Tag Archives: Experimental Aircraft Association

Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Members Receive National Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Two members from EAA Chapter 320 in Watertown, Wisconsin, were contacted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in late June 2021 to inform them that they have been … Continue reading

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Sylvester “Wes” Schmid

December 31, 1921 – June 26, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue      Longtime Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) board member, Sylvester “Wes” Schmid, 99, of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, passed away June 26, 2021. Schmid was born … Continue reading

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EAA Launches “Project 21” Museum Expansion For Year-Round Aviation Education & Training

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – At a time least expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) launched its “Project 21” initiative, including the … Continue reading

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Bourke Elected President of IAC

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Jim Bourke of Corvallis, Oregon, has been elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), which is dedicated to the safety … Continue reading

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EAA Recommendations Included In FAA Remote ID Rule

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many provisions that the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recommended to proposals to integrate Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, into the national airspace system, were included in … Continue reading

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EAA Teams Up With Microsoft Flight Simulator To Provide Scholarships, Education Resources

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association and Microsoft are teaming up to provide flight training scholarships and education resources throughout the country in conjunction with the release of the new edition of the legendary Microsoft Flight Simulator software. EAA … Continue reading

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New Online Learning Event For Homebuilders

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is launching a new online learning event for aircraft builders: Homebuilders Week. Beginning on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, and running through … Continue reading

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EAA Mourns Death of Audrey Poberezny

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN (November 1, 2020) – Statement from Jack J. Pelton, Experimental Aircraft Association CEO and Chairman of the Board, on the death of Audrey Poberezny, … Continue reading

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EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Goes Virtual For 2020

Apollo 13 commander, James Lovell, is special guest for December 10th event Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s … 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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