Tag Archives: EAA AirVenture

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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EAA LOOKING TO HIRE 600 TEMPORARY POSITIONS FOR AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

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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Making A Difference… Doc Mosher Receives Navy League’s Aviation Excellence Award

by Ed Leineweber EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is often the venue for “firsts,” as well as a place to honor tradition and decades-long service. The 3rd Annual Aviation Celebration staged by several Midwest chapters of the U.S. Navy League captured both … Continue reading

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Murphy Renegade Makes Appearance At EAA Seaplane Base

by Woody Minar A popular spot each year during EAA AirVenture is the EAA Seaplane Base on Lake Winnebago, about 5 miles from Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis. Through Paul Poberezny’s efforts and EAA’s, the seaplane base has been in operation … Continue reading

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