Archives: EAA & AirVenture

VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY ADMITTED FREE TO EAA AVIATION MUSEUM ON NOVEMBER 11

Latest Eagle Hangar exhibits honor WWII women aviators, Huey helicopters in Vietnam EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 29, 2020) — All veterans and current active military members are welcome free of charge to the EAA Aviation Museum on … Continue reading

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EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Goes Virtual For 2020

Apollo 13 commander, James Lovell, is special guest for December 10th event Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s … Continue reading

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10 Memories of A Decade At EAA

by “EW” The Kid Reporter Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: Anyone who has ever attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has their own special memories, be it meeting people you … Continue reading

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Years of Memories & Growing Up At Oshkosh

by Stacy W. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I may not remember my first time at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as I was too young, but I do remember prepping for the biggest event of the … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Aviation Honors Minnesota Couple For Involvement In EAA Young Eagles

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue HOUSTON, TEXAS – Phillips 66® Aviation has presented its 2020 Phillips 66 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award to Dave and Bonnie Jennen of Erhard, Minn. The award, which is … 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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Uncertainty Surrounding Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in convention, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, to cancel its 2020 event at Wittman Regional Airport in … Continue reading

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The Person Who Gave EAA Its B-17 − Bill Harrison

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The late William (Bill) E. Harrison, EAA Lifetime Member (16556) and Warbirds Member (261), is the person who generously donated the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1983. … Continue reading

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Why we fly them, and how we make them fly?

by Sean Elliott Vice President, Advocacy and Safety Experimental Aircraft Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport … Continue reading

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