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Our mission is to encourage and aid the retention and restoration of antique, historical, classical and contemporary aircraft, and to improve aviation safety and education.
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
AAA Names New Presidentreprinted from antiqueairfield.com: In July of 1953 the oldest antique airplane was fifty and not flying much. Jets were beginning to squeeze props from the sky, and airplanes from the 1920s and 30s were disappearing, some barely old enough to vote. Progress has a way of trampling the pioneers until they’re gone, which is when new [&hellip… Read More
February 7 – EAA Skiplane Fly-InReposted from EAA.org: Let It Snow! Join us for EAA’s annual Skiplane Fly-In! Free admission to the public | Complimentary chili & cake Saturday, February 7, 2015 | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Pioneer Airport One of the area’s most colorful events of the season, the annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In, will be held on [&hellip… Read More
Flash from the past: The Flagship Detroit DC-3 Click the link below to read Sparky Barnes Sargent’s article on this amazing plane from the September, 2006 issue of Vintage Airplane. The Flagship Detroit DC-3: Grand Old Lady of American Airlines  … Read More
2014 Event Post: EAA’s Standard J-1 Makes First Post-Restorative FlightRe-posted from EAA.org: October 2, 2014 - After a multi-year volunteer restoration effort, EAA’s 1917 Standard J-1 biplane with The Great Waldo Pepper paint scheme made its maiden post-restoration flight on Monday, September 29, along a freshly mowed makeshift grass strip parallel to Runway 9 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Test pilot Larry [&hellip… Read More
EAA Invited to Support Wright B Flyer ProjectLast Friday during EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet in the Founders’ Wing, Wright “B” Flyer Inc. president (and EAA member) Jay Jabour previewed Monday’s official announcement from Dayton, Ohio – his organization is building a new replica of the Wright brothers’ Model B Flyer, which in 1910 became their first production airplane. EAA members and [&hellip… Read More