Gene Kranz: 2016 Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Keynote Speaker
Gene Kranz visited the EAA Museum December 2016 to speak about his experience as lead flight director on the Apollo 13 mission. Gene and his team, along with the astronauts, were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In Aviation History
Happy Birthday Wilbur Wright
The Wright brothers: Their names are synonymous with flight. After years of patient experimentation, they brought the world into the age of airplanes. We remember Wilbur with thanks on the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A B-29 Ride 70 Years In The Making
We salute two Women Airforce Service Pilots, who flew military aircraft in WWII, as they go back in time on Boeing's FIFI during AirVenture 2016.
30th Anniversary of Voyager Flight
Genius. Perseverance. Self-reliance. Courage. Thirty years later and we are inspired more than ever by the triumph that Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager brought to experimental aviation.
Speaker Series - Jerry McLaughlin: B-17 Restoration Project
Jerry McLaughlin walks us through the amazing efforts to restore the iconic B-17 Flying Fortress, “City of Savannah.” This B-17 is proudly displayed at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in Georgia.
Timeless Voices - Dan Cherry
Brigadier General Dan Cherry served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1988. He flew two combat tours during the Vietnam War: the first in F-105s and the second in F-4s for a total of 285 combat missions. He is credited with one MiG-21.
EAA at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
A couple of EAA staff were in the neighborhood, so they dropped in to the world-class San Diego Air & Space Museum for a quick visit.