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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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 Built

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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Soaring Society of America

Formed in 1932, the Soaring Society of America (SSA) promotes all…

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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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Flying Start

EAA’s Flying Start program offers chapters the opportunity to reach out to the local community and engage with people who are interested in the world of flight.

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Leadership Academy

Interactive workshop weekends in Oshkosh focused on topics important to chapter leaders.  

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Chapters in Action

Learn more about what other chapters are up to. Read and be inspired about the stories that are coming out of chapters all over the country and the world.

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Calendar of Events

With more than 1,000 listings, EAA’s calendar of events is the most comprehensive listing of aviation activities found anywhere online.

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AirVenture Schedule of Events

Fill up your itinerary and sort through thousands of forums, workshops, special events, and much more for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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Multiple Venues

With more than 1,600 acres and 26 venues to choose from, we are sure to show you a space that will make your vision come to life. Our unique atmosphere is sure to offer a one-of-a-kind experience for your guests.

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Multiple Venues

With more than 1,600 acres and 26 venues to choose from, we are sure to show you a space that will make your vision come to life. Our unique atmosphere is sure to offer a one-of-a-kind experience for your guests.

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Spirit of Aviation Mobile Experience

We promote a culture of education, safety, and camaraderie and provide you with opportunities to enjoy aviation, no matter what your level of interest.

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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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Learn the Secrets of Aircraft Building

These weekend workshops will launch you on the most rewarding adventure of your life - building or restoring your own airplane!

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Scholarships

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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Sporty's Learn to Fly Video Library

Just getting started on your aviation journey? Need a refresher? This online video series will provide clarity and understanding in dozens of topic areas

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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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News Releases

Get all the official news surrounding EAA and its programs.

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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 restored Piper J-3 Cub

Are you ready to keep NC35303’s history alive? If so, enter for your chance to win and be the one to carry on this Piper J-3C-65 Cub’s legacy.

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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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Volunteer

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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Fly Baby

Low wing or Biplane - Wood, Fabric

Fly BabyKit/Plans:
Complete instructions for building the Fly Baby are available in EAA Sport Aviation magazine, January 1963 through September 1964. EAA members may download these articles free through the EAA Sport Aviation Archive.

EAA Member Websites:
Ron Wanttaja: http://www.BowersFlyBaby.com

Articles in EAA and related publications:

Year Month Page Magazine Article
2005 09 17 Sport Pilot Fly Baby Plans Available Again (paragraph)
2004 04 16 Sport Pilot New Unofficial Fly Baby Website (1/4 pg)
2003 10 23 Sport Aviation Fly Baby Plans Are Available Again (1/4 pg)
2003 07 10 Experimenter Peter M. Bowers, 1918-2003 (4 pgs)
2003 06 05 Experimenter Pete Bowers, Fly Baby Designer, Passes Away (1/4 col)
2003 06 19 Sport Aviation Pete Bowers, Fly Baby Designer, Passes Away (1/3 pg)
2002 01 18 Experimenter Fulton’s Fly Baby: The Oshkosh Perennial (5 ¼ pgs)
2001 11 90 Sport Aviation An Even Strain: With paired flying wires it’s critical (2 pgs)
2001 10 23 Experimenter John Fulton’s Fly Baby at convention since 1973
92 04 93 Sport Aviation Lansing biplane Fly Baby - like SE5-A
92 09 93 Sport Aviation Standing Fly Baby 1B
92 12 96 Sport Aviation Fly Baby - a 30 year old design
92 12 96 Sport Aviation Fly Baby story after 30 years
91 08 10 Sport Aviation Note Only - Fly Baby Structural Failure
91 09 11 Sport Aviation Note Only - Fly Baby Modifications
91 10 13 Sport Aviation Fly Baby Reinforcement Strap Installation
90 03 38 Experimenter Engine Failure Causes Spin, Crash
90 04 95 Sport Aviation Collins/Swords Fly Baby with A65
90 09 94 Sport Aviation Dancause Fly Baby with C90
89 01 96 Sport Aviation Linex Fly Baby - Steel Gear, Streamlined Wires, Cowled Engine
89 09 95 Sport Aviation McDonald Fly Baby with Lyc. 108hp
88 01 52 Sport Aviation The History of the Fly Baby
88 02 29 Experimenter Itzkowitz Biplane Fly Baby with 0200
87 11 93 Sport Aviation Hendricks Story - Forerunner to Fly Baby
86 07 97 Sport Aviation 110 MPH Cruise - Fly Baby
86 08 54 Sport Aviation California to Oshkosh in a Fly Baby
85 02 56 Sport Aviation Gunten Fly Baby with Turtle Deck
83 01 44 Sport Aviation Jim Markey's Fly Baby
82 02 05 Sport Aviation Fly Baby Reunion at Oshkosh '82
82 06 06 Sport Aviation Fly Baby 20th Anniversary
80 05 24 Sport Aviation Bird Fly Baby with A-75
80 08 85 Sport Aviation Harold Matteson's Two Place Fly Baby
79 02 68 Sport Aviation Fly Baby with Rounded Fuselage
78 01 06 Sport Aviation Fly Baby Plans back on the Market
77 10 63 Sport Aviation Two-Place Fly Baby
76 08 54 Sport Aviation Pink Baroness
76 09 40 Sport Aviation Flight of Mr. Gator
76 10 06 Sport Aviation Fly Baby off the Market
75 02 36 Sport Aviation Boyhood Dream
75 08 10 Sport Aviation George Rotter's Fly Baby
74 03 27 Sport Aviation Education Through Error (accident reports)
72 03 16 Sport Aviation Future Birdman Starts Young at Plane Building
72 07 08 Sport Aviation Two-place Fly Baby
72 09 35 Sport Aviation The Fly Baby and Aerobatics by Peter Bowers
72 09 38 Sport Aviation Newest Among the "Fly Babies"
72 12 16 Sport Aviation Time and Money: The Inside Story of a Bower's Fly Baby Project
71 12 04 Sport Aviation Fly Baby with Luscombe Wings
70 06 -- Sport Aviation Wood Testing - The Easy and Reliable Way
70 08 26 Sport Aviation Cross-Country in Fly Baby Bipe
70 09 20 Sport Aviation The Lash "Fly Baby"
67 11 -- Sport Aviation Incidence and Rigging Jig
67 11 -- Sport Aviation 4130 Bending Brake
64 01 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 11
64 05 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 12
64 08 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 13
64 09 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 14
63 01 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 1
63 02 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 2
63 03 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 3
63 04 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 4
63 05 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 5
63 06 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 6
63 07 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 7
63 07 -- Sport Aviation Revamping the Fly Baby - II
63 09 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 8
63 11 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 9
63 12 -- Sport Aviation Building the Fly Baby, Part 10
63 08 -- Sport Aviation Fly Baby Gets Wet - Part 1
63 09 -- Sport Aviation Fly Baby Gets Wet - Part 2
62 12 -- Sport Aviation The Fly Baby Story

As a member benefit, you can obtain a copy of an EAA-published magazine article listed above, free of charge, by calling EAA Membership Services at 1-800-564-6322. Please have the name of the magazine, year, month and page number ready when calling to make a request. Sorry, we cannot provide reprints of non-EAA magazine articles.