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.
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Steven Hinton Speaks at EAA Museum
Steven Hinton, a seven-time national air racing champion and pilot of the world’s fastest propeller-driven, piston-powered aircraft, recently talked about his career at the EAA Aviation Museum as part of the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series.
Sole Survivor - B-26K/A-26A Special Kay
One of the warbird highlights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 was Special Kay, the only flying Douglas B-26K/A-26A Invader in the world. This twin-engine medium bomber/attack aircraft has been recently restored to its mid-’60s.
Draco - A Beast of a Bushplane
Eight days before AirVenture 2018, Mike Patey completed his latest project and flew it to Oshkosh. Draco stole the show and drew awestruck crowds. Draco began life as a PZL Wilga but has been heavily modified.
Out in the Open - Opener’s BlackFly
The world woke up on July 12, 2018, to discover that Opener had unveiled its personal air vehicle, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) BlackFly. It made an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Read more in January EAA Sport Aviation.
EAA Attic - Personal Preference Kits
Most of the space-flown items that Frank Borman generously donated to EAA in 2018 were special tools that he and the other Apollo 8 astronauts used in their mission to orbit the moon. A rare exception was the personal preference kits.
Finding The Spirit of Aviation in the Backcountry: High-Sierra Fly-In
Flying. Friendships. Backcountry. Bushplanes. Desert. Dust. Camaraderie. Camping. The love for aviation felt all over the dry lakebed at the ninth annual High Sierra Fly-In had quite the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh convention feel.