Chapter Membership Gathering Jan 2020

When:
January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2020-01-25T09:00:00-05:00
2020-01-25T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
EAA 186 Chapter House
10629 Observation Road
Manassas
VA 20110
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sande Miller-Long, Vice-president
248-756-8047

January Chapter Gathering 2020 Agenda
9:00 – Social Hour: Donuts, muffins, coffee and other beverages during setup.
10:00 – Welcome and Introductions
10:15 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
10:30 – Chapter Business and Announcements
11:00 – Speaker: Scott Francis!
12:00 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
12:15 – Pizza Party!

 

Scott Francis has been flying in airplanes for as long as he can remember.  Born and raised in Wichita, KS, he flew often with his father who was an experimental test pilot. Scott received his private license in high school, and has gone on to earn his commercial, instrument, multi-engine, and Airline Transport Pilot certifications. He currently has over 3,400 logged hours in more than 40 types of aircraft and is type rated in the Dash 8.

 

Scott began flying aerobatics and competing in aerobatic competitions in 2003.  He rapidly moved up from Sportsman level, to Intermediate, Advanced, and finally the top level — Unlimited.  Scott has been performing in airshows since 2006, starting with a Pitts S-1T, then moving on to a Giles 202, and currently flying the ultra-high performance MXS aircraft.

 

Today, Scott possesses a surface level aerobatic waiver and flies in more than 30 airshows each year.  He particularly enjoys interacting with spectators before and after each show. When he isn’t flying an “away show”, he can be seen performing at the Flying Circus in Bealeton, VA every Sunday from May through October.

 

AIRCRAFT

Manufacturer: MX Aircraft (www.mxaircraft.com)

Model: MXS (one of only 12 in existence)

Construction: All Carbon Fiber Monoplane

Weight: 1179 lbs

Engine: Ly-Con AEIO-540, 355 HP

Max Speed: 310 MPH

Roll Rate: 500 deg/sec

G-Limit: +/- 14Gs