February Meeting – 24th

We will be meeting at the Hillaton/Kings Aerodrome (CHL2) at 1:30 pm on Saturday the 24th of February.

1670 Saxon Street • Hillaton • Nova Scotia
Latitude : 45°8’34″N , Longitude : 64°25’22″W
Elevation : 98 feet MSL, Magnetic Variation : 18° West

Meeting Visit – 27 January

We were invited by Nick & Brenda Nyenhuis to visit their shop on 27 January 2018 at 1:30 and see the VANS RV-10 which they have under construction. They had good progress to show on the fuselage plus a slide show & information about interesting things which they saw when they attended Oshkosh this summer.  Ten EAA members were able to make it to the meeting and enjoyed a couple hours learning of tools and techniques used by Nick in his build.

For a preview you can have a look at their project log at:

They live in South Farmington (Annapolis County).


October 2017 Meeting –

You are invited to the October EAA 1051 Chapter meeting and project
visit at Dave Ricker/Francine Desharnais’ home/shop in Fall River.
Details are below.
Project Visit:Dave & Francine’s Murphy Elite

What: For those who don’t know, the Elite is an all-metal, high wing
design that is between a C-152 and a C-172 in size. It is designed for
and engine of 150 – 180 HP.
Currently the fuselage is in progress and we have the wings & tail
surfaces complete & ready for pre-closing inspections.

When:Saturday 21 Oct. at 2:00 PM

Where:  Fall River, NS

Meeting and Talk – 25 March

  • 25 March 2017 at 1 pm
  • 8999 Commercial Street, New Minas
    Royal LePage Atlantic office lower level conference room. (Use the back door facing Crescent Avenue.
  • Presentation by Ken Beanlands
    Retrieval of wrecked aircraft from the jungles of Newfoundland and Labrador

Ken developed his talk for COPA 60 The talk was well received and he has presented it on a number of occasions since then.

Ken’s tells of his career flying for the NF natural resources Dept.,
planes he has had, tracking down and recovering remains of Hurricanes
from the wilds of NF and horse trading recovered Hurricane pieces for a
plane of his own. He continues the story to the present time including
building the Murphy Rebel on floats that he keeps at his summer home in

Let Girard Killam know if you will be able to attend.

Meeting – Saturday -January 28

Meet at 1:00 pm at the Kings/Hillaton Aerodrome (CHL2) on Saxon Street, Kings County.

There are now 2 new hangars and paved taxyways to see and we will have some coffee and discussion about Chapter activities.
Please let Gerard Killam know if you will be able to attend.

For information and Location see Kings/Hillaton on Sky Vector

Meeting: See Bob Bishop’s Sea Fury progress

All friends interested in Aviation: EAA chapter 1051 is having a meeting

Time:  Saturday, Nov 26 at 1 pm

Place:  Bob Bishops Workshop (hanger) at the former Waterville Airport.

Bob’s Hanger is the western most rounded steel building in the row of hangers at the airport.

Barbecue Gathering – 27 August – Kings Aerodrome

We will be having a barbecue at the ” new” airfield located at the eastern end of Saxon Street in Hillaton ( south of Canning) on 27 August at 11:30 am until 2:30 pm to get the Chapter up and running once again. Rain date will be 28 August at the same time and place. ( rain?)

Hillaton/Kings Aerodrome Sky Vector Information
Send an email, text message to Gerard or call 902-670-0029 to him know if you will be attending please.
I hope that we will have good weather!
Gerard Killam

EAA # 63155
President, EAA Chapter 1051 Scotia Eagles

Tour and Meeting – 19 June 2016

Dave Ricker has invited aviators interested in home built aircraft to visit his project (A Murphy Rebel Elite).

For information, see http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Recreation/Elite_Project/HTML/Elite_Frames_Home_Site.htm

The meeting will be at 1:30 pm and we will be discussing how to reactivate our EAA chapter among other things.

March 29 Meeting – Greenwood

We will be having a meeting at Greenwood once again to be held at 2:00 pm on 29 March,and we will be touring the Greenwood Aviation Museum.
This a world class museum and with some very interesting restoration work being carried on.

Meeting – 14 February 2015 – Greenwood Museum

There will be a meeting of EAA 1051 chapter


Saturday 14 February at 1400 hours

(delayed from 31 January and 07 February due to storms)

at the

Greenwood Military Aviation Museum

All aviators and those interested in aviation are invited.

(EAA -Scotia Eagle dues due for 2015)