Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Vic Syracuse Named Chairman of EAA’s Homebuilt Aircraft Council

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Vic Syracuse, a longtime Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) member and aircraft builder from Locust Grove, Georgia, has been named chairman of EAA’s Homebuilt Aircraft Council. He succeeds Rick Weiss, whose … Continue reading

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Astronaut/Test Pilot Joe Engle Featured At EAA Wright Brothers Banquet

Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Joe Engle, who set records as a test pilot in the famed North American X-15 rocket plane, and later became one of the first commanders in the space shuttle program, … Continue reading

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Rare British Aircraft Among Classic Jets Coming To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Some of the oldest jet fighters in existence will be flying at the 66th annual fly-in convention of the Experimental Aircraft Association, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, July 23-29, at … Continue reading

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EAA Halls of Fame Honor Five Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recognized the contributions made to the world of flight by five people as they were inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed For Warbird Adventure Discovery Tour

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue EAA OSHKOSH–AIRVENTURE 2017 is now history. The record books are bulging with statistics testifying to an incredible, record year. One of the most wildly popular attractions was the “Warbirds Adventure Discovery Tour.” … Continue reading

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runway THREE-SIX Partners With Quick Silver To Support Vets

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue Scott “Scooter” Yoak, pilot of the P-51D Mustang, “Quick Silver,” with Alyssa Connell of “runway THREE-SIX” at Connell’s booth at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Runway THREE-SIX began partnering with Yoak this year … Continue reading

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Kansas Aviation At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bob Brock, Deputy Director of the Division of Aviation, Kansas Department of Transportation, assisted visitors at the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) pavilion at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. There are … Continue reading

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The Vets Turn Out For B-29 “Doc” & “FiFi”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue World War II B-29 pilot and author, Richard Thomsen of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, enjoyed the afternoon airshow at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh featuring the B-29s “Doc” and “FiFi.” Thomsen wrote the book “Learning to … Continue reading

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HondaJet Shines At Oshkosh 2017

Honda Aircraft Company displayed it Honda HA-420 HondaJet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Representing the company was (L/R) John Lowe of HondaJet Midwest, Des Moines, Iowa, and Douglas Danuser, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Honda Aircraft Company, Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Flying Is Good In The U.S.A.

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Sharon Thiry of Cadzand, Holland, spent the summer in the United States with her boyfriend, Huub van Iwaarden, to learn to fly and to purchase an aircraft. Thanks to her flight instructors, … Continue reading

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