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 Flight®

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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Next Steps After Plane is Build

You've finally achieved your dream of building your own airplane. Here are some resources that will help you fly safely or sell your airplane.

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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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Start a 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.

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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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Leadership Academy

Interactive workshop weekends in Oshkosh focused on topics important to chapter leaders.  

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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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September Swing

Enjoy 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.

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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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This Month's Wallpaper

Your computer takes flight each month when you download desktop wallpaper featuring unique aircraft and vivid imagery. Download your favorite today!

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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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News Releases

Get all the official news surrounding EAA and its programs.

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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 L-4J!

The Piper L-4J was the most popular and recognizable of the collection of the World War II liaison aircraft, affectionately nicknamed “Grasshoppers”. This aircraft allows any pilot to take the controls of a Warbird and experience the significance of owning a piece of history. 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 & Specialty

These live multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can ask questions and be polled for their opinion.

System Requirements for Attendees

You can easily attend a session from anywhere, anytime using a compatible computer or mobile device! To get the most out of GoToWebinar, you can download and install the full-feature desktop software on your Windows and Mac computer.

See Download GoToWebinar for your download options. You can also check your system's compatibility automatically.

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



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

Registration is required, and space is limited. 

Date

Time

Title

Presenter(s)

9/28/16

7 p.m. CDT

The Magic Behind Your Glass Panel
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit

Kirk Kleinholz

 

Kirk Kleinholz from Dynon Avionics discusses the technology that makes electronic flight information systems affordable and practical for small general aviation aircraft.

10/5/16

8 p.m. CDT

Who's Responsible for What?
Qualifies for FAA Wings & AMT credit

Mike Busch

 

When it comes to maintaining an aircraft in airworthy condition, various parties have separate and distinct responsibilities: the owner, the A&P mechanic who repairs it, the IA who inspects it and signs off the annual, and the FAA Airworthiness Safety Inspector at the FSDO who ensures that the other parties follow the rules. Mike Busch discusses the specific regulatory obligations of each of these parties.

10/12/16

7 p.m. CDT

An Introduction to Soaring Flight
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit

Scott Manley

 

Scott Manley from the Soaring Society of America presents a short history of gliding and it's evolution into "soaring" flight, including launch methods, sustained flight, landing challenges, and the performance capabilities of modern sailplanes. Various aspects of the sport will be covered, including recreational, cross-country, and competition soaring. The presentation ends with some interesting facts/figures and concludes with a question/answer session.

10/19/16

7 p.m. CDT

The EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider

Brian Carpenter

 

Brian Carpenter, designer of the EMG-6, discusses the design and development concepts of this new electric motorglider. Emphasis on the integration of the electric propulsion concepts that he believes will change the face of the light aircraft and ultralight industry.

10/26/16

7 p.m. CDT

Engine Out Survival Tactics
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit

Nate “Buster” Jaros

 

All pilots should be ready just in case the engine goes silent. In this presentation, retired USAF F-16 fighter pilot Nate “Buster” Jaros will discuss how military training tactics can be used by GA pilots to help ensure a safe outcome from an engine emergency. Currently, a test pilot working for Lockheed Martin, Buster also owns and operates a V-tail Bonanza. The presentation will mirror his new book, Engine Out Survival Tactics, highlighting procedures adapted from the military and applying them to single engine GA aircraft.

11/2/16

8 p.m. CDT

The Traveling Tool Kit
Qualifies for FAA Wings & AMT credit.

Mike Busch

 

Mike Busch offers suggestions about what tools and spare parts you might want to consider carrying in your airplane in order to prepare for the possibility you may need to deal with mechanical problems while away from home. He discusses why what you carry depends a lot on what kind of equipment you fly and how mechanically ambitious you are.

11/9/16

7 p.m. CST

How to Fly a Perfect Traffic Pattern
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Prof. H. Paul Shuch

 

Although exact procedures will vary from airport to airport, the standard rectangular traffic pattern is a skill which every student pilot must master, and every experienced pilot must retain. In this FAA WINGS qualifying webinar, flight instructor and FAASTeam Lead Representative professor H. Paul Shuch will share information that will help you to fly the perfect pattern.

11/16/16

7 p.m. CST

The Advanced Basics of GPS
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Brian Herget

 

One of the first mass-produced systems to account for Einstein’s theory of relativity, GPS is an extraordinary system that continues to increase its presence in everyday life, as well as flying. But how does it work? Brian Herget from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University discusses the precursors to the modern system, how GPS calculates position, and the online real-time data available to the public.