Our next Club meeting is December 16, and it is our annual Christmas party. There will be pizza provided; we ask that you bring either chips or a desert.
It will also be an opportunity to learn the findings from 78X’s annual, get an update on the Club’s status, and engage in discussion.
Please make every effort to attend. The party is from 7-8 PM.
The FAA recently clarified what can be logged as an instrument approach. Whether you are on an IFR flight or maintaining your currency, the following article will help you know what can legally be logged as an instrument approach.
Check out this article from AOPA.
The Trustees have approved lower flying rates for both DPC aircraft. Due to decreased fuel costs, the new rates are:
Archer: $108 per hour
Cessna: $157 per hour
Been wondering when that drop in crude oil you’ve seen in the financials and at the pump will hit the aviation world and DPC? Well, it is just now arriving.
Prices at Dayton Wright Brothers have recently declined, following a small but growing trend on the national scene. And that means cheaper Flying Rates of our DPC members.
Come to the next Club meeting to find out the specifics.
And read this AOPA Article “ Fuel Starts to Tumble.”
Many of our members are IFR pilots. Here’s a time-saving trick for IFR pilots who want to depart their home airport VFR and then have the option of easily picking up an IFR routing midflight.
Read more in this Flying Magazine article.
It’s preheating time at DPC. There are different thoughts about what preheating really does.
Check out this excellent article from AOPA.
Our Cessna 182RG has a new (to us) prop, and she looks a whole lot better. After we began flying 9TX, we discovered a grease leak. Worried that the seals had gone bad, we sent the aircraft in for maintenance. Turns out we needed even the props replaced. Oh, well. We completely know the condition of the prop now, and I think it looks good on her.
Ever wonder what happened to all the other AOPA Sweepstakes Aircraft that got hijacked on the way to your hanger? Well, here’s what happened to them.
AOPA sweepstakes roll call
Here’s an interesting IFR tip from PilotWorkshops.com on “Building IFR Proficiency.” And you don’t need a completely IMC kind of day; just an eye to the sky.
According to a recent Fremont (OH) News-Messenger story, Ohio’s publicly-owned airports account for a $13 billion economic impact.
Check out the story by clicking here.