Spring Young Eagles Rally

Plan ahead. Our next Young Eagles Rally will be on Saturday, June 8, 2024 with a rain date of Sunday the 9th. Pre-registration is required and opens on May 7. For more information, click the Young Eagles menu at the top right of this page.

AirVenture Shantytown?

24th Jul 2022

Last night's intense thunderstorm, with 60mph winds, did a job on our intrepid adventurers. One tent collapsed and virtually all the others got some amount of water in them. Drying things out the next day certainly gave the place a certain ambiance.

The planes got somewhat wet inside as well but...

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Laurie and Ariana Strand flew the newly painted "Teens to Flight" RV-12 to AirVenture. Here it is in a place of honor in front of the Homebuilders Center with other teen built planes (but we're in front!). Later this week Laurie will fly it in front of the crowds during the Homebuilt Review.

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You may have noticed that the logo in the upper left of our website has changed. That's because we've received news that EAA Chapter 27 has been recognized by the EAA as a SILVER level chapter for the combined 2020 and 2021 years.

This program was developed and measured in partnership with EAA’s C...

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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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