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AOPA among groups requesting DOT action on congestion

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue General aviation organizations, including the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Business Aviation Association and Experimental Aircraft Association, have issued a letter to persuade the Department of Transportation to work on … Continue reading

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The Passing of An Aviation Great, Tom Poberezny

    Former EAA President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Poberezny, 75, passed away the morning of July 25, 2022, the opening day of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. It was Tom Poberezny who spearheaded the construction of the EAA Aviation … Continue reading

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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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