Events Calendar

Chapter Events 2023 are listed here and are updated regularly. Please check-back for our latest happenings.

More about EAA240, our location, facility, our meetings and more is here

Chapter Monthly Membership Meetings 2023

Chapter Meeting Room, New Garden Airport – guests & visitors welcome

  • Saturday, Feb 11th, 10am – Feb Membership Meeting – Bacon Fest! and Chapter Updates for members
  • Saturday, Feb 11th, noon – public FAASTeam Presentation: ‘Airspace & TFR’s’
  • Monday, March 6th, 7pm – meet a Wing-Walker!
  • Monday, April 3rd, 7pm – Matt Chapman, Captain 787’s trans-Atlantic
  • Monday, May 1st, 7pm – Flying in/out of Canada & Bahama’s 
  • Monday June 5th, 7pm – Presentation of FAA Medical Requirements
  • July – no meeting, holidays!
  • August – no meeting, holidays!
  • Monday, September 5th, 7pm – Deck Party
  • Monday, October 2nd, 7pm 
  • Monday, November 6th, 7pm  – Fly-Mart and Chapter Elections
  • Saturday, December 2nd – Christmas & Holiday Party, 1pm – bring a dish!

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Increasingly Famous Pancake Breakfasts 2023 – 8:30am to 11:30am 

  • Saturday, April 22, Pancake Breakfasts served, plus Young Eagles flights
  • Saturday, May 20, Pancake Breakfasts served, Young Eagles flights cancelled – weather restrictions
  • Saturday, June 17, Pancake Breakfasts served, plus Young Eagles flights
  • Saturday, September 30th NEW DATE, Pancake Breakfasts served, no Young Eagles flights, sorry!

More info?  right here!

Free Flights for Kids! – Young Eagles Flights 2023 – 9am to Noon 

  • Saturday, April 22, Young Eagles flights, plus Pancake Breakfasts served
  • Saturday, May 20, Pancake Breakfasts served, Young Eagles flights cancelled – weather restrictions
  • Saturday, June 17, Young Eagles flights, plus Pancake Breakfasts served
  • Saturday, September 23, Young Eagles flights – CANCELLED

Dates subject to change, please check-back here and see the Young Eagles web page for confirmations, here.

Flights occur when weather conditions are favorable and there are no Presidential flight restrictions (TFR’s). They commence at 9am, to noon. Join us for our Pancake Breakfast on the same morning (see above) More info – click here

 EAA240 Chapter Membership Events 2023

  • Chapter visit to Control Tower, Lancaster Airport KLNS – Saturday, February 18th
  • Chapter visit to Hagley Machine Shop, Hagley Museum DE. Personalized guided tour, followed by lunch 
  • Chapter workshop – Welding Workshop – Jon Martin (Saturday, October 7th, 8:30 to noon) Details
  • Chapter workshop – Riveting Workshop – Tom Kenney (Saturday, October 21st, 8:30 to noon) Details
  • Chapter workshop – Fabric Workshop – Chuck Shipman (Saturday, November 18th, 8:30 to noon) Details

EAA240 Fly-Outs 2023 – mark your calendars and join us for some fun and adventure! (Listing Subject to revisions)

Below, we’ve set-out our plans for Fly-Outs for Chapter members for 2023. Most Fly-outs are scheduled on Saturday’s, with Sunday as the ‘rain date’, unless otherwise noted.  The Flight Leader will determine weather conditions and may opt for an alternative destination on the selected day. The goal is to fly/drive SOMEWHERE on each scheduled weekend, weather and TFR’s permitting. Monitor emails and the web site for updates – dates, destinations and arrangements may change!

  • Feb 18 – LNS – Lunch At Fiorentino’s (visit to LNS control tower at 10:30), depart at 9:30am
  • Mar 11 – N40 – cancelled – weather & TFR : new plan here
  • Mar 25 – MIV – Lunch at Verna’s Flight Line Restaurant, depart at 10:30 – Cancelled – TFR
  • Apr 2 – WWD – Flight Deck Diner Breakfast and visit to the NAS Aviation Museum, depart at 9am
  • Apr 15 – N30 – Breakfast at the Cherry Ridge Airport Restaurant, depart at 9am
  • May 13 – RVL – breakfast at EAA518, (8-11am), wheels-up at 8am
  • May 27 – FDK – Lunch at Airways Inn of Frederick, depart at 11am – CANCELLED
  • June 4 – W29 – Lunch at Libbey’s Coastal Kitchen, depart at 11am
  • Jun 24 – SEG – Lunch at La Cocina Del Don, depart at 10am
  • July 8 – TGI – Lunch at Lorraine’s Seafood Restaurant plus island tour, depart at 10am
  • July 15 – W05 – Visit the National Cemetery and lunch, depart at 9am
  • Aug 5 – FFA – Visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial, depart at 8am
  • Aug 26 – OXB – Lunch on the boardwalk, depart at 10am
  • Oct 8 – 1N7 – Breakfast at Donna’s Runway Cafe, depart at 9am (NEW DATE)
  • Oct 14 – GON – Visit the submarine museum and the Mystic seaport, depart at 9am (NEW DATE)
  • Oct 28 – 4N1 – Lunch at Smoke Shack BBQ and Burgers, followed by a Hudson River scenic tour, depart at 10am
  • Nov 4 – LHV – Visit the Piper Museum, depart at 9am
  • Dec 16 – RDG – Lunch at Klinger’s at the Airport, depart at 11am

SPECIAL NOTE: If the scheduled destination cannot be made for any reason (weather, TFR etc), we will try to find a substitute date/destination.

To sign-up for Chapter Fly-Outs or to ask questions, Members can email us at

New Garden Flying Field Events 2023

Local Aviation Events 2022 (dates not confirmed) 

  • May 21-22

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