Bits and Pieces
From the Editor
By Jack Dueck, Editor – Bits and Pieces, EAA 337912, EAA Canadian Council
We start this month’s Bits and Pieces with a preview of what Canadians can expect at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011 and how they can connect with other Canadians at this busy event. Check out Canadians at AirVenture Oshkosh and add the uniquely Canadian items to your schedule. Read more
Jack Neima, the founding president of the reconstituted EAA Chapter 63, Winnipeg, takes us along on a delightful cross-country flight in his J-3, CF-XVW, from Lyncrest Airport, near Winnipeg, to Stanley, Nova Scotia. The trip covered 1,771 nautical miles, took 26 hours and 3 minutes of flying time, and cost a total of $1,085.27. Read Cross-Country – Winnipeg to Stanley, N.S., in a J-3. Jack retired from the hectic life of a banker in Winnipeg to the peaceful quiet life in our beautiful Maritimes. Lobster, anyone? Read more
History of the Lyncrest Airport: This book report highlights the little Lyncrest Airport, within Perimeter Highway of Winnipeg, that wouldn’t die. A delightful addition to any aviation library. Read more
Finally, we are looking for an EAA newsletter volunteer to take over the editorial responsibilities of the Bits and Pieces newsletter. If you’re interested, please contact Adam Smith.