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8/19/2014

Welcome to the EAA Chapter 1246 Website!
Register to Win!
We want to invite you to register to receive e-mail notices of all our upcoming programs and events. In addition, we will send an e-mail that gives you three chances to win a door prize at one of our monthly Chapter meetings. Just bring a copy of our response email to receive your 3 free drawing tickets.

If you decide to become a member of EAA Chapter 1246, the annual dues are only $20 and you can join on-line by clicking here. An extremely valuable benefit to being a member is the on-line access that you will have to our searchable database of all pilots and aircraft owners in our geographic area. You can find anyone who owns (or is building) an airplane of the type that interests you. You can also locate other pilots and aviation enthusiasts, including other EAA members in our Chapter. The search can be as broad or as specific as you want. This incredible resource is available exclusively to our paid-up Chapter members.

We invite you to come to one of our meetings or events and discover the benefits of participating in the educational and fun activities of our Chapter. The combined knowledge and experience of our members is awesome, and they are willing to share. There are informative and entertaining presentations at each of our meetings, which cover a wide range of aviation-related topics. Our interests go way beyond building and maintaining experimental aircraft.

What is EAA?
The Experimental Aircraft Association is an organization that promotes all forms of recreational aviation. The EAA was organized in 1953 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by some individuals who were interested in building their own aircraft. Over the years it has grown to include all types of aircraft, from ultralights to commercially manufactured aircraft. An interest in aviation is the common denominator that brings our people together, in good fellowship and sharing. The EAA is a national organization and has local chapters, such as ours, all over the world. You don't have to be a pilot to join in, the only requirement is a love for aviation.

Monthly Meetings
Thursday, August 14th - Speakers:

Anthony Arispe of Arispe Aviation
ADSB – Overview
Safe Flight Starts HERE. Aircraft Inspections, Avionics Troubleshooting, S.T.C. Installation & Inspecting, General Repairs, Engine Monitor Installation, Sheet Metal Repairs and Preventative Maintenance.

Grady O’Neal from CUSTOM GLO
Custom Painting on Experimental to Small Aircraft

First and foremost, we provide quality exterior finishes to the private aircraft customer and aircraft builder. From the simple facelift of a well-used aircraft, or to finish the exterior of a newly completed project, GLO Custom is the choice for quality!


EAA Chapter 1246 -- IS Keeping Aviation ALIVE!
See you there!

T Marbach
214-549-9563

Coming in September!
On September 11th:
Speaker: Ross Hays
NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility
Palestine, TX

All meetings are held at 7 pm in Conference Center Room D 106, Section A on the second Thursday of each month at the Collin College. Everyone is welcome. You don't have to be a pilot or a member to attend. Need more information? Feel free to contact any of our Officers.
5th Saturday -BIG SCREEN -Drive-in Movie Night @ TKI
Grilled Burgers *** Saturday, August 30th 6:30pm
Movies on the Lawn @ TKI begins at dusk

“Memphis Belle” It's May 1943 at a US Army Air Corps base in England. The four officers and six enlisted men of the Memphis Belle - a B-17 bomber so nicknamed for the girlfriend of its stern and stoic captain, Dennis Dearborn - will soon start their twenty-fifth mission. If they complete their next mission successfully, they will be the first US Air Force squad to complete their tour of duty.
FREE Coffee and Donuts!
1st Saturday Coffee and Donuts!

Every first Saturday of every month, we get together for some fellowship and fun. We have Free coffee and donuts for everyone at Chuck Roberts Hangar (#2520) in the McKinney Hangars Association area at the Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney, TX. We gather at 9:00 am. You don't have to be a member to attend. See you there!

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