EAA Chapter 12

Houston, TX @ Ellington Spaceport

Current News


April Gathering.

Our Next Chapter Gathering will be Thursday 13 May at the Lonestar flight museum @7pm. Our virtual guest speaker will be Steve Sennett of RPX Technologies, who will discuss their product, the DynaVibe an advanced dynamic propeller balancer which help keep the bad vibs out of your aircraft. our VMC Club will follow shortly there after. Looking forward to seeing you again or for the first time.

Although we mostly meet at Lone Star Flight Museum (LSFM) at Ellington Airport, but sometimes we meet at other locations to provide a more diverse hands-on experience, so please watch the notices carefully.  The Chapter will also have occasional technical and social events on the weekends and other nights.  Feel free to recommend, give or host meetings or events. Immediately following our General Meeting is our monthly VMC Club discussion.

Looking forward to seeing you again and talking about aviation next Thursday or in a future meeting.

New Year - Membership Dues

It is a new year, so Chapter Membership fees are due again. Dues help cover chapter expenses and the bills from Young Eagle rallies. Details on how to join or can be found on the Tab to the left.


Our next Young Eagles Rally will be Saturday 22 May 2021 at the Lone Star Flight Museum. If you would like to volunteer as either as a pilot or ground volunteer, remember that you must be an EAA Member and have completed Youth Protection Training and a Background Check within the past 3 years (to see all the requirements for pilots go to EAA Young Eagles Pilot Guidelines. ) To check when you are due Youth Protection, login into EAA.org and Select "My Account" and "Training Information"  (Note: Ground Volunteers Only – Can Create an EAA.org account to enroll in Youth Protection Training.) 

Parents (or Guardians) will be able to sign up their Young Eagles (ages 8-17) for a free flight at YEDay.org. Registration will begin 22 April 2021.

Volunteers should also create an account at YEDay.org and “Sign Up” for the event.


Future Gatherings:.

 June 10th, 7 PM @ LSFM

The FAA Safety Team (FAAST) will be back with a current aviation topic and a special presentation (Wright Brothers Award) to one of our members. 

 July 8th, 7PM TBD

 August 12th, 7PM @LSFM, Recap of AirVenture 2021 News and Highlights.



The VMC club meeting will be immediately after the chapter meeting. Please feel free to join us as I am sure we will have another lively discussion around this month's video topic.

Upcoming “Local” Events

The Lone Star Flight Museum has reopened as a part of Texas' phased approach with periodic cleaning/sanitizing and the hands-on experiences and exhibits will not be available. Full details are listed on their website. 



As noted in prior e-mails, the aviation professional shortage is a real thing and recruiters are looking for people be on the lookout if you are interested.  We will advise as we get any leads, but please forward us if you are looking for people!


Please send your current projects to president@eaa12.org. We'd like to get a current list of all Chapter members' projects.

If you have any aviation items to sell please send me a simple pdf document to president@eaa12.org with a description and your contact info so we can add it to this section.  We will post it here for 3 months unless you contact us requesting it to be extended or removed.

Home on the Airport:
We are selling our home and hanger at RWJ and would like to find a pilot buyer
Address is 4214 Seneca Dr Beach city
google the address will bring up all the listings
John Binns

Van's RV-6A (1995), $50k O320 160 HP, 1720 hours, relatively new cyls 3 & 4. Garmin G5 and 496, MGL V6 comm, Garmin 82 ADSB-out, Trio pilot autopilot and more... Contact Carl at: EXCBSAFETY@gmail.com


Do you have a project where you need some extra volunteer help or just want to convey some knowledge, let us know and we can put out a call.


Please send us your airplane/project/flying photos, your news, for-sales, and other items of interest to Chapter 12 members and friends. For events or news, please advise at least two weeks in advance so we can get it in the general news e-mail.

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