EAA Learn To Fly Week | Presented by Sporty's

EAA Learn to Fly Week

May 13 – 18, 2024

Presented by Sporty’s


Join us on May 13 - 18 for the inaugural EAA Learn to Fly Week! Expert flight instructors and representatives from aviation organizations will present free and interactive webinars to help jumpstart your flight training journey.

Topics covered include how to get started in flight training, tips for saving time and money in flight training, preparing for the FAA written exam, examiner tips for passing the check ride, and much more!

This six-day event concludes with chapter hosted Flying Start events on May 18, 2024. These events welcome, encourage, and educate aspiring pilots to a flight training pathway at their local airport. Flying Start events are capped with the FREE introductory Eagle Flight!

Register for a Flying Start Event

Check out these local events designed to educate you about your aviation community, and take a free introductory flight!

EAA Learn To Fly Resources

Check out all of EAA's year-round Learn to Fly resources, including scholarships, best practices, and more.

Learn To Fly Center at AirVenture

Visit the EAA Learn to Fly Center at EAA Oshkosh. Check out forums, flight simulators, and get your student pilot certificate on site.

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Checkout Other EAA Learn to Fly Resources


  • EAA Earning Wings Series – Follow along with the entire flight training process, as Brady Lane video blogs each step. You’ll get a front seat view to the instructor selection process, the ups and downs of flight training, and the check ride.

  • Sporty’s Learn to Fly Series - Sporty’s has curated more than 80 Learn to Fly video tips that are great for those who are just getting started, knocking off some rust, or looking for a refresher. Available to EAA members only.

  • Choosing Your Certificate – Learn about the differences between becoming a private pilot, sport pilot, or an ultralight pilot, and review a step-by-step to taking flight.

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