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Chapter 17

Experimental Aircraft Association

Knoxville, Tennessee

CarolAnn Garrett

Join Us in Welcoming adventurer, activist, and author, CarolAnn Garrett

CarolAnn flew her Mooney around the world in 2003. This fast-paced presentation covers the trip planning and execution in a dynamic and humorous fashion. The logistics are amazing, and her explanations of touring various countries are fascinating and informative. Along with co-pilot Carol Foy, CarolAnn flew around the world again in 2008, westbound, in 8 1/2 days to set a new world record. This second presentation is enlightening and inspiring.

CarolAnn gives presentations to raise donations and awareness of ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease that claimed her mother's life. She has a book about each flight, Upon Silver Wings I and II, which are available for purchase after all presentations. The donation of $20 goes 100% to research; CarolAnn covers her own expenses. CarolAnn has presented to over 150 EAA chapters as she travels around the country. She has spoken to Mooney groups, 99s and WAI chapters, in addition to other flying clubs, Civil Air Patrol Squadrons, Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs.

January 11, 2019  |  11:30am to 2:30pm  |  Bearden Banquet Hall, Knoxville, TN

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.
EAA Chapter 17 Group Photo

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:

robert berlin

Robert Berlin, Webmaster

Contact Robert by email:  webmaster@eaa17.org

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