Chapter History

Chapter History

December 18, 1979 - Non-profit entity established in Georgia as West Central Georgia Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc.

February 6, 1980 - EAA Charter issued

March 1994 - Hosted EAA's B-17G Aluminum Overcast

November 1, 2002 - Recognized as "Earnie Shelton Day" by City Proclamation and airport road named Earnie Shelton Drive

February 14, 2009 - Past Chapter President Earnie Shelton enshrined in the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

February 16, 2010 - Chapter re-activated

June 29, 2011 - First Chapter website established

July 15, 2011- First issue of Hangar 13 News

February 2, 2012 - Name changed to Chattahoochee Valley EAA Chapter 677, Inc.

April 24, 2012 - First Air Academy Scholarship awarded to Jerad Lewak

May 22, 2012 - Hangar 13 agreement signed

October 27, 2012 - Flew 500th Young Eagle of the year

June 27, 2013 - First meeting in hangar 13 space

May 1, 2014 - Hosted EAA's Ford Tri-motor

April 9, 2016 - Dedication of Airport Observation Deck built by Young Eagle Jerad Lewark

August 6, 2016 - First annual Post-Oshkosh BBQ

October 26, 2016 - CSG Proclamation recognizing chapter's support of General Aviation at CSG

May 4, 2017 - Awarded Section 501 (c) (3) status by the Internal Revenue Service

October 10, 2017 - Hosted EAA's B-17G Aluminum Overcast

March 5, 2019 - Received 9 out of 10 on Chapter Recognition Program (Top 4% of 869 chapters)

March 6, 2019 - Awarded Ray Scholarship Grant

June 28, 2019 - Awarded first Ray Scholarship to Lily Busenbark

November 22, 2019 - Ray Scholar Lily Busenbark Soloed

 

 

Aluminum Overcast 1994

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