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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.