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Skyhawks Squadron - Nov 2011

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Civil Air Patrol - California Wing
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The Fell Swoop
Skyhawks Composite Squadron 47 – Civil Air Patrol
Volume 9, Issue 10 November 2011
 Michael BresnahanMorgan McMillionSeth White
 Academy of Model Aeronautics
has teamed up with CAP to create aprogram to introduce cadets to Remote Control Air Craft, allowing cadets 19 andunder to join the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) for free and receive a wealthof information from its members.
SQ47 going to be a test group for this program! We will help develop this program for cadets all across the country! 
On Saturday, December 3rd
 we will be hosted by the San Diego AMA
. We willspend the entire day at the Remote Control Airport working with their members.Come join us and learn how to fly the aircraft, at first, in tandem with an experiencedflyer, then on their own.Reserve Dec 3
for AMA day!Keep an eye out for e-mails and announcements at meetings regarding precisetimes and carpooling… with our new Squadron Vehicle!
BTW… The Fell Swoop is always looking for contributing writers fromboth the cadet and senior side. Keep us up to date on how CyberPatriotor TARC is going… Write about your favorite activity, write about whatnew cadets can expect at an encampment, your favorite speaker at ameeting… Flight staff, please deligate 1-2 cadets per month to write upa submission to the newsletter. Please email all submissions to1LT Gillian Young at GGILLIANN007@YAHOO.COM
Upcoming SQ47 Activities 
(for Seniors) 
Skyhawks Composite Squadron 47 – Civil Air Patrol 2
MCAS Miramar Day – Nov 5 
Skyhawks Composite Squadron 47 – Civil Air Patrol 3
Do you want to learn what Marine aviation is all about? This is your big
Semper Fi 
day! We aregoing to visit the famous fighting world renowned
Flying Tigers
, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361. They fly the largest helicopter in the U.S. military inventory, the giant SikorskyCH-53E
Super Sea Stallion
. After this tour, you will be experts on this huge heavy lift helicopter and also leave with a better understanding of what Mr. Igor Sikorsky
s aircraft companyaccomplished. Some of you flew with this squadron during the last CA/NV Wing JointEncampment up at MCB Camp Pendleton on 20 July 2011. Be more than a rider, be an expert! After the Flying Tiger tour, we will head over to the glorious five star restaurant, McDonald
s anddine on fine culinary treats. After lunch we
ll end this activity at the Flying Leatherneck Air Museum and learn about famous aircraft from the past and the Marine Aviators who fought sobravely in the air to keep our country free. Don
t miss this exciting tour.
Saturday 5 November 2011 0800 hrs
Meet outside the gate, 147
Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS) at
where we will assemble and carpool over to MCAS Miramar. We willtransport back to the 147
CBCS about 1600 hours.Uniform:
t have BDUs? Wear civilies with long pants). You
while learning about aircraft on the flight line, hangar, or hard stands.Cost is
, if you bring your own lunch, or bring enough for a quick take-out lunchat a nearby restaurantBring CAWGF 150 (signed by parent), camera (optional).RSVP: Maj Dennis Ammann by
3 Nov
(619) 247-2457
and/or questions.Comments:This is a one time good deal. Don
t assume you can go the next time!We
re always
for parents who would like to help drive/carpool. Check outthe following websites to learn more:

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