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DC-3 Weekend at Marion, IN Fly-In/Cruise-In

by Ron Alexander What a weekend in anyone’s book! I was privileged to fly my DC-3 to Marion, Indiana to participate in the annual Fly-In/Cruise-In event spearheaded by VAA member Ray Johnson.   If you have not attended this fly-in you should put it on your list.  It is a gathering ...
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Pilots' Bill of Rights with Medical Reform introduced in House, Senate.  Needs Our Support.

Pilots’ Bill of Rights with Medical Reform introduced in House, Senate. Needs Our Support.

From EAA: February 26, 2015 - Bipartisan “Pilot’s Bill of Rights II” legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that would put EAA-supported aeromedical reform into effect along with a number of other protections for pilots and other airmen. You can read details and ...
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EAA Attends Important Step in Part 23 Reform

EAA Attends Important Step in Part 23 Reform

November 1, 2012 - EAA participated in the first meeting of the ASTM International F44 Technical Committee last week in Atlanta - a group charged with providing industry consensus standards for the certification of standard-category general aviation aircraft as an alternative to the current FAA-prescribed certification process. This effort takes ...
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Vintage News

From EAA - Volunteer Q & A for 2020

From EAA – Volunteer Q & A for 2020

Vintage Volunteers:  Thanks to each of you for the amazing number of hours you have given to make Vintage the place "Where the FUN is" at Oshkosh  We have been asked by EAA to share some of the most commonly asked questions concerning 2020 and 2021 with you. Will my ...
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A Message From Susan on Cancellation of AirVenture 2020 and Plans for AirVenture 2021

A Message From Susan on Cancellation of AirVenture 2020 and Plans for AirVenture 2021

With the cancellation of AirVenture 2020 the “what ifs” are thoughts of the past, and we are now moving Vintage forward towards the completion of our 5-year plan with regard to projects already in progress and to projects that were scheduled for implementation post AirVenture 2020.  There are a couple ...
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Update from Jack Pelton – AirVenture 2020

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 ...
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CANCELLED: 2020 Vintage Work Weekends

CANCELLED: 2020 Vintage Work Weekends

Hello VAA Volunteers, UPDATE:  The remaining Vintage work weekends have been cancelled. Our Work Weekends for May 29, 30, and 31; June 26, 27, and 28 have been cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic. ALL EAA camping areas are closed including Camp Scholler, Audrey's Park, and all aircraft camping areas ...
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"Arthur" Finds a New Home at Vintage

“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 ...
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EAA and Related Aviation News

Oshkosh 2019 Events

Oshkosh 2019 Events

This calendar is constantly being updated.  Check back here often or the postings at The Red Barn HQ, Vintage Hangar, and Tall Pines Café for more details and latest updates. (Last Updated 07-13-2019) NEW for 2019:  Grand Re-Opening of the Red Barn Store Monday morning at 9:00 am immediately following the ...
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Vintage in Review at AirVenture 2019

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 ...
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"Never Forget" June 6, 1944

“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 ...
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Vintage Forums Announced for AirVenture 2019

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 ...
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Friends of the Red Barn 2019

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 ...
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