Experimental Aircraft Association

Experimental Aircraft Association
EAA Aviation Center
P.O. Box 3086
Wittman Airfield
Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086
Phone Numbers
(800) 322-2412 EAA Memberships
(414) 426-4800 Office M-F 8:15-5:00pm CST
(414) 426-4858 EAA Air Adventure Museum
(414) 426-4821 Information Services (eg: Taildragger instructor list)
(800) 843-3612 EAA
(414) 426-4873 Fax

About the EAA

Welcome to our EAA family. Like you, I've been interested in aviation for as long as I can remember. In grade school, like so many others, I built models of balsa and tissue. Later, in high school, I taught myself to fly in an old glider. While building an airplane in my garage after World War II, I realized there were many others who were interested in working with hand and mind in designing and building airplanes. So, in 1953, we founded EAA on the principle of making aviation accessible to all who wished to participate.

EAA truly offers something for everyone--young and old, pilot and non-pilot. Our members include designers, builders, restorers and people who simply enjoy airplanes. They are doers whose "can do" attitude has helped them earn their reputation as being among aviation's most dynamic groups.

EAA's international Chapter network underscores a commitment of "grass roots" aviation and activities that foster and promote active participation. One of these activities, the annual EAA Fly-In Convention, has grown into the world's largest and most significant aviation event, referred to the world over simply as "OSHKOSH." Since 1953, EAA members have earned the respect of governments around the globe. Our monthly publication, Sport Aviation, has become one of the finest magazines in its field. We also offer publications for each of our three Divisions (Antique/Classic, International Aerobatic Club and Warbirds) that focus on specific aircraft or activities, as well as a "how to" publication for homebuilding, ultralight and light plane enthusiasts called the EAA Experimenter. EAA members and other lovers of aviation have generously contributed to the construction of our EAA Aviation Center and Air Adventure Museum (with its superb new Eagle Hangar addition) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. I am proud of the fact that, as EAA has grown, we have maintained our emphasis on family activities. Mom, dad and the kids are all included.

With that in mind, I again extend a sincere welcome to our family--the EAA family. While we continue to face a wide variety of challenges on many different levels, your participation and support will lend added strength to our year-round efforts. We look forward to serving you.


Experimental Aircraft Association
Paul H. Poberezny
EAA Chairman and Founder

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