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Join Vintage Today


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You don’t have to own a vintage airplane to be a member. Our organization is for anyone with an interest in the airplanes of yesteryear. If you have a passion for old airplanes, the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association is the organization for you.

The EAA Vintage Aircraft Association is the world’s premier organization dedicated to the restoration, preservation and enjoyment of vintage aircraft.

As a member, you’ll learn about the aviation pioneers who flew golden era airplanes, and you’ll get to know the people who fly and love them today.

Best of all, you’ll share good times with a special group of airplane lovers. If you have a fascination for vintage airplanes, become a member of Vintage today.

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Membership Options

$45 Add Vintage membership as a current EAA Member (current EAA membership required)
. . . in addition to 12 issues of EAA Sport Aviation Magazine and all the benefits of being an EAA member, you will receive six issues Vintage Airplane magazine as well as all the benefits of being a Vintage Aircraft Association member.
$55 Join Vintage Aircraft Association plus basic EAA Membership (New or Renewal)
. . . includes six issues of Vintage Airplane magazine. Receive full Vintage Aircraft Association membership benefits along with all of the benefits of being an EAA member! (Does not include mailed version of EAA Sport Aviation Magazine.)
$85 Join Vintage Aircraft Association plus full EAA Membership (New or Renewal)
 . . . includes six issues of Vintage Airplane magazine and 12 issues of EAA Sport Aviation Magazine. Receive full Vintage Aircraft membership benefits along with all the benefits of being an EAA member!
$975 Become a Vintage Aircraft Association Lifetime Member*
Show your lifetime commitment and passion to preserving and enjoying Antique, Classic, and Contemporary aircraft by becoming a Lifetime Member* of the Vintage Aircraft Association! Learn more.
*EAA Lifetime Membership in good standing is required when applying for VAA Lifetime Membership.

If you are interested in other membership options such as an EAA Individual plus Spouse, Student or Gift membership, please call the EAA  membership department at 800-843-3612 or email membership@eaa.org.

VAA Member Benefits

Vintage Airplane magazine

accrossLine airplaneYou’ll annually receive six issues of our official magazine, Vintage Airplane. Each high quality full-color issue contains valuable information about rebuilding projects, problem-solving tips, historical research, member profiles and flying adventures, classified ads, and beautiful vintage aircraft photographs. You’ll agree that the magazine alone is worth the cost of membership!
LOCAL CHAPTERS upLine As a member of Vintage you’ll be invited to join one of our chapters. Many local Chapters have regular fellowship meetings, organize fly-ins and local events for people who love Antique, Classic, and Contemporary aircraft.

Vintage AirMail

downLine airmailVintage AirMail is the bi-monthly e-Newsletter of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association to keep our members informed. This digital publication brings vintage airplanes to life through the multi-media resources of the internet. You’ll find videos featuring exclusive interviews and spectacular air-to-air imagery, plus enhanced bonus material related to features in Vintage Airplane magazine and past issues.
Sign up here for our online Vintage AirMail.
Insurance Program
accrossLine EAA Vintage Aircraft Insurance Plans provide Vintage members in the US with affordable, extensive liability and aircraft hull coverage for all types of aircraft. From vintage airplanes, experimental and standard category aircraft, to gliders, warbirds and light-sport aircraft, our plans make aviation insurance accessible, affordable, and simple. (read more…)
downLine Our entire archive of past issues of Vintage Airplane is available exclusively to members in the Member Only section of our website.  You also have the opportunity to connect with other Vintage members from around the world – ask questions, provide answers, research past articles and features, swap parts and more.
downLine VAAlogoWe’ll send you a wallet-sized card with your own personal identification number and a set of three embossed, full color VAA member decals for your home, plane, or car.

Affiliation with

upLine EAAsmallBlueThe Vintage Aircraft Association is a division of EAA, the leader in sport and recreational aviation.

The Vintage Aircraft Association is the world’s premier organization created to preserve and protect all aspects of vintage aviation. Our membership is world-wide.

Our EAA affiliation brings full EAA member benefits such as government representation and participation in EAA AirVenture OSHKOSH, the world’s greatest event for people who love airplanes.



Help us preserve our aviation history.
Make a donation to the Vintage Aircraft Association today.


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