EAA Chapter 524


Chapter Videos

EAA 524 SPRING PICNIC - 23 April 2023; A fabulous potluck cookout, chapter awards, Young Eagle and Eagle flights were all part of the festivities. Last but not least was a flight on the much documented RV-10 to Martinsburg and back.


AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE - 06  April  2023 - Chapter meeting presentation by Tom Young; a recognized expert when it comes to maintaining aircraft.


EAA 524 CESSNA RECOVERY - Nov 25 thru Dec 3, 2022; Video short of chapter members recovering an abandoned and lonely Cessna 150; thus beginning a new adventure for the mechanically aviation enthusiast.


JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE UPDATE - 01 Dec 2022; Speaker  Tom Comeau discusses some of the challenges, expectations and surprises the JWST unveils of the Hidden Universe.


VANS RV-6A BATTERY POWERED TUG - 02 Oct 2022 This is a homemade tug for the Vans RV-6A that Dan Morris designed and made after looking at several other Youtube videos . . . 



Here is an overview of these flying programs with risk management, aircraft performance, as well as tips and tricks for the Explore Maryland by Air and Virginia Aviation Ambassador programs. Included in the presentation are the following handouts:

VA MD Flight Worksheet

MD Public Use Airports - stamp locations

VA Public Use Airports - stamp locations


RV 10 FIRST FLIGHT - Maiden flight of the the RV 10 experimental aircraft at Frederick Municipal Airport on July 4, 2022.


RV 10 - ENGINE TEST - 31 May 2022; build team and EAA Chapter 524 members gathered to watch and lend a hand during the engine and brake test operation.


CONDITION INSPECTIONS WITH AN A&P - 05 May 2022; Mr. Walt monk shares his experience as an A&P and goes over options in doing an annual condition inspection.


EAA240 TO KFDK2 - 30 April 2022; EAA240 Fly out to Frederick MD for lunch and to meet-up with local Chapter 524. Good times had by all! Enjoy EAA240 video.


SPRING COOK OUT 2022 EAA CHAPTER 524 - 02 April 2022; Chapter members, family and friends gather at the hanger for food, fun and flight.


FLYING THE BLACKBIRD - 03 March 2022; Colonel Buz Carpenter shares what it was like to fly one of the fastest aircraft ever developed. Learn the details about this marvel of engineering. FUN FACTS PDF


THE HIDDEN UNIVERSE AWAITS - 03 Feb 2022; Tom Comeau touches on his personal experience with the James Webb Space Telescope and ignites our imagination with the possibilities of new celestial discoveries. “The hidden Universe awaits: Aligning the optics of the James Webb Space Telescope”


MADSEN SOLO - 2021 Ray Aviation Scholarship Award Recipient for EAA Chapter 524 achieves first solo at Frederick Municipal Airport, Maryland, 10 December 2021.


RV10 BUILD TEAM - 2021 June 17; Focus was on the motor tonight and it was a great experience for everyone.


RV10 BUILD TEAM - 2021 June 15; It's been a month and the plane is really taking shape.


RV 10 COME HOME - May 15, 2021; RV 10 returns from Virginia and is moved into its new home hangar.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 01 May 2021; Work continues on the wings. Our young eagle continues his hands-on learning, working with metal, fabrication, fit, finish and home-builds.


EAA 524 Spring Picnic 2021 - 17 April 2021; Two young eagles took advantage of the gathering and everyone was delighted to be out on the tarmac with family and friends.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 10 April 2021; Time to work on the wings while the plane is out getting the avionics installed. So much room in the hangar!


RV 10 MOVES OUT - 03 April 2021; wrapped up and loaded to ship for avionics; wings are brought in for additional work.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 20 March 2021; window work continues and epoxy is applied; visit from Veteran Affairs representative.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 13 March 2021; time to put in the windows; weather is wonderful and starting to see some youths back in action.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 06 March 2021; excitement builds, the plane is taking shape and will soon be ready to send for avionic work.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 21 February 2021; snow is still visible at the airport but work has continued to progress on the RV 10.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 30 January 2021


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 16 January 2021


RV 10 BUILD TEAM - 02 January 2021; group-build session uncrate the motor and begin the install process.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM -  17 September 2020; group- build session continues work on the tunnel and prepares final metal skin application.


RV 10 BUILD TEAM  - 29 August 2020; group-build session sees some new faces and return favorites. Making progress!


RV 10 BUILD TEAM  - 22 August 2020; group-build session for an RV-10 aircraft continues.


EAA 524 SPORT FLYERS -  2019 Ray Aviation Scholarship Award Recipient makes one last visit to the hangar before leaving for college, Summer 2020.


FIRST FLIGHT - Pilots, Tom Young and Gerard Blake braved the February skies over Frederick, Maryland, with the newly restored 1946 Piper Cub, 22 Feb. 2020.


BUZZARD SOLO - 2019 Ray Aviation Scholarship Award Recipient for EAA Chapter 524 achieves first solo at Frederick Municipal Airport, Maryland, 08 January 2020.


CUB TAXI TEST - First taxi test of the nearly ready J-3 Cub, 03 December 2019.


CUB'S 2ND ENGINE START - As part of its airworthiness inspection, the engine was started and run for the second time. It did both just fine, 17 November 2019.


CUB'S 1ST ENGINE STARTFirst start of overhauled engine in the restored Cub, 06 November 2019.


CUB PROJECT WORK SESSIONFrederick Sport Flyers find time to teach as the Chapter's Cub Project is nears completion, 14 October 2019.


BALLOON BURNER DEMOPatrick Smith of Tailwinds Over Frederick demonstrates the two burner modes during his presentation at EAA Chapter 524's picnic and meeting, 07 October 2016.


ALUMINUM OVERCASTB-17 flight operations during the EAA tour stop at Frederick, MD., 18 October, 2014. 


T-28 - 12 May 2014.


FORD TRI-MOTOR OPERATIONSFord Tri-Motor EAA Tour Stop, Frederick Maryland, 26 September 2013.

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