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Antique Airplane Association Founder & President, Robert Leo Taylor

July 2, 1924 – June 20, 2020 Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2002 issue Ottumwa, Iowa – Robert (Bob) L. Taylor, 95, founder and president of the Antique Airplane Association (AAA), and cofounder and chairman of the Airpower Museum … Continue reading

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The First HARAAH

“Historic Airfield Rally to the Antique Airfield Homecoming” by Paul Berge AAA National Director Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The Antique Airplane Association (AAA), and the Air Power Museum (APM), are calling on owners of pre-1941 airplanes (certified … Continue reading

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Leadership of Antique Airplane Association Remains All In The Family

In July of 1953, the oldest antique airplane was 50 and not flying much. Jets were beginning to squeeze props from the sky, and airplanes from the 1920s and ’30s were disappearing, some barely old enough to vote. Progress has … Continue reading

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Bob Taylor Celebrates His 90th Birthday, Bob Taylor Style!

BLAKESBURG, IOWA – Bob Taylor, who founded the Antique Airplane Association (AAA) in 1953, invited all to his 90th birthday party at AAA headquarters June 28, 2014 at Blakesburg, Iowa. More than 150 people, including family and friends, arrived by … Continue reading

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Antique Airplane Association To Host Invitational Fly-In

BLAKESBURG, IOWA – One of the best venues for inspiring interest in aviation today, as well as throughout the last 100-plus years of flight, can be found in entertainment venues, such as movies and airshows. Those venues feature not only … Continue reading

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