French Valley Airport
The next Chapter 1279
meeting will be held on May 28, 2016
at French Valley Airport
(F70)- Murrieta, CA.
See"Meetings" tab for more
The 2016 Young Eagle Rally scheduled for April 9th has been
canceled due to bad weather. All registrations will be
carried forward for the next Rally scheduled for
October 15, 2016.
For more information see the
"Young Eagles" page.
Young Eagles & Eagles
Rally was held on
October 17, 2015
Pictures taken at
the Young Eagles Rally held Saturday October 17th are
now available on this website. Click on the "Young
Eagles" tab above to view.
EAA Chapter 1279
members are invited to join in with the Friends of Fallbrook Air
Park (FFCAP) for all of their 2016 events.
Click here for FFCAP
Calendar of events.
Welcome to our
EAA Chapter 1279
Steve Williamson, President
May Chapter meeting will be held in Steve and
Peter's Pietenpol hangar just inside the northwest
(Note: See drawing below for exact location -
honk if gate is closed and someone will come and
help open it.)
Alex Aerdleyi has finished his Van's
RV-12 - complete with a beautifull new paint
See the picture on the "Mamber Projects"
Friends of Fallbrook Air Park (FFCAP) members
have invited all members of EAA Chapter 1279 to
join them in their 2016 events, so I have added
their "Events Calendar" to this website.
here for the FFCAP Calendar of events.
There was a very
good EAA Webinar held on February 25, 2015
and presented by our chapter President, Steve
Williamson. The webinar features the
construction of the Pietenpol Air Camper built
by our chapter over the last 10 + years.
The webinar is video, about an hour and a half
long, that is certainly worth viewing. You
can view the entire presentation along with the
question and answer session that followed by
clicking on the link below:
EAA Chapter Webinar - A Chapter built Pietenpol
Pictures taken at the
Young Eagle & Eagles Rally held at the
Fallbrook Airpark Sautrday, October 17th
are now available for viewing.
here to see the pictures
Classified ad for very nice Christavia
MK 1 Project - Click the "Classified Ads" button above
for additional information.
About EAA Chapter 1279
When Rod Dunfield retired to Southern California in
1998, the first thing he did was visit the local airport
at French Valley. A lifelong pilot and a Kitfox
builder himself, he loved the environment out at French
Valley. He discovered and befriended dozens of
other builders and pilots. With so many builders
at French Valley, he was amazed that they had never
organized into an EAA chapter. There was plenty of
enthusiasm for the EAA. They all wished there was
a chapter nearby that they could join. So Rod
“Why not start our own?”
The Young Eagle
Rally scheduled for
Saturday April 9, 2016 has been canceled due to
Go to the Young Eagles tab above for more
Member project/aircraft pages are now
being added. If you have
information and/or pictures about your project
or aircraft please email them to the
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- Last updated 5/10/2016