EAA Founder's Innovation Prize
EAA’s Founder’s Innovation Prize, sponsored by Airbus, aims to reduce the rate of in-flight loss of control accidents in Experimental Amateur-Built aircraft by challenging members to come up with a solution. See the 2018 winners and their concept.
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Founder’s Day 2019
Celebrate EAA’s 66th Birthday! What would aviation be like without EAA? In the 1950s, no one could have guessed that Paul Poberezny and a small group of aircraft homebuilders would change the future of personal aviation.
Loss of Control in Homebuilts
In this special program from the Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2018, Michael Goulian, Charlie Precourt, Paul Dye, and Jeff Edwards discuss Loss of Control in homebuilts. Includes presentation of a scenario by Redbird Flight Simulations.
Steven Hinton Speaks at EAA Museum
Steven Hinton, a seven-time national air racing champion and pilot of the world’s fastest propeller-driven, piston-powered aircraft, recently talked about his career at the EAA Aviation Museum as part of the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series.
Out in the Open - Opener’s BlackFly
The world woke up on July 12, 2018, to discover that Opener had unveiled its personal air vehicle, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) BlackFly. It made an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Read more in January EAA Sport Aviation.
Draco - A Beast of a Bushplane
Eight days before AirVenture 2018, Mike Patey completed his latest project and flew it to Oshkosh. Draco stole the show and drew awestruck crowds. Draco began life as a PZL Wilga but has been heavily modified.
EAA Attic - Personal Preference Kits
Most of the space-flown items that Frank Borman generously donated to EAA in 2018 were special tools that he and the other Apollo 8 astronauts used in their mission to orbit the moon. A rare exception was the personal preference kits.