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EAA Chapter 2

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter Two Encourages and Promotes Sport Aviation and
Aeronautical Education in Northeast Indiana.

Calendar of Events
Event dates, times, topics and locations subject to change.
Last updated 12/17/2018

January 2019

Monday
January 7

EAA Chapter 2 Board Meeting
Smith Field Airport - 5:30 PM

EAA Chapter 2 board meeting. Chapter members are welcome to attend.

Wednesday
January 9

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Friday
January 11

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Join us for our first Chapter 2 gathering of the new year! The topic for the evening will be aircraft operations during the Vietnam war - presented by Mike Hathaway.

February 2019

Saturday
February 9

Annual EAA Chapter 2 Banquet
Brotherhood Mutual - 6:00 PM

Member Recognition, awards, short presentations from Air Academy Scholarship recipients, and pot-luck dinner. Please enter through the front entrance. Table service and beverages will be provided. Chapter 2 board members will provide the main course dishes. Last names A-L please bring a side dish and M-Z please bring a dessert.

March 2019

Friday
March 8

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

EAA Test Flying book review and speakers round table on test flying - presented by Larry Zepp.

Wednesday
March 13

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

April 2019

Friday
April 12

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

May 2019

Saturday
May 4

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse at DeKalb County Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Wednesday
May 8

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Friday
May 10

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Saturday
May 11

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

June 2019

Friday
June 7

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Saturday
June 8

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
June 8
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Sunday
June 9

Fort Wayne Air Show
122nd Fighter Wing - Fort Wayne Intl Airport - 8:00 AM

Fort Wayne Air Show 2019

Saturday
June 15

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse at DeKalb County Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

July 2019

Wednesday
July 10

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Saturday
July 13

EAA Chapter 2 Pancake Breakfast Fly-in/Cruise-in
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 7:00 AM

Fly-in/drive-in pancake breakfast fundraiser for EAA Air Academy candidates. Food provided by IHOP! $7.00 donation for pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. Airplanes and classic cars will be on display. Come join us for a great breakfast at historic Smith Field!

Monday
July 22
-
Sunday
July 28

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Wittman Regional Airport - Oshkosh, WI - 8:00 AM

Oshkosh 2019

August 2019

Friday
August 9

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Saturday
August 10

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
August 17

Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badges
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge event at Smith Field. EAA Chapter 2 will be providing Young Eagles flights to the participating troops.

Saturday
August 24

VAA 37 Young Eagles Rally
Vintage 37 Clubhouse at DeKalb County Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 37. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

September 2019

Saturday
September 7
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Sunday
September 8

Grissom Air and Space Expo
Grissom Joint Air Reserve Base - 9:00 AM

Grissom Air Show 2019

Wednesday
September 11

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

Friday
September 13

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Saturday
September 14

EAA 2 Young Eagles Rally
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Registration from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Flying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

October 2019

Friday
October 11

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Saturday
October 12

EAA Chapter 2 Chili Lunch Fly-in/Cruise-in
Hangar 2 at Smith Field - 11:00 AM

EAA Chapter 2's annual chili lunch, served with all the fixings. Only $7 donation per person at Historic Smith Field!

November 2019

Friday
November 8

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Presentation TBD

Wednesday
November 13

VMC/IMC Club Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

Bi-monthly gathering of the Fort Wayne area VMC and IMC clubs. Gatherings will include a VMC scenario and discussion followed by an IMC scenario and discussion. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 2 and Sweet Aviation.

December 2019

Saturday
December 7

EAA 2 Christmas Party
Hoosier Air Museum - 6:00 PM

Annual Chapter 2 Christmas Party Pot-Luck Dinner at the Hoosier Air Museum at the DeKalb Co. Airport (GWB) in Auburn, IN. Please bring a dish to share. Table service and beverages will be provided. Chapter 2 board members will provide the main course dishes. Last names A-L please bring a dessert and M-Z please bring a side dish.

The standard day and time for EAA Chapter Two 'Gatherings' is the second Friday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Ivy Tech Aviation Center at Smith Field, located at 405 W Cook Road in Fort Wayne, IN. However, there are instances when we hold events at other locations as well. Be sure to check the current Newsletter or the calendar each month for that month's actual gathering location!

Next IMC/VMC Club Gathering: January 9, 2019
at 6:00 PM at Smith Field Airport.
Current Newsletter
December 2018
It's time to renew your chapter dues! It's easy with our online membership form. Or, renew in person at our next chapter gathering.

Write to us at:
EAA Chapter 2
429 E Dupont Rd. #183
Fort Wayne, IN 46825