Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Apollo Program’s 50th Anniversary Brings Astronaut Reunion To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Astronauts from the Apollo missions that put humans on the moon for the first time are expected to be at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, as the “World’s Greatest Aviation … Continue reading

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EAA Sport Pilot Academy Returns In 2017 To Make Dreams of Flight Come True

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a Sport Pilot Certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the … Continue reading

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EAA Changes Name of Museum

Published in Midwest Flyer – February 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS.- As of March 1, 2017, the EAA AirVenture Museum will formally be known as the EAA Aviation Museum. That includes websites, future stories, or calendar references. There is no need to … Continue reading

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LACK OF SNOW FORCES CHANGES IN EAA SKIPLANE FLY-IN ON SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017

Pioneer Airport open house, aviator gathering and refreshments still on that day Published in Midwest Flyer – February 16, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 15, 2017) — The current lack of snow in Oshkosh and absence of … Continue reading

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Space Program Legend, Gene Kranz, Inspired Audience At EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA members and their guests who remembered the space race to the moon in the 1960s and ’70s, or have seen the hit motion picture “Apollo 13,” remember NASA … Continue reading

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FAA Releases Final Rule & Effective Date For Third Class Medical Reform

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have reacted favorably to the FAA release of its final rule for “Third Class Medical Reform, which the … Continue reading

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EAA STATEMENT ON FAA RELEASE OF THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE

FAA’s BasicMed will take effect on May 1, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 10, 2017) — Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform … Continue reading

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A Fireside Chat With EAA Chairman & CEO Jack Pelton

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chairman and CEO Jack Pelton at EAA headquarters at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and … Continue reading

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WORLD WAR II ACE BUD ANDERSON AT EAA ON NOV. 17 FOR AVIATION ADVENTURE SPEAKER SERIES

Presentation free of charge and open to public EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (November 8, 2016) — Col. Clarence “Bud” Anderson, a triple ace fighter pilot during World War II, is the featured guest for the EAA AirVenture Museum’s … Continue reading

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Special Moments At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 25-31, 2016

Published In Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016

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