There are several groups that regularly meet at the airport, and of course you can always drop-in to the café and meet like-minded “Airport” people.
- Central Oregon Pilots Assoc. This is the local chapter of the Oregon Pilots Association. They meet the 3rd Thursday evening of every month, and they have a Saturday flyout also. https://co-opa.com
- EAA. This is the local Bend chapter. They meet the 2nd Wednesday evening of the month, and also have multiple events every month. https://chapters.eaa.org/eaa1345
- Civil Air Patrol. They meet most every week, in the evening. https://orwg.cap.gov/squadrons/high-desert-composite-squadron
- High Desert Soaring Club. You can buy a ride, and you can even get training here. http://www.hdsoaring.org/
- Central Oregon 99’s. This group is based at the Madras Airport. https://www.centraloregon99s.com/
- CJ’s Airport Café https://www.cjsattheairport.com/E
Want to get together with other folks that use the Bend Airport?