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    Thumbs Up Welcome Back Charlie Becker!!!! Good to have you back Onboard!

    Hi, allEAA Technical Counselors and Flight Advisors:I wanted to let you know this information this morning, as we announced it to the EAA staff and Board of Directors last evening.Best,
    Dick Knapinski, EAA #494456
    Senior Communications Advisor
    EAA-The Spirit of Aviation

    Phone: 920.426.6523
    Fax: 920.426.6560

    www.eaa.org

    See you at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013-July 29-August 4, 2013
    ----------------------------------------We are pleased to welcome back Charlie Becker to the EAA staff, as he will be rejoining us within the next few weeks as EAA's Communities Director as well as Homebuilt Community Manager. In this role, Charlie will work very closely with the Homebuilt Aircraft Council to promote the innovation of amateur-built aircraft and continue the vision that EAA Founder Paul Poberezny created 60 years ago. Charlie will also continue to further the relationships with other communities within EAA and expand type clubs.Many of you are familiar with Charlie through his work in various positions at EAA from June 1999 through June 2012. For the past nine months, he has been working as Director of Corporate Partnerships and Products at AOPA in Frederick, Md.Charlie has deep roots within EAA as a lifetime member, Technical Counselor, and a chapter officer in EAA Chapter 186 (Manassas, Va.) and EAA Chapter 252 (Oshkosh, Wis.). He is also a member of EAA Chapter 524 (Frederick, Md.). His previous work at EAA included: Executive Producer for EAA's TIG Welding Video Development of EAA's Hints for Homebuilders Videos series of 240-plus segments, which have seen more than three million views over four years Creation of the EAA Webinar series, a weekly series of technical and educational online seminars Led the development of EAA's online calendar of events, which has become the largest online aviation calendar in the world Part of the teams that re-launched Sport Aviation magazine in 2010, created the Experimenter e-newsletter, led inclusion of the SportAir Workshops into EAA, and revitalized the EAA chapter network.Charlie's flying background includes 19 years and 600+ hours as a Private Pilot with tailwheel endorsement; co-owner of a clipped wing Piper Cub; primary builder and Repairman Certificate holder for a Sonex Aircraft; and he is currently scratch-building a Piper Super Cub "clone."

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    That is good news.

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    Best news I've heard in a long time. Welcome back, Charlie!

    Jim

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    Welcome back Charlie! Can't wait to see some progress on your Pirate Cub again.
    Jim Hann
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    Outstanding news! Welcome back Charlie Becker!
    Christopher Owens (EAA #808438, VAA #723276)
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    Welcome back Charlie. That is really good news!

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    Can't beat his qual card!
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    Welcome back Charlie!
    plans building a Sonex!!

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