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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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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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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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Record-Setting Father & Son Air Racing Duo Win Big At EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Yes, it is a busy and cold time of the year, but EAA members always come out in droves to hear a really great speaker or speakers at EAA’s Annual Wright Brothers … Continue reading

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The Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet & The Borman Collection

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., has opened “The Borman Collection: An EAA Member’s Space Odyssey,” an exhibit that features the personal archives and memorabilia of astronaut Frank … Continue reading

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Space Program Legend, Gene Kranz, Inspired Audience At EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA members and their guests who remembered the space race to the moon in the 1960s and ’70s, or have seen the hit motion picture “Apollo 13,” remember NASA … Continue reading

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Darrell Collins Gets Standing Ovation At EAA Wright Brothers Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Aviation historian, Darrell Collins, had the audience at EAA’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet in Oshkosh, Wis., December 12, 2014, mesmerized as he described the flight controls of the Wright Flyer. Collins, a native of North Carolina’s … Continue reading

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INSIDE STORY OF FIRST SUCCESSFUL POWERED FLIGHT HIGHLIGHTS EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS BANQUET DEC. 12

Renowned National Park Service historian describes challenges, triumphs of Wrights EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 29, 2014) — One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the Wright brothers and their effort to perfect powered flight will highlight the … Continue reading

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Builder of Bugatti 100P Racer Replica Featured At EAA Wright Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Scotty Wilson (EAA 572551) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was the guest speaker at the Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., December 13, 2013. Wilson describe his quest to build a one-of-a-kind replica of … Continue reading

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Christen Eagle II Creator Speaks At EAA Wright Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Frank Christensen, creator of the popular Christen Eagle II aerobatic biplane, was the guest speaker at EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., December 14, 2012. In 1978, Christensen unveiled the … Continue reading

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