2022 marks 30 years since the Young Eagles program was launched at EAA Oshkosh 1992. EAA will be kicking off the Young Eagles 30th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, which will include a number of special AirVenture activities, and year-round recognition of volunteers.
30 Flights for 30 Years
Volunteer Young Eagles pilots who fly 30 youths between August 1, 2022, and July 31, 2023, will be awarded a commemorative polo shirt. Once pilots reach this milestone, EAA will contact pilots to request their shirt size.
The following is a list of EAA Young Eagles® pilots who have flown 30 or more Young Eagles during the 30 Flights for 30 Years campaign:
Ground Volunteer - 30th Anniversary Pins
The Young Eagles program would not be possible without the amazing ground volunteers. Chapters can request commemorative pins to award to ground volunteers.Order 30th Anniversary Pins
First Time Young Eagles Pilot Drawings
All first time Young Eagles pilots, who fly their first Young Eagle between August 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023, will be entered into a monthly drawing to win a Lightspeed Zulu 3 headset!
Learn more about becoming a Young Eagles pilot at EAA.org/YEPilots.
Double Young Eagles Credits for EAA Chapters
To encourage additional chapter rallies, EAA will be offering double Young Eagles credits ($10 per flight) to chapters from January 1, 2023 to July 31, 2023. Learn more about the Young Eagles Credit program at EAA.org/YECredits.