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Vintage AirMail

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February 2016 Vintage AirMail

     February 2016 EAA Vintage Aircraft Association AirMail e-Newsletter by Geoff Robison, VAA President VAA Life Member 12606, EAA Life Member 268346Welcome back to our new updated format for EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter.  Our newseltter team has worked for several months to update and modernize our AirMail format to make it easier for you to read and enjoy.2016 is certainly shaping up to be yet another banner ...
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December 2015 Vintage AirMail

Geoff Says... Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Here's hoping that you all have a wondrous and happy Holiday Season! Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. By now, many of you have heard the news of an amazing change in the Leadership of the EAA. Jack Pelton (former CEO of Cessna) recently agreed to serve as the CEO of ...
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October 2015 Vintage AirMail

Geoff Says… Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage Air-Mail e-Newsletter! I am very pleased to report that the Oshkosh 2015 event has generated an unprecedented number of messages to my email box from our Members and guests who were in attendance! I am ashamed to also report that I am still working toward responding to each and every one of ...
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August 2015 Newsletter

Geoff Says…Welcome back to the EAA Vintage AircraftAssociation's Vintage Air-Mail e-Newsletter. I certainly hope that those of you who were in attendance at the Oshkosh 2015 event had as much fun as I did! What a year we had! The Bill & Myrt Rose Park turned out amazingly well, and it was a huge hit among our guests and members. The video ...
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June 2015 Newsletter

Geoff Says…Thanks again for reading the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage Air Mail e-Newsletter.By now many of our Members and Facebookfriends have heard the amazing news that the EAA Vintage Convention site is undergoing a major renovation and upgrade for the 2015 grand event at a very special place we all know as "Oshkosh".Before I expand on all these amazing improvements, ...
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May 2015 AirMail SPECIAL EDITION

BREAKING NEWS: MAJOR EXPANSION OF VINTAGE PLAZA FOR OSHKOSH 2015 Expanded plaza creates center of activity for legendary aircraft The Vintage Aircraft Association has commenced a major expansion of its Vintage Plaza and Red Barn headquarters complex for this year’s fly-in. Our expansion has been made possible through a generous gift from longtime VAA member Myrt Strong Rose of South Barrington, Illinois, who committed ...
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April 2015 AirMail Newsletter: Help Us Expand Vintage Site, Fond Oshkosh Memories

  Want to receive Vintage AirMail in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to Vintage AirMail Geoff Says...Thanks again for reading the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter.What are the most important elements of aviation that are important to our Vintage members?Advocacy is a big one, and we are all very fortunate to have an active group of staffers on board ...
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February 2015 AirMail: Happy Birthday EAA, Affordable Flying

Geoff Says… Happy February, and Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter.2015 has arrived with an explosion of activity in and around the Vintage Community. Erin Brueggen has been on the scene for a short two months now as our new Executive Administrator and has already accomplished a ton of detail work to make our Association the ...
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December 2014 AirMail: Welcome New Administrator

Geoff Says… Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. 2014 is coming to an end, and it has certainly been one of our most outstanding years yet. Our near perfect execution of the Convention this year was observed by many of our Members, and the accolades have been outstanding.The Vintage Airplane magazine, our signature product continues to ...
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October 2014 AirMail: Volunteers and Lindy Winners

Geoff Says… Thanks again for reading the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter.WOW! What a year we had at Oshkosh 2014.Execution of the Convention this year was nothing short of astounding to me. The EAA as well as the VAA witnessed a near perfect performance from the Air Show to Food Services to all aspects of what it takes to get ...
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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 size air-show requires a much larger ...
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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 the EAA / VAA.The 2014 Air ...
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April 2014 AirMail: Oshkosh 2014 Planning, The Flitfire Cub

  Geoff Says… Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. Planning for the 2014 episode of EAA Oshkosh is already beginning to heat up. Your Board of Directors, the many Committee Chairmen and Chairwomen, and the virtually hundreds of Vintage Volunteers are carefully planning the event details, and we are all working hard toward meeting the many goals ...
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March 2014 Update: ATTENTION AUTHORS for OSHKOSH 2014

Breaking News Update ATTENTION AUTHORS:   VAA will be hosting an Author's Corner (book signings by the author) at the Vintage Red Barn during AirVenture OSHKOSH 2014. Signings will be held on Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. There are two slots available each day on these dates. The morning slots will run from 10:00-11:30 and the afternoon slots will run from ...
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February 13, 2014 AirMail: Contemporary Revolution and More

  Geoff Says… Thanks again for reading the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. I am sincerely hopeful that you are all surviving the absolutely brutal winter weather we have been experiencing here in the Midwest. The airport I am based at is fast running out of places to stack the snow, and are now working extra hard to dispose of the ...
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December 19, 2013 AirMail – Give the Gift of Vintage and more

  Geoff Says… Thanks for reading the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. Heavy planning for the 2014 episode of EAA Oshkosh has begun in earnest. Be sure to read my column and the special article by Charlie Harris in the January edition of Vintage Airplane Magazine where we jointly announce the 2014 Vintage venue at EAA Oshkosh. Is it actually possible ...
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October 15, 2013 Vintage Airmail – Ford Tri-Motor and More

    Geoff Says… Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. Did you all have the opportunity to attend the 2013 episode of EAA's "World's Greatest Aviation Event"? Or were you one of the many Members I have spoken to that just were not able to attend, but did carefully watch the goings on at Oshkosh via the World ...
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August 2013 AirMail – Paul Poberezny, Award Winners and more…

    Geoff Says... I have but one word for this year's Oshkosh extravaganza. And that is "WOW"! The VAA area of operations proved yet again to be a resounding success with another safe and successful venue with all the "Round Engine Rodeo" folks. I was absolutely amazed at the number of owners of these amazing machines that made the effort and commitment to bringing their ...
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July 23, 2013 Vintage Airmail – See You in Oshkosh!

  Geoff Says... Welcome to the Pre-Convention special edition of the AirMail Newsletter. Please be sure to also check us out at the Vintage Aircraft Website at:  www.vintageaircraft.org. Our Website continues on a path of excellent improvement. It is an awesome resource for those among us who have a true passion for information and stories about old flying machines. For those of you ...
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June 2013 Vintage AirMail – New Days for Aeromart, Port Townsend Aero Museum

 Want to receive Vintage AirMail in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to Vintage AirMail   Geoff Says... Welcome to the third edition of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. Did I say third edition? It seems as though we just got started with the production of the Vintage Airmail e-Newsletter, and here we are already publishing the third bi-monthly edition. I ...
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April 2, 2013 Vintage AirMail

 Want to receive Vintage AirMail in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to Vintage AirMail  Geoff Says... Welcome to the second edition of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association's Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. I hope you are enjoying what we are offering here in these bi-monthly publications. This month's edition includes the return of the "Mystery Plane" that was previously a part of the Vintage ...
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February 28, 2013 Vintage AirMail

  Want to receive Vintage AirMail in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to Vintage AirMail Geoff Says... Welcome to Vintage AirMail, the newest Member benefit from the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA). I hope you enjoy our all new Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter. The intent here is to keep our membership up to date on the goings on of the Vintage Airplane ...
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