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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 08/08/2022

January 2022

Monday
January 10

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

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

Thursday
January 13

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Old Terminal at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Join us for our first gathering of 2022. This is a WINGS presentation which reviews loss of control accident statistics and the role that angle of attack plays in those accidents. We will discuss angle of attack, stall awareness, and use of angle of attack indicators. We will be gathering in the former FBO building at Smith Field Airport.

February 2022

Saturday
February 5

Annual EAA Chapter 2 Banquet
Vintage 37 Clubhouse at DeKalb County Airport - 6:00 PM

*** The Chapter 2 banquet has been postponed. Please check back for the rescheduled date. ***

March 2022

Thursday
March 10

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Old Terminal at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

This month will feature a presentation on hot air ballooning with balloon pilot Chris Smart. Chris is a commercial pilot who also completes in competitions.

Monday
March 14

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

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

April 2022

Saturday
April 23

Annual EAA Chapter 2 Banquet
Vintage 37 Clubhouse at DeKalb County Airport - 6:00 PM

Member Recognition, awards, and pot-luck dinner. Table service and beverages will be provided. Chapter 2 board members will provide the main course dishes. To have a good variety, we recommend last names A-L please bring a side dish and M-Z please bring a dessert, or you may bring whatever you would like.

May 2022

Saturday
May 7

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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Thursday
May 12

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 7:00 PM

Join us for the May EAA Chapter 2 gathering as Brian Paugh from Premier Aviation discusses the evolution of avionics and proper wiring for modern equipment. This will be a WINGS presentation.

Saturday
May 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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

June 2022

Monday
June 6

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

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

Thursday
June 9

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 6:00 PM

EAA Chapter 2 cookout for chapter members and their families. The chapter will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, & beverages. Please bring a side dish or desert to share. Note that this event starts at 6 PM, one hour earlier than our normal gatherings.

Saturday
June 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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
June 18

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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

July 2022

Saturday
July 9

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

EAA Chapter 2 Fly-in/Cruise-in lunch. Lunch will feature a sloppy joe or a creamed chicken sandwich, chips, and dessert. Free will donation proceeds benefit the EAA 2 Youth Scholarship Fund.

Monday
July 25
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Sunday
July 31

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

Oshkosh 2022

August 2022

Thursday
August 11

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 7:00 PM

Join us for the August Chapter 2 gathering! The topic for this gathering will be Sling High Wing aircraft plus AirVenture innovations by by co-presenters Larry Zepp and Paul Camp.

Saturday
August 13

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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Sunday
August 14

Husted Pancake Breakfast Fly-in
Husted Field in Hicksville, OH - 8:00 AM

This is a fly-in/drive-in event at Husted Field which features a 3000 foot grass runway just north of Hicksville, OH. Directions will be in the August newsletter. We thank Dean Husted and his family for inviting us to their home for this great event!

Monday
August 22

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

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

Saturday
August 27

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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

September 2022

Thursday
September 8

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 7:00 PM

Join us for the September Chapter 2 gathering!

Saturday
September 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. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

Saturday
September 17

Kendallville Young Eagles Rally
Kendallville Municipal Airport - 9:00 AM

Young Eagles Rally in Kendallville, IN. Free airplane rides for kids ages 8 through 17. Flights from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weather permitting).

October 2022

Saturday
October 8

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

EAA Chapter 2's annual fly-in/drive-in chili lunch, served with all the fixings. Free will donation. Join as for a great lunch at Historic Smith Field!

Thursday
October 13

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Smith Field Airport - 7:00 PM

Join us for the October Chapter 2 gathering!

November 2022

Thursday
November 10

EAA Chapter 2 Gathering
Old Terminal at Smith Field - 7:00 PM

Join us for the November Chapter 2 gathering!

December 2022

Saturday
December 3

EAA 2 Christmas Party
Pat Garvey's Hangar, Churubusco, IN - 6:00 PM

Annual Chapter 2 Christmas Party Pot-Luck Dinner. 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 Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at Sweet Aviation, located at 902 W. Ludwig Road in Fort Wayne, IN. However, there are instances when we hold events at other locations and times as well. Be sure to check the current Newsletter or the calendar each month for that month's gathering location!

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Next Young Eagles Rally: August 13, 2022
Free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Smith Field Airport!
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August 2022

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