Welcome to EAA 430!                                        

Serving the Clallam County Flying Community

since November 17, 1973


Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 430 is a group of aviation enthusiasts located in Clallam County, Washington and surrounding areas, about 50 miles northwest of Seattle, on the northern Olympic Peninsula.

We are dedicated to having fun with aircraft and promoting general aviation.


July 28th is the next  General Meeting 1000 – 1200 

Sequim Valley Airport Hangar #10 

Meeting Program TBD

Third POT-LUCK of the season will be held after the meeting. 

Come join us for a great time and good food.



New Joint Effort:  EAA and  Balloon Federation of America (BFA) announce Joint Effort: (click here for the PDF )


Attached is the letter announcing that our chapter member, Donna Sommer, was selected as a winner of the 2018 Chapter Major Achievement Award. click to see the Letter from National to Donna Donna will be attending the award breakfast at OSHKOSH. 

From EAA National Headquarters: (to Ray Ballantyne who did the paperwork for this award) 

Hello Ray,

It is my pleasure to announce that Donna Wilson – Sommer has been selected as a 2018 Chapter Major Achievement Award winner! Thank you for the nomination, and ensuring that we recognize Donna’s accomplishments.

We will recognize Donna at the 2018 Chapter Leaders Breakfast on July 28 at 8 am in the EAA Founders Wings. The winners and a guest of their choosing can register for that event at this link:

We will reserve a spot for each winner at one of the front tables.

Attached is the letter announcing that Donna was selected at a winner.

This letter has also be mailed to Donna’s home address.

Once again, thanks for helping us recognize our outstanding volunteers!

Blue skies and tailwinds,




EAA LIFETIME #579157, WARBIRDS #596249, VINTAGE #724081



Next EAA Board Meeting 0900 Mariner’s Cafe July 20, 2018  NOTAM:  Board meetings are now on the Friday the week before the Saturday chapter meeting (see calendar of events).  

For other upcoming activities and dates please check our Calendar of Events Click here

Crash Survival Equipment is listed on the Survival page in the menu


NOTICE: Young Eagle Season has started.  Pilots/Ground Crew check to your EAA Youth Protection Certificates.  Are you current?  The training and background check are good for three years. 

Next Young EAGLE Rally ~ August 4th Sequim Valley Airport 1000-1400

Pilots and Volunteers contact John Meyers.

Young Eagle Registration Form can be printed, filled out and brought to the event. Click here for the form 

Need to apply or renew your EAA YOUTH PROTECTION POLICY Certificate Click here


We will host three (3) Young Eagle Rallies this year. 1000-1400

May 19 . . .at W28    73 Young Eagles were hatched.
June 9   . . .at KCLM 65 Young Eagles were hatched (even with a little rain)
Aug 4   . . .  at W28  
Sep 15 . . .  at W28 (Only if we have a rain day to makeup)

Non Members can get our newsletter and chapter notifications.  Visit our Newsletter request pageClick here for the form

Visit our DOWNLOADS page for a list of WA Airports and the restaurants on or near the airport.

    Show your team spirit!  New EAA 430 Logo Apparel can be ordered online here

CHECKLIST:  WHY APOA OPPOSES ATC “PRIVATIZATION’ Click here for your checklist (pdf)


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CHAPTER 430 of the EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION  is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt Non-Profit organization. EIN 26-4547345 

Serving the Clallam County Flying Community since November 17, 1973