Welcome to the internet home of Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. We are known as the Adirondack Chapter because that is where the chapter was born. Over the last 30+ years of its existence the Chapter has grown and now draws members from
Whether you fly, build, restore or just simply enjoy airplanes and aviation all are welcome to attend chapter meetings and events. Chapter 602 is a group of men and women aviation enthusiast, aircraft builders and pilots who get together with like minded individuals to share ideas, exchange information, promote safety and serve the local aviation community and have a blast doing so. Please take your time and explore our website. Feel free to contact any of our members regarding questions. Most of all, check out our events calendar and make it a point to attend one of our events and participate in the EAA experience.
Next Meeting: Tuesday January 28th 2014 7:00 pm at the C&R Restaurant on Route 29 Galway, NY. The December meeting will be the Christmas party on Dec 8th at the C&R.
Poker Run and cookout were held at 1F2 on Sunday September 29th. Sadly, tragedy struck near the end of the cookout when past chapter president Tim Cowper lost his life in a crash. His Pitts went down into trees on his way home. Tim was proudly wearing his "I flew to Oshkosh 2013" T-shirt; a dream he was able to fulfill in his other taildragger, which he and a friend constructed (picture below). Please take a moment to stop and offer a prayer for his family. Tim and his exuberance for flying are and will continue to be missed.
NEW FEATURE -For Sale page- 1946 Piper Cub (SOLD) a Star Duster and Mike's FlightStar
Member Plane Profile: Archive of Member Planes (Click Here)
Latest News: The 2014 chapter calendar is now on sale for $11.
Steph needs to update her member profile: has a new certificate and she's the new owner of a Luscombe.
Chapter Chritmas party will be at the C&R restaurant on Sunday Dec 8th at 1:00 PM.
Osh Kosh 2013 had a good contingent of 602er's attending! See the Airventure tab for updated details.
See the nice corespondence from our 2005 Scholarship recipient.
I believe it was back in 2005 when I applied and received a scholarship from the 602. I was working on my Private at the time and I used that scholarship toward my Associate Degree in Aviation Science at the Schenectady County Community College. I am writing to fill you in on the past few years and to express my incredible thanks to you and the rest of the Adirondack Chapter 602.
After SCCC I went on to the Florida Institute of Technology for my Bachelors Degree in Aerospace Engineering and returned to New York as a flight instructor in 2010. Shortly after, I achieved the goal I had been working toward when I was hired by Boeing to work in Seattle writing maintenance procedures for the 747. Several months ago I was hired into the Flight Test Engineering program for commercial airplanes. I have since had the unique opportunity to fly on massive test aircraft such as the 787 and the 747-8. I am using my experience to confirm the safety and reliability of the world’s best airliners and I would not be where I am today without the support of my family and the support of you all in the EAA Chapter 602.
Thank you. I am very grateful for the effort your organization puts forth to support and advance the education of our nation’s student pilots. I have come so far and still have a very bright future ahead of me. If there is ever anything I can do to reciprocate the support you have shown, please do not hesitate to ask.
Please share my gratitude with the members of the 602.
Flight Test Engineering Operations
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