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No December Meeting

A reminder that we don't have a meeting in December. Instead, come to the Airport Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 18 from 1 to 4pm. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Main dishes and beverages will be provided. Airport Open House


On Saturday, March 12th, EAA Chapter 27 hosted a Young Eagles Workshop for youth ages 11-17 at Meriden Markham Airport. Participants attended four different aviation workshops on topics such as the aerodynamics of flight, flight instruments and navigation, metal working, and electrical concepts. F...

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Lovely Holiday Banquet

9th Jan 2022

26 people attended the 2021 Holiday Banquet at the Manor Inn on Saturday evening. Despite the relatively small turnout it was an enjoyable time and the food was delicious, and plentiful! I suspect most people brought some home. President Mark Scott gave his end-of-year recap and gave out Chapter se...

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November 5 started out chilly, with frost on the ground, but it warmed up to the low 50s, was absolutely clear and perfectly smooth and windless for most of the day. In other words, the ideal day to fly Young Eagles! The day was a great success with 52 rides given! Thanks to everyone who helped out....

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Tetrahedron Refurbished

25th Oct 2021

Several members of our chapter, led by our indominable president, Mark Scott took advantage of the airport closure to move the deteriorating tetrahedron into Mark's hangar for a complete rehab. The tail had been severely damaged during a storm, the paint was badly faded and worn and there other stru...

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The airport improvement project is coming to a close. The Tilcon company was hired to replace the runway, the taxiway, and all the airport lighting with energy efficient LED lights. They started at the crack of dawn on August 23 immediately following a big storm. They even worked through the hurrica...

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New Young Eagles Banner

18th Sep 2021

We now have a couple banners hanging on the airport fence. One faces the road advertising Young Eagle flights to the community and the other side advertises our Chapter presence to people at the fuel pumps. A lot of pilots do know know there is an EAA chapter at Meriden.

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Spring Young Eagle Rally

13th Jun 2021

We had a great rally today. Thanks to every one who helped, and that was a lot of people. Donna had everything well organized and everything went smoothly except the starting weather. It was initially rainy and very marginal VFR weather, but turned into sunny skies by the end. We flew over 40 kids a...

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