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Entertainment Ideas
You are all hereby nominated to be on the entertainment committee! All you have to do, is to develop the entertainment, and then schedule it with the Prez for whatever month you would like. Below is a list of ideas for entertainment. If you have additional suggestions, please submit them.


External
  1. Betty Pfeiffer for a Parachute Clinic
  2. Chris Wills - Historical Video
  3. Talks from the following People
    1. Chuck Yeager
    2. Burt Rutan
    3. Gary Osoba
    4. Paul McCready
    5. Brian Allan (Gossamer Albatros)
    6. Astraunaut
    7. Jet Pilots
    8. Balloonists
    9. Weathermen
    10. FAA
    11. Sailplane Pilots (XC/Competitions/Aerobatics)
    12. John Heiney - Aerobatics
    13. Mitch Macaleer - Aerobatics
    14. Aaron Swepston - Aerobatic Photography
    15. Eric Raymond - Aerobatic Photography
    16. Xtreme Sports People
      1. Skydivers
      2. BASE Jumpers
      3. Bungie Jumpers
      4. Snow Boarders
  4. Get some raptors or falcons in
  5. CPR/First Aid
  6. Paramedics/Fire Department/Air Rescue

Members
  1. Chris Arai- How to win a National Meet/ Oxygen Systems / Variometers
  2. Geoff Loyns - XC
  3. Mark Berger - GPS
  4. Ken Ward - Owens XC routes versus weather forecasting
  5. Bob Ormiston - Photography
  6. Steve Morris - Designing a Rigid Wing
  7. Pat Denevan - Launch and Landing Tips, Old Flicks
  8. Tom Low - Aerobatics
  9. Rex Runyan - Driving for Fun
  10. Greg Shaw - How to maintain a glider
  11. Don Burns - How to Tune a Glider
  12. Brian Porter - Rigid Wing History / Variometers
  13. Russ Douglas or Dennis Owen HAM Radios, Antennas, etc.
  14. Pat Denevan - Flight Simulators
  15. Greg Knepp - Web Surfing for Hang Gliding
  16. Dave Bingham - Sailplane Flying
  17. Chute Deployments - Real Stories - Geoff Loyns, Mark Grubbs, Dan Murphy (I have his on tape), Dennis Owen, etc.
  18. Pat Denevan - History of Hang Gliding in Bay Area

Other Ideas
  1. TIWTIWGD (There I Was Thought I Was Going to Die) Story Telling Contest/Old Tshirt night
  2. Old movie/video night
  3. Sing Along - Jam session bring your guitar/harmonica
    Nathan Whelchel, Russ Douglas, Rick Hawkins, etc.
  4. Spouses Night - They tell their best story/get to meet other spouses.
    How to Retrieve, Who to Pick up, Who to Leave, Radios, Map Reading,
    What to do at the end of the day, how to keep beer cold, etc.
  5. Hang II Night, Tell their stories of their first flights
  6. Tuning Tips
  7. XC Flight Stories
  8. Flight Techniques
  9. Homemade Glider Experiences
  10. Paper Airplane Flying Contest Time Aloft, Distance, Spot Landing, Aerobatics
  11. Review of Flying Sites
  12. "Commercial" HG Videos
  13. Free Beer
  14. Manufacturer Product Demos
  15. Thermalling Techniques
  16. Slides from Sites
  17. Amatuer Video Sessions
  18. Glider Construction
  19. Research and Development
  20. Safety Clinic
  21. Play Pool at a local pool hall
  22. Kayak/White Water Rafting
  23. Windsurfing
  24. Bird Performance
  25. Falconry Club
  26. Zoo - Raptors/Birds
  27. Animal Hospice
  28. Survival Stories
  29. History of the Owens Valley/Carson City Area

Bird Sources
  1. Lindsey Wildlife Museum Attn Polly (925) 935-1978 - Walnut Creek
  2. Wildlife Education (408) 779-9372 Sue Howell
  3. WildBird Magazine wildbird@fancypubs.com
  4. Wildlife Association - Pacifica (650) 355-8808
  5. Wildlife Rescue - Palo Alto (650) 494-7283
  6. Coyote Point Museum (650) 340-7589
  7. Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley (408) 283-9222
  8. Injured & Orphaned Wildlife (408) 266-2289
  9. Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation (408) 779-9372


 
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