SUN 'n FUN 2017 - Around the Grounds
Here's a few minutes of what we saw around the grounds at this year's SUN 'n FUN. Don't forget to check out the hundreds of amazing photos our photographers captured during the week: http://bit.ly/2nvezAr. We hope you had as much fun as we did!
In Vintage Aircraft
Way Better Late Than Never - Gubert's Fly Baby Biplane
“Why did I wait so long?” That’s what Kurt Gubert, EAA 441434, said on May 16, 2015, when he made the first flight of his eye-catching Fly Baby biplane, a project that began more than 35 years ago. Find the answer in EAA Sport Aviation January issue.
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.
A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and airplane talk all bring you back to the ‘good ol’ days’.
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.
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.
Aircraft Anniversaries Celebrated at AirVenture 2016
In 2016, the RV-6, Navion, Chipmunk, L-Bird, and Spartan Executive, as well as Ultralights at Oshkosh, Cessna, and Boeing marked milestones at AirVenture 2016.