The general membership meetings, usually held the fourth Thursday of the month at Redeemer Church at 7:00, will be replaced by local outdoor field trips. For those interested, the first one will be Sept. 24 at 6:00 at Waldo Stakes' newly opened "Dare Devils N Speed" outdoor museum in rural Apple Valley. The location is "El Ranchito Rakete" 26215 Desert View. RSVP at (760) 985-1918 so we have an idea of how many people to accommodate. This is the location where Mad Mike constructed his rockets.The tour involves Air Speed, Water Speed, and Land Speed displays and vehicles, as well as a tribute to Poncho Barnes. Waldo Stakes is a former curator of the Vernon P. Saxon Aerospace Museum in Boron, beside the Twenty Mule Team Museum, the location known as "Where the Wild West Meets the Cosmos."
The second outdoor fieldtrip will be the evening of Thurs. Oct. 22 to Chimney Rock and the Lucerne Open Air Museum. Keep your eye out for further info on this trip.