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 Build

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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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 for 2014 Recognition

Each pilot who flies 10 or more Young Eagles during a calendar year will receive a custom “10 for 2014” 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 AirVenture 2015.

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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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Aviation Job Search

Whether you’re looking for a job in the industry, wondering what careers are available, or just looking for a professional change of pace, you’ll find that there is a job to fit every unique person.

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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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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 brand new Van's RV-12!

This is your chance to win a beautiful, brand-new Van's RV-12. This striking aircraft, painted Tahoe Blue, will remind you just why you love to fly. Enter now to win!

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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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EAA's Recent Blog Posts


Tuesday, April 25, 2017Madison Malcomb – Solo MilestoneCongratulations to Young Eagle Madison Malcomb, EAA 1207213, who soloed on her 16th birthday on April 19 in an experimental RV-12 after just 10 hours of instruction.


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Monday, April 24, 2017It Runs in the FamilyTwenty-two-year-old William C. Buck III got more from his father and grandfather than a family name, he also got a love of aviation.


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Saturday, April 22, 2017The Story of Tim Gagnon: Designing the Apollo reunion mission patchThe story behind the commemorative Apollo mission patch that will be sold at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.


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Thursday, April 20, 2017From the Hangar Floor: Vintage Wings of Canada’s Spitfire Mk IXVintage Wings of Canada, home to a remarkable collection of warbirds in Gatineau, Quebec, is nearly finished restoring their second Supermarine Spitfire.


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Thursday, April 20, 2017What Our Members Are Building/Restoring – Cross-Country to Canada: New Jersey Van’s RV-12By Brent Connelly, EAA 874578 For many of us, building and then flying our own homebuilt aircraft is one of those life-changing events that ranks up there with the birth of our...


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017Blue Angels Spring Training VisitEAA recently visited the Blue Angels’ spring training in El Centro, California, in preparation for their performance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. We can't wait for their AirVenture...


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017EAA’s The Green Dot – John Monnett of Sonex AircraftThis week we welcome John Monnett, a multi-thousand-hour private pilot with both glider and float plane ratings and an A&P mechanic, who discusses his many designs and the history...


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017Stinson L-1 VigilantThe Stinson L-1 was the first of the L-birds, and local Senior Aeromedical Examiner Kevin Green fondly remembers the stories his dad would tell him about flying them during World War...


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Tuesday, April 18, 2017Airline Pilot Thanks Young Eagles MentorsJoe Coraggio, EAA Lifetime 563242, got his first ride in a general aviation aircraft just one year after the Young Eagles program began.


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Friday, April 14, 2017Florida Foray – Part 3I was feeling lucky that the next stop on the Florida Foray had fit into our travel plans. Being a Seaplane Pilots Association member, I’ve heard several times about the city of Tavares,...


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Thursday, April 13, 2017A Florida Foray – Part 2EAA’s JT Meidl recounts his Floridian adventure collecting photos and videos for upcoming stories.


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Thursday, April 13, 2017EAA Chapter 252 Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles RallyEAA Chapter 252 held a pancake breakfast and Young Eagles rally last weekend in honor of Steve Wittman’s birthday after whom the Oshkosh airport is named. They enjoyed a great...


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Thursday, April 13, 2017Then and Now: Celebrating 30 Years as a PilotHal Bryan remembers his first passengers after flying Young Eagles on the 30th anniversary of his private checkride.


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Thursday, April 13, 2017Our Favorite Moments from SUN ‘n FUNEAA staffers were all over the SUN ’n FUN International Fly-In & Expo last week, talking with EAA members at the Spirit of Aviation mobile experience, meeting with partners,...


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Thursday, April 13, 2017Happy Birthday Wilbur WrightThe Wright brothers: Their names are synonymous with flight. After years of patient experimentation, they brought the world into the age of airplanes. Wilbur was born on April 16, 1867,...


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Thursday, April 13, 2017A Florida Foray – Part 1EAA's JT Meidl recounts his Floridian adventure collecting photos and videos for upcoming stories.


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Thursday, April 13, 2017EAA at the San Diego Air & Space MuseumA couple of EAA staff were in the neighborhood, so they dropped in to the world-class San Diego Air & Space Museum for a quick visit.


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Thursday, April 13, 2017Russell Swartzfager – Private Pilot MilestoneCongratulations to Russell Swartzfager, EAA 1161378, who passed his private pilot checkride on February 28 out of the Crystal River Airport (KCGC) in Florida.


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017From Young Eagle to the Pylons at RenoTom McNerney’s introduction to aviation was much more humble than one might expect looking at his race plane Unleashed.


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Saturday, April 8, 2017Hal Bryan – First Pilots N Paws Flight MilestoneCongratulations to EAA staffer Hal Bryan, EAA 638979, for completing his first Pilots N Paws rescue flight on November 12 with his wife, Muffy. Hal flew from Oshkosh to Jasper County,...


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