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EAA Chapter Insurance

Insurance Overview

  • The EAA Chapter General Liability Insurance Program protects Chapters, their members, officers, directors, and volunteers from alleged negligence.
  • A policy limit of $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 is available.
  • Participation in this insurance program is mandatory for all United States and Canadian Chapters.
  • The insurance policy provides general liability coverage seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and extends liability coverage to Chapters that own or lease a clubhouse, hangar, or both.
  • This insurance policy also includes, without any additional premium, coverage for Class 1 events. The Chapter/Squadron Event Form provides a listing of all covered Class 1 events for EAA, IAC, Vintage, Ultralight Chapters, and Warbird Squadrons.

Chapter Event Insurance
Chapter/Squadron events include pancake breakfasts, fly-in’s and fly-outs, picnics, lunches, aviation meetings, swap meets, airport awareness day, or museum tour to name only a few. Other activities that are insured are Young Eagle Rallies including additional activities such as pancake breakfast, static displays, picnics, RC demonstrations, etc., poker runs, spot landing contests, tethered hot air balloon rides, radio controlled aircraft demonstrations, and organized fly-bys. At least 30 days prior to the event, a Chapter/Squadron Event Form must be completed and returned to the EAA Risk Management Department. There are also excluded activities to be considered at a Chapter Event.  Please see the Chapter/Squadron Event Form for a listing of these excluded activities as well.

What to do if you have an accident at an EAA Chapter sponsored fly-in…
Report the incident to the EAA Risk Management Department as soon as possible with the following information:

  • Note the date, time, and location of the accident or occurrence. Draw a diagram if applicable.
  • Obtain names, addresses, and telephone contact numbers for all injured or damaged persons.
  • Attempt to obtain names, addresses, and telephone contact numbers for all witnesses to the accident or occurrence.
  • Make sure immediate first aid and qualified medical personnel are notified of any injury. Protect damaged property from any further damage.
  • Have someone take immediate photographs of the accident scene if possible.
  • Do not discuss the facts leading up to the occurrence or the facts of the occurrence with the news media at any time.
  • Report incident to local FAA office or other government authority if applicable.

EAA Risk Management Department
Karen Kryzaniak
920-426-4822 Office
920-379-4822 Cell

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