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.
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Grasshoppers Land at AirVenture 2016
Take a look back to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, when we celebrated many of these unsung heroes like the massive Stinson L-1, the ubiquitous Piper L-4, and the original grasshopper, the Aeronca L-3.
AirVenture 2017 - Apollo Space Program
This year at AirVenture, we honor the heroes and American icons of the Apollo space program as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 1
Boeing YL-15 - Defying Physics
Boeing built two XL-15s as proof of concept prototypes and then 10 YL-15s for evaluation as they competed for the U.S. Army Air Forces contract for a new L-bird, a liaison aircraft. Boeing ultimately lost the contract to Cessna.
Bud Anderson: A Legend With Lessons
On November 17 the EAA AirVenture Museum was fortunate to host triple ace Col. Clarence “Bud” Anderson for the Museum Speaker Series before a crowd of more than 250 people.
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.
Douglas A-20 Havoc - Lone Survivor
Of the more than 7,000 Douglas A-20 Havocs built for U.S. and Allied forces during World War II, just a handful survive, and, as far as we know, only one flies — and it came to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.