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Winter Flight Fest

Oshkosh, Wis. – Winter Flight Fest will bring family activities, virtual flight simulators, and the popular skiplane fly-in to the EAA Aviation Museum from 10am until 4pm. (Pilots who are interested in flying their skiplanes to the event must pre-register … Continue reading

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EAA Surpasses 250,000 Members

Membership Grows by 25 Percent In 5 Years Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the recreational aviation organization that began in 1953 as a group of … Continue reading

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EAA Honors 2020 & 2021 Halls of Fame Inductees

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) honored 12 aviation notables for their contributions to recreational aviation by inducting them into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame at the … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle commander and air racer Hoot Gibson headlines EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet on Dec. 17

Limited tickets available – orders taken now online EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 14, 2021) — Robert “Hoot” Gibson, a five-time space shuttle flight veteran whose aviation background ranges from military jets to air racing, is this year’s … Continue reading

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Experimental category fatal accident total drops again, finishes under FAA not-to-exceed total for year

Fatal accident totals have fallen 40 percent in past decade EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 28, 2021) — Safety for experimental category aircraft in the U.S. over the past 12 months continued the trend of improvement seen over … Continue reading

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Tickets now on sale for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022

World’s Great Aviation Celebration coming July 25-31 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 22, 2021) — Weekly and daily admission tickets for the 69th edition of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in convention, are now available … Continue reading

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Pioneering F-16 pilot is featured November speaker at EAA Aviation Museum

Sharon Preszler was first woman to fly F-16 combat missions EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 27, 2021) — Sharon Preszler, the first woman to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet in combat and later became the first … Continue reading

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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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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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