Member Meetings 2013
Index to 2013 Member Meetings:
|January 16||Join us as we start the new year with local author Nancy Wilson who will be giving us insight into a lesser know aviatrix from the early years of aviation. Nancy’s work is titled “Queen of Speed – The Racy Life of Mary Petre Bruce”|
|February 20||From Crusaders to Peanuts!
A Very Unusual Personal Story. |
Pacific Coast Air Museum’s “Plane in the Park” an F-8U Crusader currently undergoing restoration. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Don Fraser, former Captain, USMC, speaking about his experiences as one of the first to fly the F-8 Crusader with VMF-323 - the first West Coast USMC squadron to operate that fighter. Don served with the squadron from 1958 through 1960.
|March 20||Navy Test Pilot – Operational Test and Evaluation Commander Ken Wood, USN (Ret.) will be talking about his experiences as a Naval Aviator including Navy Test Pilot School and flying projects while assigned to VX-5 at Naval Air Test Center, China Lake, CA.|
U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Operations as experienced by a Black Shoe. (a Non-pilot)
Our guest speaker this month is Wayne Seamons, the 2013 Wings Over Wine Country Air Show Director.