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Date registered: April 25, 2016

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  1. B-17 Volunteer List — October 5, 2017
  2. Youth Working Hard — October 1, 2017
  3. B-17 @ KPDK — September 28, 2017
  4. Snellville Public Safety Night — September 28, 2017
  5. Youth Build & Young Eagles — September 17, 2017

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Oct 05

B-17 Volunteer List

This is the list of volunteers and shifts as I have it currently.  If I have something wrong please email me and let me know  Saturday may be an earlier start. EAA is working on booking a 9:00 AM flight. I will let everyone know. Friday 8:30 AM Richard Blanton Charles (Ron) Childress Randy …

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Oct 01

Youth Working Hard

One of things we should be really proud about is the youth program the chapter has. The youth continue to impress with their ability to learn and the quality of work they turn out under the guidance of the mentors. To see more of what they are doing head on over to

Sep 28

B-17 @ KPDK

EAA 690 will play host ro the EAA’s B-17, Aluminum Overcast, during the Atlanta Warbirds Weekend event at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport during the weekend of October 6-8.  This is a fund raising event for the chapter and we will need volunteers to assist the EAA crew.  The plane will make flights at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and …

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Sep 28

Snellville Public Safety Night

Once again EAA 690 made an appearance at the Snellville Public Safety night event.  Thanks to Chuck Roberts, Maddie Hale, Aldin Skoric, Tre`Vius Laster and of course Heidi for making an appearance and inviting folks to come visit the chapter.

Sep 17

Youth Build & Young Eagles

Saturday was a combined day at EAA 690.  Our monthly Young Eagle rally took place and the chapter flew 62 Young Eagles for the day.  Our thanks to all of the pilots, ground crew and registration volunteers for a wonderful day!!  Some Eagle flights also took place thanks to Bill Bell, John Morgan and Brian …

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Jan 30

Super Bowl Party!!

Let’s Have A Super Bowl Party!! The SuperBowl is this Sunday, February 5th and you may have heard that the Atlanta Falcons will be taking part in the game.  We have proven that we can get the game in the hangar using our 70 inch display.  We will host a Super Bowl party Sunday.  We …

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Oct 04

Maker Faire 2016

EAA Chapter 690 was pleased to participate in the Maker Faire this past weekend.  We had the opportunity to speak to a lot of folks about the programs we have to offer for youth.  There was always a line waiting to sit in Heidi and have Chuck tell them all about her.  My thanks to …

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Aug 16

RV-12 Financial Update

The fuselage for the RV-12 is moving along quite well and it will not be long before we are ready to order the wing kit.  We conceived this idea of building the RV-12 last November and the empennage kit was shipped the latter part of January.  In less than eight months we have made significant …

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Aug 05

A Brief History of the Tuskeegee Airmen

Our guest speaker for the August 6, 1st Saturday in August Aviation Program and Pancake Breakfast will be Ms. Zellie Rainey Orr. Ms Orr, a native of Indianola, MS. Is an award-winning historian, researcher and consultant.  She has championed causes worldwide impacting diversity and inclusion. Her presentation will focus on her involvement with the Tuskeegee …

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Jul 25

Experimental Avionics in you Certified Aircraft

We can now thank the EAA and the AOPA for procuring STC’s that will us to install electronic data displays from both Dynon and Garmin in our certified aircraft. The EAA STC for Dynon carries a $100 price and is available here. For information on the equipment itself you can go the Dynon website. Now …

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