Thanks for visiting Chapter 168 in Dallas, Texas
We are an association of people in the Dallas area who have a broad interest in aviation, including factory certified and home-built aircraft. Many of our members have built and fly their own aircraft. Chapter 168 is very active and plans several events each month for our members. Our monthly chapter meeting, held on the first Tuesday of each month, features an aviation speaker. Our meetings are open to the public and we welcome guests. Please check the event calendar for the next meeting time and date. We hope to see you there!
The Ray Aviation Scholarship Fund is a scholarship program that is supported by the Ray Foundation, managed by EAA, and administered through the EAA Chapter network. Through the generous support of the Ray Foundation, EAA will provide up to $10,000 to deserving youths for their flight training expenses, totaling $1,000,000 in scholarships annually.
EAA Chapter 168 was approved to administer the 2021 Ray Aviation Scholarship program in March and the chapter BOD nominated Julian Brown-Griffin for the scholarship in April.
Julian submitted his scholarship application to the Ray Aviation Foundation at the end of April that was approved for the $10,000.00 scholarship grant in early May. Once Julian was approved for the scholarship, a meeting was set to review the Ray Aviation scholarship requirements with all the individuals that would be involved in his flight training. At the end of the meeting the ‘Ray Aviation Scholarship Training Agreement’ was signed by all the participants; scholarship student, flight instructor, chapter scholarship coordinator and
Since that time, Julian has already had several training flights and has logged 2.8 flight hours with his instructor. He is also studying for his FAA private pilot written test.
- Monday, October 11 – 6:00pm Board of Directors Meeting. This BOD meeting will be online.
- Tuesday, November 2 – 7:00pm. Chapter Meeting. The planned subject for this month will be a discussion with our Tech Counselors. This will be a hybrid meeting, being held in person and also on Zoom. This meeting will be held at Rising Aviation High School,15506 Wright Brothers Dr., Addison TX 75001. (MAP)
- Monday, November 8 – 6:00pm Board of Directors Meeting. This BOD meeting will be online.
- Tuesday, December 7 – 5:30pm. Chapter Christmas Party. The EAA Chapter 168 Christmas Party will be on Tuesday, December 7th at theOutback Steakhouse in Plano. Please make your reservations with our Treasurer, Sam Cooper We will want a solid reservation head count to allow us to properly setup the dining room. Last minute reservations, or changes are possible. Tickets are $20 per person and can be paid at the event, or ahead of time at the November 2 Chapter Meeting. If you have paid ahead of time for the party, and are not able to attend, we can refund your money.
Please refer to the calendar and newsletter for other events.
EAA Chapter Videos
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