Recreational Aircraft Association
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the Recreational Aircraft Association, Calgary Chapter.
The RAAC was formed to bring together people who have an interest in recreational aviation.
The Calgary Chapter has members building and flying a variety of experimental and production aircraft.


Next meeting

Monday 7pm

November 27, 2017 SAIT hanger


Bob Peterson will be our guest speaker. He will pass on his experiences as a Lancaster tail gunner. All are welcome to come and listen.


Pictures from Our Breakfast Fly-in

 


 


 

 

Message .

RAA is Aviation Enthusiasts.
RAA, a Canadian association of Amateur Aircraft Builders, Antique and Classic Restorers and Aviation Enthusiasts, Our focus is on the technical side, assisting members to build, restore, maintain and fly their own aircraft. The Recreational flyer, the bi-monthly members magazine and source of information for the Canadian Builder, is published bi-monthly by RAA. RAA also publishes the Amateur Built Aircraft Builders Manual, the definitive Canadian Builders reference guide. Call RAA toll-free At 1.800.387.1028 for technical assistance, or to purchase the Amateur Built Aircraft Builders Manual.
National web site: www.raa.ca
 

Tools for Members Use Only. CONTACT Calvin Thorne( cbthorne@xplornet.com )
-Megaphone
-Swage Eyelet Mini Vice clamp (for holding eyelet while swaging cable)
-Swage Compression Tool (manual bolt down type)
-Swage Go-No Go Gauge
-Torque Wrench 1/2" (Includes 3/8" adapter)
-Wheel Bead Breaker Tool
-Brake Riveting Tool (with 2 dies)
-Spark Plug Wire high Voltage Test Tool
-Magneto Timing Tool
-Propeller 360 Degree Protractor Timing Indicator
-Cylinder Top Dead Centre 18mm (spark plug hole) tool
-Cylinder Differential Pressure Tester (For cylinders of 5" bore and larger)
-Cylinder Pressure Tester Extension Tube (With T handle)
-Oil Filter Cutter Tool
-Dyna Vibe Propeller Balancing Computer (with sensor bracket mount for Lycoming)
-Weigh scales Analog bathroom Style (3) (For Local Calgary Members use)
-Weigh Scales Digital (3) (ONLY FOR NATIONAL MEMBERS AFTER CONTACTING HEAD

 


RAAC Monthly General Meetings

Date: Meetings are normally held on the fourth Monday of each month, starting at 7pm.
This year we will meet on Holiday Monday's.
Please call other members to find out if there is a alternate meeting location.
There are no formal meetings in July and August, but an impromptu gathering
around a barbeque and/or an airplane has been known to happen.

Monthly Meetings are 7:00 to 9:30 PM
Location: SAIT's "Art SmithAero Center" hangar just north  of Tim Horton's at
SE corner of McCall Field, just off McCall Way.

For those interested,

We meet for supper at Denny's on Edmonton Trial & McKnight prior to the meeting.
Club meetings may held in other venues, please verify the location with the Newsletter, Yahoo Group (RAACalgary), Mailing list or Club Executive.



Annual Dues (January to December)

Dues $45.00 annually (includes a $15.00 national surcharge) or $30.00 if a RAA National member.
National members receive a quarterly glossy magazine on Canadian amateur builders and their progress.

The Recreational Aircraft Association, Calgary is also involved in many local events like:

Calgary Aviation Days
Visits to Builders
Building Seminars
Fly-in Events
Other Social Events


Executive

POSITIONNAMEPHONE NUMBER (403 AREA CODE)E-MAIL ADDRESS
President
Dennis Fox
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dennis77fox@gmail.com
Vice President
Neil Henderson
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njhenderson@icloud.com
Second Vice President
Al Logan
714-4362
aklogan@nucleus.com
Secretary
Bruce Flach
946-3993
bruce.flach@shaw.ca
Treasurer
Glen Miller
281-6012
millerlg@iglide.net
Membership
Paul Swift
686-7430
pswift@shaw.ca
Newsletter
Paul Swift
686-7430
pswift@shaw.ca
Webmaster
Bruce Flach
946-3993
bruce.flach@shaw.ca
Past-President
Gene Lukan
932-4238
elukan@shaw.ca
Past-President
Calvin Thorne
932-4325
cbthorne@xplornet.com

***Cavalcade Monthly Newsletters***

Our monthly club newsletter can be accessed by going to the following website as provided by our monthly editor, Paul Swift.

2010 Cavalcade Issues

2009 Cavalcade Issues

2008 Cavalcade Issues

2007 Cavalcade Issues


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