Welcome to EAA Chapter
This web site was last edited November 2, 2015
The 2015 Christmas
Join us for the
annual Christmas Party at Bernardi's North on December 12, Cocktails
at 6:00 pm and Dinner at 7:00 Menu will be family style
Chapter 563 serves EAA members in the Greater Peoria, ILLinois Area
What is EAA?........
The Experimental Aircraft
Association is an organization that promotes all forms of
It was started in 1953 by a group of individuals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
who were interested in building their own airplanes. Through the
decades, the organization expanded its mission to include
antique and classic aircraft,
warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, ultralights,
helicopters and commercially manufactured aircraft.
This organization brings people together
with an interest in recreational aviation, facilitating social interaction
and information sharing between aviation enthusiasts. Many of the services
that EAA offers provide valuable support resources for those that wish
develop and improve various skills related to aircraft construction and
restoration, piloting, aviation safety, and aviation education.
EAA is a national organization with local
chapters all over the world. Information is shared through various
publications, chapter newsletters, websites, air shows, and numerous other
You don't have to be a pilot or aircraft
owner to be a member of EAA. You can find different ways to fulfill your
aviation interest, whether it's in participating in
EAA's Young Eagles (that has reached a goal of giving one
million kids an airplane ride) or visiting the world's premier aviation
event . . .
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.