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. Chapter monthly meetings are on the First Saturday of Every Month. HEY! Join our Facebook Group!

Chapter News and Announcements

Chapter Meetings - First Saturday Coffee and Donuts
Starting in March 2024, we're having Free coffee and donuts for everyone on the 1st Saturday of every month at Pat Long's Hangar in the McKinney Hangar Owners Association area at the Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney, TX. We gather at 9:30 am. Non-members can be added to our notification list by emailing Treasurer@eaa1246.org. Check our Event Calendar for Dates and Times. Click HERE for a Map! You don't have to be a member to attend. See you there!
https://www.eaa1246.org/coffee-and-donuts.asp

Our Event Videos!

Check out all the fun we're having! Watch Videos from our past events.

Chapter Coffee and Donuts - PLUS Cozy Mk IV 4-Place Canard Tour - EAA Chapter 1246

See John Cerney's Cozy Mk IV 4-Place Canard! Fun had by all at our monthly First Saturday Coffee and Donuts event. More information HERE: https://www.EAA1246.org/ EAA Chapter 1246, McKinney, TX. The Friendliest EAA Chapter in Texas!

EAA Chapter 1246 August Coffee and Donuts - McKinney National Airport, TX - EAA Chapter 1246

EAA Chapter 1246 August 2023 Coffee and Donuts. Loyal folks, even in the August HEAT!

July 2023 - Coffee and Donuts, and Young Eagles! - EAA Chapter 1246

18 Young Eagles flown! Lot's of donuts and great coffee. Fun had by all!

June 2023 - EAA Chapter 1246 Coffee and Donuts - EAA Chapter 1246

EAA Chapter 1246 June 2023 Coffee and Donuts in McKinney, TX. Lot's of donuts and great coffee. Lots of happy people and some tall tales...

May 2023 - EAA Chapter 1246 Young Eagles Event - EAA Chapter 1246

Great turnout and happy passengers (and possibly future pilots)!


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The best way to get involved in our Chapter is to attend our monthly program meeting and see what interests you. Chapter members are more than willing to help fill you in on the opportunities that Chapter offers.

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