Archives: EAA & AirVenture

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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Michigan Pilot Receives Young Eagles Leadership Award

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Douglas Conciatu, EAA Lifetime 53419, of Macomb, Michigan, has received the 2021 Phillips 66 Aviation EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding Young Eagles volunteers who have supported the … Continue reading

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Gipson & Yodice To Lead EAA Legal Advisory Council

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Attorneys Ronnie Gipson of Memphis, Tennessee, and Kathy Yodice of Potomac, Maryland, who are both pilots and have extensive experience in aviation law, have been named chair and … Continue reading

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The Volunteers of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue This year was a watershed year for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, following the Covid hiatus of 2020. Not only did attendance reach very acceptable heights, the attitude of … Continue reading

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The Lark of Duluth Flying Boat Debuts At EAA AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue DULUTH, MINN. –  The replica of the 1913 Lark of Duluth Benoist Type XIV flying boat was a featured attraction in the EAA Museum during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, July 26 … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Aircraft of AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Hundreds of gorgeous airplanes are displayed at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh each year in hopes of winning a “Lindy Award.” Only a handful of owners come away with such honors, however. The … Continue reading

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EAA CEO & Chairman Jack Pelton Sums Up Success of AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue “This was perhaps the most challenging set of circumstances we’ve ever faced as an organization to make the event happen. I could not be more proud of our volunteers, staff, and … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aircraft Missions Highlighted At Oshkosh

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh hosted a special attraction this year that highlighted humanitarian aircraft that focus on providing medical and relief assistance to those in need around the world. … Continue reading

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United Parcel Service’s “Queen of the Skies” Makes Oshkosh Appearance

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – UPS flew one of its “Queens of the Skies” – a new Boeing 747-8F – to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, arriving at Wittman Regional Airport July 27, 2021. Among … Continue reading

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