EAA Chapter 75

Quad Cities IA/IL

Volunteer Info

EAA Chapter 75 can always use volunteers that can help out in a number of capacities. Volunteers are needed for many things, but especially:

  • Pilots and ground crew for Young Eagles program
  • Speakers/Presenters for chapter gatherings
  • Hosts for 1st Saturday Coffee and Donuts
  • Authors for The Landings, a chapter newsletter
  • Fly-Out Coordinator
  • EAA AirVenture Emergency Aircraft Repair

EAA Young Eagles:

  • Pilots - They get to take children flying
  • Ground Operations: Assist with parking and directing aircraft
  • Registration - Help children and parents complete the registration forms before their flight and assign them to fly with available pilots
  • Escorts - Escort children safely to and from the aircraft
  • Ground School Instructors - Basic walk-around inspections of a display aircraft to familiarize children with major components of an airplane
  • Certificates - Complete the Young Eagles certificates for presentation following flights
  • Recruiters - Help find children who might be interested in a Young Eagles flight
  • Contact Bob Thomas at rbettendorf@aol.com if you would like to help out


  • Ability to speak in front of a crowd
  • Displays information in the form of a slideshow
  • Contact Jim Skadal at yamahaman7187@aol.com if you would like to be a speaker for one of our monthly meetings

Hosts for 1st Saturday Coffee and Donuts:

  • A location where we can gather is needed
  • Occurs on the 1st Saturday of each month
  • Coffee and donuts are provided by the chapter
  • Contact Jim Skadal at yamahaman7187@aol.com if you would like to host

Authors for The Landings:

  • Become a published author
  • Share your unique experiences, ideas, and talent with the chapter
  • Send your articles to Adam Santic at adam.santic@gmail.com

Fly-Out Coordinator:

  • Determine the destination and purpose of the fly-out
  • After you have selected your fly-out destination, it's time to advertise the event to the chapter
  • Use the chapter email list to share the details concerning the fly-out, including the date, time, location, and departure time
  • Contact Jim Skadal at yamahaman7187@aol.com to become our Fly-Out Coordinator

EAA AirVenture Emergency Aircraft Repair:

  • Volunteers are the heart and soul of EAA AirVenture
  • Give pilots/owners advice on their repair issues
  • Checking out tools to the pilots/owners
  • Contact Craig Olson at CJOlson227@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer 

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