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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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“Tribute To A Mentor & Friend, Harland “Sedge” Sedgwick

by Pete Schoeninger Two days after his funeral service, I learned that long-time fixed base operator, Harland “Sedge” Sedgwick, left this earth on January 8, 2013. In 1958, “Sedge” and Dale Crites hired me, a 14-year-old Delafield, Wisconsin farm boy, … Continue reading

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Waukesha County Airport… Critical To The General Aviation Needs of Southeastern Wisconsin

Wisconsin has a long and diverse aviation history, to which Waukesha County has been a significant contributor. In 1930, Waukesha locals, Jack Miller and Warren O’Brien, came up with the idea of forming “Waukesha Aeronautical,” a club for aviation enthusiasts. … Continue reading

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