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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
"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.
Take to the skies with a free introductory flight and discover the next steps toward becoming a pilot.
EAA Flight Advisors can help you find the right path to get you flying efficiently and, most importantly, safely.
Follow the journey of One Week Wonder...from building the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer kit at #OSH14 to its future possibilities.
Register as an ultralight student or pilot and discover the types of ultralights you can have fun in!
Affordable, achievable, and fun! Experience the freedom of flight as a sport pilot.
Warbirds of America membership connects you with other enthusiasts, restorers, and pilots.
VAA membership connects you with other enthusiasts, restorers, and pilots.
IAC membership connects you with other enthusiasts, builders, pilots, and competitors.
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.
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.
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.
Interactive workshop weekends in Oshkosh focused on topics important to chapter leaders.
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.
Relive the excitement and glamour of the big band era at September Swing, a 1940s-style hangar dance featuring the sights and sounds of Ladies Must Swing.
One of EAA’s most popular member benefits, the award-winning monthly magazine covers the full spectrum of association activity.
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.
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.
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.
Peter Norman's Republic RC-3 Seabee was one of many that participated in AirVenture 2015's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the first Seabee flight. The seaplane was photographed flying above Oshkosh by Tyson V. Rininger during the weeklong aviation celebration.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
AirVenture enables our commercial partners to have an unmatched forum to present their products and services to the most passionate aviation consumers.
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.
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.
From powered parachutes and trikes to traditional fixed wings and rotorcraft, flying an ultralight means having some of the most accessible, affordable, and exhilarating experiences that aviation has to offer.
Ultralight flying represents one of the fastest and purest ways to experience the joys of aviation. From powered-parachutes and trikes to traditional fixed wings and even amphibians and rotorcraft, ultralights are fun, exciting, and in most cases, remarkably affordable. Flying ultralights is not a step up or down, but a step into a completely different and exciting sector of the flying community.
In the U.S., flying an ultralight doesn't require a license or a medical certificate of any kind, providing the aircraft meets the Federal Aviation Regulation called Part 103. Part 103 defines an ultralight as an aircraft that meets the following criteria:
Max. Empty Weight (Powered Aircraft)
Max. Empty Weight (Unpowered Aircraft)
Max. Fuel Capacity
Max. Speed @ Full Power
Max. Stall Speed (Power Off)
If the aircraft has more than 1-seat or exceeds any of the above criteria, is not an ultralight, and thus not eligible for operation under Part 103.
These are the legal rules by which we fly; they are the most lenient in the world. These privileges, however, carry responsibilities: while there are no specific legal requirements, ultralight pilots must be trained just like any other pilot.
Serving the needs of and representing EAA members involved in ultralight and light sport aviation.
See all the ultralight, LSA, and homebuilt rotorcraft activity in store for you at Oshkosh!
There's something special about the Ultralight Area at AirVenture. And EAA's John Nicholson finds there's something special about the people who fly ultralights too.
On Saturday, October 10, the World Ultralight Fly-In will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the first worldwide ultralight...
Belite Enterprises LLC said the finished product of Belite Aircraft’s new ultralight kit, the Belite SkyDock, successfully flew...
EAA and the ultralight community are mourning the loss of David L. “Dave” Goulet, CEO of Quad City Ultralight Aircraft...
A European ultralight and a glider collided recently over Germany, but thanks to a ballistic parachute, both aircraft safely descend...