Designed with the Pilot in Mind: EAA's New Online Calendar of Events
One of the world's largest aviation calendars features more than 1,000 events
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. - (February 28, 2008) — There is now one comprehensive listing of aviation activities that is designed with the pilot in mind: EAA's new online calendar of events, featuring more than 1,000 events from throughout the aviation community.
This calendar, open to all aviation events and available at www.eaa.org/calendar/, features everything from EAA chapter meetings, pancake breakfasts and Young Eagles rallies, to local fly-ins, safety seminars and airport open houses. EAA's online calendar also has many tools found no place else, including:
- Search by distance from your home airport or zip code;
- Find listings arranged by date, mileage range, type of event, location or event name;
- Instantly link to EAA Flight Planner and maps to plan your journey;
- Get detailed information on individual events through web and e-mail links.
"EAA Chapters alone account for thousands of activities each year, and they have enthusiastically responded to fill this new calendar, which is the most comprehensive and versatile listing in aviation," said Steve Buss, EAA's director of chapters. "There are dozens of great reasons to go flying each week, and the more active pilots are, the better it is for everyone in grassroots aviation."
EAA also welcomes aviation events of all types to be included, with event submissions accepted through the handy link provided on the calendar site.
EAA embodies the spirit of aviation through the world's most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA's 170,000 members and 1,000 local chapters enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 800-JOIN-EAA (800-564-6322) or go to www.eaa.org.