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.
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There are lots of ways to experience AirVenture. Don’t miss this year’s lineup including rare British aircraft, current military muscle, night air shows, One Week Wonder, 900 + exhibitors, 1,000 + forums/workshops, and more. www.EAA.org/av18tickets.
Webinar- Planes and Cars
Mike Busch discusses why aircraft engines need to be overhauled every 2,000 hours while car engines don't? Why do planes cost so much more than cars? Are these fair comparisons, or are they apples and oranges? Tune in for an interesting discussion.
EAA technical counselor and A&P/IA Dick Koehler demonstrates the use of heat shrinkable solder sleeves and how they can conveniently be used to tie ground wires together.
Webinar- Developing the Next Generation of Online Aviation Weather Forecasts
This presentation will discuss information found in terminal area forecasts (TAFs), weather forecast products, and the emerging continuous gridded fields, and current web pages and serve as a listening session for what displays are most helpful.
Midwing Special - It Used to Be a What?
Believe it or not, this airplane used to be a Super Cub. Ben Anderson, EAA 1032615, bought the one-of-a-kind Midwing Special from air show pilot Ned Surratt about three years ago, and spent a couple of years restoring it before bringing it to #OSH17.
Memphis Belle Unveiling
Recently EAA staff attended the opening of the B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit, which honored the first heavy bomber aircraft and crew to complete 25 missions during WWII. It was acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2005.