EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The aircraft of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield, which formed one of the largest air power operations in history, will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2016 for a look back 25 years after this massive undertaking. [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…]
SUN ’n FUN always marks a big time of year for many of us who fly elsewhere throughout the country.
It marks the end of the season where our priorities are making sure the engine heater is plugged in, the snow and ice are chipped away from the hangar door, and weight-and-balance includes the weight of a parka.
We can now look ahead toward calm evening flying, open hangar doors, and the company of friends who have projects we can “inspect.” [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Airplanes reaching back to the earliest days of military aircraft will be in the air and on the ground this summer, as the centennial of World War I aviation is a major part of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor’s “Day of Infamy” will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, with flying activities and other highlights recalling the events and heroism of that fateful day, which initiated America’s involvement in World War II and changed our nation forever. [Read more…]