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Young Eagles Rally
Next Rally: Spring 2017
Our final Young Eagles rally for 2016 was held Saturday November 12. We will start monthly rallies again in the spring. For more details, visit our Young Eagles page.
EAA Chapter 196 is the Central Massachusetts chapter of the EAA. The chapter meets once a month at the Minute Man Air Field (6B6) in Stow, Massachusetts and holds other activities on a regular basis.

Young Eagles: The Young Eagles program offers free airplane rides to children between the ages of 8 and 17. Chapter 196 holds Young Eagle rallies each month usually on the second Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon (weather permitting).

Want to see what a Young Eagles Rally looks like? Here is a photo gallery of our most recent rally, held November 12, 2016. We have photo galleries and reports for all our other rallies held during 2000 through 2016, all of which can be found on our main Young Eagles page. The full rally schedule for year 2016 is available there too.

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Meetings: Club meetings are held on the last Monday of each month year round at 7:00 p.m. somewhere on the airport property, Minute Man Air Field on Boxboro Road in Stow, MA. During the summer months we usually substitute a cookout for the meetings; these cookouts start at 6:00 p.m.

Events Of Interest: A list of local events of interest to chapter members and other pilots is available here. The full list is on the events page, but here are the next few:

  • January 30 -- Monthly meeting

Wings & Wheels Cruise-In/Fly-In: Cruise-in or fly-in to Minute Man Air Field Thursdays from June 2 through August 25 (except July 7), from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Donations to benefit local and international Rotary service projects. Contact for more information.

EAA Chapter 196 2016 Myricks Fly-In: Our chapter's annual fly-in to Myricks Airport in Berkley was held Sunday, September 18, 2016. This is an official chapter event and a lot of fun, an easy going fly-in at a grass airport where we supply the burgers and hotdogs. Download the official flyer here. Here is a photo gallery of the 2016 event.

Yahoo Group: Want to keep up with the latest Chapter happenings? Then sign up for our Yahoo Group, which allows you to send and receive group emails. Sign up here.

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Last Updated January 20, 2017