Welcome to

Sierra Chapter 403

Experimental Aircraft Assn.


SOME CHAPTER ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Board meetings, Friday lunches and movie nights will continue for the foreseeable future with observance of social distancing and the wearing of face masks. Normally, Chapter members are welcome to physically attend the board meetings. During this critical phase of the pandemic, non-board members are encouraged to submit their questions and input via email to David Baird. Please visit this page frequently for updates to this temporary change in Chapter activities.


To Encourage, Inspire, Motivate, Teach, and Train individuals, so that the aviation challenge of the future can be met with Skill, Talent, and Knowledge.


CANCELED: Aug 5, 2020 – Monthly General Meeting: The next general meeting will be Wed, Aug 5th.  There will be a potluck dinner at 6 pm and the general business meeting will be at 6:45 pm.  Bring a dish and enjoy the great food and the camaraderie of your fellow members. After the brief business discussion, our featured speaker at approximately 7:00 pm will be . . . . .

Aug 16, 2020 – Movie Night: The next movie night will be Sunday, August 16th. Pizza and selected “shorts” begin at 5:30 pm and the movie begins approximately 6:00 pm. The movie will be Wings of Eagles, starring John Wayne, Dan Dailey and and Maureen O’Hara. The film is a tribute to Fred “Spig” Wead from his friend, director John Ford, and was based on Wead’s article “We Plaster the Japs”, published in a 1944 issue of The American Magazine.

Future movies scheduled:

  • 20 September………………Flying Tigers
  • 18 October…………………Jonathan Livingston Seagull
  • 15 November………………Dive Bomber

Aug 26, 2020 – IMC Forum: The monthly IMC Forum will be held on the last Wednesday of each month. This month’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 26th at 6 pm. In addition to Chapter members, the forum is open to the public aviation community at large.

Aug 31, 2020 – Board Meeting: Board meetings are normally on the last Monday of the month and, accordingly, the next Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 31, 6 pm at the Chapter House. All Chapter members are invited to attend the Board meetings. Until further notice, attendance will require wearing a breathing mask and proper social distancing.

SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION: October 10, 2020 – Young Eagle Flights: The next scheduled Young Eagle Event will be Saturday, October 10, at 0730, Carson City airport. For timely reminders and last minute updates, you may expect communication from the dedicated email: n.nv.young.eagles@gmail.com.  If you want to receive such communication and you are not in the “receiving” group, send an email to that dedicated account with the subject “Add”.  A pancake breakfast will be held concurrent with all scheduled Young Eagles flights.

SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION: October 10, 2020 – Pancake Breakfast: It’s the second Saturday of the month and that means “pancake breakfast” at the Chapter House. Breakfast is served from around 8 am to around 10 am and is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under age 18. Breakfast includes all the pancakes and eggs one can eat, a helping of bacon or sausage, orange juice, coffee and bottled water.

EAA Sierra Chapter 403 is a group of pilots, aircraft builders, and aviation enthusiasts dedicated to promoting general aviation.

Our mission is to encourage, motivate, and educate individuals so that the aviation challenges of tomorrow can be met with skill, talent and knowledge.

EAA 403 is located on the Carson City airport (KCXP) west of the terminal building on the south side of the airport.

Drop in and visit us when you are in the area. Carson City is the Capitol of Nevada, located between Reno and Lake Tahoe.

Check our Calendar of events to see when our next events are scheduled.

Our Address:

Sierra Chapter 403 EAA
2500 East College Parkway
Suite 403
Carson City, NV 89706