Upcoming Events

Jun
23
Sat
JUNE Membership Gathering 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 23, 2018
EAA 186 Chapter House

9:00am — Social Hour with donuts, coffee,and other light refreshments
10:00 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing (New Prizes!)
10:15 – Chapter Business and Announcements including
• B-17 Visit and Freedom Museum Hangar Dance
• Oshkosh AirVenture Plans
• B-17 Flight Raffle Tickets
• New Tools for the Tool Crib
• Virginia Dept of Aviation Passports
• June and August Fly-Outs
• New Chapter Gear
10:45 — Chapter Merchandise Drawing
11:00 – Program: EAA National Director and 186 Chapter Member, Paul Schafer, will give a presentation on a variety of topics including the rebuilding of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.,flying the A-10 in combat, using your aircraft for charitable missions, and AirVenture 2018!
12:00 — Chapter Merchandise Drawing
12:00 — BBQ on the Deck: Burgers, Dogs and Drinks provided.(Side dishes and donations encouraged)

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONLPaul Schafer has a degree in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and earned his private pilot certificate after graduation. Commissioned through Air Force ROTC, he started his 32-year USAF career in 1980 and primarily flew A-10 Warthogs. An outstanding graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School, Paul won the Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award for his combat command in Southwest Asia, and flew more than 40 combat missions over southern Iraq. He retired as a major general and is a defense and leadership consultant in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the EAA museum and chapter committees.

Paul started homebuilding when he was an undergraduate. He was a project leader for a student team that designed, fabricated, and tested a self-launch composite glider. He is currently building an Onex in his garage. He holds a commercial pilot certificate with more than 3,000 hours. Paul is the past vice president and current Eagle Flights leader for EAA National Capital Chapter 186, and is a docent at the Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum.

Jul
12
Thu
JULY IMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The IMC Club’s purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency, and safety. The intent is to create a community of pilots willing to share information, provide recognition, foster communications, promote safety, and build proficiency in instrument flying. You don’t have to be instrument rated to come to the IMC Club.

JULY VMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Non-instrument rated pilots who want to improve their proficiency now have an excellent new resource through EAA’s VMC Club.

The VMC Club is modeled after the popular IMC Club concept which provides organized “hangar flying” focused on building proficiency in instrument flying. The VMC Club will do the same, but for pilots who are not instrument rated and fly primarily under visual flight rules and under VMC

Jul
14
Sat
Young Eagles Rally – July 14 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

yesFree Flights for kids ages 8-17. This rally is open to the public. 25 seats. Parents must be present to sign permission slip.

Saturday, July 14
9:00am to noon

Pre-Registration opening soon!

Jul
18
Wed
JULY Chapter Business Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly Board of Directors business meeting will be held at the Chapter House on Wednesday, July 18 7:00pm to 9:00pm. All chapter members are welcome to attend. If you have a proposal for a chapter project or event, this is the time and place to present it for consideration. Please contact the chapter’s president, Danny Miller, about being placed on the meeting’s agenda.

Jul
21
Sat
JULY Membership Gathering 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, July 21, 2018
EAA 186 Chapter House

9:00 – Pancake Breakfast
10:00 – Welcome and introductions
10:10 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
10:15 – Chapter Business and Announcements
10:30 – Special Reports – Award Presentations
10:50 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
11:00 – Program: “TBD”

Aug
9
Thu
AUG IMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The IMC Club’s purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency, and safety. The intent is to create a community of pilots willing to share information, provide recognition, foster communications, promote safety, and build proficiency in instrument flying. You don’t have to be instrument rated to come to the IMC Club.

AUG VMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Non-instrument rated pilots who want to improve their proficiency now have an excellent new resource through EAA’s VMC Club.

The VMC Club is modeled after the popular IMC Club concept which provides organized “hangar flying” focused on building proficiency in instrument flying. The VMC Club will do the same, but for pilots who are not instrument rated and fly primarily under visual flight rules and under VMC

Aug
11
Sat
Young Eagles Rally – Aug 11 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

yesFree Flights for kids ages 8-17. This rally is open to the public. 25 seats. Parents must be present to sign permission slip.

Saturday, AUG 11
9:00am to noon

Pre-Registration opening soon!

Aug
22
Wed
AUG Chapter Business Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly Board of Directors business meeting will be held at the Chapter House on Wednesday, Aug 22 7:00pm to 9:00pm. All chapter members are welcome to attend. If you have a proposal for a chapter project or event, this is the time and place to present it for consideration. Please contact the chapter’s president, Danny Miller, about being placed on the meeting’s agenda.

Aug
25
Sat
AUG Membership Gathering 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 25, 2018
EAA 186 Chapter House

9:00 – Pancake Breakfast
10:00 – Welcome and introductions
10:10 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
10:15 – Chapter Business and Announcements
10:30 – Special Reports – Award Presentations
10:50 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
11:00 – Program: “TBD”

Sep
8
Sat
Young Eagles Rally – SEP 8 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

yesFree Flights for kids ages 8-17. This rally is open to the public. 25 seats. Parents must be present to sign permission slip.

Saturday, SEP 8
9:00am to noon

Pre-Registration opening soon!

Sep
13
Thu
SEP IMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The IMC Club’s purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency, and safety. The intent is to create a community of pilots willing to share information, provide recognition, foster communications, promote safety, and build proficiency in instrument flying. You don’t have to be instrument rated to come to the IMC Club.

SEPT VMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Non-instrument rated pilots who want to improve their proficiency now have an excellent new resource through EAA’s VMC Club.

The VMC Club is modeled after the popular IMC Club concept which provides organized “hangar flying” focused on building proficiency in instrument flying. The VMC Club will do the same, but for pilots who are not instrument rated and fly primarily under visual flight rules and under VMC

Sep
19
Wed
SEP Chapter Business Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly Board of Directors business meeting will be held at the Chapter House on Wednesday, Sep 19 7:00pm to 9:00pm. All chapter members are welcome to attend. If you have a proposal for a chapter project or event, this is the time and place to present it for consideration. Please contact the chapter’s president, Danny Miller, about being placed on the meeting’s agenda.

Sep
22
Sat
SEP Membership Gathering 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, September 22, 2018
EAA 186 Chapter House

9:00 – Pancake Breakfast
10:00 – Welcome and introductions
10:10 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
10:15 – Chapter Business and Announcements
10:30 – Special Reports – Award Presentations
10:50 – Chapter Merchandise Drawing
11:00 – Program: “TBD”

Oct
11
Thu
OCT IMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The IMC Club’s purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency, and safety. The intent is to create a community of pilots willing to share information, provide recognition, foster communications, promote safety, and build proficiency in instrument flying. You don’t have to be instrument rated to come to the IMC Club.

OCT VMC Club Meeting 2018 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Non-instrument rated pilots who want to improve their proficiency now have an excellent new resource through EAA’s VMC Club.

The VMC Club is modeled after the popular IMC Club concept which provides organized “hangar flying” focused on building proficiency in instrument flying. The VMC Club will do the same, but for pilots who are not instrument rated and fly primarily under visual flight rules and under VMC

Oct
13
Sat
Young Eagles Rally – OCT 13 @ EAA 186 Chapter House
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

yesFree Flights for kids ages 8-17. This rally is open to the public. 25 seats. Parents must be present to sign permission slip.

Saturday, Oct 13
Noon to 3:00pm

Pre-Registration opening soon!

Oct
19
Fri
OCT B-17 Visit @ Manassas Regional Airport
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm

EAA B-17, Aluminum Overcast, Manassas visit, October 19-21, 2018. More details soon!