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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
mailwing_1024x768_plain NC95W Antiques & Classics at EAA Museum UpdateHave you been through the museum lately? Did you know there is a permanent Antiques & Classics exhibit in the EAA AirVenture Museum as well as the planes at Pioneer Airport? Recently the 1930 Pitcairn PA-7S Sport Mailwing – NC95W – was moved from its former location at Pioneer Airport to the permanent Antiques & Classics [&hellip… Read More
EAA_SeptSwing_Poster_8-5x11 EAA September Swing – Saturday, September 27, 2014Relive the excitement and glamour of the 1940s at September Swing! Click here for more information or to order tickets today. This big band hangar dance features the sights and sounds of Ladies Must Swing, an all-female, 19-piece jazz band from Madison, Wisconsin. Learn to swing dance (or practice your skills) and then dance the [&hellip… Read More
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
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