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EAA Surpasses 250,000 Members

Membership Grows by 25 Percent In 5 Years Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the recreational aviation organization that began in 1953 as a group of … Continue reading

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EAA Honors 2020 & 2021 Halls of Fame Inductees

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) honored 12 aviation notables for their contributions to recreational aviation by inducting them into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame at the … Continue reading

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Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Members Receive National Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Two members from EAA Chapter 320 in Watertown, Wisconsin, were contacted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in late June 2021 to inform them that they have been … Continue reading

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Sylvester “Wes” Schmid

December 31, 1921 – June 26, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue      Longtime Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) board member, Sylvester “Wes” Schmid, 99, of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, passed away June 26, 2021. Schmid was born … Continue reading

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EAA Launches “Project 21” Museum Expansion For Year-Round Aviation Education & Training

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – At a time least expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) launched its “Project 21” initiative, including the … 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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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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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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EAA Mourns Death of Audrey Poberezny

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN (November 1, 2020) – Statement from Jack J. Pelton, Experimental Aircraft Association CEO and Chairman of the Board, on the death of Audrey Poberezny, … Continue reading

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