EAA Chapter 1027
Willits, CA
(Mendocino, Lake, and Humboldt Counties)
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EAA Chapter 1027
Monthly Events:
Chapter events typically occur on the second Saturday of the month at the clubhouse at Willits Airport/Ells Field, 10AM to 2PM or at Boonville Airport or another announced location or time. Lunch, beverage and dessert are provided for a $8 donation to the chapter. All pilots of experimental and certified aircraft as well as people interested in aviation are welcome to attend!

  Historical Aircraft on are display to the general public at these locations and times weather permitting:
  • Little River Airport (KLLR): Third Saturday of each month, 9AM to 1PM
  • Willits Airport: Second Saturday of each month from 10AM to 2PM.
  • Ukiah Airport: The first Saturday of each month from 10AM to 2PM
  • Boonville Airport: Third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (707) 895-2949 for information.
  • Ocean Ridge Airport, Third Sunday of each month - 10AM to 3PM.
  • Lampson Airport - Fourth Saturday of each month - 10AM to 2PM.
Experienced pilots and aircraft owners are available at these events to answer questions.

Click HERE to learn more about the
EAA Eagle Flights Program.

Chapter Services
  • Experimental Aircraft Technical Advisor

Paul Trexel - CFII - ASMEL
  • Instruction
  • IPC's
  • Flight Reviews

2021 Officers:
   Paul Trexel, President
   Ron Hunt, Vice President
   Marilyn Harden, Secretary
   Lee Boatright, Chapter Treasurer
2021 Board:
   Fred Baron (Garberville)
   Eric Mercer (Ukiah)
   Art Williams (Lampson) 

Ells Field, Willits CA (O28)
EAA 1027 CLUBHOUSE is located on Ells Field (028, CTAF 122.8, Rwy 34, R.H.) on the mountain two miles northwest of the City of Willits which is approx. 120 miles North of San Francisco on Hwy 101.  Runways are 16 (primary takeoff, downslope, left pattern) and 34 (primary landing, upslope, right pattern) with PAPI (5-clicks). Our mailing address is 1320 Poppy Dr. Willits CA 95490  or E-Mail chapter president Paul Trexel.

Aircraft older than 35 years may be eligible for California property tax exemption. For more information refer to the BOE website.

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For Sale:

List anything aviation related that you would like to sell or trade, or want to buy. Your ad will include a self-provided picture and narrative, and will remain advertised until sold for $39. Send your ad to eaglenestnorth@juno.com

E-mail: tomsaircraftent@pacific.net

Basic Med

Fly to Boonville Airport (D83) to see your Basic Med doctor! The Anderson Valley Health Center is located adjacent to Boonville Airport and a short walk from transient parking. Dr. Mark Apfel is encouraging pilots that wish to have their Basic Med physical performed to contact him and schedule an appointment. The Health Center is located at 13500 Airport Road, Boonville, CA 95415 and their phone number is (707) 895-3477. This is a great opportunity for pilots wishing to obtain their Basic Med certificate.

June 2021

The Great American Freedom Fly-in

As Americans, we cherish our hard won freedoms that others have sacrificed to protect ; and as pilots we exercise that freedom to fly our planes where and when we want to. Due to Covid 19, we have been held down for a long time. That time is over.

Come join EAA Chapter 1027 in expressing our freedom to fly and to enjoy each others' company with a great burger barbecue with sides and beverages on Saturday, June 26th at Ells Field, Willits Municipal Airport , O28, and spend time with other freedom loving pilots catching up on the comaraderie that we've missed out on for too long.. We'll have a great time! Masks are optional, and the outdoor space will provide for social distancing..This is an aircraft display day; forms and sign offs will be provided.

Saturday, June 26th 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

November 2021

The 9th Annual Salute To Veterans Fly-In

We proudly take this opportunity to honor all of our veterans who have served our country and defended the freedoms we enjoy. Express your freedom to fly by joining us for the camaraderie and a great burger barbecue with an aircraft display with signoffs available. Location - Boonville airport, D-83. Sunday , November 14, 11 AM to 3 PM, lunch served from 11:30 to 1:30. For weather update and possible weather cancellation call 707-895-2949.

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