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Welcome To Learn, Build, Fly

Encouraging Participation in Aviation



January 8th 2019. 7:00 PM sharp.

Calculating weight and balance

With Joe Norris

Every airplane needs proper balance to fly. How it's built and loaded are very important to its performance. Joe has been actively involved with EAA, serving as a Technical Counselor and Flight Advisor, and has been an officer in two EAA chapters. Joe has volunteered at the EAA convention for many years, and was one of the 5 original members of the EAA Homebuilt Aircraft Council. This is the first major presentation of the year for Learn Build Fly. Joe is a master in many areas of aviation. He is coming to the Wausau Downtown Airport / Learn Build Fly Education Center to share with you what he knows. I hope you can make it.


On Saturday, November 18th, 2017 ground was broken for the Learn, Build, Fly hangar.

This 66' X 80' 5,280 square foot building is located at the Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW). The building is right behind behind the Alexander Airport Park. There will be a CAD design learning center, a metal working area equipped with CNC machines that can be driven directly from the CAD center, and a complete wood and sheet metal area. Future plans also include a laser cutter for tubing, wood, and metal. The hangar will have in floor heat, a kitchenette, and a gathering / meeting area.

Learn, Build, Fly is honored to be part of an active and growing aviation community.


Learn Build Fly is a non-profit 501 C3 organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging recreational aviation and education through all ages. Members ranging from twelve to eighty have contributed their time, effort and enthusiasm to bring our project to life. With a lot of work and learning, the different pieces of steel tubing, wood and fabric you see in the build hangar will soon become a fully functioning aircraft. Join us on Tuesday nights and watch as an airplane comes to life...all with YOUR help!

Click to view our tax exempt form.


Build Night Every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Visitors and interested people are always welcome.

Located at the Wausau Downtown Airport. Enter the West Pedestrian Gate. Wausau Downtown Airport, 725 Woods Place, Wausau, WI 54401!

Visit us at these events:

Balloon and Rib Fest - Wausau
  • July 11 - 14, 2019
  • Wausau Downtown Airport
EAA AirVenture - Oshkosh
  • July 22 - 28, 2019
  • Oshkosh, WI