Chapter 29

Champaign/Urbana, IL

TNT - Thursday Night Taildraggers

Join us every Thursday night at a different location from April 20th -September 28th.  Bring your own grilling food.  The grill and chairs will be waiting for you.  Come enjoy an hour of non-stop airplane talk.  If you can't fly, drive.  We look forward to seeing you each week.

Contact Dave Boyd at dndboyd2@gmail.com or by phone at 217-202-3417 to be added to the email list.  This will inform you of the destination each Thursday.

Young Eagle 

Our first Young Eagle event will take place Saturday, April 8th from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Willard Airport in Savoy.  

We had an excellent turn out for our first Young Eagle event with 5 pilots and excellent ground crew. A last minute change in location from Frasca to Willard due to winds may have slightly impacted our turnout. In 2 hours we flew 41 youngsters.   Thank you to everyone that helped out. 

Our second event was cancelled due to weather.

Our third event we flew 57 kids in 2 hours. Way to go!! 

Chapter Events

Boy Scout Merit Badge - March 4th, 2017

http://www.scouting.org/filestore/Merit_Badge_ReqandRes/Aviation.pdf

Fly - Outs

Saturday, March 18th @ 8:00 am

Saturday, April 22nd @ 8:00 am 

Saturday, May 20th @ 8:00 am

Saturday, June 24th @ 8:00 am to Shumway for Pancake Breakfast 

Hints for Homebilders videos at eaa.org