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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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We’re Bringing the EAA Aviation Museum to You!

Learn the history of our museum’s aircraft and artifacts.   |   View this email online We’re Bringing the EAA Aviation Museum to You! If you love aviation history, you’ll love our new museum webinar series featured on the second … Continue reading

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Czech Pilot Martin Sonka Gets Back-To-Back Wins With Kazan Triumph

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue KAZAN, RUSSIA – The 2017 overall runner-up Martin Sonka came into Kazan on a high after claiming his first race win of the 2018 season in Budapest, yet struggled to find the … Continue reading

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Remembering An Air Racing Legend

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bill Brennand, 92, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, circled his last earthly pylon on March 14, 2017. Bill was a legend in air racing during its golden years, and … Continue reading

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