For many people who come to AirVenture, the Homebuilts area is their happy place. With a variety of types from seas of RVs to singular standouts, it's easy to see why.
In Why We Fly
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.