Member Benefits


You’ll receive six annual 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! Now available in both print and online interactive digital editions.

Local Chapters

As a member of Vintage you’ll be invited to join one of our chapters, or start your own. Local chapters hold monthly meetings, fun get-togethers, organize fly-ins, and host local events for people who love Antique, Classic, and Contemporary aircraft.

Members Only

Our entire archive of past issues of Vintage Airplane is available exclusively to members in the Members 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!

EXCLUSIVE Aircraft Insurance Program

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, gliders, warbirds, and light-sport aircraft. Our plans make aviation insurance accessible, affordable, and simple! Click here for more information.

Membership card and decals

We’ll send you a wallet-sized card with your VAA personal member number and a set of three embossed, full-color VAA member decals for your car, airplane, or home.

Affiliation with EAA

The 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 dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and enjoyment of vintage aircraft.

Our EAA affiliation brings full EAA member benefits such as government representation and participation in EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the world’s greatest aviation celebration.