Ultralight flying represents one of the fastest and purest ways to experience the joys of aviation. From powered-parachutes and trikes to traditional fixed wings and even amphibians and rotorcraft, ultralights are fun, exciting, and affordable.
In Ultralight Aircraft
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.
Flying with Draco and the Cowboys!
EAA took a visit to Utah and stopped by the Flying Cowboys to see what they were up to. While there, we got to fly with DRACO! Weather prevented any mountain flying and cut the trip short, but it was a blast! Backcountry flying is where it's at!
Webinar- Aw Chute!
Boris Popov, founder and director of BRS Aerospace, presents a brief history of BRS ballistic parachutes, and current and future developments of aircraft parachute recovery systems.
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
In the Zone - Ultralight and Light-Sport Aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018
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, EAA's Twilight Flight Fest, and the rugged mounts of the Valdez STOL competitors.
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.