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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RC Flying — An Accessible Way to Enjoy Aviation
Ashleigh Heath wowed the crowds with her amazing large-scale RC flying at the Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree Aerodrome in June. Ashleigh will be flying with a few others during Twilight Flight Fest at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. Be sure to c