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Midwing Special - It Used to Be a What?
Believe it or not, this airplane used to be a Super Cub. Ben Anderson, EAA 1032615, bought the one-of-a-kind Midwing Special from air show pilot Ned Surratt about three years ago, and spent a couple of years restoring it before bringing it to #OSH17.
A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and airplane talk all bring you back to the ‘good ol’ days’.
Enter to Win the EAA Sweepstakes Airplane
The Sweepstakes airplane has arrived in Oshkosh after winning the 2018 Antique Grand Champion award at Sun 'n Fun. Hear more from aircraft restorer Don Wade from C&D Aviation and Robin Kasel from EAA on the real impact of the Sweepstakes program.
EAA's B-17 Aluminum Overcast Participating in Memphis Belle Rollout
EAA just recently kicked off its 2018 B-17 air tour, and will have Aluminum Overcast in Dayton, Ohio, on May 17-20 to participate in the opening of the Memphis Belle exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Van's RV Fiberglass Techniques EAA SportAir Workshop
Van’s RVs and similar homebuilt aircraft are largely constructed by working with sheet metal, but there’s more involved, including fiberglass work. EAA’s Van’s RV Fiberglass Techniques SportAir Workshop class is the perfect solution.
Ultimate AirVenture - Camping
If you’re a pilot or an aviation enthusiast, camping at AirVenture is a must do. People flock from around the globe for the airplanes, but it’s the camaraderie in the campgrounds that makes AirVenture an experience unique throughout the world.
EAA at SUN 'n FUN 2018
EAA staff visited SUN 'n FUN International last week, talking with EAA members, meeting with partners, and gathering stories. Our staff captured much of the event – here are just a few of our favorites.
EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Airplane Time-Lapse
Wonder what it was like to restore the EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Piper J3 Cub? Here's a quick look! Enter to win this airplane at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes.
There's Always a First - Cessna 172
The two most amazing facts about the Cessna 172 Skyhawk are, first, that it is still in production after 63 years. Second, and maybe more amazing, is that the first 172 produced is still alive and well.
Win a Piper J3 Cub in the 2018 EAA Sweepstakes!
Enter EAA’s 2018 Sweepstakes at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes for a chance to win the most iconic aircraft of all time - a beautifully restored Piper J3 Cub. Read more about the restoration of this beautiful airplane in the April edition of Sport Aviation.
The Restoration of the 2018 EAA Sweepstakes Airplane
With a zero-time Continental A65-8 engine, new Grove disc brakes, a new Sensenich wooden propeller, and Poly-Fiber covering system, this Piper Cub will look just like it did when it rolled out of the factory in 1941.
The Last Helicopter Out of Saigon
Bob Caron, a former U.S. Army aviator who flew for the CIA’s covert airline, Air America, spoke at the EAA Aviation Museum on March 15, 2018 as part of our Aviation Adventure Speaker Series.
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