Chapter 12

Houston, TX

Greetings Chapter 12 Members and Friends!

We would like to extend a Special Thanks everyone who helped out with the Wings Over Houston Airshow! We had a large number of people stop to visit especially with the weather Saturday.


Please note that the monthly chapter meetings are held on the second Tuesday night of each month from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  Frequently at Ellington Field locations, but with varying other locations so please watch the notices carefully.  The Chapter will also have occasional technical and social events on the weekends and possibly other nights.  Feel free to recommend, give or host meetings or events.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018:  Monthly Chapter Meeting – Ellington Airport (Signature)

Chapter 12's Technical Series for Aircraft Builders, Aviators, Enthusiasts

Presentation - My A&P Certificate, Richard Sessions, Location will be at Signature Flight Support, 11811 N. Brantly Avenue, Houston TX  77034, ( – in the upstairs Meeting room

Richard will discuss how he attained his his FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician’s (AMT) Airframe & Powerplant Certificate in 2017 with a mix of prior military, homebuilder experience and supplemental education.  He will also offer a few tips on how others might approach theirs.  This will not be a Q & A on the FAR requirements, but his personal journey.  Other A&Ps as well as other personnel in the processes are encouraged to attend as there are several ways to go.


Future Meetings:

Please contact us if you have an idea for a topic and or a location!

11 Dec 2018 - Lance Little from the Houston FSDO with a presentation on Airport Traffic Patterns




As noted in prior e-mails, the aviation professional shortage is a real thing and recruiters are looking for people be on the lookout if you are interested.  We will advise as we get any leads, but please forward us if you are looking for people!


Please send your current projects to We'd like to get a current list of all Chapter members' projects.

If you have any aviation items to sell please send me a simple pdf document to with a description and your contact info so we can add it to this section.  We will post it here for 3 months unless you contact us requesting it to be extended or removed.

 • $4,500 • FOR SALE AS IS • Jabiru 2200 approx 900 hours. No prop strike, running when removed from aircraft. Houston area. Call for more info. • Contact Allan Garvin, Owner - located League City, TX USA • Telephone: 713-689-8894 . 281-332-3584


Shinn for sale ...flys great..low 3T2..Jim Tarr..281-543-6265 - See attached photo


Do you have a project where you need some extra volunteer help or just want to convey some knowledge, let us know and we can put out a call.



Please send us your airplane/project/flying photos, your news, for-sales, and other items of interest to Chapter 12 members and friends. For events or news, please advise at least two weeks in advance so we can get it in the general news e-mail.


Your EAA Chapter 12 2018 – 2019 Board and Programs:  


Dan LaFon, President
Hal Getzelman, Vice President
Thomas Castleman, Secretary/Web Master
Dean Doolittle, Treasurer
Thomas Castleman, Programs


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