March 2014

April 2014 NOTAM

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RUNWAY 3/21 REPAIR PROJECT UNDERWAY! The next step in our long-awaited, State supported, runway repair project will be a Stow Conservation Commission hearing at 8pm on April 1st in the Stow Town Building.  If you want to help get this paving project completed, please consider attending and speaking up on behalf of airport safety.  If all goes according to plan, we will be closed for paving during the first two weeks of June.  Watch for updates in our May ‘NOTAM’.

‘HANGAR TALK’ is set for Saturday 4/5 at 8:30 am at Nancy’s Café. Join aviation enthusiasts, future/current pilots and airport supporters on the 1st Saturday of the month to learn about GA, share your flying experiences and plan future events.  Go to for their latest news!

TINKER, TAYLOR, BUILDER, PILOT is a new group that has ‘formed up’ at Minute Man.  They meet on the 3rd Saturday (4/19) of each month at Nancy’s at 11 for brunch, socializing and resource sharing.  In March, they held an ‘Off Campus’ meeting at the home of a builder in Maynard who needed help getting his Sonex out of his basement and into his garage.  If you’re a builder, tinkerer or just change your own oil, stop by to meet others of like mind!

NANCY’S at the Air Field and General Aviation have scored another ‘Win’.  She was featured in the March 23rd Sunday Globe Magazine in a story about nearby airport restaurants.  Congratulations to Nancy and GA!  PS: the story makes a great ‘places to fly to’ list.

The ‘IMC CLUB’  MEETS on the third Tuesdays (4/15) in the Magenta Flight Training classroom at 7pm.  Their monthly meetings help develop safety and proficiency in their members by using real world ‘Scenario Based Learning’.  All are welcome to this free event, regardless of your rating.

April’s Full Moon Fly Out Set for Thursday, April 17th.  We will return to the ‘121 Restaurant’ at the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in CT.  The food is great and it couldn’t be more convenient.  Turn off at ‘G’, taxi straight ahead, park right in front and hop inside.  This is our new ‘Go TO’ fly-out restaurant.  Join us this month and make it yours, too!  A ‘Go, No-Go’ message will be on OPS at 978-897-3933.  Please send us your favorite breakfast, lunch or dinner destination to add to our ‘Fly-Out Directory’.

‘IFR ALTERNATE’  If the WX is less than CAVU for our ‘Full Moon Fly Out’, we will meet at Carbone’s Italian Restaurant in Hopkinton at 7pm on Thursday April 17th.  When you arrive, ask for owner Pete Carbone (A-36 based at 6B6) and tell him you’re a 6B6 pilot. He’ll take good care of you.

FLY-OUT DIRECTORY Please send us your favorite breakfast, lunch or dinner destination to add to our ‘Fly-Out Directory’.  We are also gathering info on the best places to fly to and then bike – send us your thoughts please.  Watch for this online and as a display in OPS over the next month.

EAA CHAPTER 196 meets on the last Monday of the month at 7pm in the Magenta/Noble classroom.  All are welcome to attend.  Yet another assurance of spring’s arrival:  Chapter 196 will resume Young Eagle Flight Rallies (free flights for children aged 8 – 17) on April 12th from 9 to noon.  Hooray!!!

ROTARY CLUB OF NASHOBA VALLEY meets in Nancy’s on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 5:45pm.

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