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Chapter 17

Experimental Aircraft Association

Knoxville, Tennessee

Experience the Thrill of WWII-era Flight

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 23-25, 2020

McGee-Tyson Airport  |  Knoxville, TN

Details Coming Soon!

Both the B-17G and B-25 bomber has a remarkable story. One filled with daring missions and personal sacrifice.

You’re now invited to relive that story on a historic flight aboard the EAA’s beautifully restored B-17 Flying Fortress, Aluminum Overcast and the B-25 Mighty Mitchell.

More than just restored airplanes, these are living history that hold a remarkable connection to the past and are among the most iconic images of World War II.

Today, these aircraft serve as a tribute to those known as the greatest generation: the bold men and women who built and served on the heavy bombers in the 1940s.

Relive the story.  Join the flight.

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Check Out Our 2020 Newsletters

January 2020

CHAPTER 17 TODAY

We are a group of aviation enthusiasts from East Tennessee, and are affiliated with the Experimental Aircraft Association, based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Founded more than 60 years ago, Chapter 17 has been serving the homebuilding, kit building and recreational aviation interests of the East Tennessee community. The chapter also has an active Young Eagles activity with the primary mission of fostering the same love of flying in the youth of our community.
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OUR HISTORY

For a more complete History of the Chapter created by our long-time member Don Miller, click below.

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Young Eagles Flight Knoxville

OUR BOARD MEMBERS

George Douglas

George Douglas, President
Email:  president@eaa17.org

Ken strong

Ken Strong, 1st Vice President
Email:  vicepresident@eaa17.org

Steve Wickizer, 2nd Vice President & Membership Chairman

vicepresident@eaa17.org

John Haynes, Treasurer
Email:  treasurer@eaa17.org

John Haynes, Treasurer
Email:  treasurer@eaa17.org

Gary Picou, Secretary & Publisher
Email:  secretary@eaa17.org, publisher@eaa17.org 

Gary Picou, Secretary & Publisher
Email:  secretary@eaa17.org, publisher@eaa17.org

Jerry Depew, Newsletter Editor
Email:  newsletter@eaa17.org

Jerry Depew, Newsletter Editor
Email:  newsletter@eaa17.org

Jim Auman, Tech Counselor
Email:  techcounselor@eaa17.org

Jim Auman, Tech Counselor
Email:  techcounselor@eaa17.org

Max Burnett, Tech Counselor
Email:  techcounselor@eaa17.org

Max Burnett, Tech Counselor
Email:  techcounselor@eaa17.org

Marvin & Sandy McGraw, Young Eagles Chairpersons
Email:  youngeagles@eaa17.org

Marvin McGraw, Tech Counselor
Email:  techcounselor@eaa17.org

Greg Long, Safety Officer & Board Member
Contact Greg by email: longg6@comcast.net

Greg Long, Safety Officer & Board Member
Contact Greg by email: longg6@comcast.net

Gordon Meyer, Board Member
Contact Gordon by email: glmeyer00@comcast.net

Gordon Meyer, Board Member
Contact Gordon by email: glmeyer00@comcast.net

Sam & Judy Robinson, 2nd Vice President & Program Chairman
Email:  vicepresident@eaa17.org

Sam & Judy Robinson, Boardmembers

email:

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Robert Berlin, Webmaster

Contact Robert by email:  webmaster@eaa17.org

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