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 counseling, and much more.


December 11th Chapter Meeting 

Directions and details. We will hold an in-person EAA Chapter 187 Meeting on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at 10:00 am in the conference room at the GTU Airport terminal building. We will be doing project updates at this chapter meeting. Please email our vice president, Justin Jones if you are interested in doing a short 5-minute presentation of your aircraft project along with a question-and-answer session about your project. The presentation should have some pictures of the project’s status along with a picture of what a completed plane looks like to show people who may not be familiar with what’s being built. If you are struggling on something, let’s bring that up so after the meeting, others might be able to connect with you and discuss ways to help. If you don’t want to present your project, please email Justin Jones with what you are working on and approximately where you are on the build process. This will help us update our membership roster. You can email Justin with your project information through the chapter officers’ section of the EAA187.org website or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fantastic Young Eagles Rally Held June 12th!

Chapter 187 combined it's Young Eagles Rally with the Devil Dog B-25 Squadron on Saturday June 12th at Georgetown Municipal Airport and the event came off great.

Visit our Young Eagles Page for more information.


Tango Flight

TangoFlight is a STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math) program for students at both Georgetown and East View high schools.

The centerpiece of this program has students build a Van's Aircraft RV-12 two-seat Light Sport Aircraft.

EAA Chapter 187 is co-sponsoring this project, providing experienced aircraft builders as mentors for the students. The aircraft is being built on the East View High School campus, with final assembly and operation at Georgetown Municipal Airport.

Funding for the project is primarily from charitable donations.

Visit Tango Flight on the web at tangoflight.org, and follow their Facebook page.

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!

For more information, log on to rockdaletigerflight.org, or check out our Facebook page. If you have questions, contact us.


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