A Visit to Tavares - “America’s Seaplane City”
While in Florida recently, staff from EAA decided to stop in at "America's Seaplane City" in the state where there are more registered seaplane pilots than any other in the nation.
In Why We Fly
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
Triple Tree Young Aviators Fly-In
The picturesque Triple Tree Aerodrome recently hosted the inaugural Young Aviators Fly-In, which drew approximately 500 attendees and 200 airplanes. The event was a tremendous success, helping showcase youth in aviation and hopefully inspiring more.
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’.
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.
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.
Taking Off Together - Flying Clubs
Flying clubs are a great way for pilots to get more affordable flight time, but they also provide a window into aviation for the surrounding communities. Hands-on experiences around the hangar and flight training opportunities are all benefits.