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 - Annual Pancake Breakfast At Lake In The Hills Airport Sunday, June 24

Chapter 790 is holding its annual all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast fund raiser, in conjunction with the Lake In The Hills Airport open house. We will be serving buttermilk pancakes (with/without blueberries), scrambled eggs (with/without cheese), sausage patties, coffee, juice and milk. Join our 50/50 raffle for a chance to win big $$$. Doors will be open between 8 a.m. and noon. Adults are $8, kids 12 and under are $5, and kids under 4 are free.  So come on out and enjoy breakfast in an aviation setting, say hello to some of our sponsors, and explore the services that LITH airport has to offer. 

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, the 23 for setup, and on Sunday during and after the breakfast event, so if you will be able to give us a hand, please contact Lon Danek at (847) 790-6286


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 to Watertown, WI, 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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