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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
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