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 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 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


Sunday, May 28, 2017The Magic of FlightBen Bushnell shares how Young Eagles lit a passion for aviation in his life.


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Thursday, May 25, 2017Taxicub HistoryPiper's Taxicab service of the late 1940s was meant to be the taxi of the skies.


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017Counting Down to AirVenture 2017Here are some of our favorite photos from AirVenture 2016 to help you get pumped up for #OSH17. Join us this summer!


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017The First 11Karl Garman, EAA Lifetime 397981, was one of the first Young Eagles to receive a flight when the program kicked off in 1992.


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017What Our Members Are Building/Restoring – Washington Glasair SportsmanHow this Sportsman kit was built as part of Glasair’s annual Build-a-Plane challenge.


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017Unlocking the World of FlightA first flight in an airplane can become the key to unlocking the airport gates and pursuing an aviation passion.


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Monday, May 22, 2017Brian Jones – Solo MilestoneBrian Jones, EAA 1216827, soloed April 9 after being inspired to pursue his pilot certificate at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016.


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Sunday, May 21, 2017The Stories of Those Flying EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast – Betty LauschAn original Rosie the Riveter, 92-year-old Betty Lausch, flew on EAA's B-17 Aluminum Overcast at a recent tour stop.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017Is an EAA Lifetime Member Pilot a Hero?Mark Hanson recounts his life changing experience volunteering as a pilot on one special and critical Patient Airlift Services trip.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017Adventurous AirCamThe Lockwood AirCam was purpose-built to be a camera platform to capture photos and video over some of the harshest terrain in the world, and now it’s a popular kit-built airplane flown...


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017A Visit to Tavares – “America’s Seaplane City”While in Florida recently, staff from EAA decided to stop in at “America’s Seaplane City,” the state where there are more registered seaplane pilots than any other in the nation.


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017The Stories of Those Flying EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast – Linda MorganThroughout the years, the EAA B-17 has flown many veterans and family members of veterans, and flew someone who has another B-17 close to their heart.


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017A Tale of Two CitiesThis is the story about how EAA Chapter 517 found its way into two cities.


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Tuesday, May 16, 2017EAA’s The Green Dot – Charlie Precourt, NASA Astronaut            This week we welcome Charlie Precourt. Charlie is on EAA’s board of directors and is the vice president and general manager of Propulsion...


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Tuesday, May 16, 2017Overcoming ObstaclesSince Minjae Kim fell in love with with aviation in third grade, he made it his mission to learn English so he could become a pilot.


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Tuesday, May 16, 2017Flying EAA’s Spirit of St. LouisOn May 10, EAA’s flying Spirit of St. Louis replica made its season debut at the organization’s annual Fly Your Plane to Work day. I had the chance to fly with Sean Elliott, EAA’s vice...


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Monday, May 15, 2017Sophia Shay – Solo MilestoneYoung Eagle and EAA volunteer Sophia Shay, EAA 292424, recently completed her first solo on her 16th birthday.


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Thursday, May 11, 2017A Look Back – EAA’s Young Eagles Launch Press ConferenceOn May 13, 1992, EAA launched the Young Eagles program with a goal of flying 1 million Young Eagles by 2003. As of this day in 2017, 25 years later, we celebrate more than 2 million...


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Thursday, May 11, 2017Artist John Stahr Restores Nose Art on EAA’s B-17Well-known experimental aircraft painter John Stahr, EAA 714251, recently volunteered his time restoring the nose art on EAA's B-17.


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Thursday, May 11, 2017EAA’s Fly Your Plane To Work DayWhile most drove to work on May 10, a few lucky ones got to fly into EAA's Pioneer Airport as coworkers welcomed them with admiration!


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