Monthly Meetings


The next member meeting is scheduled for August 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  

We will send an email with dial-in information.

If you have any questions, please contact  Gary Stevens  (217-971-8447)

EAA180 welcomes all aviators and visitors as well as those with an interest in aviation to join our monthly meeting.


We meet at 7:00 pm on the 4th Wednesday of each month at the McClure Auditorium in the SRQ complex. 


McClure Auditorium is located off US41 N:

From US41 north, turn East on General Spaatz Blvd (by the Shell gas station) and then turn left after the gravel parking lot on your left

We want every Chapter member to be involved and actively participating. We welcome your ideas and suggestions for topics for monthly meeting programs, social events, changes to our website, etc. 

Our next Member Meeting will be June 24, 2020                              

Greg Lewis was our speaker at the May meeting

It has been a while since we have been together and like every other group we have had no choice in cancelling our meetings and events. Your EAA Chapter 180 Board of Directors has met monthly with virtual meetings to conduct chapter business for the last 2 months and has decided to offer a virtual web based meeting to our membership.

Greg Lewis, one of our long time Chapter 180 members has agreed to be our featured speaker and meeting moderator. Greg is a captain with a major airline, an active general aviation pilot, airplane owner and mentor to many aspiring pilots at SRQ. For many years Greg has been the moderator for the Pilot / Controller socials we have  co-sponsored. Greg, (who also is a kidney transplant recipient)  contracted the COVID 19 virus and we are happy to report, has made a full recovery.

Greg has agreed to share his experience with us and lead a discussion along with representatives from Cirrus and Universal flight schools at SRQ on how we can adapt and move forward in our new world. We hope to gain insight on how we can reshape our chapter meetings, Teen Build, Young Eagles and our chapter socials through the current experience of others.  It should be an interesting evening and a great chance to reconnect.


Ron Handley has agreed to get us set up on ZOOM for this meeting and instructions have been emailed to each active member.   Hope you can join us on Wednesday May 27th!

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