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ski-plane-960 EAA Skiplane Fly-In February 18, 2016 (11/28/2016)February 18, 2017 – 10a.m.-1:30p.m. – Free admission to the public – Complimentary chili and cake Mark the date and make your plans now to attend the annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In, scheduled for Saturday, February 18, 2017 at EAA’s Pioneer Airport in Oshkosh. This special winter event actually celebrates the unique flight segment of skiplane flying, and the [&hellip… Read More
TECH TIP: Repairing Sheet Metal (9/24/2016)by Ron Alexander, VAA 27150 It is feasible for an aircraft owner or builder to effectively accomplish simple repairs on sheet metal.  A simple repair is one that does not involve damage to structural members or damage that affects control surface balance, etc.  This discussion will be limited to simple types of repair.  Major sheet [&hellip… Read More
2015-AV-logo EAA AirVenture 2015 NOTAM Now Available For Download (5/5/2015)Special air traffic procedures required reading for all aviators flying to Oshkosh April 21, 2015 – The FAA has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 63rd annual fly-in convention July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. The NOTAM, which is in effect 6 [&hellip… Read More
b-52 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
SkiPlaneFlyIn1 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
waldo-pepper 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 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
1909_Will_and_Orv 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
sept_swing_head_600 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
DSC_0029 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
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