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EAA Chapter #50 is incorporated in the state of Ohio and is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a non-profit organization. Through the years, members of Chapter #50 have flown over 1200 young people under EAA's Young Eagles program.
The chapter gives annual scholarships to area high school students who plan on attending college in preparation for a career in aviation and sponsors a teen to EAA's Air Academy.
We hold a Boy Scouts of America three-day program twice yearly so the scouts may earn their Aviation Merit badge.
In addition, Chapter #50 sponsors monthly education and/or fly-in/drive-in events at local airports.
- Visit our "Events" Tab for our 2014 Calendar
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Do you have a group of young people ages 8-17 who are interested in flying? Contact Bob, our Young Eagles Coordinator, at 419-668-3604 to make arrangements for free airplane rides. First-time flyers only (those who have never had a Young Eagles flight before). This program is to introduce children to their first flight in a general aviation aircraft.
The Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except July and December), beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapter Office at Hinde Airport (88D). These meetings are always open to the public. All are invited and encouraged to attend.