EAA Chapter 1611 members are a group of aviation enthusiasts of all ages, aircraft builders, and pilots of who get together with like minded people to share ideas, exchange information, encourage safety, learn from each other, serve the local aviation community and have a lot of fun doing so. EAA Chapter 1611 encourages and promotes sport aviation and aeronautical education in Southeastern New York.
EAA Chapter 1611 is located at the Orange County Airport in Montgomery, NY.
Please be our guest! Just come to our next gathering or event and see what we have going on. You don't need to be a pilot or be building an aircraft - Whether you simply enjoy airplanes and aviation, or fly, build, or restore, you are welcome to attend our events and join our Chapter.
Monthly chapter gatherings are the third Thursday of every month at the Orange County Airport pilot lounge. 6:30 p.m. social time, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. chapter gathering.
We welcome all to stop in and see us for a program, presentation, fly-in event, or come talk to us about getting a free Young Eagles flight for the younger folks (8-17), and if you are sincerely interested in aviation and have always wanted to learn to fly, a free EAA Eagle Flight Experience for yourself.
Our chapter exists to:
- Provide opportunities for aviation education and recreation to its members, and to the public
- Benefit the Orange County Airport - KMGJ, and other area general aviation airports
- Promote and grow general and recreational aviation in Orange County, NY
EAA Chapter 1611, Inc. operates as a New York State Not-For-Profit Corporation and is classified by the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt public charity. All or part of any donation or gift (such as cash, tools, parts, aviation projects or other assets) may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please check with your tax advisor.