Hundreds of aviation events are held around the world each year, many of them free and open to the public. We encourage you to attend any of the events in your area listed below.
2012 Northwest EAA Fly-In
Location: Arlington, WA, USA
Entry Price: Children 15 and under are free
Wednesday, Thursday (per day) $15/ $12 online
Friday, Saturday, Sunday (per day) $18/$15 online
Weekly Pass $40/$35 online
Wednesday, Thursday (per day) $10/$8 online
Friday, Saturday, Sunday (per day) $12/$10 online
Weekly Pass $20/$15 online
The Northwest EAA Fly-In, known colloquially as the Arlington Air Show, is an annual Experimental Aircraft Association airshow hosted in Arlington, Washington at the Arlington Municipal Airport (IATA airport code AWO). Thousands of general aviation pilots fly in from around the country and camp for up to four days, many showing their aircraft for judging. http://arlingtonflyin.org/
2012 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Date: July 23 – 29
Location: Oshkosh, WI, USA
Entry Price - Weekly Daily
EAA Member $115 $27
EAA Member Guest $115 $27
Non-Member -- $41
Details: For seven days, the aviation community descends on Oshkosh to created the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. Nearly every aspect of flight is represented in one way or another-from ultralights to the heavy iron of the Warbirds, AirVenture has it all. Exhibitors show off the latest aviation innovations, informative forums presented by industry leaders and hands-on workshops compliment the variety of AirVenture activities. Find out more by exploring the EAA AirVenture web site.
2012 AOPA Summit
Date: October 11-13
Location: Palm Springs, CA, USA
Details: From the return of the highly anticipated Parade of Planes, a Palm Springs exclusive, to resort parties and outdoor adventures, AOPA Aviation Summit in sunny Palm Springs, Calif., offers an experience like no other. New learning opportunities offer more than 100 hours of engaging education that uses hands-on demonstrations and practice activities to help you retain and recall the information when you need it most.
2012 NBAA 65th Annual Meeting and ConventionDate: October 30 – November 1, 2012
Location: Orlando, FL, USA
Details: NBAA2012 represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business – all in one place, all at one time. There's no other aviation event that can match it – the key operators and industry leaders will meet in Orlando, FL to conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead.
Attendees, the decision makers in the industry, will be spending time on the Exhibit floor, meeting and interacting with Exhibitors, and playing a central role in the purchase process for their Companies.
NBAA2012 will feature Exhibits at the Orange County Convention Center, an on-site outdoor Static Display at the Orange County Convention Center and a Static Display of Aircraft on Orlando Executive Airport, over 100 Education Sessions and Maintenance and Operations Sessions (M&Os) and over 25,000 business aviation professionals who are interested in seeing and learning about all that is new in the world of business aviation.