Archives: EAA & AirVenture

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

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in All Headlines, August/September 2020, EAA & AirVenture, Fly-Ins & Air Shows, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in August/September 2020, EAA & AirVenture, People, Sections, Sections | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Aircraft, All Features, August/September 2020, Books & Movies, EAA & AirVenture, Features, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GET READY FOR THE REUNION: EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Free youth admission, early-bird discounts for EAA members and aviation enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 21, 2020) — Advance purchase admissions, camping, flight experiences, and merchandise are now available for what promises to be a great aviation … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Aviation Scholarship Opportunity Presented To Springfield Resident by Local EAA Chapter 770

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Parris Fromm of Springfield, Illinois, has received a full scholarship for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 770, and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program, which is administered by the … Continue reading

Posted in August/September 2020, Awards & Recognitions, EAA & AirVenture, Sections, Sections | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

EAA AVIATION MUSEUM REOPENING TO PUBLIC AUGUST 3

Some areas to remain closed for public health and safety EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 15, 2020) — The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, which has been closed since late March because of the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged | Leave a comment

EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS ENTIRE SPECTRUM OF FLIGHT

July 21-25 lineup includes top aviators, dozens of forums, ‘best of’ moments EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 7, 2020) — Highlights from across the world of flight will entertain and educate aviation enthusiasts on July 21-25 as part … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, Education, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sporty’s Supporting EAA Aviation Foundation Through Matching Gift Program

Campaign runs June 29 through July 31 OSHKOSH, WIS. (June 22, 2020) – Sporty’s Pilot Shop, a longtime supporter of Experimental Aircraft Association youth aviation programs, will expand its assistance during July with a unique matching grant program to benefit … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment