Thursday, March 26, 2015

April 11th Fly-in and FAAST Training

Warriors and Warbirds, working with Charlotte FSDO FAASTEAM Program Manager Eddie Shields, is hosting another aviation event at EQY/Russell Hangar on April 11, 2015.

We will start off with pancakes at 0700. $5

Programs start at 0900 – and we are bringing the programs that were requested at our last event –

Can I do that? - Owner/Operator Performed Maintenance ! Drop your oil !! ADS-b unveiled .Topic: Preventive Maintenance, Oil Changes and ADS-b .Date and Time: Saturday, April 11, 2015, starting at 07:00 Eastern Daylight Time

0900 - 1000 : The Charlotte FSDO FAASTEAM Program Manager, Eddie Shields, will present the Preventive Maintenance program. Learn what you can and can't do on your aircraft. An open discussion on the Operating Limitations of your experimental aircraft is greatly encouraged.

1000 - 1100 : Live, hands on, demonstration on the proper process of changing oil and signing the work off properly.

1100 - 1200 : Jason Miller, co founder of ForeFlight, will discuss the requirements of ADS-b and when you will have to be in compliance. Learn what equipment you will need to have to stay in compliance.

Pancakes, coffee and all the trimmings 0700 to 0900.
Hot dog lunch at 1200! $5
Tour 1944 C-46 Tinker Belle

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ponderous Polly Donation Fund

We have setup a new goFundMe campaign to try and raise money to complete the restoration of the control surfaces for Ponderous Polly.  If you would like to donate please follow the link to the right of the page.

Or follow the link here

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Warbird News recently published an article on Polly and her restoration efforts!

"The Warriors & Warbirds flying collection in Monroe, North Carolina has been going for almost ten years now. They have become well known for their flying displays, including paratrooper drops, from a Curtiss C-46 Commando nicknamed “Tinker Belle”. The beautiful green and grey beast of the type which once flew The Hump in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations during WWII is one of a half dozen or so still flying.."

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