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April 2018 AirMail

News for Vintage Aircraft Association Members April 2018   EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 At the writing of this letter I imagine that many of you are making preparations for your annual sabbatical to Oshkosh for the convention. All of us here at [&hellip…

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Straight and Level – April 2018

  by Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 At the writing of this letter I imagine that many of you are making preparations for your annual sabbatical to Oshkosh for the convention.  All of us here at Vintage headquarters are doing the same only more so.  We are basically “going in all directions” [&hellip…

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 NOTAM Now Available For Pilots Flying to Oshkosh

  March 28, 2018 – The AirVenture OSHKOSH 2018 NOTAM has just been released. There are several changes in operations and functions since last year, making the NOTAM required reading for anyone flying to Oshkosh for AirVenture. While the overall procedure is similar to past years, there are some changes compared to the 2017 version. [&hellip…

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Member Satisfaction Survey Closing March 30th

UPDATE: March 11, 2018 LAST CHANCE to complete our Member Survey.  The online survey will be closing on March 30th.  Over 2000 members have already completed their survey. We value your input.  If you began the survey but did not complete it, you can re-open the survey from the email sent to you.  If you [&hellip…

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February 2018 AirMail

News for Vintage Aircraft Association Members February 2018 EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 On February 8 your board of directors and advisors along with a host of our volunteers met at Flabob Airport in Riverside/Rubidoux, California for our annual midwinter board meeting. [&hellip…

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Straight and Level – February 2018

by Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 On February 8,th your board of directors and advisors along with a host of our volunteers met at Flabob Airport in Riverside/Rubidoux, California for our annual midwinter board meeting. The midwinter board meeting is designed to cover and complete some of the business of the organization [&hellip…

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SAVE THE DATES: June 8-10, 2018 – Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree

by Cayla McLeod Calling all young adults and youth in aviation for the first annual Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree Aerodrome! Any age is welcome (including the young at heart) to come and celebrate the next generation of aviators. Aircraft and guests can begin arriving on Friday, June 8th at 9 AM and the event will [&hellip…

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December 2017 AirMail

  December 2017 EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 Dear Friends, On December 9, 2017, VAA Director Emeritus Charlie Harris flew his final flight west. With Charlie’s passing aviation has lost one of its strongest supporters and an icon in the vintage aircraft [&hellip…

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Vintage Directors bring Christmas Enchantment to Oshkosh Families

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 two of our VAA directors did what they usually do at this time of year and it all centered around happy sparkly eyed children and Santa Claus.  VAA Director Bob Lumley donned his Santa Claus duds and took to the sky in his sleigh which was expertly maneuvered to the [&hellip…

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Gone West: Charles W. “Charlie” Harris

Charles W. “Charlie” Harris (90, VAA Lifetime #2158), September 30, 1927 – December 09, 2017, a 71-year resident of Tulsa, slipped the surly bonds of earth and went to his heavenly home on December 9, 2017. Charlie was a founding member of EAA’s Antique/Classic Division, now the Vintage Aircraft Association, in the early 1970s and [&hellip…

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