Tag Archives: EAA AirVenture

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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The Show Goes On

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Over the past year, I think we’ve all learned a simple lesson in appreciation. Most of us didn’t realize how much we’d miss the … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp returns for appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Will be at Oshkosh for much of AirVenture week EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 2, 2021) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s blimp, Wingfoot Three, will continue a long tradition of Oshkosh Goodyear appearances with a visit to … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 – “The Year of the Bomber”

by Jim LaMalfa Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Prior to the opening of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Monday, July 24, 2017, the movie directed by Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk,” opened on Friday, July 21st worldwide. Nolan used real … Continue reading

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MULTIPLE DAY WALK-IN HIRING EVENT TO BE HELD IN JUNE EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN — (June 1, 2016) — Experimental Aircraft Association will hold a walk-in hiring event in June for AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. EAA is looking to hire … Continue reading

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Sharing The Experience!

by Dave Weiman For all of us who attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, we came away with a lot of memorable experiences in the people we met, the aircraft we saw and flew, and the activities we participated in – … Continue reading

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Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Three-time National Aerobatic Champion, Patty Wagstaff, will speak at Build A Plane’s 2014 Teachers’ Day event, July 29th at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. The annual event brings teachers together from across the nation to examine ways … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Isn’t A ‘Flyover’ State When It Comes To The Aerospace Industry

by Tom Still At first thought, the move of Kestrel Aircraft Corp. to Superior, Wis., may strike some skeptics as a curious landing strip for a company in the business of making small passenger planes. But Wisconsin has more air … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Included On USAF Thunderbirds 2014 Schedule

Potential Appearance, August 2-3 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (Dec. 5, 2013) — The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds has scheduled an appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, August 2-3, 2014. EAA AirVenture 2014, the 62nd annual EAA fly-in convention, is … Continue reading

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