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Young Eagles Rally
Next Rally: September 8, 2018
It's summer time and we are now holding a Young Eagles rally the second Saturday of each month. Our next rally is September 8, 2018. 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 July 14, 2018. We have photo galleries and reports for all our other rallies held during 2000 through 2018, all of which can be found on our main Young Eagles page. The full rally schedule for year 2018 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:

  • August 23 - Cruise-In/Fly-In
  • August 27 - Monthly meeting and cookout starting at 6:00 pm
  • August 30 - Cruise-In/Fly-In
  • September 8 - Young Eagles Rally
  • October 10 - Airport Open House

Minute Man Air Field Open House On Saturday October 14 for 9 am to 4 pm Minute Man Air Field held an open house with lots of activities throughout the day. Included will be our monthly Young Eagles rally, a cookout at noon, aircraft on display, a 5K run on the runway, kids activities and much more. See the flyer for details.

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

EAA Chapter 196 2018 Myricks Fly-In: Our chapter's annual fly-in to Myricks Airport in Berkley is scheduled for Sunday, September 16, 2018. 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 2017 event.

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

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Please send news and updates to Nels Anderson at [email protected]

Last Updated August 17, 2018