Wingin' It - Arlington Municipal Airport Newsletter Wingin' It - Issue 9 - March 2017

Wingin’ It Arlington Municipal Airport Newsletter Issue 9—March 2017 EAA Chapter 34 Special Events at GKY in March March 14, 2017 EAA Meeting—Special Guest Speaker Colonel Richard Graham The EAA invites you to attend their March 14th meeting. Colonel Richard Graham, USAF retired, will be presenting. During his distinguished career, Colonel Graham amassed 756 hours in the SR-71, the worlds fastest, highest-flying jet aircraft, and has written five books on the subject. The meeting will be held in the Airport Terminal lobby. It will begin at 7pm, with snacks and announcements, followed by Colonel Graham’s presentation. www.arlington-tx.gov/Airport 5000 S. Collins Street Arlington, TX 76018 Ofc: 817-459-5570 Fax: 817-466-8653 Operations (24/7): 817-459-5571 Gate Code Changes Gate codes are changed period- ically for security reasons. March 25, 2017 EAA Young Eagles Rally EAA is holding its Young Eagles Rally at the Airport terminal building on Saturday, March 25, 2017 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The rally pro- vides an opportunity for youth ages 8-17 to learn about Aviation through ground school and other aviation-related classes and to fly in a small aircraft, at no cost. Class time will run about 1-1/2 hours, and the briefing/flight/debriefing will take about an hour. EAA is limiting the number of children to approximately 35. For more information or to secure your flight, call Jo Ann McCorkle at 682-365- 5937 or email joannmccorkle1@gmail.com. T-Hangar Demolition Project Codes will change Monday, March 13, 2017. Information about the changes was mailed via postal service, and email reminders will go out this week. We ask tenants to ensure we have their current contact info. Waste Disposal Please remember airport dump- sters are only for refuse generat- ed at the Airport. Place trash inside the dumpster. Republic will not pick up if there is trash in front of, or to the side of the dumpster. Demolition of T-Hangar Rows #1 and #3 has begun. The project is expected to take approximately 15 days, weather permitting. Gate E will be closed during this time. The waste oil disposal unit is next Hangar tenants are asked to use Gate F for ingress/egress to the airport. We to the dumpster, and available for all hangar tenants who have used apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this project. oil. Contact Airport Operations to obtain the key. Credit Card Payments—Coming Soon! Hazardous materials (i.e., paint, Beginning May 2017, the Airport will accept most credit cards (except for American old Freon, lights) should never be Express), and debit cards, for in-person payments. Per City policy, a transaction fee placed in the dumpster. If you need help with proper hazardous of 2.75% will apply. Online payments will be available in the future. Comments or Suggestions for Upcoming Newsletters? email airport @arlingtontx.gov or call Trudi loy at 817-459-5570 disposal, please contact Airport Operations at 817-459-5571 for assistance.