Chapter 228 - Mesa, Arizona

Learn - Build - Fly

Welcome to Chapter 228 in Mesa, Arizona

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.



EAA Chapter 228 is pleased to announce that in conjunction with the Ray Foundation, we were able to provide a flight training scholarship to Jayden Hancock. See more details on our Ray Scholarship page.


Dubbed “The World’s Largest Airshow,” thousands of pilots celebrated a spectacular week of all things aviation during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 25 to August 1.  

For the second year in a row, a donation by the Boeing Co. offset the entrance fee for youth 18 and under and drove attendance levels for young people to new heights. “Hopefully we got them excited about what’s going on” in aviation and aerospace, Pelton said. He vowed that EAA would “do the 18-and-under forever, as long as I’m here. It’s something we’ll have to do” to keep aviation interest high on the list for young people.



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