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 Fame, November 9, 2017, during a ceremony at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Selected by their peers, the five inductees represent a spectrum of aviation within the EAA community and have achieved notable successes within their particular realm of flight, including Rob Hickman of Canby, Oregon, EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame; Frank Christensen of Wilson, Wyoming, International Aerobatic Club Hall of Fame; Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson of Auburn, California, Warbirds of America Hall of Fame; Mary Jones of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, EAA Ultralight Hall of Fame; and Jim Moss (posthumous), Vintage Aircraft Association Hall of Fame. In addition, Lon Nanke of Oshkosh, received the “Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award,” as a longtime EAA Aviation Museum docent.

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