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Strong Counts & Good Demos At AOPA’s Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

by Dave Weiman The official tally at the AOPA Fly-In, August 21-22, 2015 at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in Blaine, Minnesota (KANE), was 2,713 people, 161 aircraft and just shy of 1,000 cars, according to AOPA officials. The weekend … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart Addresses Aviation Explorers

by Jim Bildilli Members of the Aviation Explorer Base at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28 – August 3, were treated to a presentation by Amelia Earhart on her around-the-globe flight. Not to be confused with the Amelia of the … Continue reading

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Captain Mick’s Meanderings

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is over for another year, and I would like to share a few of my thoughts with you from my perspective. The first EAA Convention I attended was in 1965 at Rockford, … Continue reading

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NASA WB-57F Makes First Visit To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Woody Minar OSHKOSH, WIS. – For what seems to be a small, yet large aircraft for high-altitude work, NASA showed off its WB-57F High Altitude Research plane at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 28 – August 3, 2014. According to pilot Scott … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2014 – A Time To Remember

by Jim LaMalfa Paul Poberezny, who founded the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1953, belongs to the ages now, but he was honored at this year’s fly-in at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 28 – Aug. 3, 2014, as were veterans … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 – An Opportunity For Fun & Forums To Learn & Engage

OSHKOSH, WIS. – “It was a tremendous week on many levels,” stated EAA Chairman Jack Pelton during a press conference, August 3, 2014. “We filled Wittman Regional Airport with aircraft for the first time in several years, with both aircraft … Continue reading

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