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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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THE AIRCRAFT OF DESERT STORM/DESERT SHIELD GATHER 25 YEARS LATER AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The aircraft of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield, which formed one of the largest air power operations in history, will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2016 for a look back 25 years after this … 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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EAA Committed To Manned Aircraft Safety When It Comes To Integrating UAS Operations

OSHKOSH, WIS. –The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is maintaining that although the popularity and number of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, is rising rapidly, their entrance into the national airspace system cannot come to the detriment of … Continue reading

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EAA To Support Construction of New Wright “B” Flyer At Wrights’ Original Factory

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and its members have been invited to support the construction of a “new” Wright brothers aircraft on the site of the brothers’ original Wright Company factory in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft project … Continue reading

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A Toast To Henry O

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – The presidents of the major aviation organizations in the United States came together for the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-ExpoEdit February 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Among the presidents in attendance for a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill To Exempt Aircraft Maintenance From State Sales Tax

APPLETON, WIS. (April 3, 2014) – After a year of lobbying by a coalition of state and national aviation organizations and businesses, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 348 into law April 3, 2014, exempting aircraft parts, maintenance and … Continue reading

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Article Written By EAA Founder Inspired Lifetime Member To Build Airplanes

Like many early members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Louis C. Seno, Sr. of Downers Grove, Illinois, was inspired by an article by EAA Founder & President Paul H. Poberezny that appeared in the May 1955 issue of Mechanic’s … Continue reading

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State of Wisconsin Honors EAA Founder

MADISON, WIS. – The family of the late Paul Poberezny who founded the Experimental Aircraft Association with his wife, Audrey, in the basement of their Milwaukee home in 1953, was honored before the Wisconsin Assembly Oct. 17, 2013 with a … Continue reading

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EAA’s Beginnings… Curtiss-Wright Field/Timmerman Airport, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

by Harold Mester It was the golden days of aviation: A time when fuel was inexpensive and pilots would take to the skies to relax, have some fun, get a unique perspective of the world, and enjoy some fresh air. … Continue reading

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