Chapter 52

Chapter 52 Sacramento, CA

John R Crouse


Well know flier, instructor, and former EAA 52 member, JOHN R. CROUSE, died unexpectedly August 29, 2012 while on his way to fly with another student. He graduated from El Camino High School and from CSU, Sacramento.  John will be remembered as a pilot and flight instructor at Executive Airport and first and foremost; he flew commercially for Emery Cargo.  He was a member of the Quiet Birdmen.  John was a "Donate Life" donor and is laid to rest at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, California.

John was doing what he loved most, he was on his way to another flight.

"John, your love of aviation will be multiplied many times into the future through the fliers whom you have taught.  Goodbye good friend."  EAA 52

Monthly Meetings returns to Sac Executive - Conference room

General Membership Meeting returns to KSAC conference room in the terminal.  :)

Workshops = Elements of HomeBuilding


EAA Chapter 52 presents “Elements of Home-Building”

These 4 hour sessions provide a taste of the fundamentals of home-building skills and knowledge.

Think of them as SportAir Workshops Lite.

They start at 1300 on the chapter breakfast Sundays – so fly in or drive in have a pancake or two and join us for the workshop after. A light lunch will be available to purchase.

These sessions are not a fund raiser but a FUN raiser to showcase the very attainable skills to build you own aircraft.


Date Topic Project Cost

June 10 Fittings and fasteners Hardware identification $10

July 8 Wood Assembling a rib $15

August 12 Aluminum RV toolbox $40

September 9 Composite 3D layup $20

October 14 Welding (Oxy fuel & GTAW) steel and aluminum $40

November TBD Fabric (Stewart System) cover a sample frame $20

December TBD Electrical Electronics crimping/soldering $20

Note: workshop costs may very based on materials unaccounted for.

Please reserve your place ASAP to allow us to prepare for you. , 916-769-1819

Location – Yolo County Airport – KDWA midfield EAA Hangar


Hanger Flying - 3rd Sat every month 7:30 - 11

Drop in for coffee sweets and conversation  KSAC Hangar 27

Board of Directors Meeting throughout 2018

 Location :  Sac Executive Airport  - Sac Flyers Office 

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