Welcome to

Sierra Chapter 403

Experimental Aircraft Assn.


ALL CHAPTER ACTIVITIES, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BOARD MEETINGS, HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED THROUGH THE END OF APRIL BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Board meetings will continue for the foreseeable future. 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: Mar 25, 2020 – IMC Forum: The monthly IMC Forum will be held at the Chapter House on the 4th Wednesday of each month. This month’s meeting will be held on March 25th at 6 pm. In addition to Chapter members, the forum is open to the public aviation community at large. If you have any questions, please contact Tim Row at tim.a.rowe@gmail.com.

Mar 30, 2020 – Board Meeting: Board meetings are normally on the last Monday of the month and, accordingly, the next Board meeting is scheduled for March 30, 6 pm at the Chapter House. All Chapter members are invited to attend the Board meetings.

CANCELED: Apr 1, 2020 – Monthly General Meeting: The next general meeting will be Wed, Apr 1st.  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 . . . . .

CANCELED: Apr 19, 2020 – Movie Night: The next movie night will be Sunday, April 19. Pizza and selected “shorts” begin at 6 pm and the movie begins approximately 6:30 pm. The movie will be Hotshots, starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes and Valeria Golino. The movie is a comedy and is a parody of Top Gun and other popular movies in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers. With the coronavirus changing our lives, we can all probably use a good laugh!

Future movies scheduled:

  • 17 May………………………Battle of Midway
  • 14 June………………………Island in the Sky
  • 19 July……………………….Wings of Eagles
  • 16 August……………………Flying Tigers
  • 20 September………………Jonathan Livingston Seagull
  • 18 October…………………..Dive Bomber

SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION: May 9, 2020 – Young Eagle Flights: The next scheduled Young Eagle Event will be Saturday, May 9, 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 9, 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