SocialFlight’s Event of the Week is the Annual Ojibwa All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Fly-In, slated for Saturday, June 4, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Ojibwa Airpark (D11) in Weidman, Michigan.
In the beginning, Waco 10 owners Dave and Jeanne Allen had a 1930 Waco 10 data plate, some paperwork and a mountain of dreams.
Now, 28 years later, they fly NC662Y, a pristine, vintage flyer that draws a crowd at nearly every airport they land. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — EAA AirVenture has a strong tradition of honoring America’s veterans, and this year is no exception.
Old Glory Honor Flight, partnered with EAA and American Airlines, is bringing Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight IV to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. This flight will take place on Friday, July 29.
The veterans will fly to Washington, D.C. to tour war memorials at no cost to them. [Read more…]
There are a couple of good reasons Gilbert and Barbara Pierce’s bright red 1949 Piper PA-16 Clipper occupied Space 1 on Row 1 of the vintage aircraft parking at this year’s SUN ’n FUN.
First, they were early arrivals and, more importantly, their aircraft is a past champion and always receives a prime display spot. [Read more…]
Would anyone be interested in a 250-horsepower aircraft capable of crossing the continent in just over eight hours at an average speed of 252 miles per hour while using only 61 gallons of aviation fuel, about 40 miles per gallon in cruise?