EAA Heartland Chapter 1240 - The Spirit of Aviation
Sebring Fly on the Ford

Fly on the Ford

A fully restored Tri-Motor is coming to your area. Experience air travel as it was in the Golden Age of Aviation. Book your flight today!

Dinner with Story Musgrave-“The Rest Of The “Story”

Working with Sebring EAA Chapter 1240 Youth Members building an AirCam

Aircam Parts

22,000 parts

My point in sharing this is that I have promised I would not take some of my bad habits to the EAA 1240 hangar and the AirCam build.

AirCam Youth Project Builders

This is Better than Mach 25

That was the response I heard from former NASA astronaut Story Musgrave as he walked out to take a flight in an AirCam with Phil Lockwood last Saturday afternoon.

Making the Turn

The recent US Sport Expo brought hundreds of aviation enthusiasts out to be immersed in wall-to-wall aviation activity. Thus, as you might expect, there has been increased interest in learning how to fly.

Another Aircraft Comes to EAA 1240

As my cell phone rang and I looked at the caller ID, I saw it was Roger Smith of Carter Aircraft. I have known Roger for a long time and he is the FAA certified Airframe and Power-plant mechanic that maintains our Flying Club aircraft. Recently we have had some maintenance for the aircraft like a flat tire or other minor issue, and I was thinking: “what now?”

EAA Chapter 1240 Annual Dinner with Story Musgrave

Ex-Astronaut Story Musgrave to be the featured speaker for EAA Chapter 1240 annual dinner. A Special Journey From a Dairy Farm to Space… with Ex-Astronaut Story Musgrave.

Musgrave was born on a dairy farm in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He was in the forests alone at age 3 and by 5 floated his home built rafts on rivers. He rode combines at age 5, drove trucks and tractors at 10 and when alone in remote fields repaired them by himself. He never finished high school, but instead, ran off to Korea with the U.S. Marines where he became an aircraft electrician and engine mechanic.

EAA Educational Materials

EAA has a multitude of educational materials.

EAA has a multitude of educational materials and resources to help you get the most out of your membership. Whether you need homebuilding advice, are looking to take the next step in your aviation journey, or want to connect with others who have “planes on the brain” like you, EAA’s…