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.
June 11, 2015 International Young Eagles Day Young Eagles Rally at Georgetown
In June, celebrate International Young Eagles Day with us at Georgetown Municipal Airport! Kids ages 8-17 Fly Free!
Registration and flights will be available at Main Terminal Building.
Event pre-registration page can be found here.
Find out more about Young Eagles here.
June 18, 2016 Chapter Meeting: "Shock and Awe" during Operation Iraqi Freedom
In June, we will be joined by Steve Ankerstar, son of our own Brad Ankerstar.
Steve details his first-hand experience in dropping the first bomb of the Shock and Awe campaign. From President Bush’s 48 hour warning to Saddam Hussein to leave Iraq to the opening strikes of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Steve provides a cockpit perspective on what it is like to serve as a front line warfighter and attack the heart of the enemy.
Rockdale Tiger Flight: help us build a Zenith CH-601
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. We're done with the tail of RV-6, and have switched over to putting together our full kit for 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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