Press Releases

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — College-age aviation enthusiasts seeking to get involved in the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration have a pathway to Oshkosh this year with a new Collegiate Volunteer Program for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015. The 63rd annual fly-in convention for the Experimental Aircraft Association takes place July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

Washington, DC, Feb. 11, 2015 –  Eight general aviation associations unveiled a new industry-wide study detailing the economic contributions of general aviation to the U.S. economy today at a press conference at the Newseum. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, determined that general aviation supports 1.1 million total jobs and supplies $219 billion in total economic output in the United States. These numbers include direct, indirect, induced and enabled impacts.

RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation is hosting the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Air Safety Institute (ASI) to present a pilot safety seminar at the Division of Aviation hangar facility on March 12 from 7-9 p.m. The presentation is titled, “After the Crash: Surviving an Aircraft Accident,” and is a discussion of survival tactics that can be used in the event of an emergency off-airport landing. Despite the low general aviation accident rate of 5.85 accidents per 100,000 flight hours (AOPA) this seminar caters to the pilot that has ever asked the question, “What if?”

Feel the love in the air!  Delight in a much needed break to the North Georgia mountains this month.  Schedule your next visit of the area and indulge in a pampered Bed & Breakfast experience.

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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (January 29, 2015) — EAA’s Women Soar You Soar day camp program, which allows 100 high school-age girls discover more about aviation and all its possibilities from aviators, engineers and leaders during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, is scheduled for July 19-22 and now open for registration.

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 28, 2015) — The Experimental Aircraft Association and Sporty’s Pilot Shop are doing their part to build the next generation of aviation, as more than 30,000 young people have enrolled in Sporty’s Online Learn To Fly Course as a follow-up to their EAA Young Eagles flight.

Frederick, MD, January 27, 2015 - Avemco Insurance Company has just announced the promotions of three key employees to positions of expanded responsibilities.

January 22, 2015 - Some of history’s most iconic airplanes will be highlighted at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 during EAA’s 70th anniversary commemoration of the Allied victories in World War II. The 63rd annual EAA convention and fly-in takes place July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

SOUTHBURY, CT January 27, 2015 -- FltPlan has integrated with the Angel Flight Information Database System (AFIDS) enabling FltPlan users to combine their flights with an Angel Flight mission. Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. 

EAA is part of a large general aviation-community group that is urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to address critical barriers to ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance - broadcast) equipage, including high cost and lack of certified solutions for some types of aircraft.