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Vintage-EAA-logos 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 [&hellip… Read More
thunderbirds Thunderbird Burn Line Changes Friday-Saturday-SundayVintage will need all our available volunteers during the afternoons of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Federal regulations require that the Burn Line (visitor do-not-cross viewing line) be moved west each of these days to accommodate the larger aerobatic box needed by the high-speed jets. The following information from EAA Headquarters details the procedures which will be implemented [&hellip… Read More
DSC_0360 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 [&hellip… Read More
9115large April Mystery Airplane: STOUT ST-1By: Wesley R. Smith Correct answers were submitted by: Scott Webster, Steve Chess, Tom Hammitt, Larry Harmacinski, Don DeVoe, Larry Cole, William Naumuk, Mike Brown, Lynn Towns, Robert Still, Michael McCormick, Hugh Metzler, Hank Dahl, Darrel Toepfer, Charlie Tilghman, Stuart Bain, Bill Bosma, Wayne Muxlow and Evan Phillips. William Bushnell Stout, was born at Quincy, [&hellip… Read More
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
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