EAA Calendar of Events




Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 157

Redding, CA

Chapter 157 of the EAA is based at Benton Field, O85, at the north end of the Sacramento Valley. Monthly dinner meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM at our quonset hut clubhouse at Pleasant and South Streets at the northwest corner of the airport.

A Father's Day tradition returns Sunday, June 19th, 2016 from 7 to 2. Aviation Day starts with a great breakfast, served from 7 to 11...pancakes, eggs & ham. $8 for adults; $5 for 5 to 12; under 5 free. There'll be lots of aircraft on display, including CHP airplane & helicopter, PHI & REACH medivac helicopters, a display Huey, military vehicles, cars & much more!. Airplane rides will be available from Benton Air Center & helicopter flights from Air Shasta, If you just want to come out and look around, admission and parking are free. Bring dad and the whole family for the area's biggest aviation event of the year. Presented by Redding EAA Chapter 157, with help from the Mt. Shasta Chapter of the 99's and Benton Air Center.




Our April Young Eagles Event Went Very Well

Nine pilots (8 fixed wing and one rotary wing) flew 107 youngsters. Thanks to everyone who helped make this another great day in aviation.

Pilot's Oath

If you were at the February SSSSEM, you know that Bill Hill presented his Pilot Oath.

Read it here

2016 NorCal Aviation Calendar-Updated

Drone Safety Being Stressed

"Fly Your Drone...But Fly it Safely"

The Drone Safety Seminar Saturday, 1/23, turned out well. In spite of rainy, windy weather, about 70 people attended. Thanks to all of the presenters and attended

Our next Young Eagles event will be the Saturday, April 16. Volunteer pilots and ground personnel are needed. Call Barbara Crooker, 515-7929 

May, 2016 Newsletter

A Nice Article About the 100th SSSSEM

A Little More Info About Us

Have a question or want to know more about us? Email info@eaa157.org

Know your rights if you're detained. Download the checklist.

October 2014 Issue of the CalAero Newsletter from the State's Aeronautics Division

If you'd like to put your piloting skills to use for a worthy cause, click here for a listing of organizations that can use your help

A Great Aviation Weather Map-Get current and historical airport weather information (left-click on airport), TAF's, METARS and more

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Local Classified Ads-Updated 2/13/13


MP3 Audio of WWII Pilots Radio Interview

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Officer Emails:

Jim Bremer, President                                           jim@eaa157.org

Irwin Fust, Vice President                                     irwin@eaa157.org

Paul Gilman, Treasurer                                         paul@eaa157.org

Herb Zuidema, Secretary & Newsletter Editor     herb@eaa157.org