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Update from Jack Pelton – AirVenture 2020

Cross posted from EAA.org Looking Ahead to AirVenture 2020 By Jack J. Pelton, EAA CEO and Chairman of the Board March 26, 2020 – My fellow EAAers, I’m writing this to address the status of AirVenture Oshkosh 2020. Today we are still planning on having the event beginning July 20, 2020. In that context, I wanted to [&hellip…

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2020 Vintage Work Weekends Announced

from Mike Blombach, Vintage Maintenance Chairman: Hello VAA Volunteers, UPDATE:  The April work weekend has been cancelled. Our Work Weekends for 2020 are May 29, 30, and 31; June 26, 27, and 28. Our plans are that during the April Work Weekend we can start installing the seven ceiling fans in the VAA Hangar, build [&hellip…

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Vintage at AirVenture 2020 – 100 Years of Stinsons

  YOU ARE INVITED:  AirVenture 2020 will be a great year to spend more time in Vintage Village. In addition to our regular events, this year we will be celebrating 100 Years of Stinsons. The Stinson Aircraft Company was founded in Dayton, Ohio, in 1920 by aviator Edward “Eddie” Stinson, the brother of famed aviator [&hellip…

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“Arthur” Finds a New Home at Vintage

  South Barrington, IL – October 24, 2019  The Vintage Aircraft Association was delighted to accept a new donation from long-time member Myrt Strong Rose. Many of our taildragger pilots and Barrington area residents will remember “Arthur,” the 1929 Ford Pickup Truck on display at visits and annual fly-ins at Bill and Myrt’s Mill Rose [&hellip…

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2019 Vintage Lindy Award Winners

Click on a category below to view that category’s award winners. Antique   Classic   Contemporary…

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Vintage in Review at AirVenture 2019

Join us each morning Monday through Friday for Vintage in Review beginning at 10:30 am and ending at noon.  Vintage in Review  is located in the Vintage Village on the flightline just west of the Red Vintage Tower. 10:30 am Monday through Friday: Ladies for Liberty will open Vintage in Review each day with their musical [&hellip…

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“Never Forget” June 6, 1944

(Ed. Note: For many years those of us who knew Charlie Harris as a writer would wake up on the morning of June 6th with the following message in our inboxes.  Today on the 75th anniversary Charlie’s life-long friend, business partner, and dedicated member of our Vintage family Betsey Kersey forwarded Charlie’s traditional June 6th [&hellip…

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Vintage Forums Announced for AirVenture 2019

Vintage Forums, sponsored by B&C Specialty Products, will be held Monday through Friday at 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 AM in the Vintage Hangar.  Monday, July 22 8:00 AM – VAA Town Hall Meeting  Presented by Susan Dusenbury Meet and talk with the VAA officers and directors over free coffee and donuts. Vintage leaders will [&hellip…

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Friends of the Red Barn 2019

Contribute to Friends of the Red Barn Online Today or download our printable form for mail contributions. NEW for 2019:  Grand Re-Opening of the Vintage Red Barn Store. The Friends of the Red Barn Program is our only annual fund-raiser to support the VAA members, volunteers, and Vintage hospitality at Oshkosh. The VAA Red Barn is [&hellip…

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July 2018 AirMail OSHKOSH, OSHKOSH, OSHKOSH

    July 2018   Straight and Level By Susan Dusenbury, VAA President, VAA 5721, EAA 55229 It’s the time of year when we realize that the once distant dream of Oshkosh and all things aviation is about to materialize. All of us here at Vintage (officers, directors, and volunteers) have actually been working on this [&hellip…

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