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

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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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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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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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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Dreams Take Flight

From introductory flights and educational camps to financial aid and internship opportunities, EAA empowers young people with resources to become a part of the next generation of aviators.

College Scholarships

We are not currently accepting any applications for the following scholarships.

Apply for these scholarships to help you further your college education! Applications close annually on February 28 (unless noted).

Harry E. Arcamuzi Aviation Scholarship
This $500 scholarship will be awarded to an inner-city student with a high school GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to pursue a career in the field of aviation following high school. The scholarship may be renewed, based on academic standing, for up to three additional years. The endowed scholarship was made possible by the generosity of the Harry E. Arcamuzi Family. 

Michael Blume Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship is in honor of Michael Blume who passed away in June 2014. Mike was an Air Traffic Controller with the Federal Aviation Administration for 24 years as well as a pilot with nearly 10,000 flight hours. Michael’s love and passion for aviation were well known and he inspired many people to follow careers in aviation, as pilots, flight instructors, and air traffic controllers. He was a flight instructor who always taught safety first and foremost, and believed it was important for pilots and air traffic controllers to understand the environment and challenges each face in their profession.  

This scholarship will provide financial support of $1,000 per year to a student enrolled in an aviation program, with preference given to students whose permanent residence is from the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Scholarship recipient must provide proof of GPA of 3.2 or above, and two letters of recommendation from faculty, staff, employers, or others with knowledge of your abilities. In addition, please submit a one-page typed essay outlining career/educational goals and how enrollment in your selected program will advance those goals. If applicable, please include a copy of your student or private pilot certificate. These can be sent to

Hansen Scholarship 
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing enrolled in an accredited college, university, or technical college pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering, or Aeronautical Engineering. Financial need is a consideration. 

Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship

This $1,000 annual scholarship was set up to honor Gerald “Jerry” Holland and will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who is a US citizen and wishes to attend an accredited college or university that offers an undergraduate four-year degree in Aviation Management or Aeronautical Management, with a concentration or degree that focuses on the General Aviation industry (non-pilot/flight training programs). The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and have completed a minimum of 75 hours of community service.  This is not a need-based scholarship, and special consideration will be given to student athletes.  

H.P. "Bud" Milligan Aviation Scholarship 
This $500 scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in an accredited aviation program at a college, technical school, or aviation academy. 

David Mineck Memorial Scholarship
This $500 endowed scholarship, awarded to a student annually to pursue a post secondary education in the field of Aerospace, was created in memory of David William Mineck by his family, friends and associates. David was a passionate private pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and a longtime member of EAA. 

Payzer Scholarship
Presented by EAA from an endowment from the Payzer Family to an individual accepted or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or post-secondary school with an emphasis on technical information. The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a person who is seeking a major and declares an intention to pursue a professional career in engineering, mathematics, or the physical or biological sciences. 

The Pratt & Whitney Canada Women in Engineering Scholarship
Every second, a Pratt & Whitney Canada powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. Pratt & Whitney Canada provides power to the world’s largest fleet of business, regional and general aviation aircraft as well as helicopters – more than 50,000 engines in service in over 200 countries.

Pratt & Whitney Canada is proud to offer a $10,000 (US Dollars) scholarship to women studying engineering. This unique opportunity is open to any woman pursuing a higher education degree in engineering. Participants must either be currently enrolled in an engineering program or accepted into an engineering program at an accredited University or College. This scholarship is open to International candidates. All funds are in US Dollars. Participants must currently have a GPA of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent at the time of application, either in High School or their current engineering program. Recipient of the scholarship will be expected to maintain a GPA of 3.3 and be enrolled full-time in an engineering program. Special consideration will be made for applications majoring in Aerospace Engineering.

Scholarship recipient will be expected to provide proof of GPA and participate in a check in call with Pratt & Whitney Canada and EAA. Scholarship will be awarded to the educational institute of the recipient in their name. If your school is on the semester system you will receive payments at the beginning of each semester of $5,000. If your school is on the quarter system you will receive payments at the beginning of each quarter of $2,500. Recipient will also receive a one year EAA membership.

In addition to your academic transcripts, please submit a 500-1000 word personal essay highlighting your passion for the aerospace industry and what you hope to have accomplished in the next 5 years to

David Alan Quick Scholarship 
Presented by EAA from an endowment established in memory of David Alan Quick by the Quick Family, this $500 scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior in good standing, enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering. 

Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship
Presented by the Vernon family to a person pursuing training leading to a professional aviation occupation, this $500 scholarship is awarded to an individual accepted to a course of study in a recognized professional aviation training program in an institution of higher learning or aviation technical school. Applicants must have demonstrated the ability of completing the course of training, attain acceptable grades, and show the need for financial support. 

Special Application Process

Joe Clark Professional Pilot Scholarship Program
The Joe Clark Professional Pilot Scholarship Program was established by Joe Clark, to provide a unique opportunity for students to prepare for an aviation career with a quality education. It provides up to four highly qualified flight students the opportunity to attend a professional pilot program at the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to earn a college degree as a professional pilot and obtain commercial, instrument, multi-engine, and all fixed-wing flight instructor ratings.

Participants will also live on the EAA Air Academy campus and support EAA programs, activities, and events. This scholarship offering provides for inclusion of a substantial portion of flight-related fees within each total award of up to $12,500 per year per scholarship.

Who: Recipients must attend UND, must meet FAA criteria for licensure, must have a private pilot's certificate, and must demonstrate financial need.

How: Applicants must apply for this scholarship through the UND Odegard School of Aerospace Science. For information on the UND Odegard School of Aerospace Science and to obtain an application, please call 800-258-1525.

Application deadline: Please contact the University