Chapter 10

Tulsa, OK

Young Eagles Day - June 10, 2017


Pilots Bhrent Waddell, Tom Egbert, Mike Cox, Greg Hale and Matt Merrell provided 19 Young Eagles and 1 Eagle with an enjoyable day learning about aviation.  The Flight Line was managed by Jack Nelson, Rick Kurtsen, Jim Skrogstad, John Kurt, Paul Shireman, and Lynn Coltharp who kept everyone safe and sound.  In the background Mike Aichele and Stephanie Butler handled registration.

Although it was a beautiful day out, it was a bit windy coming in for landing.  I believe all the participates had a good time.

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 Aviation Explorers - Learning about Rockets!

October 1st & 2nd, 2016 brought a group of young people together at EAA Chapter 10 Hanger to begin a new program that will give them an opportunity to learn more about aviation.
October 1st was movie night.  We ate pizza, snacked and watched "OctoberSky" - better known as "Rocket Boys!".  This was a movie about four young boys in a coal mining town, who taught themselves about Rocketry and won a National Science Fair Event.  Kids of coal miners where destined to follow in their fathers foot steps become coal miners - Homer Hickam Jr. and his three friends defied the odds and went on to college. Homer became a NASA engineer.
October 2nd was rocket building day.  Mark Chouinard put together a great program to teach the young people how to build a rocket.  They build rockets, ate hamburgers and hot dogs, and played a video game that teach you how to fly remote control airplanes. On October 9th the rocket builders will have the opportunity to shoot off their new built rockets.  Which one of these kids will go on to a fantastic career in Aviation?
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   International Learn to Fly Day - May 16, 2016

The world of flight offers fun, freedom and experiences unlike anything else in the world, and you are invited to participate as Chapter 10 of the Experimental Aircraft Association hosts an International Learn To Fly Day event at Gundy’s Airport in Owasso on Saturday, May 16. International Learn to Fly Day was created to invite people interested in the world of flight to discover more by meeting local aviators and discovering the initial steps toward “living the dream” of personal flight. Nearly 600,000 people from all walks of life in the U.S. are licensed pilots, but millions more have dreamed of joining that group. 

During the EAA Chapter 10 International Learn To Fly Day event, which is free of charge, guests will discover more about how learning to fly is not as time-consuming or expensive as you might think. Pilots, flight instructors and aircraft owners will be available to discuss the possibilities and enjoyment available in aviation. The May 16 event in Owasso will be held at Gundy’s Airport - 7806 N. 172nd Street (3.5 miles east of Hwy 169 on 76th Street North). It is scheduled to take place from 10:00am – 2:00pm. EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world’s most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA’s 160,000 members and 1,000 local chapters enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 800-JOIN-EAA (800-564-6322) or go to

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