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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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Getting Pilot Proficient At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 This year I decided to look at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as a source of educational opportunities and attempt to gain some insight into the reactions of people in attendance. First, … Continue reading

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HARRISON FORD KICKS OFF 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EAA YOUNG EAGLES WITH 2 MILLIONTH YOUNG EAGLE FLIGHT

Grass-roots initiative introduces millions of kids to the possibilities of flight; Former chairmen including Harrison Ford, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles join current chairman Sean D. Tucker, in encouraging kids to take a Young Eagle flight in 2017. EAA … Continue reading

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In The Zone At Oshkosh

by Dr. John Beasley, MD I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things . . .” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We’ve all been “in the zone” – that rewarding and energizing experience of being totally … Continue reading

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EAA Chairman Comments On Success of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015

OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA Chairman Jack Pelton, one of the volunteers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, told reporters at his closing day press conference, July 26, 2015, at Wittman Regional Airport, that the event exceeded their expectations on many levels. … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Report of KidVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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A Little Information & Education Can Go A Long Way In Avoiding Airspace Conflicts With Drones

by Dave Weiman Earlier this year, I had heard there were 500,000 drones in the hands of hobbyists, but this week, there are reports there are now over a million. Regardless, it is fact that the number of unmanned aircraft … Continue reading

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Meet The Bureau At AirVenture

Typically, the Wisconsin DOT Bureau of Aeronautics publishes a short article in each issue highlighting one of our awesome staff members. This time, we would like to invite you to come meet some of our staff in person at EAA … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 NOTAM Now Available For Pilots Flying To Oshkosh

Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice To Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 63rd annual … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Welcomes Return of Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band, July 24

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2015 as the grand finale of a daylong salute to veterans on Friday, July 24. Performing for the fifth time at EAA AirVenture … Continue reading

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