We would like to introduce you
to EAA Chapter 1083, we are one of over a thousand registered world wide chapters, of the Experimental Aircraft
Association which has it's home office in Oshkosh Wisconsin. We are a non-profit group made up of people who have an
interest in aviation. It is not necessary to be a pilot or aircraft owner to enjoy our group, just being an
aviation enthusiast makes you eligible to join in the fun. We do have many personally owned aircraft
within our membership, aircraft ranging from new sleek cross country general aviation machines, vintage aircraft from
years ago, to experimentals or homebuilt kit aircraft, new light sport aircraft and ultralights.
Our mission is to promote the sport and hobby of recreational aviation, and encourage others to experience the thrill of flight.
We encourage all our members to "ride along" on trips, sharing the glories of flight with other pilots around
meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Rowan County Airport, in our Hangar named the EAAgles Nest (see
picture below) We have a quarterly business meeting (January, April,July,October) with the other 8 months designated
to education and having fun. We feature a guest Chef each month, cooking a full meal for the non-inflated price of
$5.00. Other monthly activities include a scheduled flight activity, our First Saturday Lunch were
we have an all you can eat "Cookout Buffet", again just $5.00. We also have special aircraft groups invited
each month. Each Pilot in Command from aircraft of this group receives a free meal.
We always have many special
events planned each year, like poker runs and "group retreats", where we go and camp out as a group.
Look on our our upcoming events on our events calendar and scheduled activities pages for more information. Just
remember, all are welcome and bring a friend.