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
Timeless Voices - Fred Weick
Fred Weick (1899 - 1993) was an aeronautical engineer. Best known as the designer of the Ercoupe, he had many notable accomplishments, including leading the development of streamlined NACA cowlings and co-designing the Piper Cherokee.
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.
EAA Celebrates Halls of Fame Inductees
On Thursday, November 10, the EAA community came together to induct five people into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, representing Homebuilders, Warbirds of America, International Aerobatic Club, Vintage Aircraft Association, and Ultralights.
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.
A Step Back in Time- MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in, hosted by EAA Chapter 431, the “Cheeseland Chapter.”
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.