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.
In Aviation History
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.