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Title: Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 241, 1969-2015

ID: RHC/RC/345

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 02/16/1999. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Aeronautics, Bennett, Jack, DeKalb (Ill.), Experimental Aircraft Association.  Chapter 241, Young Eagles

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 241 records consists of information pertaining to the Dekalb Illinois based Chapter 241 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. The collection includes flyers, newspaper articles, email correspondence, newsletters as well as financial and insurance records from 1969-2015. This information provides an overview of the events in which the chapter participates.

Collection Historical Note

Chapter 241 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is part of the worldwide network of EAA chapters. EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world's most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA's 170,000 plus members enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. Jack Bennett began his career at Northern Illinois University in 1957 as an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and became an Associate Professor in 1962 and a full Professor in 1975.  For two summers (1963 and 1964) he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Bennett is a licenced pilot, built his own airplane, and is a member of EAA Chapter 241.

Subject/Index Terms

Bennett, Jack
DeKalb (Ill.)
Experimental Aircraft Association.  Chapter 241
Young Eagles

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additional material was given in May 2015.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Jack Bennett

Related Materials:

For additional material on Jack’s interest in airplanes see the following Regional Collections:

(RC 272) Civil Air Patrol DeKalb Area Composite Squadron # 11271

(RC 306) DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport Advisory Board Collection

(RC 310) B-J Aviation, Inc. Records

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Folder 1: Financial Records, Insurance Records, 1997-2007
Folder 2: Business Cards
Folder 3: Directories, 1994-2008
Folder 4: Assorted Notes, 1999-2000
Folder 8-May: EAA Chapter 241 News, 2000-2014
Folder 9: AOPA, 2006
Folder 10: EAA Information and Handbook, 2000-2014
Folder 11: Miscellaneous Pilot and Destination Information, 2005-2012
Folder 12: Jack Bennett Correspondence, 1978-2014

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