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7 p.m. CDT

Buying Your First Aerobatic Airplane

Budd Davisson


Budd Davisson talks about the myriad considerations involved in buying your first aerobatic airplane. His talk ranges from personal aerobatic goals, finances, matching skill levels to potential airplanes and thumbnail pilot reports on the most likely candidate airplanes to be purchased. Much of his presentation will answering questions from listeners.


7 p.m. CDT

Welcome to EAA – Getting the Most Out of Your Membership

David Leiting


Join EAA Manager of Membership Development, David Leiting, as he welcomes you to EAA. This webinar will help you jump-start your participation in EAA programs and bring awareness to EAA’s wide variety of member benefits.


7 p.m. CDT

Flying With the iPad — Your Digital Co-Pilot
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Bret Koebbe


This fast-paced presentation covers a wide range of practical topics on flying with the iPad and the ForeFlight mobile app. Led by Bret Koebbe, an active pilot and flight instructor at Sporty’s Pilot Shop and editor of iPad Pilot News, this webinar will explore topics applicable to pilots of all iPad experience levels, including how to turn the iPad into your digital co-pilot, tips for flying with ADS-B weather on your iPad, and how to use ForeFlight to improve your flight planning.


7 p.m. CDT

Rotax 912 Engine Installation & Operational Tips
Homebuilders Webinar Series

Phil Lockwood


In this webinar, Phil Lockwood of Lockwood Aviation will cover the basics of initial installation of the Rotax 912 in a homebuilt. In addition, he will share the most common operational questions from his customers. Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.


7 p.m. CDT

Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

Mike Busch


What do you do when a tire on your airplane ruptures during your landing roll at a busy big-city airport, immobilizing your aircraft and closing the airport's only runway? Well, that's exactly what happened recently to Mike Busch A&P/IA and the ensuing events proved to be an interesting learning experience. In this webinar, Mike shares his experience and offers some important do’s and don'ts should something similar happen to you.


7 p.m. CDT

The Grumman Duck
Museum Webinar Series

Chris Henry and Ben Page


The Grumman J2F Duck served many roles during the second World War. This included the role of supply aircraft, as well as providing a means to rescue downed airmen. Join Chris Henry and Ben Page from the EAA Aviation Museum to learn more about the type, as well as the history of the J2F Duck in the EAA museum’s Eagle Hangar.


7 p.m. CDT

Flying With Broken Flight Controls
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Gordon Penner


Aerobatic instructor and IAC member Gordon Penner talks about how to handle jammed or broken flight controls and get safely to the ground. Discussion of strategies for flying with jammed or broken flight controls in accordance with Rich Stowell's Emergency Maneuver Training program.


7 p.m. CDT

AeroEducate – EAA’s Newest Youth Education Initiative For Chapters

Justin Payton and John Egan


Join EAA staff members Justin Payton and John Egan as they discuss EAA’s newest youth program, AeroEducate. Designed to deliver free, interactive, educational, and engaging experiences to youth through EAA chapters, school, and from home, AeroEducate’s web-based resources provide clear, age-appropriate content to aviation and aerospace engagement, and even career paths. Learn how your EAA chapter can use available AeroEducate resources at upcoming Young Eagles rallies and Workshops to increase youth engagement.


7 p.m. CDT

Preventing VFR Into IMC: Using Your Personal Weather Minimums
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Dr. Scott Dennstaedt


Flying VFR into instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) kills more pilots than all of the other weather-related accidents combined. Dr. Scott Dennstaedt will dive into the reasons why even experienced pilots make these fatal mistakes and explain how to use personal minimums to quantify the risk prior to making a flight, especially as it relates to adverse weather.


7 p.m. CDT

A Clue (or Two) For Your Next Flight Review
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Rod Machado


Would you like to learn a little history about the flight review? Perhaps you’d like to make your next flight review a more pleasant and enjoyable experience? Or, would you like to know what is required of you during the flight review? If any of these strike your fancy, then please join award-winning CFI Rod Machado for a fun and educational discussion on this topic.


7 p.m. CST

How Hot is Too Hot?
Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

Mike Busch


Keeping CHTs under good control is one of the most important contributors to piston aircraft engine longevity. But how hot is too hot? Is cooler always better? And if CHTs are too hot, how can you figure out why and what can you do to correct it? In this webinar, Mike Busch A&P/IA offers the operational guidelines and troubleshooting techniques you need to keep your CHTs well-behaved.


7 p.m. CST

The Autogyro
Museum Webinar Series

Chris Henry and Ben Page


There are several gyroplanes in the EAA Aviation Museum’s collection. These aircraft have been used from everything from news aircraft to flying around the world. Join Chris Henry and Ben Page from the EAA museum staff as they discuss the gyros preserved here in the museum as well as the history behind this type of aircraft.


7 p.m. CST

Bravo Buster: Adventures In and Around the National Airspace System
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Laura Herrmann


"I have a phone number for you to call when you are on the ground, advise when ready to copy." Those are words no pilot wants to hear! Join Laura Herrmann as she describes her inadvertent foray into O'Hare Class B airspace and the events that followed. She'll also discuss her flight around the Washington, D.C., SFRA, including what kind of training is involved. Additionally, she’ll be answering the questions: what's the Fluky gate, why is the Leesburg airport special, and how are P56 and R-6608A different? Join us for a tour around some challenging and difficult airspace!


7 p.m. CST

The Truth About Stalls
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Tom Turner


A lot of what we know, and what we teach and evaluate about stalls, doesn’t mesh with the actual Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) accident record. Join Tom Turner from the American Bonanza Society Air Safety Foundation to investigate what we can learn from the NTSB record that will help us train and practice to avoid real-world stall scenarios.

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