Tough and Tougher
Basler Turbo Conversions is one of the only companies in the world that converts piston-engine DC-3s into turbine-powered aircraft. Tour the facility and see what goes into converting these rugged, tough DC-3s into even tougher Basler BT-67s.
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Founder’s Day 2019
Celebrate EAA’s 66th Birthday! What would aviation be like without EAA? In the 1950s, no one could have guessed that Paul Poberezny and a small group of aircraft homebuilders would change the future of personal aviation.
2018 Wright Brothers Banquet
In December we celebrated the anniversary of the first powered flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with Apollo 8 Cmdr. Frank Borman.
Out in the Open - Opener’s BlackFly
The world woke up on July 12, 2018, to discover that Opener had unveiled its personal air vehicle, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) BlackFly. It made an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Read more in January EAA Sport Aviation.
EAA Founder's Innovation Prize
EAA’s Founder’s Innovation Prize, sponsored by Airbus, aims to reduce the rate of in-flight loss of control accidents in Experimental Amateur-Built aircraft by challenging members to come up with a solution. See the 2018 winners and their concept.
Why does the world need the Experimental Aircraft Association? Well, let’s ask it another way: What would aviation be like without EAA? The fact is, EAA continues to grow stronger, become more influential, and touch more lives than at any time in our
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.