Timeless Voices - Kirk Hawkins
Kirk Hawkins is the founder and CEO of ICON Aircraft, makers of the Icon A5 amphibian. A graduate of the Stanford Business School, Kirk is an engineer, former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot, and long-time motorsport enthusiast. Recorded in July 2009.
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Sean D. Tucker: Aiming for 2 Million Young Eagles!
Young Eagles chairman Sean D. Tucker has started his air show season, and that means he’s flying Young Eagles at every stop. As EAA approaches the remarkable 2 million Young Eagles milestone this summer, Sean has a message for everyone: Get Involved!
A Quick Trip Back to Sun n Fun 2016
The 42nd Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In & Expo took place in Lakeland, Florida, in April 2016. Attendees, including some EAA staff, enjoyed sunny skies, temperate weather and indulging in all things aviation.
There's Always a First - Cessna 172
The two most amazing facts about the Cessna 172 Skyhawk are, first, that it is still in production after 63 years. Second, and maybe more amazing, is that the first 172 produced is still alive and well.
How Three High Schoolers Won EAA’s Founder’s Innovation Prize
The Founder’s Innovation Prize, sponsored by Airbus, seeks new solutions to prevent loss of control accidents. 2017’s winners proved a great idea can come from anyone, from any walk of life.
A Step Back in Time- MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in, hosted by EAA Chapter 431, the “Cheeseland Chapter.”
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.