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
In Aviation History
Webinar- 164 Years of Glider Homebuilding and Future Glider Amateur Building
Murry Rozansky from the Experimental Soaring Association discusses the dedicated glider homebuilders who made and flew their experimental craft in the 19th century, which lead to the Wright brothers’ powered flight success in 1903.
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.
2018 Wright Brothers Banquet
In December we celebrated the anniversary of the first powered flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with Apollo 8 Cmdr. Frank Borman.
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.
Aviation Adventure Speaker Series: Dr. Harry Friedman Discusses Restoring the Memphis Belle
Dr. Harry Friedman, one of the foremost experts on B-17 Memphis Belle, discussed the restoration. Harry is a director on the Memphis Belle Memorial Association board and co-author of the book Memphis Belle: Dispelling the Myths.
Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum
Apollo 8 Commander Col. Frank Borman helped us unveil the Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum. We're honored Frank chose us to be the home of his space artifacts, and to offer this display to our visitors.