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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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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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

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.

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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

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.

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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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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.

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Date

Time

Title

Presenter(s)

6/29/16

7 p.m. CDT

Low-Cost Avionics STC Breakthrough

Tom Charpentier

 

EAA announced in April 2016 at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In the award of a revolutionary supplemental type certificate (STC) to bring low-cost avionics to the cockpit of standard category aircraft. EAA Government Advocacy Specialist Tom Charpentier will discuss how EAA worked with the FAA to enable the issuance of this ground-breaking STC approval. Additionally, details will be discussed about what it means for you and your aircraft.

7/6/16

7 p.m. CDT

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 Features and Attractions

Rick Larsen & Dennis Dunbar

 

Learn about the exciting features and attractions that are expected for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. Join Rick Larsen, vice president of EAA communities and member programs, and Dennis Dunbar, director of AirVenture air show operations, as they provide the latest news on what to expect at Oshkosh 2016. They'll discuss some of the interesting aircraft, people, and programs that you can expect during the annual EAA convention.

7/13/16

7 p.m. CDT

Airspace Ace - Sampling the Alphabet Soup
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit

Prof. H. Paul Shuch

 

Students and experienced pilots alike often find themselves challenged by the complexity of airspace definitions, limitations, and requirements. In this FAA Safety Team WINGS webinar, Prof. H. Paul Shuch will discuss how you can identify the different classes of airspace in which you are operating, and understand the requirements that each imposes on air traffic control and the pilot in command.

8/3/16

8 p.m. CDT

New Part 23 Rewrite
Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit

Mike Busch

 

Eight years in the making, a massive rewrite of small airplane certification rules has been unveiled by the FAA. It's a paradigm shift in how both new GA airplanes and alterations to legacy airplanes will be certified. Mike Busch discusses these changes and the impact they will have on GA.

8/10/16

7 p.m. CDT

Powering Your Plane: How to Install a Lycoming-type Engine on Your E-AB
Qualifies for FAA AMT credit

Dave Prizio

 

EAA homebuilt aircraft council member Dave Prizio takes you step by step through the process of installing a Lycoming-type engine in your amateur-built aircraft. Dave will discuss each step of the engine installation process, including selecting an engine, firewall construction, plumbing, electrical, and preparing for your first engine start.

8/17/16

7 p.m. CDT

Weather for Dummies
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit

Radek Wyrzykowski

 

Uneven heating of the earth - what does it mean? As the weather and climate changes it is a great time to focus on how it affects your flying. Join Radek Wyrzykowski, EAA manager of flight proficiency, as he breaks down complex weather concepts into simple terms you can understand. What you learn in this presentation you will put to practical use during your everyday flying activities.

8/31/16

7 p.m. CDT

Flying and Maintaining the B-24 Diamond Lil

Brad Pilgrim

 

Join the Commemorative Air Force’s Brad Pilgrim as he discusses the care and feeding of the world’s oldest flying B-24, Diamond Lil. Part of the CAF’s flying fleet since the late ’60s, Diamond Lil is well-known on the air show circuit and presents special challenges to maintain and fly.

9/7/16

8 p.m. CDT

A Mechanic's Signature
Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

Mike Busch

 

What exactly does a mechanic's signature on a maintenance logbook entry mean? The answer might just surprise you. In fact, lots of mechanics get this wrong. If you're an aircraft owner, it's crucial to know this stuff, especially when a mechanic working on your airplane tells you "I can't sign it off unless..."