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Space Shuttle commander and air racer Hoot Gibson headlines EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet on Dec. 17

Limited tickets available – orders taken now online EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 14, 2021) — Robert “Hoot” Gibson, a five-time space shuttle flight veteran whose aviation background ranges from military jets to air racing, is this year’s … Continue reading

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Experimental category fatal accident total drops again, finishes under FAA not-to-exceed total for year

Fatal accident totals have fallen 40 percent in past decade EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 28, 2021) — Safety for experimental category aircraft in the U.S. over the past 12 months continued the trend of improvement seen over … Continue reading

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Tickets now on sale for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022

World’s Great Aviation Celebration coming July 25-31 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 22, 2021) — Weekly and daily admission tickets for the 69th edition of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in convention, are now available … Continue reading

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Pioneering F-16 pilot is featured November speaker at EAA Aviation Museum

Sharon Preszler was first woman to fly F-16 combat missions EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 27, 2021) — Sharon Preszler, the first woman to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet in combat and later became the first … Continue reading

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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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