EAA Celebrates 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 the EAA community inducted five people into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, representing Homebuilders, Warbirds of America, International Aerobatic Club, Vintage Aircraft Association, and Ultralights.
In Aerobatic Aircraft
Patty Wagstaff - Aerobatic Pilot
Three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion and longtime air show pilot Patty Wagstaff spoke at the EAA Aviation Museum in November 2018.
Webinar- How to Prepare for an Unknown Aerobatic Sequence
Jim Bourke from the IAC will discuss the preparation needed for a pilot to adjust their practice in order to fly a sequence that they have never flown before.
Webinar- What Will You Do for an Engine Failure on Takeoff?
Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, discusses decision-making and planning for a possible engine failure on takeoff including the issues associated with the improbable turn back to the runway.
Tom Adams - International Aerobatic Club 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
Webinar- Your First Aerobatic Plane
Jim Bourke from the International Aerobatic Club will discuss considerations in choosing the right aerobatic plane for you to step into that won't be too limiting or boring too quickly, but also not too overwhelming to start in.
Webinar- Freestyle Aerobatics
IAC member Jim Bourke talks about his approach to freestyle aerobatic competition. He will provide tips for anyone aspiring to fly freestyle aerobatics. Additionally, he will break down and discuss the details of his award-winning freestyle routine.