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Space Program Legend, Gene Kranz, Inspired Audience At EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA members and their guests who remembered the space race to the moon in the 1960s and ’70s, or have seen the hit motion picture “Apollo 13,” remember NASA … Continue reading

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Darrell Collins Gets Standing Ovation At EAA Wright Brothers Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Aviation historian, Darrell Collins, had the audience at EAA’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet in Oshkosh, Wis., December 12, 2014, mesmerized as he described the flight controls of the Wright Flyer. Collins, a native of North Carolina’s … Continue reading

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INSIDE STORY OF FIRST SUCCESSFUL POWERED FLIGHT HIGHLIGHTS EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS BANQUET DEC. 12

Renowned National Park Service historian describes challenges, triumphs of Wrights EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 29, 2014) — One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the Wright brothers and their effort to perfect powered flight will highlight the … Continue reading

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Builder of Bugatti 100P Racer Replica Featured At EAA Wright Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Scotty Wilson (EAA 572551) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was the guest speaker at the Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., December 13, 2013. Wilson describe his quest to build a one-of-a-kind replica of … Continue reading

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Christen Eagle II Creator Speaks At EAA Wright Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Frank Christensen, creator of the popular Christen Eagle II aerobatic biplane, was the guest speaker at EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., December 14, 2012. In 1978, Christensen unveiled the … Continue reading

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