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Dale Gustafson Dale Gustafson to be Inducted into VAA Hall of FameVolunteer for 40 years to be honored posthumously in November. June 11, 2015 – The late Dale “Gus” Gustafson, a 53-year EAA member who was involved in vintage aircraft activities for more than 42 years, has been selected by the Vintage Aircraft Association as the 2015 inductee to the VAA Hall of Fame. Gustafson will [&hellip… Read More
IMG_1257 VAA – NEW Construction for OSHKOSH 2015Your EAA Vintage Aircraft Association Board of Directors is excited and proud to announce three major construction and expansion projects which are all underway now and scheduled to be completed prior to AirVenture 2015. Tall Pines Phase III – A Permanent Floor for the Dining Area Tall Pines Cafe’ came about as a direct response by VAA to [&hellip… Read More
arial-interview-circle-610 May 2015 AirMail SPECIAL EDITIONBREAKING NEWS: MAJOR EXPANSION OF VINTAGE PLAZA FOR OSHKOSH 2015 Expanded plaza creates center of activity for legendary aircraft The Vintage Aircraft Association has commenced a major expansion of its Vintage Plaza and Red Barn headquarters complex for this year’s fly-in. Our expansion has been made possible through a generous gift from longtime VAA member [&hellip… Read More
Vintage-Ground-Breaking Vintage Begins Major Oshkosh Expansion  VINTAGE AIRCRAFT AREA IMPROVEMENTS TO ENHANCE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2015 Vintage Aircraft Association project creates center of activity for legendary aircraft EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 11, 2015) — EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 attendees will enjoy a better atmosphere and experience to see some of the rare, legendary aircraft [&hellip… Read More
2015-AV-logo EAA AirVenture 2015 NOTAM Now Available For DownloadSpecial air traffic procedures required reading for all aviators flying to Oshkosh April 21, 2015 – The FAA has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 63rd annual fly-in convention July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. The NOTAM, which is in effect 6 [&hellip… Read More
A few of our Vintage Volunteers finally relax at our annual Volunteer Pizza Party and Awards Ceremony.  Thank you for a job well done. NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK – Thank you, Vintage VolunteersIn 2014, more than 500 volunteers logged nearly 27,000 hours of volunteer service to the Vintage Aircraft Association.  As a part of National Volunteer Week, we salute and honor each and every one of these amazing people. Please watch and enjoy administrator Erin Bruggen’s video below honoring our Vintage Volunteers.  If you are a pilot [&hellip… Read More
US_Capitol_Building2 Pilots’ Bill of Rights with Medical Reform introduced in House, Senate. Needs Our Support.From EAA: February 26, 2015 – Bipartisan “Pilot’s Bill of Rights II” legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that would put EAA-supported aeromedical reform into effect along with a number of other protections for pilots and other airmen. You can read details and TAKE ACTION at both the [&hellip… Read More
01-15-2015-Ercoupe75thLogo-240 Celebrate 75 Years of the Ercoupe at AirVenture 2015January 15, 2015 – A popular and innovative post-World War II airplane design will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 as we observe the 75th anniversary of the innovative ERCO Ercoupe. Along with the original Ercoupe 415 that first became available in 1940, other iterations of the airframe are also welcome to be at [&hellip… Read More
ErinVideo February 2015 AirMail: Happy Birthday EAA, Affordable FlyingGeoff Says… Happy February, and Welcome back to the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association’s Vintage AirMail e-Newsletter.2015 has arrived with an explosion of activity in and around the Vintage Community. Erin Brueggen has been on the scene for a short two months now as our new Executive Administrator and has already accomplished a ton of detail [&hellip… Read More
GoldLindy NEW Vintage Awards for AirVenture 2015ANNOUNCING NEW VINTAGE AWARDS FOR AIRVENTURE 2015 Customized Airplane Awards: The Contemporary category judging group of VAA has chosen to recognize aircraft which have been updated to be used as personal transportation aircraft while retaining the spirit of the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association. These aircraft can be modified with newer engines, propellers, avionics and other [&hellip… Read More
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