Welcome to

Sierra Chapter 403

Experimental Aircraft Assn.


MOST 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.


April 18, 2021 – Movie Night: The next movie night will be Sunday, April 18th and is slated as an unofficial gathering of friends and people interested in aviation. We shall wear face masks and observe social distancing. Pizza and selected “shorts” begin at 5:30 pm and the movie begins approximately 6:00 pm. The April 18th movie will be THUNDER OVER RENO. This movie is a 2008 dramatization of the life challenges of a participant in the unlimited class air racing in Reno.  Torn between big dreams and family loyalties, Butch joins Pete after an argument about his plans with his father. Now in Reno, Butch has his hands full with payoffs and various love interests. But Butch’s toughest job might just be staying alive during the final Gold Air Race at 500mph, 50ft off the deck.

Future movies scheduled:

  • 16 May…………………….Flying Leathernecks
  • 13 June……………………Fighter Squadron
  • 18 July…………………….The Great Waldo Pepper
  • 15 August…………………The War Lover
  • 19 September…………….The Aviator (Chris Reeves)
  • 17 October………………..Hot Shots
  • 21 November……………..No Island In The Sky
  • 19 December……………..The High And The Mighty

April 26, 2021 – Board Meeting: Board meetings are normally on the last Monday of the month and, accordingly, the next Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, Apr 26th, 6 pm at the Chapter House. All Chapter members are invited to attend the Board meetings. Until further notice, attendance will require wearing a face mask and proper social distancing.

April 28, 2021 – IMC Forum: The monthly IMC Forum is normally held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Accordingly, the next meeting will be held at the Chapter House on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021, at 6 pm. In addition to Chapter members, the forum is open to the public aviation community at large.

SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION: May 5, 2021 – Monthly General Meeting: The next general meeting will be Wed, May 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 . . . . .

SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION: May 8, 2021 – Young Eagle Flights: The next scheduled Young Eagle Event will be Saturday, May 8, 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: May 8, 2021 – Pancake Breakfast: The next pancake breakfast is on May 8 at the Chapter House. Breakfast will be 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