EAA Chapter 1345

High Desert Flyers, Bend, Oregon

About Us

Welcome to our Chapter


Whether you fly, build, restore or simply enjoy airplanes and aviation, you are welcome to attend our events and join our chapter. We are a group of aviation enthusiasts, aircraft builders, and pilots who get together with like minded people to share ideas, exchange information, encourage safety, serve the local aviation community and have a lot of fun doing so. Please come to our next meeting or event as our guest.


  • To host aviation opportunities, meetings, and events which serve the community through education, safety, and service
  • To share flight experiences with those interested in order to improve pilot safety and performance proficiency
  • To share the education, science, and enjoyment of recreational flying with members of the community
  • To share personal aircraft with those interested in learning about airplanes
  • To help people to better understand the many facets of aviation
  • To encourage people to fly, maintain airplanes appropriately, and be safe
  • To help people better understand aircraft systems through work on kit aircraft with experienced builders
  • To stimulate interest in understanding flight, FAA regulations, and aircraft operations
  • To provide a means to share knowledge of aviation and flying through regular meetings, a newsletter, and special events


EAA Chapter 1345 Officers

  • President -  Chris Wallace
  • Vice President -  Thomas Wright
  • Secretary -  Jeff Stolasz
  • Treasurer - Joel Haynes
  • Young Eagles & Eagles Coordinator - Thomas Wright
  • Newsletter Editor - Debbie Wallace
  • Membership Coordinator -  Faye Phillips
  • Webmaster -  Steve Gette

Have a question or comment?  

Feel free to drop us an email of give us a call

Email: highdesertflyers1345@gmail.com

Phone: Chris Wallace, President 541-728-3061 (Google Voice auto translate if no answer)

Mailing address: PO Box 6732, Bend, OR 97706

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HighDesertFlyers 

About EAA

Our chapter is part of the worldwide network of EAA chapters. EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world's most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA's 170,000 plus members enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. To find out more about EAA and our programs and services, please visit our home page at EAA.org.

EAA 1345
President: Chris Wallace
Contact: 541-728-3061 | highdesertflyers1345@gmail.com
Meetings: Every 2nd Wednesday 6:30 PM
ROBERTSON HANGAR Bend Builders Assist
BEND, OR 97701

Programs: Young Eagles, Eagle Flights, Ray Aviation Scholarship
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