Tag: Aero Club

Aero Club has successful breakfast fly-in

Aero Club members enjoyed their meal!

Gary Vacin Twenty-one Sun Lakes Aero Club members (SLAC) and guests showed up at Ryan Field February 19 for a breakfast fly-in. The group was joined by Jessica Cox, an honorary SLAC member and her husband, Patrick Chamberlain. Pilots, their planes and passengers: Steve Perkins, Piper Lance, Gene Evans, J.R. Scheidereiter and Hank Bielema; Dick…

Three Star General addresses Aero Club gathering

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Rusty Findley displays one of the humanitarian ration packets signed by crewmembers following a presentation to the Sun Lakes Aero Club gathering April 17. Photo by Gary Vacin.

Gary Vacin “The only war the U.S. was ever engaged in where air power decided the whole thing.” That’s how Lt. Gen. Vern M. “Rusty” Findley II (ret.) described his role in the conflict over Kosovo in 1999 during a presentation to the Sun Lakes Aero Club (SLAC) gathering April 21. General Findley commanded the…