We now have dates for the 2023 EOC National Convention.
The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 4 - Sunday, Oct 8th in Dickson, TN (M02 - due south of Clarksville, TN). There's lots of fun and free activities. Plans include the following:
- Saturday night auction and banquet
- Camping at the field if desired (hotels are currently being located)
- A huge public event at the airfield on Saturday for us to show off our airplanes! (Look for flour bombing/spot landing contests)
- Low cost. Our hosts are working very hard to keep this as affordable as possible!
- A possible fly-out to an unmarked airport with a HUGE private museum
- And, much, much more!
Don't forget to check out this fabulous video of the 2022 EOC National Convention!
Looking for older copies of the Coupe Capers? Thanks to several members, notably Matt Gunsch, Jean and Scott Morgan, James Workman and Richard Murphy via his nephew Arthur Macaloney, we're putting older issues from in the Coupe Capers area under Files. You'll have to navigate to "Older" as we only display the last 5 years on the first page of the files area. Then, select the year and issue you want to see. Please note that these are VERY large files and may take some time to download. Unlike newer issues, they aren't searchable. Happy Reading!
We continue to add to this treasure trove. If you see something missing and know where we can get it, please let me know! (webmaster (at) ercoupe (dot) org)
We were recently asked to update the member count. Here's 11/2019 (vs 6/2017)
To find out, click here: Member Breakdown, Updated November 2022
Where in the world is Waldo?
OK, not Waldo, but those Coupes? a Google map has been created showing all the FAA and Canadian registered "Coupes" we could find. Go to this link: http://tinyurl.com/gnth3y2
There are multiple layers to the map:Coupes by Model (A2's and A-2A's combined) pinned on the map by city and state and Canadian coupes. Layers are shown by model number and can be turned off individually so see just 415-C's, etc. I’ve taken liberties with the FAA data and if it looked like a variant of the same thing, I changed it (for example, all ERCOUPE 415-C and 415-C are now called just 415-C). And, anything with ERCOUPE in the model is now an ERCO.
You can search by just about anything that you want: street address, name, model, make, etc.
Thinking of buying a coupe? Check out this helpful article: Buying a Coupe - a pre-purchase inspection guide
Look in the forums under "For Sale" items.
We fly an airplane that was the peak of pre-World War II development. It took more than a decade and a half before the features of the Ercoupe were the norm in civil aviation. Yet the industry finally followed.
The members of the Ercoupe Owners Club provide each other mutual support as we keep these classic aircraft in the air. Along the way, we've found that Coupe people are a little bit special, themselves. Please browse our site and enjoy.
- Ercoupe Owners Club:
- 803 Briar Ave
- Toms River, NJ 08753
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