EAA Chapter 838

We encourage and promote recreational and homebuilt aviation. Youth outreach and education programs, history, and more.

Previous Chapter Meeting Topics

See what you miss when you don’t go to meetings?

Jarrett Tessar – Long Distance VFR Flight Planning (with Dean Zakos).

Rose and John Dorsey – Richard Bong, America’s Ace – Rose and John of the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame will discuss the career of America’s top ace, Richard Bong.
Jeremy Knoll – Bush Cat LSA – Jeremy’s firm sells and delivers the Bush Cat line of LSAs.  Weather permitting he may fly one in for the meeting.

May 15th, 2014 Jim Hantschel presented on his collection of artifacts from the early history of the United States

April 17th, 2014 Tracy Miller discussed EAA Timeless Voices program.

March 20, 2014 David Mann discussed Batten International history and current operations along with some of his personal flying experiences.

February 20, 2014 Ty Hammerle talked about the FM2 Wildcat recovered from Lake
Michigan last year.

January 16, 2014 Harold Mester of Mitchell Airport spoke about Mitchell’s history and current operations.

July 17th, 2014  CarolAnn Garratt will be the presenter and will talk about her extraordinary experiences on three around-the-world record breaking flights in a single engine aircraft raising donations for ALS research. See www.alsworldflight.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dash-for-a-Cure/148572991861368 for more information.

June 19th, 2014 Steve Myers was our presenter. The topic was be the SR-72 and Related Developments in Hypersonic Flight.  Lockheed’s latest Skunk Works development is the SR-72, the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird surveillance/reconnaissance aircraft.  Steve will also be discussing the latest developments in hypersonic aircraft.

December 6, 2013 Chapter Christmas Party

November 21, 2013 Eric Whyte talked about the history of the AirVenture Cup Races.

October 17, 2013, Rob Madson and Bill Coolbaugh discussed helicopter flying and Air One.  Rob arrived at the chapter with a R44 helicopter,  and was joined by an Air One helicopter for show and tell.

July 18, 2013, Greg Koentopp spoke about airport security for large and small airports.

June 13, 2013, Roger Blocks will discuss his flying in his Cessna Skycatcher.

May 16, 2013, Dean Zakos and Steve Rehwinkel – Flying Ethics

April 18, 2013: presenter was Brandt Madsen – Pilots’ Bill of Rights

March 21, 2013, Roy Stuart will talk about his grandfather the lightkeeper of the Racine lighthouse