EAA is a growing and diverse international organization with a wide range of aviation interests. Originally founded in 1953 by a group of people involved in building their own airplanes, through the years it has transformed into a wide group interested in everything aviation.
EAA Chapter 187 is a tight group of folks located in the Greater Austin Metro Area interested in building custom aircraft, flying, aviation, and beyond. We come from a great range of backgrounds, but share a common passion for the skies. We have regular scheduled meetings and events. We engage other events in the area, helping represent EAA and Experimental Aviation. We hold regular Young Eagles rallies, allowing kids age 8-17 to experience their first flights in a small airplane.
Want to find out more? Come join us at one of our regular meetings and introduce yourself. You will find that our members are open, friendly, and have a great deal of interesting things to talk about. Interested in building your airplane? You're in the right spot! We have builders assistance, tools loan programs, first flight assistance and counceling, and much more.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Meeting: Ice Cream!!!
In August, we will celebrate our 51st birthday with some ice cream!
Meeting will be held at 6:45 pm on Thursday, August 13 at Wells Branch Community Library, located at 15001 Wells Port Drive, Austin, 78728.
Apache Pass Labor Day Fly-In
The first Annual Labor Day Fly-In and STOL Competition at Apache Pass! Come hang out with fellow aviators, show off your plane, compete in Flour Bombing and STOL, and enjoy all the Apache Pass has to offer.
Fly-In organized by EAA 187 members and supported by Rockdale Tiger Flight.
- Fly-in or drive-in
- Three runways, longest one is 3700', 2800' of which is grass
- RV park, aircraft camping, shuttles to local hotels
- STOL and Flour Bombing competition, prizes available
- Steakhouse and Icehouse
- Breakfast by EAA Chapter 59 (Waco)
For more information, see apachepass.com.
Rockdale Tiger Flight: help us build an RV-6!
Rockdale Tiger Flight is a group organized by several EAA 187 members in Rockdale, TX.
The group is focused on teaching mid- and high-schoolers airplane building skills. Our current projects are an RV-6 and a Zenith CH-601. We get together every Saturday at 10 AM, and focus on building those airplanes. We also offer weekly Young Eagles rides to kids, subject to weather and aircraft availability.
This weekly event is free to participants, and we are looking for help! Both kids and adults are welcome!
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