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, Inc.

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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EAA's Recent Blog Posts


Wednesday, May 23, 2018What’s in an N-Number?Most people ask me the standard questions about my Kitfox: Am I the builder, how long was the build time, etc. But no one has ever asked about my N-number.


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Tuesday, May 22, 2018Tyler Barry — Instrument Rating Checkride MilestoneTyler, who was featured as one of EAA's 25 for 25 Young Eagles in 2017, recently passed his instrument rating checkride.


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Thursday, May 17, 2018The Restorers Anniversary to be Celebrated at EAA MuseumThe Restorers director/producer Adam White and a small panel of others involved in the film will be discussing the 15th anniversary of the movie.


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018Breezy Bob Flew Cross-Country to Fight CancerAfter losing a loved one to cancer, Breezy Bob flew across the U.S. to raise awareness for research.


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018Chapter 175 Supports High School Rocket TeamChapter 175 supported six students in entering the Team America Rocket Competition.


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018EAA’s The Green Dot – Powered Paragliding with Eric FarewellEAA’s The Green Dot team sat down with Paradigm Aerobatic Team founder Eric Farewell to discuss the ins and outs of powered paragliding.


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Tuesday, May 15, 20188 Reasons Why to FlyThere are many reasons to learn to fly, but having fun should always be a part of the equation.


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Monday, May 14, 2018Across the Pond: Portugal to BrazilOne of many notable transatlantic flights during the 1920s took place from Lisbon to Rio de Janiero.


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Monday, May 14, 2018A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-InEvery September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds its private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and hangar...


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Thursday, May 10, 2018EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast Participating in Memphis Belle RolloutEAA recently kicked off its 2018 B-17 air tour and will have Aluminum Overcast in Dayton, Ohio, from May 17-20 to participate in the opening of the Memphis Belle exhibit at the National...


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Thursday, May 10, 2018EAA Visits Planes of Fame Air ShowEAA staff visited Chino, California, to cover the annual Planes of Fame Air Show on May 5-6 for a future issue of EAA Sport Aviation. Here’s a small preview of the show highlights....


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Thursday, May 10, 2018Ed Becerra – Private Pilot MilestoneAn EAA member fulfills his longstanding dream of becoming a pilot to honor his late father and late wife.


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Thursday, May 10, 2018That’s All, Brother Restoration and First FlightGet an inside look at the restoration and first flight of the Commemorative Air Force’s C-47 That’s All, Brother, the lead airplane in the D-Day invasion at Normandy. The restoration...


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Wednesday, May 9, 2018H. Paul Shuch – Designated Pilot Examiner MilestonePaul needed a local designated pilot examiner for his flight students, so he decided to become one.


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Tuesday, May 8, 2018Van’s RV Fiberglass Techniques EAA SportAir WorkshopAttendees at a recent EAA SportAir Workshop for Van’s RV Fiberglass Techniques learned how to solve some of their homebuilding difficulties when working with fiberglass material.


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Friday, May 4, 2018From Women Soar You Soar to the Air ForceEAA's program for young women in aviation sparked Lydia's pursuit of a career in aviation.


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Thursday, May 3, 2018Rex Underwood – Private Pilot MilestoneRex thought he wanted to be a pilot, and his Young Eagles drove him to make that dream happen.


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Thursday, May 3, 2018Camping at AirVentureIf you’re a pilot or an aviation enthusiast, camping at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is a must.


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Wednesday, May 2, 2018Future A&P Inspired at EAA Air AcademyAn A&P mechanic-in-training dove into an aviation career after attending the EAA Air Academy.


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Wednesday, May 2, 2018EAA’s The Green Dot – Returning to Flight with Instructor Steve KrogEAA’s The Green Dot crew sat down with Cub Air Flight founder Steve Krog to take questions from listeners and give tips for out-of-practice pilots to return to the left seat.


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