EAA Chapter 25

A Community of Aviation Enthusiasts in the Twin Cities

Upcoming Events

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • 9/16 – Ch. 25 Young Eagles Event at Fleming Field/South St Paul Airport instead of at Airlake Airport.
  • 9/20 – Chapter Mtg. at BSAEC
  • 9/23 – Girls Aviation Day at KFCM
  • 10/1 – Chapter 25 Banquet – Changing venues to Royal Cliff.  The speaker this year is Will Martin, author of “So I Bought an Air Force”.   See below**.  Submit your Banquet Ticket Order Form now!
  • 10/18 – Chapter Mtg. at BSAEC
  • 10/21 – Ch. 25 Young Eagles Event
  • 11/15 – Chapter Mtg. at BSAEC
  • 11/18 – Ch. 25 Young Eagles Event

**It is time to place your order for tickets to our annual Chapter Banquet. This year’s Banquet will be held on Sunday, October 1, at the Royal Cliff Banquet Hall in Eagan. A social hour will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $25 per person. Our guest speaker will be Will Martin, auther of “So I Bought an Air Force”. It’s a true story about the exciting adventure of how Mr. Martin bought the Nicaraguan Air Force airplanes after seeing an ad in Trade-a-Plane.

In past years, dinner has been catered in. This year the food will be prepared on site by the Royal Cliff’s chef.

The Royal Cliff Banquet Hall is located just west of Cedar Ave. (MN 77) and just south of Cliff Rd. From Cedar Ave., take the Cliff Rd. exit and go west. Take the first left at the stoplight to go south on Slater Rd. Take a right onto Wildwood Rd. just south of the Super America entrance. The Hall will be on your left opposite NTB and Penn Cycle. The Hall’s address is: 2280 Cliff Rd., Eagan, MN.

Download and print the following form and send it to Pat Halligan along with your check payable to EAA Chapter 25. Don’t delay.

2017 Chapter 25 Banquet Tickets Order Form

 

Wednesday Evenings* – Ch. 25 Pietenpol Build Project – All Chapter 25 members are invited to come and work on the Ch. 25 Pietenpol Building Project. Learn the art and craft of building a homebuilt airplane from Ch. 25 members who have hours of experience building airplanes. We are working at Dale Johnson’s (MAHOF) shop. Contact Kim V. Johnson, Ch. 25 Membership Coordinator at [email protected] if you would like directions.

*unless notified otherwise and with the exception of the 3rd Wednesday of the month, which is Chapter 25 Meeting night.

 

Thursday Evenings – CH 701 Build Project - All members are welcome at the build sessions.  Contact Reggie Roorda at  [email protected] for more information.

 

Directions to the Chapter 25 Hangar, the Bert Sisler Aviation Education Center (BSAEC) at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, MN:

From I-35 and Co. Rd. 70 (210th St. W): South on I-35 to Hwy 70 (Megastop), then East on Co. Ro. 70 (210th St. W.) to Hamburg Ave. (3rd stop light/sign). Turn right (South) and go approx. 1 mi. straight to the airport entrance. Turn left (east) on the first hangar access road as you enter the airport (essentially an immediate left), then turn right on Hotel Lane. The hangar lane names are in alphabetical order beginning with Alpha and are labeled on the eastern edge of the hangar facing the access road. If the surface is dry, please park on the grass between hangars.

From Cedar Ave. and Co. Rd. 50 (Lakeville Blvd): Go south on Cedar Ave. Turn right (west) on 215th St. W. Turn left (South) and go approx. 1 mi. straight to the airport entrance. Turn left (east) on the first hangar access road as you enter the airport (essentially an immediate left), then turn right on Hotel Lane. The hangar lane names are in alphabetical order beginning with Alpha and are labeled on the eastern edge of the hangar facing the access road. If the surface is dry, please park on the grass between hangars.

For Young Eagle events, look for the “Young Eagles ==>signs with arrows.