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We’d Like to

Meet you

We’d like to meet you and have you meet us. We meet at: 
7:00 pm

the fourth Wednesday of every month
McClure Auditorium
Sarasota Bradenton Airport

We also get together at our social events.  See our Social Events page for more details.

Young Eagles

For more than 10 years we in Chapter 180 have been giving young people their very first ride in an airplane.  If you or a youngster you know wants to experience the thrill, spectacle and beauty of flying for the first time visit our Young Eagles page and find out all about how.

HomeDawn Patrol

Dawn Patrol - The Brunch-Bunch


February Fly-out
X39 Tampa North Aero Park
Sunday the 17th arrive at 11:00 am
Happy Hangar Cafe

Call or email me with your Dawn Patrol suggestions.  Let's get flying !                   941-586-5842    

Click on the NOAA image to go to NOAA's  Aviation  Weather  Center  (ADDS)

Pilots and passengers are welcome whether flying or driving to Brunch-Bunch activities.


Suggested Dawn Patrol trips:

 Greystone Airport - 17FL

A private-use airport located in the unincorporated community of Anthony which is seven miles northeast of Ocala FL.    Jumbolair, Inc. owns and operates Greystone.   The airport has two runways 18/36 with an asphalt  pavement measuring 7,550 x 210 ft  and 9/27 with a grass surface measuring 3,640 x 100 ft .  John Travolta's family live here with their Boeing 707 .
Also, Mel Fisher's Treasure Museum is located about four miles away from the airport.
Sebastian Municipal Airport :  X26

X26 is located on the north west side of the City of Sebastian, in Indian River County, on the east coast of Florida. It is a General Aviation (GA) facility, serving primarily small personal and corporate aircraft. It has two runways (RWY 5-23 and RWY 10-28), the longest of which is 4,000 feet in a small general aviation airport .  Sebastion is located almost directly East of Bradenton and half way between Vero Beach and Melbourne Fl.
Randall Fishman's hangar is located at Sebastian Muni.   This is where he assembles his electric ULS motorglider.Video of flight & interview

Past Dawn Patrol trips:

Join your fellow chapter members Saturday 1-12-19.
This month's Fly-out will be to Punta Gorda's EAA chapter 565 pancake breakfast.
Held every second Saturday of the month at KPGD from 8:30-10:00.
Plan to arrive in Punta Gorda at 9:00. EAA building on the south end of the GA ramp at KPGD.

Below is a picture from our last fly-out.

Saturday December 8th 2018 Winter Haven (KGIF)
Flight Line Cafe

Saturday, October 13th 2018  Sebring KSEF
Arrive in Sebring at 9:00 am
EAA Chapter 1240 Monthly Pancake Breakfast
Monthly Pancake Breakfast in the Chapter 1240 Aviation Development Center
exit at A2 off runway 1 / 19 - Great food and friendly people

Our October Dawn Patrol flight was a success with six planes making it out to Sebring!

EAA 1240


AIM TBL 4-1-3 just above section 4.1.12 lists 122.750 for air-to-air communication.
en-route we will use this frequency.

: 119.475   TELEPHONE: 863-655-6424 
:  122.7