April 19, 2018

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 461 Clow International Airport
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Welcome to our Chapter

Whether you fly, build, restore or simply enjoy airplanes and aviation, you are welcome to attend our events and join our chapter. We are a group of aviation enthusiasts, aircraft builders, and pilots who get together with like minded people to share ideas, exchange information, encourage safety, serve the local aviation community and have a lot of fun doing so. Please come to our next meeting or event as our guest.

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 aboutEAA and our programs and services, please visit our home page at EAA.org.

Have any questions? Contact us at 630-675-9103

EAA Chapter 461 is located at Clow International Airport (1C5) in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 3rd, at 7:00 pm in the Illinois Aviation Museum hanger.  By that time our Young Eagle season will be off and flying.  We will hot and heavy in the planning for Cavalcade and the visit of the EAA’s Ford Tri-motor.

Click here for directions to Illinois Aviation Museum.


Young Eagles Rally

Due to inclement weather, our first rally of the year is postponed until Saturday, April 21st at 0900 at the Illinois Aviation Museum. We’ll have much better flying weather this time…keep your fingers crossed.


New Info in the Events section

In the Events section, we have added a calendar from EAA with dates and times for all kinds of aviation activities in the Chicago area, all the way through October.



Thank you Aymee for publishing our first newsletter of the year. Please click on the link to be taken to the newsletter.

Chapter 461 Newsletter April 2018

Access Aero

The Zenith is now owned by a flying club, Access Aero. With many schools charging $150 an hour for a Cessna 172, the founding members of Access Aero wanted a good, reliable, inexpensive to operate airplane. Along came the Zenith 750. For more information about Access Aero, you can visit their website at: Access Aero and follow them on Facebook.


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