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HISTORIC AIRCRAFT TO FILL THE SKIES OVER WASHINGTON D.C. COMMEMORATING 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II

  Sept. 9, 2020 (DALLAS) – On Sept. 25, 2020, approximately 70 vintage aircraft will take to the skies over Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Arsenal of Democracy (AOD) Flyover will feature historically sequenced … Continue reading

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EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS MEMORIAL BANQUET MOVES TO VIRTUAL FORMAT FOR 2020

Apollo 13 commander James Lovell is special guest for December 10 event EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 4, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s top aviation … Continue reading

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EAA HOMEBUILDERS-FOCUSED WEBINAR SERIES BEGINS AUGUST 4

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 27, 2020) — A series of Experimental Aircraft Association webinars specifically focused on amateur-built aircraft will become a monthly part of EAA’s popular webinar schedule beginning on August 4. The additional webinars will … Continue reading

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Jessica Cox Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act With A Flight With Former U.S. Senator Tom Hawkins (D-IA)

On July 24, 2020, Jessica Cox of Tucson, Arizona, the world’s first pilot born without arms, will fly former Senator Tom Harkin (retired, Dem-Iowa) for a flight in her 1946 Ercoupe at AOPA’s home airport, Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Maryland (KFDK). This … Continue reading

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GET READY FOR THE REUNION: EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Free youth admission, early-bird discounts for EAA members and aviation enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 21, 2020) — Advance purchase admissions, camping, flight experiences, and merchandise are now available for what promises to be a great aviation … Continue reading

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EAA AVIATION MUSEUM REOPENING TO PUBLIC AUGUST 3

Some areas to remain closed for public health and safety EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 15, 2020) — The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, which has been closed since late March because of the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen … Continue reading

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Former Minnesota Aeronautics Director, Ray Rought, Passes Away

Age 72 of Forest Lake. Passed away peacefully on July 6, with family by his side. Raymond was born January 5, 1948 in Fremont, Michigan to Levirn and Jean Rought. Raymond married Carol (DeLong) on September 6, 1969 in Fremont. … Continue reading

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EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS ENTIRE SPECTRUM OF FLIGHT

July 21-25 lineup includes top aviators, dozens of forums, ‘best of’ moments EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 7, 2020) — Highlights from across the world of flight will entertain and educate aviation enthusiasts on July 21-25 as part … Continue reading

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EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

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Isle Minnesota Pancake Breakfast Is Canceled

Isle Airport Association directors met yesterday to discuss the pancake breakfast. We came to a unanimous decision: Isle Airport Pancake Breakfast is Canceled for July 12, 2020.   Isle Airport will remain OPEN to members and we encourage you to … Continue reading

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