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Oshkosh 2019 Events (7/13/2019) -
“Never Forget” June 6, 1944 (6/6/2019) - (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 forwarded Charlie’s traditional June 6th […]
Vintage Forums Announced for AirVenture 2019 (5/30/2019) - 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 and donuts. Vintage leaders will […]
Friends of the Red Barn 2019 (3/3/2019) - 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. The VAA Red Barn is […]
SAVE THE DATES: June 8-10, 2018 – Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree (12/26/2017) - by Cayla McLeod Calling all young adults and youth in aviation for the first annual Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree Aerodrome! Any age is welcome (including the young at heart) to come and celebrate the next generation of aviators. Aircraft and guests can begin arriving on Friday, June 8th at 9 AM and the event will […]
Honor the Legacy of Ron Alexander with a Memorial Wristband (2/24/2017) - Cayla McLeod, who was featured this month in Vintage AirMail, has created a wristband fundraiser in memory of her mentor and Vintage Director Ron Alexander.  The wristbands are $10 each, and all of the proceeds will go directly to fund tools and equipment for the Candler Field Museum Youth Aviation Program which Ron founded at his PeachState […]
Ron Alexander Celebration of Life – March 25, 2017 at PeachState Aerodrome (2/4/2017) - by Cayla Mcleod Ron Alexander was a very special person in my life. Mr. Ron taught me how to fly among many other things related and not related to aviation. I did not realize the large role Ron played in the Vintage Aircraft Association until he left for Oshkosh a few weeks before the accident […]
DC-3 Weekend at Marion, IN Fly-In/Cruise-In (9/30/2016) - 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 of airplanes, tractors, cars, etc. […]
YOUTH IN ACTION: Gleb Liashedko (1/25/2016) - by Ron Alexander, VAA 27150 For the past couple of years I have been writing an article in AirMail about “Airport’s in Action.”  In each issue we have presented several EAA and VAA Chapters around the country whose membership places a priority on developing young people.  I have been very pleased to find that a […]