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EAA to honor 2020 and 2021 Halls of Fame inductees on Nov. 11

Twelve aviation notables recognized for contributions EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 30, 2021) — Twelve individuals who contributed greatly to recreational aviation will be honored on November 11 as they are inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls … Continue reading

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Rescuing lost Lake Michigan aircraft highlighted in EAA Speaker Series on October 21

Restored Wildcat airplane from World War II on display in EAA museum EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 23, 2021) — Locating and rescuing World War II-era aircraft from the bottom of Lake Michigan will be the focus of … Continue reading

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Space day returns to EAA Aviation Museum on October 9

Veteran space shuttle astronaut Nicole Stott is featured presenter EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 9, 2021) — The history and future possibilities of space travel will be on full display at the EAA Aviation Museum on Saturday, October … Continue reading

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EAA channel recognized among top 1 percent of all YouTube channels

Silver Creator Award highlights subscriber reach, maintaining high standards EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 2, 2021) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s YouTube channel (YouTube.com/EAA) has been recognized by the social media giant with YouTube’s Silver Creator Award, highlighting … Continue reading

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Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Auction

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Auction: Avionics, airport lighting parts, etc. (listed under miscellaneous). Proceeds will come back to the State Airports Fund. Bids close on September 14. Go to: https://www.minnbid.org/Mobile/Default Select “view all” and then sort by location, St. Paul 55107.

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GA groups: FAA flight training policy changes will reduce safety, create administrative logjam

Agency’s interpretation threatens to halt most training in experimental aircraft EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 9, 2021) — Federal Aviation Administration policy interpretations on flight training arising out of a recent court decision will have a chilling impact … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp returns for appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Will be at Oshkosh for much of AirVenture week EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 2, 2021) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s blimp, Wingfoot Three, will continue a long tradition of Oshkosh Goodyear appearances with a visit to … Continue reading

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Pilots Association To Raffle Off Airplane To Raise Money For Future Aviators

AKRON, OHIO – The East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) is holding its annual airplane raffle, the largest annual fundraiser for their Education and Safety Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that provides training scholarships to future pilots. Raffle tickets went on … Continue reading

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AOPA FLIGHT TRAINING EXPERIENCE SURVEY OPENS MAY 15

FREDERICK, Md., May 12, 2021—The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has announced the return of the 2021 Flight Training Experience Survey on May 15 in an effort to continue seeking out and recognizing flight training excellence. Anyone who has taken … Continue reading

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EAA International Young Eagles Day on June 12 offers young people the inspiration of flight

EAA chapters, members to fly kids free of charge EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 10, 2021) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s International Young Eagles Day, which focuses on flying thousands of kids as an introduction to aviation, returns … Continue reading

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