EAA Chapter 691 Welcomes You!

Latest Newsletter! - Dec 2017

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Chapter 691 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)  is one of thousands of chapters spread around the world. The EAA organization represents the 'Spirit of Aviation' and was founded in 1953 (http://www.eaa.org/about/chronology.asp).

Our chapter is spread across Northern New Mexico; including Santa Fe, Espanola, Los Alamos and more.  We have a passion for aviation and whether you build, own, rent, buy or just dream aircraft we welcome you to come and see what we're all about.

Our members represent & fly the spectrum of general aviation; including vintage aircraft, homebuilt aircraft, general aviation aircraft, LSA's and ultralights.

You'll find us working away at building our dreams, in garages, sheds, hangers and carports across Northern New Mexico.

To become an official memeber you must belong to the Experimental Aircraft Association. Once you've joined or if you are already a member, then fill out the form & send in the dollars to become a member of Chapter 691 Membership Form.

And for those of you that say,'you're doing what in your garage????' Here's an interesting article on Homebuilt aircraft 'An Introduction to Homebuilt Kitplanes' or this.

 


 

News & Upcoming Events

Young Eagles in Los Alamos!

Local young people, ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies in the morning of Saturday, October 14th as Northern New Mexico, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 691 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Los Alamos Airport (KLAM). If the weather doesn’t allow for flying on the planned date, the event will be held the following Saturday, October 21st.

The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program created to interest young people in aviation. To date, the Program has flown more than 2 million children with the help of EAA’s network of volunteer pilots and ground crew. Pilots at the event will also explain more about their airplanes allowing young people to discover how airplanes work and how pilots ensure safety is the prime concern before every flight.

Following the flight, each participant will receive a certificate making them an official Young Eagle. Their name will then be entered in the “World’s Largest Logbook” which is on permanent display at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, WI. The logbook is also accessible at www.youngeagles.org.

Flight reservations can be made by sending the name and age of the interested Young Eagle via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hourly flights will start at 8am and continue until noon. Reservations will be taken until all available flights are filled, with some opportunity for stand-by flights. More information about the event is available on the “EAA Chapter 691-Northern New Mexico” face book page.

This year, EAA celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Young Eagles Program and its mission to inspire the next generation of aviators. What started in 1992 as a program to introduce kids to flight has evolved into an aviation movement powered by the world’s largest volunteer air force.


 

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Latest Newsletter! - Dec 2017 

Our chapter meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month.