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.
In Vintage Aircraft
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’.
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.
EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Airplane Time-Lapse
Wonder what it was like to restore the EAA 2018 Sweepstakes Piper J3 Cub? Here's a quick look! Enter to win this airplane at www.EAA.org/sweepstakes.
Having Fun with EAA's Sweepstakes Cub!
EAA’s Sweepstakes program is one of the longest running programs to generate funds for EAA’s educational and outreach programs that grow the next generation of aviators. Watch Jack Pelton and crew have fun with the beautiful restored Piper J3 Cub.
Ron Alexander - Vintage Aircraft Association 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
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.