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Vintage-EAA-logos AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) now availableThe Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 is available for download here. The NOTAM, which is in effect from 6 a.m. CDT Friday, July 25, through noon CDT on Monday, August 4, 2014, outlines procedures for all aircraft that fly to Oshkosh for the event, as well as the aircraft that land and depart at [&hellip… Read More
EAA Attends Important Step in Part 23 ReformNovember 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 the lessons learned from the [&hellip… Read More

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Max1-920 Clear Skies and Many Thanks, Max PlattsDouble congratulations are in order and we are all excited for Max Platts, our past Vintage Executive Administrator.  First, we congratulate Max on his recent engagement to Tobie Stamsta.  Many of you were lucky enough to meet and get to know Tobie during OSHKOSH 2014. Sadly, we must also congratulate Max as he begins a new career [&hellip… Read More
ErinB-920 Welcome New Vintage Administrator Erin BrueggenVAA welcomes Erin Brueggen as our new Vintage Executive Administrator effective December 1st.  The VAA Executive Board and Board of Directors each interviewed Erin at their November meetings and unanimously agreed to offer her the position.  Erin currently lives in the Oshkosh area with her husband and two children.  Prior to being a stay at home [&hellip… Read More
Susan-Dusenbury Board Welcomes New Director Susan DusenburySusan Dusenbury  – Director, Walnut Cove, North Carolina Susan Dusenbury, who served as an Advisor to the Board of Directors, has accepted appointment as a Director, replacing Jerry Brown who has moved up to VAA Treasurer. Susan began flying at the age of 15 on a private airport (Overton Field) located near her shared hometowns of [&hellip… Read More
Timothy_Talen Timothy Talen, 2014 Vintage Hall of Fame InducteeTimothy 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 BanquetWright 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
mailwing_1024x768_plain NC95W Antiques & Classics at EAA Museum UpdateHave you been through the museum lately? Did you know there is a permanent Antiques & Classics exhibit in the EAA AirVenture Museum as well as the planes at Pioneer Airport? Recently the 1930 Pitcairn PA-7S Sport Mailwing – NC95W – was moved from its former location at Pioneer Airport to the permanent Antiques & Classics [&hellip… Read More
EAA_SeptSwing_Poster_8-5x11 EAA September Swing – Saturday, September 27, 2014Relive the excitement and glamour of the 1940s at September Swing! Click here for more information or to order tickets today. This big band hangar dance features the sights and sounds of Ladies Must Swing, an all-female, 19-piece jazz band from Madison, Wisconsin. Learn to swing dance (or practice your skills) and then dance the [&hellip… Read More
Vintage-EAA-logos August 2014 AirMail – See You in OSHKOSH!Geoff Says…As you read this month’s abbreviiated edition of Vintage AirMail, I am already in Oshkosh with many of your Board Members and returning volunteers, all working for and awaiting your safe arrival. Again, everyone needs to be aware that the Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and their full [&hellip… Read More
thunderbirds Thunderbird Burn Line Changes Friday-Saturday-SundayVintage will need all our available volunteers during the afternoons of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Federal regulations require that the Burn Line (visitor do-not-cross viewing line) be moved west each of these days to accommodate the larger aerobatic box needed by the high-speed jets. The following information from EAA Headquarters details the procedures which will be implemented [&hellip… Read More
DSC_0360 June 2014 AirMail  Geoff Says…Welcome to this month’s edition of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association’s AirMail E-Newsletter. The planning for this year’s edition of EAA Oshkosh has now reached a fevered pitch. We are all working very hard toward meeting the many goals we have set for ourselves in making this another successful and exceptional event for [&hellip… Read More

EAA and Related Aviation News

EAA_SeptSwing_Poster_8-5x11 EAA September Swing – Saturday, September 27, 2014Relive the excitement and glamour of the 1940s at September Swing! Click here for more information or to order tickets today. This big band hangar dance features the sights and sounds of Ladies Must Swing, an all-female, 19-piece jazz band from Madison, Wisconsin. Learn to swing dance (or practice your skills) and then dance the [&hellip… Read More
Stearmans lined up at Amana, Iowa RARE Aircraft Ltd. Acquires Air RepairRARE Aircraft Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of Air Repair Inc’s Boeing Stearman restoration, parts, support and STC’s. Having worked closely with Pete Jones for many years, owner of Air Repair Inc. in Cleveland Mississippi has made for a positive transition. Additionally, Air Repair, Inc.,  will continue to supply all engines for the [&hellip… Read More
b-17arial History of the B-17 on April 17, 2014. FREE AdmissionOn Thursday, April 17, 2014, the EAA Aviation Adventure Speaker Series presents Sean Elliott, EAA Vice President, who will share the history and design of this iconic WWII vintage warbird. This presentation is FREE to the general public and will be followed by a museum tour. Click on the image below for more information… Read More
Wausau Airport Wausau Airport Charity Flying ChallengeNEWS RELEASE                            March 11, 2014 For more information contact: John Chmiel Wausau Flying Service 715-845-3400   CHARITY FLYING CHALLENGE AT THE WAUSAU DOWNTOWN AIRPORT Landings For Lunches Airplane pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the entire month of May 2014 at the Wausau Downtown Airport.  Proceeds from the 2nd [&hellip… Read More
DC3 DC-3/Dakota Association® announces reopening of DC3/Dakota History websiteWe recently received the following press release: The DC-3/Dakota Association® is pleased to announce the reopening of DC3/Dakota History at www.dc3dakotahistory.org The DC-3 Dakota Association is the oldest (established in 1994 as the DC-3/Dakota Historical Society) and most trusted source for accurate information on the DC3, C47, Dakota, Super DC-3, Soviet Li-2,  Japanese L2 D3, [&hellip… Read More
sept_swing_head_600 EAA September Swing – 1940s-Style Hangar Dance  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
Jack Pelton You Can’t Put a Label on EAAMay 2, 2013 - by Jack Pelton, EAA, Chairman of the Board, None of us want to be labeled. Yes, we all have our professional skills, our favorite activities, personal beliefs, and attitudes about everything from what we eat to where we live. But slap a label on us, and we are confined. A label [&hellip… Read More
amy WTS International Announces 2013 Scholarship WinnersApril 3, 2013—(Washington, DC) WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2013. Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on May 16 during the 2013 WTS Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The scholarship winners [&hellip… Read More
Wausau, WI: Charity Flying Challenge Coming to Wausau Downtown AirportLandings For Lunches Airplane pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the entire month of May 2013 at the Wausau Downtown Airport.  Proceeds from “Landings For Lunches” will benefit The Neighbors’ Place Pilots will donate one dollar and a non-perishable food item (or an additional dollar) each time they compete.  [&hellip… Read More
nightShow AirVenture Adds Second Night Air ShowWednesday Night Air Show The EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Night Air Show, one of the most popular additions to The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration lineup over the past quarter-century, will be even bigger in 2013 with the addition of a second night show scheduled for Wednesday, July 31. “The additional night show is being scheduled this [&hellip… Read More
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