EAA Kicks Off 2008/2009 Sweepstakes at NBAA
EAA President Tom Poberezny and Matthias Betsch, CEO of Flight Design, at the 2009 EAA Sweepstakes launch Monday in Orlando. Flight Design's model MC (in background), unveiled at AirVenture 2008, is the grand prize for 2009.
October 7, 2008 — The first entries in EAAís 2009 Share the Spirit Sweepstakes were made Monday, October 6, at the opening of the National Business Aviation Associationís annual convention in Orlando, Florida. Visitors to the EAA exhibit got an up-close look at the grand prize, a Flight Design MC aircraft, and entry coupons were available at the opening.
The sweepstakes online entry site, www.winaplane.com, also launched this week, allowing anyone with an Internet connection to enter at any time. Entry coupons will also be included with several forthcoming issues of EAA Sport Aviation, including November 2008 and the 2009 issues in January, March, and May.
Winner of this yearís grand prize will also receive a $10,000 fuel credit from Chevron Corporation, along with 50,000 points in Chevronís FlyBuys rewards program.
The second prize is a RotorWay International Talon A600 kit, which includes a $20,000 student credit at RotorWay's flight-training facility. Other prizes are a John Deere Select Series X700 Ultimate Tractor; a Bose Wave Music System; and a Canon EOS 50D digital camera kit.
Proceeds from the sweepstakes benefit EAA's outreach efforts that use the wonder of flight to motivate youth, encourage personal achievement, and relive aviation's storied history - all with an eye toward cultivating the innovators and pioneers of tomorrow. For all the sweepstakes details, visit www.winaplane.com.