airport equipment clean up event. This event is part of our lease agreement with the airport. Your support is a direct credit to our chapter in more ways than one!

Wednesday
April 24

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
April 27

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

May 2019

Friday
May 3

Movie Night
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the hangar. The movie will be “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo,” an Oscar winning, 1944 movie directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Spencer Tracy and Van Johnson.

Saturday
May 4

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
May 8

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Saturday
May 11

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
May 22

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
May 25

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Sunday
May 26

Memorial Day Cookout
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 12:00 PM

Join us for Memorial Day Cookout at the hangar! The chapter will provide burgers, brats, and hot dogs. Please bring a salad, side dish or dessert.

June 2019

Friday
June 7

Movie Night
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the hangar. The movie will be “The Longest Day” which won two Oscars for Best Cinematography and Best Effects.

Saturday
June 8

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
June 8
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Sunday
June 9

Fort Wayne Air Show
122nd Fighter Wing - Fort Wayne Intl Airport - 8:00 AM

Fort Wayne Air Show 2019

Saturday
June 15

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
June 22

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Saturday
June 22

Kendallville Young Eagles Rally
Kendallville Municipal Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally in Kendallville, IN. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
June 26

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 5:30 PM

The June VAA 37 Chapter Meeting will feature one of our own, Pat Garvey, for recently fulfilling a bucket list goal of landing an aircraft in all 50 states (must have been a long haul to Hawaii).

We'll start off with a cookout at the Clubhouse at 5:30 followed by the Chapter Meeting at 7. Pat will present a travelogue of his journeys following the cookout. The Chapter will supply the grill meat and we ask all to bring a salad, side, or dessert. Friends and Family are welcome! Come join us for a fun cookout and an interesting presentation!

July 2019

Wednesday
July 10

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Monday
July 22
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Sunday
July 28

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Wittman Regional Airport - Oshkosh, WI - 8:00 AM

Oshkosh 2019

August 2019

Saturday
August 10

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
August 24

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Saturday
August 24

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
August 28

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
August 31

Marion Fly-in/Cruise-in
Marion Municipal Airport - 7:00 AM

Annual fly-in/cruise-in at the Marion Municipal Airport (MZZ) from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This annual event features antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft and warbird aircraft as well as vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire trucks, autocycles, military vehicles and tractors. An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is served.

September 2019

Sunday
September 1

Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop, Auburn, IN, Sept. 1, 2019

Saturday
September 7
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Sunday
September 8

Grissom Air and Space Expo
Grissom Joint Air Reserve Base - 9:00 AM

Grissom Air Show 2019

Wednesday
September 11

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Saturday
September 14

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Sunday
September 15

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 11:00 AM

Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration and flying from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (weather permitting). This rally will be held in conjunction with the Auburn Airport Festival.

Saturday
September 21

Kendallville Young Eagles Rally
Kendallville Municipal Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally in Kendallville, IN. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
September 25

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
September 28

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

October 2019

Sunday
October 20

VAA Chapter 37 Chili Fest
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 12:30 PM

Join us for the annual VAA Chapter 37 Chili Fest! Chili with all the fixing will be provided. Please bring a side dish or desert to share. We'll gather at 12:30 PM and eat at 1:00 PM.

Wednesday
October 23

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

Saturday
October 26

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 8:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

November 2019

Wednesday
November 13

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Saturday
November 23

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 8:00 AM

Eggs - Pancakes - Sausage - Toast - Fruit - Juice - Coffee
Price is "by donation" to VAA 37.

Wednesday
November 27

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 7:00 PM

Join us for the monthly Vintage 37 meeting.

December 2019

Saturday
December 14

VAA 37 Christmas Party
Vintage 37 Clubhouse - 5:30 PM

Annual VAA 37 Christmas Party. Cocktails at 5:30 PM and dinner at 6:30 PM. The chapter supplies the meat and drinks. Carry in potluck for sides and desert.

The standard day and time for VAA Chapter 37 meetings is the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Vintage 37 Clubhouse (Gate 7 - Hangar A) at the Dekalb Co. Airport (KGWB) in Auburn, IN. However, there are instances when meetings are not held in lieu of other events. Be sure to check the current Newsletter or the calendar each month for that month's actual meeting time and location!

Next Young Eagles Rally: August 24, 2019
Free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at DeKalb Co. Airport!
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Next Breakfast at the Hangar:
August 24, 2019
7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Current Newsletter
June 2019

Find us at:
VAA Chapter 37 - Hangar A
2710 County Road 60
Auburn, IN 46706