HonorPoberezny.com launches

A group of high-powered Experimental Aircraft Association members have launched a campaign to honor Tom Poberezny, the association’s former president.

They have a new website, HonorPoberezny.com, which chronicles Poberezny’s accomplishments during the 20 years he led the association. The website also include a Roster of Support for others to add their support to the cause.

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Jewelry made from B-17 featured in EAA gift catalog

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Aviation fans may dream of flying the legendary B-17 “Flying Fortress” bomber from World War II, but even if that isn’t yet possible, you can give a piece of the legend this holiday season, as original jewelry made from the exterior skins of the a B-17 are featured in this year’s EAA merchandise catalog.

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Share your memories of Paul Poberezny

Do you have a favorite memory of Paul Poberezny? How about a story of how this general aviation icon inspired your own flying? We are putting together a tribute to Paul in our next print issue and would like to include our readers stories and thoughts. You can send them to janice@generalaviationnews.com or include them in the comments below.

Klapmeier, Clark and Welch join EAA board

OSHKOSH, Wis. —  Three aviators have joined the board of directors of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Alan Klapmeier, James Clark, and Cody Welch were elected during the annual EAA membership meeting  July 31, held as part of the annual EAA AirVenture.

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NC EAA chapter to host B-17

SALISBURY, N.C. — The Rowan Area Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1083 has been chosen to host the EAA’s Restored B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” for its visit at the Rowan County Airport (RUQ) from Nov. 4-8.

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New attitude reflected at EAA annual meeting

OSHKOSH — An unusually large number of members attended the annual Experimental Aircraft Association meeting of the membership held Wednesday during AirVenture. According to a report at EAA.org, the attitude among those in attendance, and the reports from the chairman and directors, was overwhelmingly positive. Read J. Mac McClellan’s full report here.

EAA petitions federal court on ATC charges

The Experimental Aircraft Association(EAA) filed a petition July 3 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, asking the court to review and provide relief from payments demanded by the FAA in relation to air traffic control services at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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300th segment of EAA’s Hints for Homebuilders posted

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Hints for Homebuilders instructional video series has now generated more than 3.1 million views, according to association officials, who note that the instructional series has just released its 300th webisode.

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EAA to induct five into Hall of Fame

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association will recognize the contributions made to the world of flight by five aviators on Thursday, Nov. 15, as it inducts them into the EAA Hall of Fame during a banquet at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wis.

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EAA president resigns

OSHKOSH – Rod Hightower, who has led the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) for the past few years, has resigned.

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