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.
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A Visit to the American Helicopter Museum
“Cool! A flying banana!” That was the first thing we said as we drove up to the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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.
Sean D. Tucker: Aiming for 2 Million Young Eagles!
Young Eagles chairman Sean D. Tucker has started his air show season, and that means he’s flying Young Eagles at every stop. As EAA approaches the remarkable 2 million Young Eagles milestone this summer, Sean has a message for everyone: Get Involved!
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.
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.”
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.