John Monnett of Sonex Aircraft
In April we welcomed John Monnett to our museum for our speaker series. John is a multi-thousand-hour private pilot with both glider and float plane ratings and an A&P mechanic, who discussed his many designs and the history of Sonex Aircraft.
Win a Piper J3 Cub in the 2018 EAA Sweepstakes!
Enter EAA’s 2018 Sweepstakes at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes for a chance to win the most iconic aircraft of all time - a beautifully restored Piper J3 Cub. Read more about the restoration of this beautiful airplane in the April edition of Sport Aviation.
Webinar- Secondhand Homebuilt
Existing experimental amateur-built aircraft could be a great option for pilots. Earl Downs discusses the rules, regulations, and downline ownership responsibilities involved in owning and operating a homebuilt aircraft that someone else produced.
Webinar- Amateur-Built Condition Inspections
Vic Syracuse will help educate builders and non-builders on the nuances of performing a condition inspection on an amateur-built airplane. Including many pictures showing where to look for typical wear items.
The Restoration of the 2018 EAA Sweepstakes Airplane
With a zero-time Continental A65-8 engine, new Grove disc brakes, a new Sensenich wooden propeller, and Poly-Fiber covering system, this Piper Cub will look just like it did when it rolled out of the factory in 1941.
EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Airplane Time-Lapse
Wonder what it was like to restore the EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Piper J3 Cub? Here's a quick look! Enter to win this airplane at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes.
EAA Celebrates 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 the EAA community inducted five people into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, representing Homebuilders, Warbirds of America, International Aerobatic Club, Vintage Aircraft Association, and Ultralights.