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  • Ben Van Handel – Solo Milestone

    Congratulations to Ben Van Handel, EAA 1145612, who soloed in a Cessna 172 on Saturday, September 9 after spending the ... Read more
  • EAA Pulls to Honor Veterans

    Twenty EAA employees represented the organization at the Appleton International Airport September 9 to participate in a uniquely exciting competition: ... Read more
  • An Act of Kindness, Returned

    When 17-year-old Camron Mitchell left an F-4 Phantom model on the wing of a retired fighter pilot’s Mooney M20 at ... Read more
  • Ryan Malcomb – Solo Milestone

    Ryan is the fourth in his family to do a 16th birthday solo.

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  • The Flight of Dottie Mae

    On August 26 the wheels of the P-47 Dottie Mae left the Nampa, Idaho ground for its first public flight. ... Read more
  • EAA’s The Green Dot – Richard VanGrunsven

    On the most recent episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the team was joined by legendary aircraft designer and ... Read more
  • Peter Rodopoulos – Private Pilot Milestone

    Congratulations to Peter Rodopoulos, EAA 1194583, who recently passed his private pilot checkride in a Cessna 152 on his 17th ... Read more
  • Where History Flourishes and Flies

    EAA’s Jim Busha takes us inside one of the exciting public events held by Paul G. Allen’s Flying Heritage & ... Read more
  • Young Eagle Helps EAA Build AirCam

    Fourteen-year-old Alan Palmer hopes to apply what he learned to his own homebuilding project.

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  • Still Working on that Left Turn

    An EAA intern’s first time in the right seat.

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  • Ben Van Handel – Solo Milestone
  • EAA Pulls to Honor Veterans
  • An Act of Kindness, Returned
  • Ryan Malcomb – Solo Milestone
  • The Flight of Dottie Mae
  • EAA’s The Green Dot – Richard VanGrunsven
  • Peter Rodopoulos – Private Pilot Milestone
  • Where History Flourishes and Flies
  • Young Eagle Helps EAA Build AirCam
  • Still Working on that Left Turn