Chapter 157 of the EAA is based at Benton Field, O85, at the north end of the Sacramento Valley. Monthly dinner meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM at our Quonset hut clubhouse at Pleasant and South Streets at the northwest corner of the airport.
Young Eagles Flights in Red Bluff Saturday, June 12th.
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Fathers Day Pancake Breakfast
June 20th, 2021
7:00 10:00 A.M.
Benton Air Park
2600 Gold St, Redding, CA 96001
Adults . .$8.00
Children 6-12 .$5.00
Children 5 and under ... FREE
Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs
Coffee, Orange Juice, or Water
Free breakfast for pilots and co-pilots who fly in.
Benton Air Center is doing the following:
Arts and Crafts Booths
Note: EAA Chapter 157 and the Mt. Shasta Chapter of 99s are putting on the breakfast. Benton Air Center is the events sponsor. Theres a $5 donation requested for entry
The winner of the 2021 Steve Wallace Memorial Flight Training Scholarship has been announced. Her name is Nalia Campbell-Skipper. She works at the Redding Jet Center and is taking her flight training at IASCO. Congratulations!
The chapter has a new mailing address, replacing the P O Box. It's 2600 Gold Street, Suite 7, Redding CA 96001. Our physical address, the Quonset hut, 2955 South Street is unchanged
Our Internet service at the Quonset hut is provided by ShastaBeam. If you think you can't have high speed service because of your location, check with shastabeam.com
From the Chapter 157 archives, here's a brief history of the first 60 years of Benton Field (Airpark). It was written in the 1980's by an unknown author, so we can't attest to the accuracy. It's an interesting read. Click here.
Benton Airpark's AWOS-2 Is Here! We now have up-to-the-minute weather information. This is a valuable resource for all pilots flying in the Redding area. 118.675 and 225-4183
Read it here
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