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Draco - A Beast of a Bushplane
Eight days before AirVenture 2018, Mike Patey completed his latest project and flew it to Oshkosh. Draco stole the show and drew awestruck crowds. Draco began life as a PZL Wilga but has been heavily modified.
EAA Attic - Personal Preference Kits
Most of the space-flown items that Frank Borman generously donated to EAA in 2018 were special tools that he and the other Apollo 8 astronauts used in their mission to orbit the moon. A rare exception was the personal preference kits.
Finding The Spirit of Aviation in the Backcountry: High-Sierra Fly-In
Flying. Friendships. Backcountry. Bushplanes. Desert. Dust. Camaraderie. Camping. The love for aviation felt all over the dry lakebed at the ninth annual High Sierra Fly-In had quite the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh convention feel.
One Plus One Equals 110
When Sergei Yakovlev, son of legendary Soviet aircraft designer Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, was working on the aerobatic Yak-55 back in 1980, he probably never imagined anything like this.
Sole Survivor - B-26K/A-26A Special Kay
One of the warbird highlights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 was Special Kay, the only flying Douglas B-26K/A-26A Invader in the world. This twin-engine medium bomber/attack aircraft has been recently restored to its mid-’60s.
EAA's Flying Start Program
EAA’s new Flying Start program provides EAA chapters with an opportunity to reach out into the local community and bring folks interested in aviation to the airport to show them firsthand how accessible and enjoyable general aviation can be.
Founder’s Day 2019
Celebrate EAA’s 66th Birthday! What would aviation be like without EAA? In the 1950s, no one could have guessed that Paul Poberezny and a small group of aircraft homebuilders would change the future of personal aviation.
Loss of Control in Homebuilts
In this special program from the Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2018, Michael Goulian, Charlie Precourt, Paul Dye, and Jeff Edwards discuss Loss of Control in homebuilts. Includes presentation of a scenario by Redbird Flight Simulations.
Out in the Open - Opener’s BlackFly
The world woke up on July 12, 2018, to discover that Opener had unveiled its personal air vehicle, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) BlackFly. It made an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Read more in January EAA Sport Aviation.
In the Zone - Ultralight and Light-Sport Aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is home to all kinds of flying machines, from autogyros and helicopters to powered parachutes, light homebuilts, EAA's Twilight Flight Fest, and the rugged mounts of the Valdez STOL competitors.
Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum
Apollo 8 Commander Col. Frank Borman helped us unveil the Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum. We're honored Frank chose us to be the home of his space artifacts, and to offer this display to our visitors.
Celebrate the Season With EAA AIrVenture Oshkosh 2019 Tickets
EAA's night air show and fireworks is one of the most spectacular displays. Share The Spirit of Aviation® this holiday season with tickets to #OSH19, the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.® www.EAA.org/Tickets
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