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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

Vintage News

SweepstakesCub-960 You Can Win the Perfect Cub | EAAReposted from eaa.org:   The grand prize in the 2015 EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes has a familiar appearance, but a closer look shows how special this Piper J-3 Cub is.  Photo credit: Jason Toney December 18, 2014 – After a long and exhaustive search for “just the right plane,” EAA is pleased to announce the 2015 [&hellip… Read More
faa-order FAA announces update to 8110.120 – Processing Surrendered, Abandoned, and Historical Aircraft Type CertificatesThe following update from the FAA Orders & Notices update notification service may be of interest to our VAA members. The following order/notice has recently been added/updated on December 15, 2014.  The link below will take you to the page on the FAA website where a pdf file of the entire order can be downloaded. [&hellip… Read More
Apollo13Crew-rescueApril1970 Apollo 13 (a Vintage Aircraft) to Be Commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015Reposted from eaa.org Apollo 13 ‘Successful Failure’ to Be Commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 December 3, 2014 – One of the most harrowing and triumphant adventures in space exploration history will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, as members of the Apollo 13 crew and team will participate in activities marking the 45th [&hellip… Read More
Timothy_Talen Oregon paper honors Tim Talen VAA Hall of Fame inducteeAll of us at Vintage were delighted to read an article from The Register-Guard in Eugene, OR honoring Tim as the most recent member of the Vintage Aircraft Hall of Fame.  The article is a great read, but our favorite part below is about the unique home Tim and his wife have created. It’s plane to [&hellip… Read More
2013_Christmas in the Air009 Christmas in the Air December 6thSaturday, December 6  |  11 a.m.-4 p.m.  |  EAA AirVenture Museum Get into the holiday spirit at EAA’s annual Christmas in the Air, a free community event for all ages! Join us for a day full of holiday cheer as you travel throughout EAA AirVenture Museum’s winter wonderland. Listen to beloved holiday stories during our [&hellip… Read More
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

EAA and Related Aviation News

wright-b EAA Invited to Support Wright B Flyer ProjectLast Friday during EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet in the Founders’ Wing, Wright “B” Flyer Inc. president (and EAA member) Jay Jabour previewed Monday’s official announcement from Dayton, Ohio – his organization is building a new replica of the Wright brothers’ Model B Flyer, which in 1910 became their first production airplane.  EAA members and [&hellip… Read More
SweepstakesCub-960 You Can Win the Perfect Cub | EAAReposted from eaa.org:   The grand prize in the 2015 EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes has a familiar appearance, but a closer look shows how special this Piper J-3 Cub is.  Photo credit: Jason Toney December 18, 2014 – After a long and exhaustive search for “just the right plane,” EAA is pleased to announce the 2015 [&hellip… Read More
faa-order FAA announces update to 8110.120 – Processing Surrendered, Abandoned, and Historical Aircraft Type CertificatesThe following update from the FAA Orders & Notices update notification service may be of interest to our VAA members. The following order/notice has recently been added/updated on December 15, 2014.  The link below will take you to the page on the FAA website where a pdf file of the entire order can be downloaded. [&hellip… Read More
pearl-harbor-attack-december-7-1941-newspaper-account-lest_we_forget_003 Sunday is December 7th: Remember Pearl Harbor  The thoughts below about December 7th and Pearl Harbor came to us from Charlie Harris, VAA #2158, Director Emeritus.   This Sunday morning, December 7, 2014 at 7:55 a.m. is the 73rd anniversary of the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor by the naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We were caught by [&hellip… Read More
2013_Christmas in the Air009 Christmas in the Air December 6thSaturday, December 6  |  11 a.m.-4 p.m.  |  EAA AirVenture Museum Get into the holiday spirit at EAA’s annual Christmas in the Air, a free community event for all ages! Join us for a day full of holiday cheer as you travel throughout EAA AirVenture Museum’s winter wonderland. Listen to beloved holiday stories during our [&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
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
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