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Jack Pelton The Meaning of Volunteering
By Janine Diana, VP of Human Resources

The definition of Volunteer..."a person who performs a service willingly and without pay". EAA has been blessed with so many volunteers that have dedicated years and years, creating hours and hours of memories while volunteering to support our mission by encouraging participation in aviation. No one better defines the role of Volunteer than Jack Pelton, EAA's Chairman of the Board. Read more >>
AirVenture Oshkosh
AirVenture 2013 Changes Now It's Where...?
A Quick Guide to AirVenture 2013 Changes

As occurs every year, there are some areas at Oshkosh this year that are new or in new locations. Here are a few of them so far for 2013... Read more >>

Holy Cow! It's a City! Video VIDEO: 'Holy Cow! It's a City!'
For one week, aviation has a city - built on passion to share, learn, dream, and fly. Take a peek inside our aviation city and the 61st annual EAA convention, AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, which descends on Wittman Regional Airport July 29-August 4.
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Volunteer Program
North 40 Image Enhance Your Oshkosh Experience-Volunteer!
By Terry Hocking - EAA # 234464

It seems as aviators we are perpetually searching for unexplored destinations to seek out. For the vast majority of us, navigating to and landing at the big show in Wisconsin is prominent on our aviation bucket list. In our "Cherokees to Oshkosh" group, flying your Piper, regardless of the model, to Oshkosh is something that every pilot should make a priority at least once in their lives. Read more >>

Volunteers The Benefits of Volunteering
Submitted by Kirk Fjetland, EAA # 867374
Former president of EAA Chapter 237

One of the best ways to make new aviation friends and strengthen existing relationships is to commit to a shared activity together. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, especially if you are new to an area. This involvement can strengthen your ties to the community and broaden your support network, exposing you to people with common interests, neighborhood resources, and fun and fulfilling activities. Read more >>

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Basic Training
Volunteering as a Family
AirVenture is a great opportunity to volunteer with your family! Volunteering as a family can bring you, your child, and your loved ones closer together. There are many opportunities for families to become involved in volunteering at EAA and join the wonderful world of aviation! Please note that anyone under 18 years old must have written parental permission. Read more >>

Memorial Wall Honor Your Loved One's Memory on EAA's Memorial Wall
Each year during AirVenture, EAA's Memorial Wall ceremony honors those departed loved ones whose passion for aviation profoundly affected our lives. Located on the edge of Pioneer Airport, the wall's bronze plaques provide a permanent shrine for inductees, installed at a moving dedication service held on the final day of the convention. Read more >>
Volunteering & Contacts
Current Volunteer Opportunities
We are accepting applications for those interested in volunteering at AirVenture Oshkosh or on a year-round basis at EAA. For a listing of all of these volunteer opportunities, please visit our website and complete the application form to indicate your areas of interest and availability. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Tellock at

Volunteer Contacts
General Information:
Volunteer information: Janine Diana,
Volunteer opportunities: Liz Tellock,
Volunteer Advisory Committee:
Ken Decker, EAA 52084 -
Tim Fox, EAA Lifetime 335031 -
Dennis Hasha, EAA 227907 -
Ginny Largent, EAA 575325 -
Rich Largent, EAA 512497 -
Dave Mercer, EAA 379378 -
John Nowicki, EAA 116894 -
Bonnie Parnall, EAA Lifetime 30554 -
Barbara Rapchak, EAA 638323 -
Alan White, EAA Lifetime 60137 -
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