Ford Partner Recognition

EAA's Ford X-Plan Partner Recognition Program is a special savings opportunity developed exclusively for EAA members. It offers you the ability to purchase or lease eligible vehicles at EAA member pricing.

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EAA Sport Aviation

One of EAA’s most popular member benefits is EAA Sport Aviation, the award-winning monthly magazine that covers the full spectrum of association activity.

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EAA Flight Advisors

EAA's Flight Advisors program is designed to increase sport aviation safety by developing a corps of volunteers who have demonstrated expertise in specific areas of flying and making them available to EAA members who may be preparing to fly an unfamiliar aircraft.

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Individual Membership

Your Individual membership makes you a part of the passionate EAA Family and gives access to EAA-Exclusive benefits. Membership also gives you thousands of opportunities to go flying at local aviation events, participate at your local EAA chapter, and give youngsters their very first flight.

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Benefits & Discounts

From benefits like EAA Insurance Solutions and EAA Finance Solutions to EAA Webinars and EAA Technical Counselors we have something for everyone with an interest in  aviation! 

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ASTC Passport Program

EAA members can enjoy more than 300 museum and science centers worldwide free of charge, thanks to a partnership with the Association of Science-Technology Centers and its ASTC Travel Passport Program.

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Warbirds of America

"Keep 'em Flying": That’s the motto - and the mission - of EAA Warbirds of America, the EAA division that provides programs and services to those interested specifically in former military aircraft.

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Take a Free EAA Eagle FlightTM

Take to the skies with a free introductory flight and discover the next steps toward becoming a pilot.

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Find a Flight Advisor

EAA Flight Advisors can help you find the right path to get you flying efficiently and, most importantly, safely.

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One Week Wonder

Follow the journey of One Week Wonder...from building the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer kit at #OSH14 to its future possibilities.

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Getting Started

Register as an ultralight student or pilot and discover the types of ultralights you can have fun in!

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Become a Sport Pilot

Affordable, achievable, and fun! Experience the freedom of flight as a sport pilot.

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Join Warbirds

Warbirds of America membership connects you with other enthusiasts, restorers, and pilots.

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Join VAA

VAA membership connects you with other enthusiasts, restorers, and pilots.

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Join IAC

IAC membership connects you with other enthusiasts, builders, pilots, and competitors.

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Connect With Aviators

Your local EAA chapter allows you to share your interest with thousands of other members in a variety of different events and activities, including fly-ins, picnics, workshops, Young Eagles rallies, and more.

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Building an EAA Chapter

All you need to start is enthusiasm, an interest in aviation, and the desire to share this interest with other people in your community. Bring together 10 interested recreational aviation enthusiasts who are either current EAA members or ready to join EAA. For divisional chapters, you only need five members.

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Chapter Insurance Program

EAA’s Chapter General Liability Insurance Program protects chapters, their members, officers, directors, and volunteers from alleged negligence. Participation in this insurance program is mandatory for all chapters located in the United States and Canada. A policy limit of $1 million to $3 million is available.

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Academy Agenda

See all the informative fun awaiting you at a typical Chapter Leaders Academy over the course of a weekend.

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10 for 2014 Recognition

Each pilot who flies 10 or more Young Eagles during a calendar year will receive a custom “10 for 2014” lapel pin and will earn Young Eagles credits that can be used to help offset the cost of sending a young person to an EAA Air Academy session in Oshkosh or assist their local Young Eagles and youth outreach programs.

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Hops & Props

Spend an evening sampling more than 250 extraordinary beverages from around the world at Hops & Props, a fine food and beverage-tasting event held annually in March.  

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EAA Sport Aviation

One of EAA’s most popular member benefits, the award-winning monthly magazine covers the full spectrum of association activity.

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Composite Construction

The Composite Construction course is an intensive "hands-on" workshop discussing tools needed, safety aspects of composites, moldless construction to include "hot-wiring," bonding methods for composite kitplanes, etc.

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EAA’s scholarship program encourages, recognizes and supports excellence among those studying the technologies and the skills of aviation. These annual scholarships help outstanding students who demonstrate financial need to accomplish their goals.

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Harrison Ford Scholarship

This scholarship will help young people achieve their dreams of flight at whatever level a need exists, with scholarship awards supporting EAA Air Academy, flight training, and academic tuition awards.

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EAA Webinars

Supported by Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co., EAA Webinars are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can ask questions, chat, or be polled for their opinion. Registration is required, and space is limited. 

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This Month's Wallpaper

Jim Koepnick, EAA Lifetime 222987, shot John Shaw’s Lockwood AirCam during Sun ’n Fun 2007. The photo went on to grace the cover of the September 2007 issue of EAA Sport Aviation.

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B-17 Tour Stops

Join us for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world. You won’t want to miss Aluminum Overcast when it visits an airport near you!

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Tri-Motor Tour Stops

Climb aboard one of the first mass-produced airliners and step back in time to aviation’s golden age. A flight on EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor is a flight back to an era where air travel was considered a luxury.

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Visit Pioneer Airport

From May through October, Pioneer Airport gives visitors a unique “living history” re-creation of what airports were like during the early days of air travel. It brings back a time when the magic of flying astounded and charmed the whole world. 

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Your Flight Experience

The biggest question on your mind might be, “So what should I expect on my flight?” Get a glimpse at what you’ll experience when you take your EAA Eagle FlightTM.

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Your Flight Experience

The biggest question on your mind might be, “So what should I expect on my flight?” Get a glimpse at what you’ll experience when you take your Young Eagles® flight.

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EAA Annual Meeting

EAA’s Annual Membership Meeting is held annually at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 2015 meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, at Theater in the Woods. All EAA members are welcome to attend.

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Paul Poberezny

Paul Poberezny came from humble beginnings, yet he emerged as one of the 20th century's greatest aviation leaders, creating a worldwide aviation organization and the world's largest annual fly-in event, EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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Tribute Opportunities

Special places like the museum’s Founders Wing and other campus tribute areas like the Brown Arch, Compass Hill, and Memorial Wall combine to give wings to countless aviation dreams and accomplishments. Leave your legacy or that of your loved ones for all who visit Oshkosh to see.

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Win a Piper J-3 Cub!

Proven to be popular in past Sweepstakes, this beautiful, fully-restored 1946 Piper J-3 Cub takes center stage once again as the fan favorite aircraft among aviation enthusiasts as our 2015 EAA® Sweepstakes aircraft. Enter now to win!

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News Releases

Get all the official news surrounding EAA and its programs.

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Advertise in Sport Aviation

EAA Sport Aviation contains the broadest editorial content and coverage for recreational aviation today - introductions to new aircraft and innovations, the latest aviation products and services, hands-on and personal experience in the nuts and bolts of aircraft ownership, and so much more.

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Why Exhibit?

AirVenture enables our commercial partners to have an unmatched forum to present their products and services to the most passionate aviation consumers.

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Join us and be a part of this tradition of excellence, while helping us continue to provide high quality programs and services to our members and visitors.

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Outreach Guidelines

EAA's Community Outreach Guidelines to help coordinate and maximize offerings by providing a defined approach to responding to requests for support of community events; developing a fair and easy process to identify, evaluate, and support efforts of the non-profit community; and developing a process that allows for tracking and quantifying impact.

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One Week Wonder

You Can Do This!

EAA volunteers built an aircraft in one week to show everyone that building an aircraft is within his or her reach. The skills needed to build an airplane are ones anyone can learn with a little help from EAA and its members. 

Quick Stats
- Aircraft type: Zenith CH 750 Cruzer standard kit
- Started: July 28, 2014 at 8 a.m.
- Finished: August 3, 2014 at 3 p.m.
- Number of builders: 2,500+
- First flight: August 5, 2014
- First flight pilot: Jeff Skiles
- EAA technical counselor: Dick Kohler
- EAA flight advisor: Roger Dubbert
- Engine: Rotax 912is Sport
- Avionics: Dynon SkyView Touch 


EAA is the home for those who build and restore aircraft, and at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, more than 2,500 people shared the building experience through the One Week Wonder project—transforming a standard Zenith CH 750 Cruzer kit into a flyable aircraft in just seven days. 

Upcoming Tour Stops
See the One Week Wonder for yourself at an upcoming event near you

May 3 - June 3, 2015
Candler Field Museum
Home of EAA Chapter 468
On display during museum hours.
Peach State Aerodrome (GA2)
Williamson, GA

June 3, 2015
EAA Chapter 468
Peach State Aerodrome (GA2)
Doug Davis Hangar
Williamson, GA

June 6, 2015
Frederick Municipal Airport
Frederick, MD

June 7, 2015
EAA Chapter 9
Ohio State University Airport (KOSU)
Columbus, OH

June 13, 2015
EAA Chapter 25
Airlake Airport KLVN
Lakeville, MN

June 19, 2015
EAA Chapter 260 Meeting
Lansing Municipal Airport
Lansing, IL

June 23, 2015
EAA Chapter 18
Timmerman Airport (MWC)
Milwaukee, WI

July 20-26, 2015
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015
Oshkosh, WI

August 22, 2015
Anoka County-Blaine Airport
Minneapolis, MN

September 18 & 19, 2015
Zenith's Open Hangar Day and Building Fly-In Gathering
Zenith Aircraft
Mexico, Missouri (MYJ)

September 19, 2015
EAA Chapter 1218
Willow Springs airport (1h5)
Willow Springs,  MO

October 10, 2015
Tullahoma Regional Airport
Tullahoma, Tennessee

Zenith Open Hangar

EAA’s One Week Wonder Highlights Zenith Open Hangar Fly-In

The 23rd annual Zenith Open Hangar Day and Fly-In in Mexico, Missouri, last weekend was highlighted by numerous forums, aviation vendors, factory tours, a short takeoff and landing competition, and of course, dozens of airplanes.

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Attendees to Zenith’s annual Open Hangar Day this weekend can see both EAA’s One Week Wonder CH 750 Cruzer and staff-built CH 750 STOL.

See One Week Wonder, Staff STOL at Zenith Open Hangar Day

EAA’s One Week Wonder Zenith CH 750 Cruzer as well as the EAA staff-built CH 750 STOL are both expected to be flown to Mexico, Missouri, for this weekend’s annual Zenith Open Hangar Day and Fly-In scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 19-20.

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One Week Wonder signoff

‘One Week Wonder’ Phase One Flight Testing Complete

During the weeks since AirVenture 2014 a handful of pilots completed the required 40 hours of Phase I flight testing, beginning with the first flight by Jeff Skiles the day after the convention.

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