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EAA Webinars

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

EAA offers a regular series of webinars to its members. These 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. Click the title of any of the presentations to register.

Some EAA Webinars qualify for credit in the FAA's WINGS or AMT awards program. See the FAA Safety site for details and to register.

View the EAA Webinar archives

Date Time Title Presenter(s)

4/23/14 7 p.m. CDT Care and Feeding of the Rotax 912
FAA Wings and AMT credit
Prof. H. Paul Shuch
  Prof. H. Paul Shuch operates a flight school using an Evektor SportStar powered by the Rotax 912. In this presentation Paul will share his learned experiences after observing student pilots operating the Rotax 912 and maintaining various 912-powered aircraft as a Rotax trained light sport aircraft repairman. He will discuss six common Rotax engine myths and how to operate your engine for optimum efficiency, reliability, and service life. Additionally, owner preventive maintenance and operating fluids will be discussed. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

4/30/14 7 p.m. CDT Small Bore Continental Engines: A-65 through O-300
FAA Wings and AMT credit
Harry Fenton
  Part 1 in a series of webinars discussing Continental engines that power many recreational aircraft, ranging from the A-65 through the O-300. Harry Fenton will discuss the background of these engines, similarities and differences between models, and general maintenance topics. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

5/7/14 8 p.m. CDT Owner-In-Command
FAA AMT & Wings Credit
Mike Busch
  Savvy maintenance expert Mike Busch discusses why aircraft owners need to remain in control of the maintenance of their aircraft, just as pilots need to remain in control of the operation of the aircraft in flight.

5/13/14 7 p.m. CDT How to Register and Certify Your Homebuilt
Charlie Becker
  Donít let the FAA paperwork become a roadblock to completing and flying your project. EAA Homebuilt Community Manager Charlie Becker will help you easily comply with the FAAís paperwork requirements and complete the inspection process without delay.

5/21/14 7 p.m. CDT Chapter Chat: Power of the Pancake Trevor Janz
  People, planes and pancakes, oh my! Food can bring together people of all interests and backgrounds, including EAA chapter members and those who may have never considered the possibilities of flight. This webinar takes a closer look at food-based chapter fundraisers and the opportunities they present to grow your chapter membership and raise awareness of GA in your community.

6/4/14 8 p.m. CDT How to Destroy Your Engine in One Minute
FAA AMT & Wings Credit
Mike Busch
  Destructive detonation and pre-ignition events can destroy an engine within a minute or two, so it's crucial for pilots to recognize the symptoms and take very quick corrective action. Savvy maintenance expert Mike Busch discusses why aircraft owners need to remain in control of the maintenance of their aircraft, just as pilots need to remain in control of the operation of the aircraft in flight.

6/11/14 7 p.m. CDT Tips for Flying into EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014
Fred Stadler
  EAA AirVenture NOTAM Chairman Fred Stadler shares some hints and tips for reducing your pilot workload when flying into AirVenture 2014. Discussion highlighting the special requirements and procedures of the FAA issued NOTAM.

6/18/14 7 p.m. CDT Loss of Control During Landings
FAA Wings Credit
John Dorcey
  Springtime brings gusty winds that can lead to challenging cross wind landings. Certified Flight Instructor John Dorcey discusses how to avoid loss of control during this critical phase of flight. Loss of control is the number one cause of accidents and a large percentage of those accidents are loss of control during landing. Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

7/9/14 7 p.m. CDT Building and Flying the Amateur-Built KR-2S
Mark Langford
  Presented by KR-2S builder Mark Langford, a guru of the experimental amateur-built Ken Rand KR design. Mark discusses the construction and flying characteristics of the KR-2S, including highlighting many of the numerous modifications he made to the KR-2S he built.

8/20/14 7 p.m. CDT Chapter Chat: Maximize Your Marketing Dollar Trevor Janz
  Looking to get the biggest bang for your buck? Working with limited resources? This webinar explores free and cost-friendly ways to effectively promote your local EAA chapter, helping you to increase attendance at events, raise funds, outreach to youth, and grow your chapter membership.

10/22/14 7 p.m. CDT Chapter Chat: Fun with Flight Simulators Trevor Janz
  From recreational desktop simulators to Advanced Aircraft Training Devices (AATDs), this webinar looks at the different types of flight simulators available today and how EAA chapters can use them to grow and engage their membership. Topics include general guidelines for flight simulator usage, acquisition and operational costs, flight training and currency requirements, usage in conjunction with chapter youth programs, and more.

12/17/14 7 p.m. CDT Chapter Chat: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Chapters Trevor Janz
  This webinar identifies the common characteristics of highly effective EAA chapters, as measured by their ability to recruit and retain members, meet fundraising goals, and fulfill their organizationís mission and purpose.

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