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Lack of Snow Changes EAA Skiplane Fly-In Plans This Saturday (2/15/2017)February 15, 2017– The current lack of snow in Oshkosh and absence of it in the forecast has forced some changes for the annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In scheduled for this Saturday, February 18, at EAA. Because of the unseasonable conditions, there will be no skiplane operations during the popular EAA winter event. However, the Pioneer [&hellip… Read More
Vintage B-52 at OSHKOSH 2015 All Week (3/29/2015)First on-the-ground display of massive Boeing bomber at AirVenture The majestic B-52 Stratofortress bomber, the backbone of the U.S. Air Force bomber fleet, will dominate the main showcase ramp in Oshkosh this year. (Photo credit: U.S. Air Force 307th Bomb Wing Public Affairs) March 26, 2015 – The Boeing B-52H Stratofortress bomber, which for more [&hellip… Read More
February 7 – EAA Skiplane Fly-In (1/8/2015)Let It Snow! Join us for EAA’s annual Skiplane Fly-In! Free admission to the public  |  Complimentary chili & cake Saturday, February 7, 2015  |  10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  |  Pioneer Airport One of the area’s most colorful events of the season, the annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In, will be held on Saturday, February 7, [&hellip… Read More
2014 Event Post: EAA’s Standard J-1 Makes First Post-Restorative Flight (1/2/2015)Re-posted from EAA.org: October 2, 2014 – After a multi-year volunteer restoration effort, EAA’s 1917 Standard J-1 biplane with The Great Waldo Pepper paint scheme made its maiden post-restoration flight on Monday, September 29, along a freshly mowed makeshift grass strip parallel to Runway 9 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Test pilot Larry [&hellip… Read More
Timothy Talen, 2014 Vintage Hall of Fame Inductee (11/15/2014)Timothy Talen, EAA 8615 Timothy Talen, founder of the Oregon Antique & Classic Aircraft Club and founding director of the Oregon Aviation Historical Society, is an aircraft restoration master. In addition to many partial restorations, Timothy has fully restored at least 20 airplanes, including seven Interstates, a Cessna 120, two Cubs, a 1932 Fairchild 22, [&hellip… Read More
December 12, 2014 – Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet (11/15/2014)Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Friday, December 12, 2014 6 to 9 p.m. EAA AirVenture Museum – Founders’ Wing Tickets: (includes reception, full-service dinner, and evening program) EAA members and their guests – $50 (you must sign in to your account on EAA.org to receive the EAA member price) Non-Members – $60     One of the [&hellip… Read More
EAA September Swing – 1940s-Style Hangar Dance (8/21/2013)  A Vintage Era Dance in an Airplane Hanger. What could be better for VAA members?  Join Us: September Swing – 1940s-Style Hangar Dance Event Details: Saturday, September 28, 2013 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EAA AirVenture Museum: Eagle Hangar – Oshkosh, WI Cost:  $40 per person |  $75 for two Relive the excitement of the [&hellip… Read More
VAA Happenings for Thursday, August 1st (7/31/2013)VAA HappeningsThursday, August 1, 2013    At the close of the day Tuesday, there were over 740 vintage aircraft tied down at Wittman Field. There are a number of gorgeous restorations that should not be missed! As of noon today (Thursday) we have 518 Vintage Volunteers registered on the field.  Our volunteers represent 40 of the [&hellip… Read More
VAA Happenings for Wednesday, July 31st (7/30/2013)VAA HappeningsWednesday, July 31, 2013 Vintage Picnic TODAY – 5:30 pm at the Nature CenterGet your tickets at the Red Barn Information counter. When Wittman Field closed on Monday evening, there were 617 registered vintage aircraft on the ground.  The first of two Howard 500s arrived Tuesday morning and a second will be here Wednesday [&hellip… Read More
VAA Happenings for Tuesday, July 30th (7/29/2013)Round Engine Rodeo If you ever wanted to see a radial engine up close, Mr. Steve Curry, Radial Engines Ltd., has five display engines on hand for all to see.  The engine display is located just inside the main entrance of the VAA Type Club Hangar. VAA Tips for Restorers Hands On WorkshopBeginning at 9:00 AM [&hellip… Read More
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