Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics

National Capital Chapter 186 Inc Experimental Aircraft Association

  • Manassas, VA
  • www.eaa186.org

Mission Statement

Aviation Education:  An all volunteer, membership organization which helps promote aviation, especially construction and maintenance of amateur built aircraft, fostering youth aviation education and flying in general.

Main Programs

  1. Chapter House Activities
  2. Outreach event to wounded veterans
  3. Fly-in/Cruise In Festival (Annual)
  4. Young Eagle Program

Sign in or create an account to view revenue data

Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

National Capitol Region, Northern Virginia, and Prince William County, Maryland.

ruling year

1997

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Martin Heller

Keywords

Self-reported

Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland

Sign in or create an account to view Form(s) 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2011.
Register now

EIN

54-1601733

Also Known As

Eaa 186

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (N02)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

We provide free flights to youths, 8-17 years of age as part of the EAA Young Eagles program.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Chapter House Activities

Chapter house program include classes and briefing on building and maintaining aircraft, aviation history, as well as evaluation of other members' projects. The chapter house is used for general monthly meetings, and business meetings. Membership programs also include monthly new letters, membership directories, a lending tool crib, networking of similar aircraft builders, technical and flight advise.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Female Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Budget

4060.00

Program 2

Outreach event to wounded veterans

(New for 2007) Operation VALIENT EAGLE: In support of wounded US Army and Marine veterans, we hosted an aviation event to show these individuals that flying may still be a possibility. Pilots showcase their aircraft and provided rides to our veterans and their families. Civilian pilots with disabilities briefed these veterans as well. The chapter budgeted the funds receive from the 2007 CFC. Almost half the funds went towards the bus transport from Walter Reed Hospital to Warrenton Airport.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Military/Veterans

Budget

2264.00

Program 3

Fly-in/Cruise In Festival (Annual)

Aviation Fly-ins are held each fall and are open to the public. Events are weather dependent and two good Weather days results in almost 800 people attending. Educational programs to teach young adults and parents about aviation. Aircraft of historical importance, as well as factory and homebuilt aircraft are on display. Vintage aircraft (C-54) are sometimes flown into the event (but also serve as money makers for their owners/operators).

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$700.00

Program 4

Young Eagle Program

Young Eagles Program- Conducted 32 events with 29 pilots providing introductory flights for 627 young adults. Pilots donate their aircraft & flight time and burn approximately $23,700 in aviation fuel (cost have risen - 20%). Additionally, grants are given to selected candidates to attend the EAA Air Academy (2). Three additional field trips to aviation museums were arranged and supported by chapter members.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Gays/Lesbians

Budget

1600.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

National Capitol Region, Northern Virginia, and Prince William County, Maryland.

Funding Needs

All funds received go towards Youth Activity, and outreach programs.  Chapter membership dues pay for membership costs, and some rental income pays for our office facility.  We try to offer several pilot pilot grants and Air Academy scholarships based on donations towards these programs.

External Reviews

Source: greatnonprofits.org

The review section is powered by Great Nonprofits

Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

Sign in or create an account to view assets data

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2011
  • Board Chair and Board Members
  • Access to the GuideStar Community
Get all this now for free
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

National Capital Chapter 186 Inc Experimental Aircraft Association

Leadership

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2011
  • Board Chair and Board Members
  • Access to the GuideStar Community
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

Principal Officer

Martin Heller

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Rob Anderson

no affiliation

Term: Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices. Self-reported by organization


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?