|The President


 

| Members Projects | Flying Sites |  

EAA Malaysia Chapter 1090 Fact Sheet

EAA MALAYSIA
FOUNDED
1992

EAA Malaysia was founded as a Chapter of EAA America to focus on promoting Sport Aviation activities in Malaysia which was flagging due to perceived unaffordability. Fourteen flying enthusiasts met at Kuala Lumpur and took a decision to form the Chapter, to be modeled after the highly successful American experience.


FIRST STEPS
1992-1995

The first activity embarked upon was a participation in a Young Eagles Flight Rally at which 80 children were given familiarization flights in Cessna 172 aircraft. 1993 saw the first kitplane imported to Malaysia, and construction commenced in ernest.


EAA MALAYSIA CONTINUES STEADY GROWTH
1995-2001

EAA Malaysia continued steady growth by memberships and aircraft building projects. The Prime Minister of Malaysia visits Oshkosh and expresses interest to see similar activities being conducted in Malaysia. Young Eagles program expanded to include residential camps, with aeronautical activities. The Young Eagles Program is further expanded to include flying training to PPL standard. The first four young pilots are trained, two becoming the Youngest Malaysian Pilots at age seventeen. Members and Flight Parks are established in Kuching and Johor. First two homebuilt planes fly in Kuching. More recreational flying fields are accessed and established. The EAA's Technical Counsellor and Flight Advisor Programs are established to assist members with technical challenges.


EAA MALAYSIA
TODAY
2002

EAA Malaysia today is a 120 member strong and thriving club of aviation enthusiasts, continuing in the tradition of its successful parent organization by assisting and promoting all manner of sport aviation activities, representing its members' interests with the National Aeronautical Authorities. International links with other related organizations have been established and the association's official organ SPORT AVIATION keeps members up to date on current trends, technology, personalities and issues. Other benefits include technical manuals and "How To" video tapes on a variety of aviation subjects. Technical Consultation Services are also provided.


EAA MALAYSIA
TOMORROW
BEYOND 2002

Keeping in mind the ever present value of tomorrow's generation, EAA Malaysia pursues and maintains interest in the Young Eagles and other Youth programs to encourage Malaysian youths. Greater emphasis and effort will be expanded to promote a technical culture among Malaysians in general. The aviation industry in Malaysia will be engaged to sponsor various programs envisaged.


 

                                        

 
Copyright 2002 - Experimental Aircraft Association - Chapter 1090 Malaysia - All Rights Reserved.
s