EAA Chapter 1218

Willow Springs, MO

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.


Ever Dream of Flying?

If you've ever dreamed about learning to fly, attend this FREE informational meeting that will help you get off to a Flying Start!

*Experience aviation first-hand with a free introductory flight.

*Get practical answers to your questions about learning to fly.

*Discover what you can do with a pilot's certificate.

*Learn about your local EAA chapter, airport, and flight training options.

*Meet other people who share and support your interest in aviation.

Hosted by EAA Chapter 1218, located at 810 Bryan Street, Willow Springs, MO 65793

May 21, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Contact Tom White, Chapter President at 417-233-1218, or email at eaachapter1218@gmail.com with any questions about this event.



Join EAA Chapter 1218 for our annual

Fly-In/Camp-Out held June 10th-12th at Willow Springs, MO (1H5)

A full weekend of aviation fun, fellowship, friends, great food, static displays, spot landings, and live music jams.


Friday 5:30 evening cookout.

Saturday breakfast of pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs.  Deli style lunch, and BBQ evening meal.

Sunday morning breakfast of biscuits and gravy with eggs before 10AM departure.


for more information call 417-233-1218, or email eaachapter1218@gmail.com

Fuel available    NO rain date




Follow Kevin Hoopes' Highlander 998T build on his YouTube channel: Wheels, Wings, & other Cool Things.



Fly-In, Camp-Out 2021

Our chapter Fly-In and Camp-Out was held on June 11-13th. We had good weather and enjoyed a variety of airplanes, parasails, and drone flying.  Area musicians also entertained the crowd on Friday and Saturday nights after the meal. We enjoyed good food, flying (watching others fly), and aviation fellowship.