Chapter 690

Lawrenceville, GA.

Vic Syracuse, Chairman of the Homebuilt Aircraft Council

to be December Guest Presenter

Our special guests for the December 2nd, Aviation Program and Pancake Breakfast will be Mr. Vic Syracuse.  In November, Jack Pelton, President of the EAA announced Vic as Homebuilt Aircraft Chairman which also makes him a member of the EAA Board of Directors.

EAA’s Homebuilt Aircraft Council ensures the organization’s continued focus on vital programs of benefit to current and future homebuilders of aircraft. This council of EAA volunteer leaders represents homebuilders and provides direction for programs, services, and activities that add value for members who are dreaming of, building, buying, and flying homebuilt aircraft.

Vic’s aviation accomplishments include:

·        11-time Aircraft Builder (RV-4, RV-6, RV-7A, RV-8, 2- RV-10’s, Prescott Pusher,  Kitfox Models II, IV Speedster & 7 SuperSport, Super Stol)

·        DAR for Atlanta MIDO (Georgia, N. Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

·        EAA Tech Counselor & Flight Advisor

·        Chairman EAA Homebuilt Council/member EAA BOD

·        Commercial Pilot, ASMEL, ASES, CFII, A&P

·        8600 hours, 72 different types of aircraft

·        East Coast Representative for Van’s Aircraft Inc.

·        Young Eagle pilot

·        Owner/Operator Base Leg Aviation, Locust Grove, GA. www.Baslegaviation.com.

 

Vic and his wife Carol live south of Atlanta in Locust Grove at Mallards Landing. Vic is no stranger to Chapter 690.

The December 2nd program will begin at 10:00 AM and is open to all.  An all you care to eat pancake (and eggs, sausage and biscuits, etc.) breakfast and/or refreshments are available beginning at 8:00 AM in the EAA Sport Aviation Center, 690 Airport Road, at Gwinnett County's Briscoe Field. The price of breakfast for adults is $6, children under 10, $3. Ample aircraft and auto parking is available. For additional information contact Randy Epstein, president@eaa690.net.

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About EAA 690

EAA 690 is a Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association, located at Briscoe Field (LZU) in Lawrenceville, Georgia. A diverse chapter with over 250 members, we offer a wide range of aviation-related activities on a regular basis. While the Pancake Breakfast and our monthly meetings are the norm, we also are heavily involved in youth education through EAA’s Young Eagles program and our Aviation Explorer group, regularly conduct fly-ins, and host historical aircraft such as EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” and the Ford Tri-Motor.

Our technical counselors are some of the best in the business, and willingly donate their time to homebuilders, as they progress through the various phases of constructing an aircraft. We have pilots with a wide variety of experience, from former airline and military pilots to general aviation pilots with a private certificate. “Hangar flying” is a fun part of the mix, and our facility is often used for aircraft annual inspections, meetings, special events, and training. We also have an extensive array of aviation tools for loan to members, and a library full of aviation information.

Come join us on the first Saturday of every month at the hangar to enjoy a $6 Pancake Breakfast, and to learn more about EAA 690.

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