Timeless Voices - Ray Stits
Ray Stits (1921-2015) is a legend in the homebuilt aircraft community. Designer of 15 airplanes, Ray was also the developer/founder of the Poly-Fiber aircraft coating process. In 1953, he joined EAA (#136 Lifetime) and founded EAA Chapter 1.
In General Aviation
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.
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.”
Webinar- Aw Chute!
Boris Popov, founder and director of BRS Aerospace, presents a brief history of BRS ballistic parachutes, and current and future developments of aircraft parachute recovery systems.
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 Visit to the American Helicopter Museum
“Cool! A flying banana!” That was the first thing we said as we drove up to the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Timeless Voices - Lee Griffin
Lee Griffin served as a munitions officer with the 44th Tactical Fighter Squadron during the Vietnam War. After the war, he moved to Alaska where he has restored a T-28 Trojan that he flew to AirVenture Oshkosh for the first time in 2015.