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  • The Most Important Toy in History

    The story of Alphonse Pénaud, the French inventor who built a toy helicopter that changed the world.

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  • My First Aerobatic Competition

    By Karl Gashler, EAA 881671 and IAC 438689 I just got back from my first aerobatic contest, the Hammerhead Roundup in ... Read more
  • We Work Weekends

    Jim Cunningham, EAA volunteer, talks about his recent weekend work volunteer party experience in Oshkosh.

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  • The Story of Tim Gagnon: Designing the Apollo reunion mission patch

    The story behind the commemorative Apollo mission patch that will be sold at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.

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  • Madison Malcomb – Solo Milestone

    Congratulations to Young Eagle Madison Malcomb, EAA 1207213, who soloed on her 16th birthday on April 19 in an experimental ... Read more
  • It Runs in the Family

    Twenty-two-year-old William C. Buck III got more from his father and grandfather than a family name, he also got a ... Read more
  • From the Hangar Floor: Vintage Wings of Canada’s Spitfire Mk IX

    Vintage Wings of Canada, home to a remarkable collection of warbirds in Gatineau, Quebec, is nearly finished restoring their second ... Read more
  • EAA’s The Green Dot – John Monnett of Sonex Aircraft

    This week we welcome John Monnett, a multi-thousand-hour private pilot with both glider and float plane ratings and an A&P ... Read more
  • What Our Members Are Building/Restoring – Cross-Country to Canada: New Jersey Van’s RV-12

    By Brent Connelly, EAA 874578 For many of us, building and then flying our own homebuilt aircraft is one of those ... Read more
  • Airline Pilot Thanks Young Eagles Mentors

    Joe Coraggio, EAA Lifetime 563242, got his first ride in a general aviation aircraft just one year after the Young ... Read more
  • The Most Important Toy in History
  • My First Aerobatic Competition
  • We Work Weekends
  • The Story of Tim Gagnon: Designing the Apollo reunion mission patch
  • Madison Malcomb – Solo Milestone
  • It Runs in the Family
  • From the Hangar Floor: Vintage Wings of Canada’s Spitfire Mk IX
  • EAA’s The Green Dot – John Monnett of Sonex Aircraft
  • What Our Members Are Building/Restoring – Cross-Country to Canada: New Jersey Van’s RV-12
  • Airline Pilot Thanks Young Eagles Mentors