The Restoration of the 2018 EAA Sweepstakes Airplane
With a zero-time Continental A65-8 engine, new Grove disc brakes, a new Sensenich wooden propeller, and Poly-Fiber covering system, this Piper Cub will look just like it did when it rolled out of the factory in 1941.
In Vintage Aircraft
Ron Alexander - Vintage Aircraft Association 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
The Aeronca LB Low-Wing - a tribute to Smilin' Jack Tiffany
This rare 1936 Aeronca LB is a head-turner wherever it goes, and that was especially true when it came to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2018. Get a closer look at this uncommon piece of history in this video.
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.
Beaver in a Box
Mark Stevens’ de Havilland Beaver may have been just a fuselage and some boxes of parts when he bought it, but thanks to an exquisite restoration by the folks of Kenmore Air it became a Gold Lindy-winning masterpiece.
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’.
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.