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Southern Nevada EAA Chapter 1300
3500 Executive Terminal Drive
Suite 285
Henderson, NV 89052

Dedicated to Preserving Sport Aviation, Fostering Aviation Education, Promoting Aviation Safety, Encouraging Young Eagles Flights, and Experimental Aircraft Building in Southern Nevada.

Chapter Meetings

Chapter meetings are usually held at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month in the main downstairs conference room at the Henderson Executive Airport. Meetings are open to the public.

We also usually enjoy an informal dinner at 5:00 p.m. for anyone who wishes to join us. The location is the Black Mountain Grill, 11021 S. Eastern Ave in Henderson.

February, 2020 Meeting Location Change

We will be holding our February, 2020 Chapter 1300 meeting at the house of Norm Cruz because he has an airplane project to examine. Dinner beforehand will be at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza and Grill, which is not far from his home.

Meeting Date: February 12, 2020
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Address: 6320 Woodstock Court, Las Vegas, NV 89118
Home: (702) 873-9332
Cell: (702) 985-4171

Dinner start time: 5:00 PM
Location: Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza and Grill
7345 Arroyo Crossing Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Norm is building a Thatcher CX5. It is a two seat tandem sport aircraft and has a VW-based Revmaster 2200 engine. We look forward to seeing everybody there!

Congratulations to our 2020/2021 Officers and Directors!

  • Robert Jones, President
  • Howard Curtis, Vice President
  • Norman Cruz, Secretary
  • Ralph Millard, Treasurer
  • Roger Hansen, Director
  • Kathleen Jones, Director
  • Erich Trombley, Director

Chapter Christmas Party Wednesday, December 4th

WHAT: EAA Christmas dinner
WHEN: December 4th from 5:30 social, 6pm dinner
WHERE: Las Vegas National Golf Club, 1911 E. Desert Inn Rd,Las Vegas, NV
DINNER: Buffet Style, Prime Rib Carved to Order, Broiled Salmon, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans, Rolls, Holiday Dessert
PRICE: $38 dollars for members, $40 dollars for non-members, CASH BAR
SPEAKER: Bill Veil
TOPIC: 35 Years of Flying Helicopters from Vietnam to the National Guard and the Border Patrol. Bill also has 13,600 hours of Single Engine time. That's a lot of slow circling without autopilot or air conditioning!

October 9th Meeting

WHAT: EAA 1300 October BBQ & Potluck!
WHEN: Wednesday, October 9th 2019 @ 5:30pm
WHERE: Henderson Executive Airport – Hanger G5
There will be someone at the Gate, or Call and we’ll let you in!
Kathryne & Robert: (702) 496-8314

COMMENTS: It’s Bring Your Own Meat (Or anything you’d like to Grill), and a “Potluck Style” Side-Dish to share. Non-Alcoholic Beverages will be provided. Bringing extra chairs is always appreciated!

There will be a couple builds on Display (including Robert's RV)! Come out, Bring your friends and Family, and enjoy a BBQ with the group!


November will be elections for new Board Members! …Get your Nominations in now! Currently, we have Nominations for:
President: Robert Jones
Vice President: Howard Curtis
Secretary: Norman Cruz
Treasurer: Ralph Millard
Director1: Kathleen Jones
Director2: Roger Hansen
Director3: Erich Trombley
…Send us an Email and let us know who you want see on the board!

CHRISTMAS PARTY SPEAKER: Save The Date (Wednesday, December 4th)!!!
Bill Veil – Helicopter Pilot for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
He will be speaking about his experience flying Helicopters throughout his career and in ICE. Get your tickets as soon as they go on sale!

May 8th Meeting

The May 8th, 2019 meeting will NOT be held in our usual location. Instead, it will be held at the home of Robert and Kathleen Jones, 4140 Badura Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89118. We will gathering at around 5:30 PM, firing up the grill at 5:45 PM, and eating around 6:00 PM. The chapter will be providing hamburgers and brats with all the fixings, plus potato salad, deviled eggs, dessert, soda, water, and chips. Although the wings and tail of their RV-10 project have already been moved to the hangar, they will still have the fuselage in the garage which now has the avionics package in it and it is running. If you can, please bring chairs. As always, this meeting is open to the public, for anyone who enjoys airplanes!


Again this year, EAA Chapter 1300 will be providing free airplane rides for all kids between the ages of 8 and 17 years old.
  • May 25, 2019 at the Henderson airport. (Click here and here for maps and directions!)
  • October 12, 2019 at Pahrump
  • The rides are being provided by our chapter pilots as a method of introducing young people to the wonders of flight. It’s our effort to broaden these youngster's minds to the future that is there for them in the aeronautical field The cost for the ride is zero. The pilots are offering their time, fuel, and aircraft free of any charge. Normally, each ride will last about 15 to 20 minutes. A parent or guardian must accompany the future pilot to sign the necessary permission forms. Check-ins will begin at 8:00 AM and end at 12:00 noon.

    April 10th Meeting

    The April 10th, 2019 meeting will NOT be held in our usual location. Instead, it will be held at the Boulder City airport, in Brian Walker's hangar (TW1-34, in Building 11). The goal is to see four newly-finished airplane projects! Mark DuLaney will be manning the East gate (by the cemetary) to let people in who don't have a gate card. As always, this meeting is open to the public, for anyone who enjoys airplanes!

    Dinner will be at the FOX smokehouse BBQ at 1007 Elm St in Boulder City. Reservations have been made for 20 folks at 5pm.

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