Why We Fly17 videos
Midwing Special - It Used to Be a What?
Believe it or not, this airplane used to be a Super Cub. Ben Anderson, EAA 1032615, bought the one-of-a-kind Midwing Special from air show pilot Ned Surratt about three years ago, and spent a couple of years restoring it before bringing it to #OSH17.
A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and airplane talk all bring you back to the ‘good ol’ days’.
EAA at SUN 'n FUN 2018
EAA staff visited SUN 'n FUN International last week, talking with EAA members, meeting with partners, and gathering stories. Our staff captured much of the event – here are just a few of our favorites.
EAA's AirCam Build
EAA’s AirCam, built by volunteers in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Young Eagles program, is nearing completion! Flight testing will begin in spring, and once complete the aircraft will fly Young Eagles, and support EAA photo missions.
EAA: The Spirit of Aviation®
Your love for flying is personal. It’s also universal. Enthusiasts around the world share the same burning passion for aviation, a collective obsession that’s at the beating heart of EAA. Together we fly. Welcome home. www.eaa.org
Experience Family Flight Fest 2018
Family Flight Fest was a blast for visiting families, EAA staff, and volunteers alike, as younger visitors got to enjoy activities such as assembling various kinds of gliders and paper airplanes, and parachuting eggs (mostly) safely to the ground.
EAA Skiplane Fly-In Draws Crowd to Pioneer Airport
Guests flocked to Pioneer Airport on February 10 for the annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In, always one of the more colorful events of the winter season. Nearly 30 skiplanes participated and included a Young Eagles ride on skis for one lucky young person.
“Caution: children and adults at play.” That’s one of the signs you see when you arrive at Spruce Creek, the world’s best-known residential airpark. Meet some of the people who call it home.
Everyone customizes their homebuilt a little. Bill O’Neil, EAA 367019, doesn’t know the meaning of the word “little.” Get the full story of the truly unique Berkut 360 that he calls the Ultra Raptor in the February 2018 issue of EAA Sport Aviation.
Replicating the Original Breezy
Rob Unger, EAA 585561, bought this airplane a few years ago to honor his late father Carl, EAA 25215, co-creator of the Breezy. The original builder, the previous owner, and now Rob have each dedicated themselves to re-creating the most famous Breezy
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is home to all kinds of flying machines, from autogyros and helicopters to powered parachutes, light homebuilts, and the rugged mounts of the Valdez STOL competitors.
Students of the Wing
Follow EAA Staff Writer Megan Esau’s journey to soloing a powered paraglider. In August, Megan visited High Five Paramotoring flight school in southwest Wisconsin to cover a story for EAA Sport Aviation magazine.
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