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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Scholarships

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, captured this image of Drew Waterworth’s beautiful Sonex Waiex over the lush Wisconsin countryside in July of 2006.

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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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Volunteer

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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EDUCATION & RESOURCES

Always Learning

Whether you need homebuilding advice, are looking to take the next step in your aviation journey, or want to connect with others who have “airplanes on the brain” like you, EAA’s resources keep you connected and informed.

Webinars

Aircraft Spruce & SpecialtyThese live multimedia presentations 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.

Some EAA Webinars qualify for credit in the FAA's WINGS or AMT awards program. Visit www.faasafety.gov for details.

View the EAA Webinar archives

EAA gratefully acknowledges the support of Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. for their generous sponsorship of EAA webinars.

Date

Time

Title

Presenter(s)

8/5/15

8 p.m. CDT

Perils of Cylinder Work
FAA AMT & Wings Credit

Mike Busch 

 

Maintenance expert Mike Busch digs into the thorny issue of tightening critical fasteners properly when installing cylinders on a piston aircraft engine, explains why it is so difficult to get it right when doing it with the engine still mounted in the airplane, and emphasizes the need to be very cautious when replacing multiple cylinders or doing top overhauls. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

8/12/15

7 p.m. CDT

Chapter Chat: Tax Exempt Basics for Chapters - Part 2

Patti Arthur

 

Tax Attorney, Patti Arthur has many years of experience helping EAA chapters, continues the discussion of tax exemption and reinstatement of lost tax-exempt status & determining your chapter's tax exempt status.

8/19/15

7 p.m. CDT

When the Engine Goes Silent...
FAA Wings Credit

Larry Bothe

 

What should you do when it gets quiet up front? Nine-time engine failure survivor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner Larry Bothe discusses what really works and what doesn’t when the engine quits. Not only what you should do, but when you do it, this can have a big impact on your likelihood of successfully dealing with the problem. Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit.

8/26/15

7 p.m. CDT

Flying with Your iPad using WingX Pro7 - Part 2
FAA Wings Credit

Jim Sweeney

 

Jim Sweeney gives part 2 of how to use the WingX Pro7 application. The application’s capabilities include, GPS moving map and Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) that run on the iPad & iPhone. In addition, Pro7 works with multiple ADS-B receivers, displaying in-flight weather and traffic. Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

9/2/15

8 p.m. CDT

All About Alterations
FAA AMT & Wings Credit

Mike Busch 

 

Sport Aviation columnist and maintenance expert Mike Busch discusses the complex subject of alterations to certificated aircraft. He describes the difference between major and minor alterations, and the vastly different approval requirements for each. He explains how to determine whether a particular alteration is major or minor, when an STC or Field Approval or FAA Form 337 is required, and when a simple A&P logbook entry will suffice. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

9/9/15

7 p.m. CDT

Eagle Flights: Making New Pilots

Brian O'Lena

 

EAA members can make-a-difference, and help create new pilots. Brian O'Lena, Manager of the EAA Eagle Flights program will share exciting information about the Eagle Flights program benefits; and provide tips for mentoring adults who have always wanted to fly but didn’t know where to start.

9/16/15

7 p.m. CDT

What's the Spin on Stalls?
FAA Wings Credit

Prof. H. Paul Shuch

 

Stalls are undoubtedly the most feared maneuver in the flight training curriculum. They are also an essential element of every single flight, in that an aircraft cannot land if its wing is still developing lift. In this FAA Safety Team Wings webinar, you'll learn how to love stalling the airplane just inches above the runway, while avoiding that dreaded stall/spin accident. Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

9/23/15

7 p.m. CDT

Electronic Ignition for Aircraft Engines
FAA AMT & Wings Credit

Klaus Savier

 

Electronic ignition systems can improve performance and reliability when installed in aircraft engines. Klaus Savier President of Light Speed Engineering will discuss these benefits, talk about safety concerns, battery backups and provide tips on installation and testing of the Plasma CDI ignition system. Qualifies for Wings and AMT credit.

10/21/15

7 p.m. CDT

Prepare for Your Checkride and Pass
FAA Wings Credit

Larry Bothe

 

FAA pilot examiner Larry Bothe provides tips to prepare for your checkride and pass! Take control of the process, learn how to get ready, and keep the examiner happy. Proper administration is as important as knowledge and skill. Larry will discuss common mistakes in both the oral and flying portions and how to avoid them. Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit.