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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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Jim Moss Inducted into Vintage Hall of Fame

Cross posted from eaa.org VINTAGE AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME 2017 Inductee Jim Moss, EAA 477508 Vintage Aircraft Association posthumously inducted James S. “Jim” Moss, an Indiana native and a later resident of Buckley, Washington, into the VAA Hall of Fame. Jim, a former U.S. Marine Corps pilot and retired Northwest Airlines captain, is the [&hellip…

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October 2017 AirMail

News for Vintage Aircraft Association Members October 2017  AirMail Sign-Up  Past Issues  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Contact Us EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 Fall is here or as I call it the “last hurrah” before Old Man Winter curtails our fun flying. I’ve always thought [&hellip…

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August 2017 AirMail

August 2017   AirMail Sign-Up   Past Issues   Website   Facebook   Twitter   Contact Us EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 is now a thing of the past. For those of us who made the annual sabbatical it was a magical time spent [&hellip…

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June Work Weekend a HUGE Success

  This past weekend (beginning on Wednesday) was a huge success which included over 40 Vintage Volunteers under the guidance of Maintenance Chairman Mike Blombach and Co-Chairs Wayne Wendorf and Al Hallett. There were many other EAA volunteers on the field and several of their crews installed our new brick walks and ramps. The weather [&hellip…

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Invitation to Join Friends of the Red Barn

Friends, One week out of each year a city of about 550,000 people is created. We know this city/event as EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. During that one week EAA and its Divisions host a total of over 550,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts along with their families and friends. With the support of our very capable officers, [&hellip…

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June 2017 AirMail

News for Vintage Aircraft Association Members JUNE 2017  EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 The buzz has started.  The excitement is building.  It’s all about the annual sabbatical that over 10,000 planes and pilots make to Oshkosh every year in July.  And, of [&hellip…

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2017 Work Weekends – Join Us June 23-24

  Two Vintage Work Weekends have been completed. Check out the photo gallery.  Although we have a contractor doing work on the Red Barn, Vintage Volunteers have been completing the electrical work.  The hospitality side of our barn is getting a much needed update with plenty of new things and some surprises.  The Red Barn [&hellip…

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AirVenture Aeromart Tag Pre-Orders Now Open for 2017

 UPDATE:  Mail Order Tag Pre-Purchase for 2017 now open until July 13th. Turn Your Old Parts into New Money at Aeromart! Schedule   Seller Information   Location   Contact   FAQ You can pre-purchase tags beginning Monday, May 1st through Thursday, July 13th. The EAA Aeromart is managed by the volunteers of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association under the capable [&hellip…

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April 2017 AirMail

  News for Vintage Aircraft Association Members April 2017  AirMail Sign-Up  Past Issues  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Contact Us Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 Friends, Last week I, along with VAA Directors Bob Lumley and Steve Neese, VAA Advisors Earl Nicholas and Ray Johnson and VAA Volunteer Wayne Wendorf, attended Ron Alexander’s Celebration [&hellip…

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