Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Sculptor of EAA’s Compass Hill Statues “Directions” Dies

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue TACOMA, WASH. – Nationally renowned sculptor and painter, Larry Wayne Anderson, 78, of Tacoma, Washington, died October 18, 2018 at his home in Bonney Lake after a long illness. Anderson was best … Continue reading

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The Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet & The Borman Collection

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., has opened “The Borman Collection: An EAA Member’s Space Odyssey,” an exhibit that features the personal archives and memorabilia of astronaut Frank … Continue reading

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Keeping The Champ Alive!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Known by some as “The Stoughton Champ,” for the many years the 1946 Aeronca 7AC Champ (N84614) has been based at Matson Airport (2WI6) in Stoughton, Wisconsin, providing an economical means … Continue reading

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EAA Flight Test Manual For Amateur-Built Aircraft Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Orders are now being accepted for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s new Flight Test Manual, which brings the processes and procedures of professional flight testing to the amateur-built aircraft … Continue reading

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Joe Coraggio Receives Phillips 66 Aviation’s EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award

Second generation Young Eagle accepts honor in home state during AirVenture 2018. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – A passion for aviation runs deep for Joe Coraggio, this year’s recipient of the Phillips 66® Aviation … Continue reading

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MNDOT Office of Aeronautics Promotes Flying In Minnesota At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics staff met with pilots, aircraft owners, airport managers, aviation business owners and other aviation officials at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 to … Continue reading

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One Kid’s Perspective – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

by The Kid Reporter Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue When I first arrived at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018 at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis., I felt a chill in the air. But the warmth of … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts & Figures

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine,” said EAA Chairman Jack Pelton, following this year’s event, July 23-29, 2018 … Continue reading

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2018 Warbirds Adventure Tour Growing

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The “Warbirds Adventure Tour” exploded onto the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh stage July 23-29, 2018. Two trams ran virtually nonstop for six straight days. The tram served just under 5,000 … Continue reading

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$8.00 A Gallon For Fuel? No Way!

Airport Access Panel Briefs EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Attendees On Importance of Fair FBO Pricing & Airport Access Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The fees charged by fixed base operators (FBOs) are an insidious issue that presents a … Continue reading

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