KidVenture Marking 20th Anniversary in 2018
KidVenture, the AirVenture attraction that has welcomed more than 21,000 kids and parents for aviation discovery activities, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 with expanded space activities along with the return of many hands-on favorites.
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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.
Ultimate AirVenture - Camping
If you’re a pilot or an aviation enthusiast, camping at AirVenture is a must do. People flock from around the globe for the airplanes, but it’s the camaraderie in the campgrounds that makes AirVenture an experience unique throughout the world.
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.
EAA's B-17 Aluminum Overcast Participating in Memphis Belle Rollout
EAA just recently kicked off its 2018 B-17 air tour, and will have Aluminum Overcast in Dayton, Ohio, on May 17-20 to participate in the opening of the Memphis Belle exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
EAA at SUN 'n FUN 2018
EAA staff visited SUN 'n FUN International last week, talking with EAA members, meeting with partners, and gathering stories. Our staff captured much of the event – here are just a few of our favorites.
NASA Flight Director Paul Dye
Paul Dye was NASA's lead flight director for 24 shuttle missions from 1993 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. Paul's homebuilding roots, including the completed construction of an RV-8, launched him into being editor in chief of Kitplanes magazine.