EAA Chapter 96

The February 2022 meetings will be held on Saturday the 5th, Board (9AM) and General Meeting (11AM) at the EAA96 hangar.

Los Angeles county has dropped to the Yellow Tier, and we are restarting monthly meetings in person as well as via Webex. Since we will be meeting in person in the hangar – please bring your mask! We also expect to restart our barbecue lunch, with COVID precautions. A Webex invitation will be sent to anyone that has previously requested same. If you have not received a prior invitation, or would like to be added, please send an RSVP to president@eaa96.org.


  • Starting in February 2022, the meetings will be held on the FIRST Saturday of the month. Please be sure to change your calendars.
  • The new bylaws have been accepted and can be downloaded  here: BYLAWS 2021

We are the L.A.South Bay chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association with members based at the Compton, Torrance, Hawthorne and Long Beach airports.  We get together the second Saturday of the month at the Chapter 96 Hangar at Compton Airport at 11:00AM. Starting in February 2022, we will meet the FIRST Saturday of the month at 11:00AM The address is 1017 W. Alondra Blvd., between Wilmington Ave and Central Ave. Select “EAA Hangar Location” at right for directions. EAA96 has been an active chapter for over 50 years, and as always, we love to have visitors at our meetings! EAA 96 is a non-profit IRS category 501(c)(3) organization and donations may be tax deductible. We gladly accept donations of projects, completed aircraft, tools and most anything aircraft. Monetary donations are also welcome. Donate   EAA South Bay Chapter 96, Inc. is incorporated as a domestic nonprofit corporation in the State of California, and is run under the rules of our bylaws.

If you are considering learning how to fly, building your own plane or just looking for some fun people to talk to about flying, please come to our next meeting which happens on the second Saturday of each month. EAA Hangar Location

We have quite a variety of aircraft that are being built in our hangar. There is a BT13 undergoing restoration, a BD-4,  Thorpe T211, Zenith,  MiniMax and a Starduster 2 that are all in various stages of construction, and of course Barnaby’s Facetmobile. We also have a Glastar which is flying. Come on by and see them!