Timeless Voices - Bill Richardson
Born with dwarfism, Bill Richardson overcame major orthopedic surgeries on his legs to learn to fly. Unable to enlist during WWII due to his stature, Bill became an instrument flight instructor under contract with the War Training Service.
Timeless Voices - Paul Poberezny Interview Part 5
In this fifth and final of a multi-part series, EAA Founder Paul Poberezny reflects on the history of the EAA fly-in and convention from its days in Milwaukee and Rockford to its current home in Oshkosh and his family's involvement over the years.
Timeless Voices - Paul Poberezny Interview Part 4
In this fourth of a multi-part series, EAA Founder Paul Poberezny reflects on the founding of the organization in 1953, its growth and expansion and the resulting HQ location changes, and some of the issues that EAA has faced over the years.
Timeless Voices - Clarence "Clancy" Hess
Clancy Hess had his first flight lesson with air racer Johnny Livingston in 1930. He was a charter member of AOPA in 1939, flew dive bombers as a Marine aviator during World War Two, and had a 32-year flying career with American Airlines.
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.
Timeless Voices - Charles Gallagher
Charles Gallagher served as a B-17 flight engineer and top turret gunner with the 336th Bomb Squadron of the 95th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force during World War Two. He flew 35 combat missions during the war.
Timeless Voices - John Miller
John Miller taught himself to fly at 18 years-old in a Curtiss Jenny in 1923. He would go on to have an amazing aviation career involving everything from biplanes, to Autogiros, to jets. He continued to fly right up until he passed at age 102!