1993 Hall of Fame Inductee-

George York

This article originally appeared in the November 1993 issue of Vintage Airplane magazine

George York has served the world of antique and classic airplanes since the first days of the Convention, serving as a judge since 1970. Within that area, George has served as the Chairman of the Classic aircraft judging for a number of years and has been a member of the Division’s Board of Directors since 1980. While on the A/C Board, George most recently served as the Secretary.

He has restored a number of airplanes, including several Aeroncas, a Taylorcraft and a Beechcraft D17S Staggerwing. He is currently working on the restoration of another Staggerwing. A charter member of the Staggerwing Museum, he also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer and newsletter editor of the Staggerwing Club. A pilot since he soloed an Aeronca Chief in 1943, George also served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot during WW II. He flew the PBY Catalina and the Mariner during his service in the Pacific. He has been a member of EAA since 1962.

Our congratulations to George upon his induction into the EAA Antique/Classic Hall of Fame.