Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Learn Aircraft Building Skills in Two Days

If you’re ready to build or restore an aircraft, join us at one of our upcoming SportAir Workshop courses in Oshkosh, WI, hosted at the EAA Aviation Center. Save time and money by learning proper techniques right from the start, … Continue reading

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We’re Bringing the EAA Aviation Museum to You!

Learn the history of our museum’s aircraft and artifacts.   |   View this email online We’re Bringing the EAA Aviation Museum to You! If you love aviation history, you’ll love our new museum webinar series featured on the second … Continue reading

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Experimental, Amateur-Built Fatal Accident Total Drops Again, Below FAA Not-To-Exceed Goal

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Safety totals for experimental amateur-built aircraft continued the decade-long improvement trend in 2020, as fatal accident totals finished below the Federal Aviation Administration not-to-exceed number for the 12 months … Continue reading

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EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TO HIGHLIGHT U.S. AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATIONS

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 26, 2021) — The aircraft and personnel of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) will be among the highlighted programs at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, which is July 26-August 1 at … Continue reading

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Bourke Elected President of IAC

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Jim Bourke of Corvallis, Oregon, has been elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), which is dedicated to the safety … Continue reading

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EAA Recommendations Included In FAA Remote ID Rule

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many provisions that the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recommended to proposals to integrate Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, into the national airspace system, were included in … Continue reading

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ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital To Return To AirVenture 2021

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, which has been saving sight and training eye care professionals in more than 95 countries around the world, will return to the world’s largest … Continue reading

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EAA Teams Up With Microsoft Flight Simulator To Provide Scholarships, Education Resources

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association and Microsoft are teaming up to provide flight training scholarships and education resources throughout the country in conjunction with the release of the new edition of the legendary Microsoft Flight Simulator software. EAA … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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New Online Learning Event For Homebuilders

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is launching a new online learning event for aircraft builders: Homebuilders Week. Beginning on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, and running through … Continue reading

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