Tag Archives: Jeff Skiles

“Sully,” The Movie, Features Wisconsin Pilot

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Now almost eight years following the emergency landing of an Airbus A320-214 in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, the incident resurfaced with the release of the motion … 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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EAA’S Adventure Speaker Series

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (Sept. 18, 2013) — EAA’s fascinating speaker series focusing on unique and historic aviation experiences returns for its fall-winter season on Sept. 26, 2013 to the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Admission and … Continue reading

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Today’s Comfortable “Suspender-Type” Life Vests Should Be Standard Equipment In Lake Country

Whether you are a floatplane pilot or not, equipping your aircraft with “suspender-type” life vests should be standard equipment, especially when flying over lake country and especially in the vicinity of the Great Lakes. An experienced pilot and her passenger … Continue reading

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Miracle On The Lake!

by Curt Drumm What do you get when you combine the “Miracle on the Hudson,” a seaplane, a western cattle rancher and a hint of Elvis? Well, a fun seaplane weekend in northern Wisconsin, of course! Two of the most … Continue reading

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Major Changes At EAA Intended To Help Reshape Organization To Better Fulfill Mission

OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower announced January 12, 2012, changes in the organization, which he believes will allow the 170,000-member organization to better fulfill its mission to grow participation in aviation. As part of a long-term strategic plan, … Continue reading

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Major Changes At EAA Intended To Help Reshape Organization To Better Fulfill Organization’s Mission

OSHKOSH, WIS. — EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower announced January 12, 2012, changes in the organization, which he believes will allow the 170,000-member organization to better fulfill its mission to grow participation in aviation. As part of a long-term strategic plan, … Continue reading

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Aviation Artist, Michelle Rouch

by Esta-Ann Elliott Seven years and one month after the Wright Brothers made their first flight, Eugene B. Ely, racecar driver, chauffeur, car salesman and self-taught pilot, made naval aviation history by being the first pilot to land an airplane … Continue reading

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