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Warbird & Airline Pilot, Randall Lee Sohn

February 1, 1934 – April 1, 2020 Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The pilot who helped fly the B-29 bomber, later known throughout the world as “FiFi” from Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California to Harlingen, … 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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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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Wairbirds I Have Flown (In)

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Last fall, I wrote an article on “warbirds” for a national aviation organization. One question arose: Have I ever flown in a warbird? My response was yes! But … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2013… Looking Back & Looking Forward!

by Jim LaMalfa Dave Weiman, Contributing Editor Standing at the main gates to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, July 29 thru August 4, one had to recognized and give thanks to the efforts of a young National Guard aircraft mechanic named … Continue reading

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Family, Friends & Fantastic Flying Machines… EAA Celebrates 60th Fly-In Convention

by Dave Weiman EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower set the tone for the week to come, July 23 thru July 29, 2012 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with enthusiasm and confidence for EAA’s 60th annual fly-in convention. … Continue reading

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