Chapter 790

Lake In The Hills Airport (3CK), Lake In The Hills IL.


Welcome to the website of the Lake in the Hills chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association 


Our Next Event - Members Meeting - Tuesday, March 27

We'll be meeting in the airport office as usual, which will be open by 6:30. Formal meeting begins at 7:00. Our speaker will be the Executive Director of the Kelch Aviation Museum at Brodhead Airport (C37) in Brodhead, Wisconsin. They are in the process of planning a new museum facility at the airport and one of his jobs is to help spread the word and educate people in the vintage aviation community of their venture.

They have a 30-40 minute slide show telling the history of the museum along with future plans, While they are in the middle of a $1 Million capital campaign, their presentation is not about asking for money, just education. 



2018 Youth In Aviation Scholarship Awarded to Maxwell Hagberg

Maxwell Hagberg is our $1,000 Scholarship Winner. Max was chosen from a list of five excellent candidates through a blind system of 2 votes for first choice and 1 vote for second choice by our Board members. (Paul’s idea and it worked out very well). Max is a member of CAP and has shown school leadership as well as currently taking Flight Instruction at Blue Skies. Max is pursuing a career in Aviation Flying. The Scholarship funds have been paid directly to the Flight Training facility Max has chosen. These scholarships are funded by our annual Pancake Breakfast. CONGRATULATIONS MAX!


News You Can Use

Do you ever wonder if you ADS-B unit's performance is up to snuff? If you would like to verify that your ADS-B installation is working correctly, you can obtain a free performance report on your ADS-B signal from the following website:

Tom LeGates  3/6/18

On our monthly fly-out in November, we discovered the Perkins restaurant adjacent to the airport is closed. There is a nice restaurant called 'The Spot' which is about 1 mile north on RT 26. In nice weather a nice walk from the airport, or use the crew car if available.

Tom LeGates  11/27/17

From Ole 6/20/2017......

I flew to Milwaukee’s Timmerman Airport today with George Haupt and George Roby.

The FBO there now charges a $ 10 parking fee, - they call it Ramp Fee – this is new, never did that before.  The fee is waived if you buy at least 10 gallons of fuel.  Present price is 4.28 per gallon.



Recent Chapter Activities

Here are a few of the most recent activities our chapter has been involved in. (MORE)


Contact Us

  • Chapter President:  Paul Ranieri
  • Phone:  (847) 997-0135
  • Email:


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