Chapter News

Earlier this month, Truckee EAA flew 43 Young Eagles. Over a dozen local EAA members volunteered to introduce local youths, eight through 17, to aviation by providing free introductory flights. While exhilarating for the Young Eagles, this is much more than a joy-ride; it is an introduction to many...

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Good bye 2020

Good bye 2020

As this simply awful year comes to a close and with it the passing of Norm Moentman it has caused me to reflect on some of our members who have "gone west".

Here is a little history on EAA1073:

Back in 1995 we needed 10 people to pay $100 each to bring an EAA chapter to Truckee Tahoe and I was one of them. At that time I was running our airshow along with working nearly 7 days a week so I was not interested in a board position.

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We always welcome new members, but maybe not this one.

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U2 practice

U2 practice

Sometimes you are lucky enough to be passing by the airport to see some military assets using KTRK for high altitude training. While driving down 267 I saw a plane on crosswind thinking to myself that can't be what I think it is.

Turned off and watched a dual cockpit U2 make a low pass at our airport.

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