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Young Eagles Rally
Next Rally: September 13, 2014
Our Young Eagles rally season for 2014 continues with the next rally to be held on Saturday, September 13 from 9 am until noon. For more information on the program, 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 August 9, 2014. We have photo galleries and reports for all our other rallies held during 2000 through 2014, all of which can be found on our main Young Eagles page. The full rally schedule for year 2014 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 25 - Monthly meeting/cookout
  • September 13 - Next Young Eagles rally
  • September 21 - Annual Fly-In At Myricks

EAA Chapter 196 2014 Myricks Fly-In: Our chapter's annual fly-in to Myricks Airport in Berkley will be held Sunday, September 21, 2014. 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 2013 event. Andy Goldstein provided a second photo gallery here.

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 August 26, 2014