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DC-3/Dakota Association® announces reopening of DC3/Dakota History websiteWe recently received the following press release: The DC-3/Dakota Association® is pleased to announce the reopening of DC3/Dakota History at www.dc3dakotahistory.org The DC-3 Dakota Association is the oldest (established in 1994 as the DC-3/Dakota Historical Society) and most trusted source for accurate information on the DC3, C47, Dakota, Super DC-3, Soviet Li-2, Japanese L2 D3, [&hellip… Read More
October 15, 2013 Vintage Airmail – Ford Tri-Motor and More Geoff Says… Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association’s Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. Did you all have the opportunity to attend the 2013 episode of EAA’s “World’s Greatest Aviation Event”? Or were you one of the many Members I have spoken to that just were not able to attend, but did carefully watch [&hellip… Read More
Ford Tri-Motor Landing Near YouEAA’s immaculate 1929 Ford Tri-Motor and its “sister” from the Kalamazoo Air Zoo are touring this fall. Offering an opportunity for passengers to experience flight aboard the world’s first mass-produced airliner. During EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor Tour, passengers will travel back to the early days of what was considered luxurious commercial air travel. The Ford Tri-Motor [&hellip… Read More
VAA Board Member Jeanne Hill Passes September 1, 2013Jeannie C. Hill (Lehman), Harvard, IL passed away on September 1, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard (Dick) Hill. Together with her late husband Dick, they restored three award-winning vintage aircraft. A well-known aviation writer and lecturer, she co-authored several books and historical articles [&hellip… Read More
August 2013 AirMail – Paul Poberezny, Award Winners and more… Geoff Says… I have but one word for this year’s Oshkosh extravaganza. And that is “WOW”! The VAA area of operations proved yet again to be a resounding success with another safe and successful venue with all the “Round Engine Rodeo” folks. I was absolutely amazed at the number of owners of these [&hellip… Read More
EAA Founder Paul Poberezny Passes at Age 91EAA Founder Paul H. Poberezny (Sept. 14, 1921 – Aug. 22, 2013) tribute site is now available:www.eaa.org/paul/ The following is from the EAA News page today: August 22, 2013 – EAA Founder Paul Poberezny passed away this morning (August 22) at Evergreen Retirement Village in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, after a battle with cancer. He was 91. [&hellip… Read More