A Quick Trip Back to Sun n Fun 2016
The 42nd Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In & Expo took place in Lakeland, Florida, in April 2016. Attendees, including some EAA staff, enjoyed sunny skies, temperate weather and indulging in all things aviation.
In General Aviation
Timeless Voices - Lee Griffin
Lee Griffin served as a munitions officer with the 44th Tactical Fighter Squadron during the Vietnam War. After the war, he moved to Alaska where he has restored a T-28 Trojan that he flew to AirVenture Oshkosh for the first time in 2015.
There's Always a First - Cessna 172
The two most amazing facts about the Cessna 172 Skyhawk are, first, that it is still in production after 63 years. Second, and maybe more amazing, is that the first 172 produced is still alive and well.
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.”
How Three High Schoolers Won EAA’s Founder’s Innovation Prize
The Founder’s Innovation Prize, sponsored by Airbus, seeks new solutions to prevent loss of control accidents. 2017’s winners proved a great idea can come from anyone, from any walk of life.
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.
Webinar- Aw Chute!
Boris Popov, founder and director of BRS Aerospace, presents a brief history of BRS ballistic parachutes, and current and future developments of aircraft parachute recovery systems.