Chapter 52

Chapter 52 Sacramento, CA

Welcome to our Chapter

 We are a non-profit volunteer organization that is dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of general aviation.

Chapter 52 holds it's monthly meeting at 7:00 pm on the last Tuesday of the month Location: NOTE LOCATION CHANGE  >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 

Guests are always welcome and encouraged to attend.  We have interesting guest speakers, informative presentations, share information and resources, and just simply have a good time with friends who love aviation.

Chapter 52 membership benefits are numerous as well.  Members can participate in all of our events, attend general meetings, take advantage of seminars, and fly in our Young Eagles program, just to name a few.  Members also receive our monthly newsletter "The Wingflap". 

The 50+ members of Chapter 52 are a diverse group of aviation enthusiasts from the Sacramento area and beyond.  Diverse in age, interests, projects, and occupations.  It is not necessary to be a pilot to belong to EAA or Chapter 52.   Our many non-pilot members are committed to promoting general aviation through participation in the many and varied activities the Chapter sponsors each year.

Chapter 52 members have completed or are currently building a variety of aircraft including Thorp, Lancair, Vans RV models, Rans, Bede, Kitfox, Glassair, and many more.  Other members who fly, but are not interested in building, own or rent production aircraft.

The Chapter hosts numerous fly-ins, fly-outs, pancake breakfasts, and picnics throughout the year.  We present educational programs for both novice and experienced flyers and participate in programs such as the new Eagles Program , designed to introduce the non-flying community to the value and joy of flight through a mentor pilot. 

Visitors and guests are always welcome at a Chapter 52 event.  What better way to see first-hand the fun we have, and the wonderful people involved in our chapter.  Chapter 52 events are designed for the entire family.  If you have children who are interested in flying, let us introduce them to aviation through our Young Eagles program.  If you fly, would like to learn to fly, or if you just have a love for aviation in general, please accept our invitation to attend our next monthly general meeting.  Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:30pm at the Sacramento Executive Airport, in the Executive Conference Room located inside the terminal. Please check out Events Calendar for more information.

Not sure if Chapter membership is for you?  Try our Associate Membership offer for one year at no cost.  You'll receive all the benefits of Chapter membership, with the exception of election voting rights.  EAA National also offer a 6 month trial membership including the award winning magazine - Sport Aviation. Ask at the next meeting.  

We look forward to meeting you soon Lets go flying!

About EAA

Our chapter is part of the worldwide network of EAA chapters. EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world's most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA's 170,000 plus members enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. To find out more about EAA and our programs and services, please visit our home page at EAA.org.

Location Change - Monthly Meetings..... Pass along

General Membership Meeting Location Change.

Chapter 52 General Membership Meeting will meet at a new location for the Month of January, February, March, and April 2018. The new location: ELKs Lodge #6 at 6446 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento, 95831. We will meet in the "Emerald Room." The room can be accessed from the parking lot. Signage will be posted. Meeting starts at 7:30 PM.

Direction: Exit 43rd Street from Interstate 5 and head west. Approximately 1.3 miles, the ELKs Lodge on the right. Exit Florin Road and proceed west for 2.2 miles to the end of Florin Road. Cross RIverside Blvd. and into the ELKs parking lot.

For updates check out our website at www.52.eaachapter.org or follow us on Facebook at EAA Chapter 52 Sacramento.

 

another Sacramento Seminar

"Winter Flying In Northern California"

Topic: Winter Flying in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

On Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 09:00 Pacific Standard Time

Location:::Sacramento Executive Airport

 Base of Tower  /  Conf room

Description:

Winter flying conditions can adversely affect the safety of a flight. Unfavorable weather conditions include fast moving fronts, gusty winds and snow and icing conditions. This seminar will address the planning necessary to accomplish a safe winter time flight.

 

Education seminar Jan 16 - See Blog for more information

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

"Collision Course Avoiding Airborne Traffic"

Topic: AOPA Collision Course: Avoiding Airborne Traffic Safety Seminar

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time

Location:

Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento

2001 Point West Way

 

Sacramento, CA 95815

Select Number:

NR0379839


 

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