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VAA Chapter 37

VAA Chapter 37 Calendar of Events
Event dates, times, topics and locations subject to change.
Updated 05/18/2018

January 2018

Wednesday
January 10

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 PM

Initial 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 24

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

Saturday
January 27

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 8 AM to 11 AM

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

February 2018

Saturday
February 24

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 8 AM to 11 AM

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

Wednesday
February 28

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

Lara Gaerte will brief us on what we can do to become the stop of the year during the Air Race Classic that we will help host in June during the GWB stop. We'll also get an update on plans for our participation in the GWB open house in July.

March 2018

Saturday
March 10

VAA Chapter 37 Banquet
St. James Restaurant - 6 PM

Annual VAA Chapter 37 banquet at the St. James restaurant in Avilla, IN. Our get-together is in the upstairs banquet room, beginning with cocktails at 6:00 PM. A cash bar will be available. Dinner begins at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday
March 14

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 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 24

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 8 AM to 11 AM

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

Wednesday
March 28

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

April 2018

Saturday
April 14

Airport Equipment Cleanup Day
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 1 PM

** POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 29 DUE TO WEATHER **
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 25

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

Saturday
April 28

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

Sunday
April 29

Airport Equipment Cleanup Day
Vintage Clubhouse - 12 PM to 4 PM

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!

May 2018

Saturday
May 5

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 1 PM

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 9

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 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 12

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field Airport - 9 AM to 1 PM

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 23

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

This meeting will feature a field trip to visit Airframe Components by Williams in Kendallville, IN. The plan is that we will meet at our Hangar at GWB at 7pm sharp on Wednesday, and will then carpool/caravan to Airframe Components. The address for Airframe Components is 9838 N 1100 E, Kendallville, IN, 46755.

Saturday
May 26

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

June 2018

Saturday
June 2

Field Trip to the Kalamazoo Air Zoo
Air Zoo trip details TBD.

Saturday
June 9

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field Airport - 9 AM to 1 PM

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 16

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 1 PM

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 23

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

Wednesday
June 27

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

July 2018

Wednesday
July 11

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 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
July 14

DeKalb Co. Airport Open House & Young Eagles Rally
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 1 PM

Monday
July 23
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Sunday
July 29

Oshkosh 2018

August 2018

Saturday
August 11

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field Airport - 9 AM to 1 PM

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).

Sunday
August 12

Husted Pancake Breakfast Fly-in
Husted Field in Hicksville, OH - 8 AM to 10 AM

This is a fly-in/drive-in event at Husted Field which features a 3000 foot grass runway just north of Hicksville, OH. Directions will be in the August newsletter. We thank Dean Husted and his family for inviting us to their home for this great event!

Wednesday
August 22

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

Saturday
August 25

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

Saturday
August 25

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 1 PM

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).

September 2018

Sunday
September 2

Candler Field Express
Vintage Clubhouse - 9 AM to 5 PM

The Candler Field Express DC-3 will be making a stop at DeKalb County Airport. Rides will be available throughout the day.

Saturday
September 8

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field Airport - 9 AM to 1 PM

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
September 12

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 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 22

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

Wednesday
September 26

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

October 2018

Wednesday
October 24

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

Saturday
October 27

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 AM to 11 AM

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

November 2018

Wednesday
November 14

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Sweet Aviation - 6 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 24

Breakfast at the Hangar
Vintage Clubhouse - 8 AM to 11 AM

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

Wednesday
November 28

VAA Chapter 37 Meeting
Vintage Clubhouse - 7 PM

December 2018

Saturday
December 15

VAA 37 Christmas Party
Vintage Clubhouse - 5:30 PM

The chapter supplies 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 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: June 16, 2018
Free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at DeKalb Co. Airport!
Next Breakfast at the Hangar: May 26, 2018
7 AM to 11 AM.
The May newsletter is now available!

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