Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Awarded $10,000 Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – EAA Chapter 320 of Watertown, Wisconsin, has met the stringent requirements to qualify for and receive a James C. Ray Foundation Scholarship administered through the Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

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Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Members Receive National Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Two members from EAA Chapter 320 in Watertown, Wisconsin, were contacted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in late June 2021 to inform them that they have been … Continue reading

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Sylvester “Wes” Schmid

December 31, 1921 – June 26, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue      Longtime Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) board member, Sylvester “Wes” Schmid, 99, of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, passed away June 26, 2021. Schmid was born … Continue reading

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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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EAA B-17 Grounded For Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” arrived at Punta Gorda, Florida (KPGD) on its schedule of flying and selling rides. When the aircraft arrived, crew filled up the tanks (1700-gallon capacity) and parked … Continue reading

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Aviation History of World War II To Be Highlighted At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The aviation story of World War II will be told through special flying activities during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, as the event commemorates 75 years (plus 1) since … Continue reading

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Introducing Express Arrival At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021…

The Safest Way Into The AirVenture Grounds  Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 will soon be here, July 26 – August 1, 2021, and EAA is welcoming its members back … Continue reading

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EAA Dedications Over The Years

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s Pioneer Airport at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was dedicated on July 24, 1984, and featured a ribbon cutting ceremony by aviation pioneer, Dale Crites of Waukesha, Wis. EAA Founder Paul H. Poberezny … Continue reading

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EAA Launches “Project 21” Museum Expansion For Year-Round Aviation Education & Training

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – At a time least expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) launched its “Project 21” initiative, including the … Continue reading

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