REGULAR EVENTS FOR EAA CHAPTER 179
Chapter Gatherings • 3rd Tuesday every Month • Enjoy dinner with Members and guests followed by a presentation on topics ranging from Chapter build projects to Member’s flying adventures and more. We also have two special Gatherings: presentations of Chapter Scholarships in March and the Chapter Holiday Gathering in December. Gatherings are held at Double Eagle II airport during autumn and spring (when temperatures are moderate) and at a location in Albuquerque in the other months. Check that month’s Newsletter for current information, and Announcements on our web site a week or so before the gathering date for any updates.
IMC Club Meetings • 3rd Saturday every Month• 9:30 – 11:00AM. With experienced IFR pilots, provides an open discussion based on IFR scenarios. Meetings are using a HYBRID format: in person at Bode Aviation 2nd floor conference room AND virtual via Zoom. See our IMC Club page for more information. Register on faasafety.gov to receive the Zoom link, or watch our newsletter or web announcements.
Fly-Outs / Open Hangar visits • as scheduled Fly or drive to meet up for breakfast or other activities! Check sidebar announcements and monthly newsletter for details.
Young Eagles Flights • Free flights for youth ages 8-17 with the Chapter’s volunteer pilots. See our Young Eagles page for rally dates and more information. Check our Facebook page for weather updates or other late announcements
Land of Enchantment Fly-In (LOEFI) • Hosted by EAA Chapter 179 at Double Eagle II (KAEG). Airplane fun for the whole family! • Aircraft will fly in from all over the state and beyond for a super day at the airport. Check our LOEFI Page for updated information and Facebook for late announcements.
Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA) • For students ages 14-17, explore a future in aviation and learn about many facets of flying and airplanes. Students are invited for a special Young Eagles flight following the week-long course. Watch for DEAA application period to open in spring of 2023.
Board of Directors Meetings • 1st Tuesday every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov), 5:30 PM via Zoom If interested to join, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Holiday Chapter Gathering• December • EAA Chapter 179 meeting and potluck holiday dinner at private home. Details published in our December newsletter or contact us by email at email@example.com
Every Thursday • Pilots ABQ Lunch • Formation begins at 11:00am, at Monroe’s Restaurant at 6051 Osuna Rd NE (about 2 blocks East of San Mateo on Osuna) -currently on hold-