Chapter 1361 took part in the Reno-Stead commemorative Ruck March in November both as a monetary sponsor and by providing volunteers to work one of the water stations along the 10K course around the airport runways.
Guests at our September Chapter Gathering got a rare opportunity to tour one of the last remaining P2V Neptune Fire-fighting aircraft.
Our August Chapter meeting featured CarolAnn Garratt as our guest speaker. She gave an excellent presentation on her experiences flying her Mooney around the world three times.
June 22-24, 2017 was the 53rd running of the Hayward Air Rally. Our EAA Chapter 1361 team of five volunteers worked on the ramp at the Reno-Stead Airport helping the Rally management team monitor refueling and completing the team paperwork.
On May 6th Bob Morgan, Director of R&D at Scaled Composites took time out of his busy schedule to fly up to Reno from Mojave, CA and give a presentation to Chapter 1361.
A review of the EAA B-17 tour stop at the Reno-Stead airport in March 2017 with a gallery of event photos.
Noted author and WWI aviation historian, John “Jack” Herris gave an excellent presentation on the evolution of fighters aircraft and fighter tactics during WWI.
Chapter 1361 has been given the opportunity to host the EAA B-17, “Aluminum Overcast” on it’s tour of the western U.S. The aircraft will arrive at the Reno-Stead Airport (KRTS) on Thursday, March 30th and conduct flights and tours through Sunday, April 2nd.