Timeless Voices - Jim Younkin
In the late 1950s, Jim Younkin developed the first miniaturized solid-state gyro system, which would evolve into the Century and TruTrak autopilot systems. EAAers know Jim for his Mr. Mulligan and Travel Air Mystery Ship 1930s racer replicas.
In Vintage Aircraft
When you walk through the Vintage area of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, you’re surrounded by living, breathing pieces of history. Here’s a look back at some of the classics from the 2018 convention.
Fifty Years of 'Happiness' - celebrating half-century of the Hatz
It’s been 50 years since John Hatz made the first flight of his CB-1, a biplane he designed for himself when he couldn’t find exactly what he wanted on the market. In the decades since, people have fallen in love with the design and built their own.
Ron Alexander - Vintage Aircraft Association 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
Beaver in a Box
Mark Stevens’ de Havilland Beaver may have been just a fuselage and some boxes of parts when he bought it, but thanks to an exquisite restoration by the folks of Kenmore Air it became a Gold Lindy-winning masterpiece.
The Aeronca LB Low-Wing - a tribute to Smilin' Jack Tiffany
This rare 1936 Aeronca LB is a head-turner wherever it goes, and that was especially true when it came to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2018. Get a closer look at this uncommon piece of history in this video.
Barnstorming in the 21st Century
In the summer of 2018, a group of Travel Air pilots got together and hopped rides around the Midwest as part of the American Barnstormers Tour. The three-week tour ended at Oshkosh, offering visitors a look at the largest gathering of Travel Airs.