Tag Archives: EAA

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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Great Aviators Gone West!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Ron R. Alexander, EAA Vintage Aircraft Association Director, was killed November 17, 2016, while flying his Curtiss Jenny near the Candler Field Museum/Peach State Airport in Williamson, Georgia. Born in 1942 in … 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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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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EAA AIRVENTURE MUSEUM HAS GREAT EVENTS IN STORE FOR REMAINDER OF 2016

Events include favorites such as September Swing and Christmas in the Air EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (August 17, 2016) — EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 may be over, but there are still plenty of fun museum events to attend … Continue reading

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AOPA & EAA Statement On Third Class Medical Reform & The Proposed FAA Extension

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) released the following statements after the announcement that Congress will include Third Class Medical Reform in proposed FAA extension legislation. … Continue reading

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Paulisms by Paul Poberezny

(September 14, 1921 – August 22, 2013) Paul H. Poberezny founded the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1953 and spent a significant part of his life promoting aviation and fighting for the freedom to fly. Paul was an aviator and … Continue reading

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FAA Reauthorization Bill Won’t Fix ATC Funding Problem – Creates New Ones For GA

OSHKOSH, WIS. (February 3, 2016) – The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act introduced in the House of Representatives today is being touted as a plan for the future of U.S. aviation, but it could create dire consequences for the … Continue reading

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EAA & Academy of Model Aeronautics Sign Memo of Understanding To Promote Flying

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the organizations’ joint efforts to bring the possibilities of flight to more people. The new memo outlines areas … Continue reading

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Top Airshow Performers To Fly At EAA AirVenture-Oshkosh 2016

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Some of the world’s top airshow performers have made their commitments to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, July 25-31 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, as part of the afternoon and night air shows. “Over the … Continue reading

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