EAA Chapter 179 – Come Fly With Us!

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The Albuquerque Chapter 179 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) was recognized by EAA as a Gold Chapter for 2019, 2020-2021, and 2022 for our outstanding level of involvement and commitment.

As recreational pilots, aircraft builders, and aviation enthusiasts, we love to share our passion for aviation with the public, promote aviation safety and education, introduce youth to aviation, and serve the general aviation community.

  • We host EAA Young Eagles rallies 4-5 times a year, organize the annual Land of Enchantment Fly-In (LOEFI), and offer the Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA) for youth ages 14-17 each summer.
  • We offer offer a range of Scholarships for youth to assist in advancing their aviation education.
  • In January of 2022, the Chapter acquired a hangar at Double Eagle II airport where we can now offer more activities throughout the year.

Join Us!  Whether you fly, build, restore or simply are enthusiastic about airplanes or aviation, you are welcome to participate.  Join us for our next meeting or event, and consider becoming a chapter member!

History:  The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) was founded in 1953 by a group of people interested in building their own airplanes. Today, EAA is a community of recreational pilots and builders dedicated to sharing our love of aviation. Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 179 is a 501c(3) tax exempt charitable organization  chartered in Albuquerque N.M. on August 29, 1963 and incorporated in 1965.

Chapter 179 has been recognized by EAA with a “Gold Level Chapter Award”. This award is presented annually by EAA to recognize chapters that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to general aviation. It is based on 10 criteria that correlate with active and engaged chapters. This year we met all 10 criteria with the addition of a Chapter hangar, the Reimer Aircraft Factory.  EAA 179 has received this Award for 2019 and 2020-21 as well as for 2022.

 I’m interested, how do I join?

Want to Contribute?  DONATE TODAY!  We appreciate donations of any amount. If desired, you may designate 179’s Scholarship Fund, Building Fund or General Fund.  Donate online or send a check to EAA Chapter 179; P.O. Box 3583; Albuquerque, NM 87190. Thank you!

For donations in memory of Randy and Susie Reimer, please select that option and enter an amount.



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