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 that 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

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Service Areas

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Virginia

National Capital Region, Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.

ruling year

1997

President since 2014

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Danny Miller

Vice President since 2014

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Sande Miller-Long

Keywords

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Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland

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Also Known As

EAA 186

EIN

54-1601733

 Number

4647215756

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

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

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Overview

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

Programs

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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

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Virginia

National Capital Region, Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.

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.

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NATIONAL CAPITAL CHAPTER 186 INC EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION

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President

Danny Miller

Vice President

Sande Miller-Long

STATEMENT FROM THE President

"We are a 501(c)3 non-profit, all volunteer, 230+ member community of passionate aviation enthusiasts & builders (over 100 aircraft) promoting and supporting recreational flying since 1963.
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Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Danny Miller

EAA 186

Term: Jan 2014 - Dec 2017

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