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EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS MEMORIAL BANQUET MOVES TO VIRTUAL FORMAT FOR 2020

Apollo 13 commander James Lovell is special guest for December 10 event EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 4, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s top aviation … Continue reading

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EAA HOMEBUILDERS-FOCUSED WEBINAR SERIES BEGINS AUGUST 4

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 27, 2020) — A series of Experimental Aircraft Association webinars specifically focused on amateur-built aircraft will become a monthly part of EAA’s popular webinar schedule beginning on August 4. The additional webinars will … Continue reading

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The Person Who Gave EAA Its B-17 − Bill Harrison

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The late William (Bill) E. Harrison, EAA Lifetime Member (16556) and Warbirds Member (261), is the person who generously donated the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1983. … Continue reading

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Why we fly them, and how we make them fly?

by Sean Elliott Vice President, Advocacy and Safety Experimental Aircraft Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport … Continue reading

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GET READY FOR THE REUNION: EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Free youth admission, early-bird discounts for EAA members and aviation enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 21, 2020) — Advance purchase admissions, camping, flight experiences, and merchandise are now available for what promises to be a great aviation … Continue reading

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EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

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Sporty’s Supporting EAA Aviation Foundation Through Matching Gift Program

Campaign runs June 29 through July 31 OSHKOSH, WIS. (June 22, 2020) – Sporty’s Pilot Shop, a longtime supporter of Experimental Aircraft Association youth aviation programs, will expand its assistance during July with a unique matching grant program to benefit … Continue reading

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EAA BRINGS AVIATION COMMUNITY TOGETHER FOR EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK ON JULY 21-25

Whole spectrum of recreational aviation featured as #EAAtogether EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 5, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association is showcasing the whole spectrum of flight this summer in a virtual way, as EAA Spirit of Aviation … Continue reading

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Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell To Highlight EAA’s Annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN – Jim Lovell, who 50 years ago commanded the Apollo 13 mission, often called the space program’s “most successful failure,” will recount that famed mission as the guest speaker at … Continue reading

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CORONAVIRUS UNCERTAINTY FORCES CANCELLATION OF EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2020

Health and safety of participants, volunteers primary concern Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine May 2020 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 1, 2020) — The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in … Continue reading

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