far better than wonderful. It feels like winning the lottery,
having a birthday, waking up on Christmas morning with snow on
the ground, and getting to go home early from work for no reason
all in one moment. Yes, beyond wonderful.
Johnson on earning her
Private Pilot Certificate
on March 8, 2007.
A Bit About
- Our Meetings ~
- We meet on the third Wednesday
of each month at 7:00 PM, temporarily via conference call for the April 15, 2020, and May 20, 2020 meetings.
Conference Calls might be used also during other months and meetings forecasting inclement weather. You will be notified what day and time to call if different than this posting.
Dial 1-605-475-3235 pin number 269856#. Other than these dates, meetings are
alternately in the EAA hangar at the Watsonville
Airport and the Salinas Airport, 30 Mortensen Ave., Salinas. Directions to Watsonville Airport: Coming From CA-1 North take the Airport Blvd/Freedom Exit. Merge onto Larkin Valley Road., Turn left onto Airport Blvd. Turn left onto Aviation Way.
Coming from CA-1 South take Airport Blvd/ Freedom. Turn left onto Ranport Rd., Turn left onto Airport Blvd. Turn left onto Aviation Way. Directions to Salinas Airport: Coming From CA-1 North Take Highway 1 through Castroville & connect to 183 to Hwy 101 South. Exit Airport Blvd (326A). Turn left onto Airport Blvd., right on Skyway Blvd, 3rd right on Morten- sen Ave. Coming from CA-1 South Use Highway 101, take Airport Blvd 326A, right on Skyway Blvd, 3rd right on Mortensen.We generally have a guest speaker, a business meeting,
some hangar flying and refreshments (not necessarily in that order).
To view the latest agenda, click
To view our Bylaws, click
- Our Newsletter ~
- Each month, our Newsletter Editor Jeanne Sabankaya puts together our newsletter, Logbook. It is full
of upcoming activities, flying adventures, hangar flying, pictures
and contact information. It is sent to all our members and student
pilots. If you are interested in receiving a copy, please contact
with your request. Also, if you have something
to include in an issue, send it to Jeanne as well.
- To view the Logbook, click
- Flying Activities ~
- Each month, weather permitting, we
have a fly-out to another airport for our flying pleasure. We
often invite other chapters to join in the fun and love to take
our friends (flying and non-flying) with us. Check our calendar to find
out our next destination and contact Mona Kendrick (our flying Activities Chairman) with flying
Chapter Officers &
Committee Chairwomen ~
Yearly Calendar of Events ~
International Conference - Location TBA
Officer Installation -Biannual
Installation - Forest of Friendship - TBD
Chapter Anniversary - August 14, 1965
WVI Open House - Dime-A-Pound Scholarship Fundraiser
Southwest Section Fall Meeting - Location - TBA
Holiday Meeting - Toys for Children Drive
Share Your Holidays
Deadline for Scholarship Applications
Southwest Section Business Meeting - Location - TBA
MB99s Nominating Committee - Bi-Annual
MB99s Ballots distributed for new officers - Bi-Annual
Southwest Spring Section Meeting - Location -TBA
MB99s Scholarship Award & Luncheon
Scholarship Fundraiser - Human Race, Santa Cruz
Chapter Reports Due to International
MB99s - History & Scrapbook Remembrance