What is EAA?

EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) is a community of passionate aviation enthusiasts, and the only association of its kind to offer the fun and camaraderie of sharing the love of flying, building, and restoring recreational aircraft. Our vision is to expand an already vibrant and growing aviation community.

Why Work at EAA?

EAA is a sought after organization to join with a competitive and unique benefit package which includes the EAA Flying Club, career advancement opportunities, fun perks, along with being immersed around passionate EAA Members and Volunteers


Having a diverse workforce is critical to our association. We welcome a variety of opinions, ideas and perspectives to ensure we continue to serve the diverse aviation community.

When our people reflect the communities we serve, it enhances the way we connect to our members. Together, we work toward an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation, and camaraderie across all of our communities.

People and Culture

Our staff and members everywhere are like family members. As our founder often said, “Airplanes bring us together, but the people keep bringing us back."

It is the people who make EAA a magical place. Each of our staff has the unique ability to inspire others, share the passion of aviation across the world and bring hope, laughter, and smiles and demonstrate what is possible. EAA is an amazing place to work!

These are just some of the ways EAA commits to providing a rewarding, inclusive, and supportive work environment.


It takes a special kind of person to work at EAA. Our dedicated staff works tirelessly to spread the word of aviation far and wide.

But we know your life isn't just about work. You have additional things going on – family, friends, flying and other personal interests, education, and more. 

EAA offers a comprehensive total rewards package that helps you live your best life, grow personally and professionally, and get rewarded for the results you deliver. When you add it all up, the total package provides the same results: your total rewards support you throughout all stages of your life and career.

When you join EAA's team, you may be eligible for the following rewards:


  • Base Salary
  • Benefits
  • Special Offerings

Health & Wellness

  • Medical insurance including prescription drug coverage and Teladoc
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts & Health saving account
  • Life insurance (Company-provided and additional options)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity theft and monitoring
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity

Time Off

  • Holiday pay
  • Vacation
  • December Shutdown (paid time off from Christmas to New Year's Day)
  • Sick pay
  • Family paid-time off
  • Leaves of absence
  • Bereavement and Jury Duty

Retirement and Financial Benefits

  • Pension plan
  • 403b Retirement Investment Plan
  • Retirement planning advice

Other Perks

  • Free EAA membership
  • AirVenture passes
  • Benefit Hub (exclusive discount marketplace)
  • Employee Discount on EAA Merchandise
  • Behind the scene experience at most EAA-hosted events
  • Meet and greets with many EAA speakers

Learning and Development

If you join EAA's staff, you can participate in a number of the following learning and development programs:

  • Ground school
  • EAA Employee Flying Club
  • Performance College courses to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • Management/Leadership development
  • Individual development plans

At EAA, we are known for our passion and for offering a variety of development opportunities. You will find a learning environment that encourages everyone - no matter what your role - to increase your engagement and assist you in reaching your goals.

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