Aero Club has successful breakfast fly-in

Aero Club members enjoyed their meal!

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 Simmons, Cessna 182, Gary West, Don Palmer and Jim Theobald; Bill Brown, Cessna 182, Bob DeLong, J. R. Scheidereiter; Doug Whitaker, Cessna 182, Bob DeLong and Chuck Nickel; Paul Beek, Belanca, Myron Harper and Ray Weininger; Bill Brown, Cessna Cardinal, Roger Gjellstad and Curt Truson; and Gary Vacin, Grumman AA-1B, John Philp.

Now in its 19th year, SLAC sponsors monthly breakfast fly-ins and field trips to nearby aviation-related facilities. More information is available from Bob Walch at 895-8869 or Gary Vacin at 298-7017 or at the group’s website,