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istockAuthor March 2014 Update: ATTENTION AUTHORS for OSHKOSH 2014Breaking 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 [&hellip… Read More
VintageWebinar Vintage Webinar – Vintage Aircraft: Your Gateway to Affordable FlyingWatch the recording of the recent EAA Vintage Webinar – Vintage Aircraft: Your Gateway to Affordable Flying with Max Platts and Steve Krog… Read More
J-5 at Vintage Building 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 [&hellip… Read More
N195RA_03a Vintage OSHKOSH 2014: The Classic RevolutionTHE BOOM YEARS: September 1945 thru March 1947. Seventy years after the apex of the “Post War Boom” the Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA) is extending an open invitation to all who own these wonderful air machines.  All Vintage aircraft are naturally invited to attend EAA OSHKOSH 2014 but special treatment is in order for anyone [&hellip… Read More
MaxPlattsPhoto VAA Administrator Attends EAA-FAA SummitLast week EAA Headquarters in Oshkosh hosted the 10th annual FAA/EAA Recreational Aviation Summit.  During the summit EAA staff along with VAA, Warbirds of America and the International Aerobatics Club officials sat down with over a dozen top FAA officials and discussed matters concerning general aviation along with aviation interests specific to each group.  The [&hellip… Read More
MaxPlattsPhoto FREE WEBINAR: Vintage Aircraft: Your Gateway to Affordable Flying  Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – 7:00 pm CST hosted by Steve Krog and Max Platts Click here to register TODAY.   Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA) Board Member and CFI, Steve Krog, along with VAA Administrator, Max Platts, talk about the affordability of owning and operating vintage aircraft and their cost saving potential while learning [&hellip… Read More
Trimotor Ford Tri-Motor Landing Near YouEAA’s immaculate 1929 Ford Tri-Motor and its “sister” from the Kalamazoo Air Zoo are touring this fall. Offering an opportunity for passengers to experience flight aboard the world’s first mass-produced airliner. During EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor Tour, passengers will travel back to the early days of what was considered luxurious commercial air travel. The Ford Tri-Motor [&hellip… Read More
Jeannie HillSmall VAA Board Member Jeanne Hill Passes September 1, 2013Jeannie C. Hill (Lehman), Harvard, IL passed away on September 1, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard (Dick) Hill. Together with her late husband Dick, they restored three award-winning vintage aircraft. A well-known aviation writer and lecturer, she co-authored several books and historical articles [&hellip… Read More
Paul_01 EAA Founder Paul Poberezny Passes at Age 91EAA Founder Paul H. Poberezny (Sept. 14, 1921 – Aug. 22, 2013) tribute site is now available:www.eaa.org/paul/ The following is from the EAA News page today: August 22, 2013 – EAA Founder Paul Poberezny passed away this morning (August 22) at Evergreen Retirement Village in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, after a battle with cancer. He was 91. [&hellip… Read More
DSC_0029 VAA Happenings for Thursday, August 1stVAA HappeningsThursday, August 1, 2013    At the close of the day Tuesday, there were over 740 vintage aircraft tied down at Wittman Field. There are a number of gorgeous restorations that should not be missed! As of noon today (Thursday) we have 518 Vintage Volunteers registered on the field.  Our volunteers represent 40 of the [&hellip… Read More
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