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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ASTC Passport Program

EAA members can enjoy more than 300 museum and science centers worldwide free of charge, thanks to a partnership with the Association of Science-Technology Centers and its ASTC Travel Passport Program.

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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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Chapter Insurance Program

EAA’s Chapter General Liability Insurance Program protects chapters, their members, officers, directors, and volunteers from alleged negligence. Participation in this insurance program is mandatory for all chapters located in the United States and Canada. A policy limit of $1 million to $3 million is available.

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Leadership Academy

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

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10 Flight For the Year Recognition

Each pilot who flies 10 or more Young Eagles during a calendar year will receive a custom lapel pin and will earn Young Eagles credits that can be used to help offset the cost of sending a young person to an EAA Air Academy session in Oshkosh or assist their local Young Eagles and youth outreach programs.

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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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EDUCATION & RESOURCES

Always Learning

Whether you need homebuilding advice, are looking to take the next step in your aviation journey, or want to connect with others who have “airplanes on the brain” like you, EAA’s resources keep you connected and informed.

Webinars

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty

These live multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can ask questions and be polled for their opinion.

System Requirements for Attendees

You can easily attend a session from anywhere, anytime using a compatible computer or mobile device! To get the most out of GoToWebinar, you can download and install the full-feature desktop software on your Windows and Mac computer.

See Download GoToWebinar for your download options. You can also check your system's compatibility automatically.

Some EAA Webinars qualify for credit in the FAA's WINGS or AMT awards program. Visit www.faasafety.gov for details.



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

Registration is required, and space is limited. 

Date

Time

Title

Presenter(s)

8/22/18

7 p.m. CDT

Plan, Fly and Log With iFlightPlanner
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Andy Matthews

 

Electronic flight bag (EFB), iFlightPlanner's, co-founder, Andy Matthews, reviews the usage, intuitive flight planning features and two-way sync capabilities of iFlightPlanner.com and iFlightPlanner for iPad. This webinar will cover digital charts and high resolution weather imagery, certified weather briefs, integrated weight and balance calculations, and ICAO flight plan filing. In addition, Andy will discuss how EAA members can receive a great discount on this powerful integrated EFB.

8/28/18

7 p.m. CDT

Your First Aerobatic Plane
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Jim Bourke

 

Jim Bourke from the International Aerobatic Club will discuss considerations in choosing the right aerobatic plane for you. His presentation will include answers to this common question: What is a good aerobatic aircraft to step into that won't be too limiting or boring too quickly, but also not too overwhelming to start in? Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

9/5/18

8 p.m. CDT

Inside the Crankcase
Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

Mike Busch

 

The crankcase of your piston aircraft engine contains the crankshaft, camshaft, connecting rods, bearings, gears, and other components that are collectively referred to as the "bottom end" of the engine. It's bad news if something goes wrong with any of these bottom-end components, because it's usually necessary to remove the engine from the aircraft and "split the case" to gain access, and that can get expensive. Mike Busch takes you for a guided tour of what's inside the case. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

9/12/18

7 p.m. CDT

VFR Navigation: Three Keys to the Kingdom
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Prof. H. Paul Shuch

 

During the course of their cross-country training, student pilots learn to navigate from point A to point B by three primary methods: pilotage, dead reckoning, and navaids. In this WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program qualifying webinar, CFI Prof. H. Paul Shuch will lead you through the steps of planning and executing a cross-country flight employing all three methods.

9/17/18

7 p.m. CDT

Flying Start — A New Outreach Program For Chapters


Kyle Voltz, EAA Chapters Administrator

 

Is your chapter looking for new ways to recruit new members and engage your local community in general aviation? EAA has relaunched the Flying Start program to help chapters engage adults from their local community who are interested in aviation. Join us to learn more about this new program, find out what materials EAA has developed to support your chapter, and learn some tips and tricks to organize an outstanding event!

9/19/18

7 p.m. CDT

Pass Your Checkride
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Larry Bothe

 

Larry Bothe will help you prepare for and pass your checkride. Take control of the process and learn how to get ready and keep the examiner happy. Proper administration is as important as knowledge and skill. As a designated pilot examiner, Larry has administered over 1,000 checkrides. He will review common mistakes in both the oral and flying portions and how to avoid them.

9/26/18

7 p.m. CDT

Flying with EAA Virtual Flight Academy
Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Brandon Seltz

 

Are you ready to take your next Young Eagles rally or chapter meeting to the next level? Powered by TakeFlight Interactive, EAA Virtual Flight Academy is a powerful tool to help people learn to fly and become proficient pilots. Combining the power of games, artificial intelligence, and data analytics, we’ve developed a new virtual flight instructor. Join Brandon Seltz as he introduces you to EAA’s latest member benefit and explains how to incorporate the EAA Virtual Flight Academy into your next rally or meeting. Qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

10/3/18

8 p.m. CDT

Turbocharging Systems
Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

Mike Busch

 

The job of a turbocharging system is to fool the engine into thinking it's at sea level even when you're flying at flight level 180. Mike Busch explains how turbosystems work and explores their pros and cons. Then, he describes what happens when turbochargers fail in flight, and why pilots frequently turn what should be a minor mechanical issue into a serious, even life-threatening emergency by doing precisely the wrong thing. Qualifies for FAA Wings and AMT credit.

10/10/18

7 p.m. CDT

EAA Flying Clubs — Growing Participation in Aviation


David Leiting, Chapter Outreach Specialist

 

EAA has recently launched an initiative to support the formation of flying clubs by the members of EAA’s chapter network. David Leiting from the EAA chapter office will help you learn the ins and outs of forming a separate nonprofit flying club at your local airport!