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July 25, 2020 | 86 Views
The name Younkin is synonymous with EAA, AirVenture Oshkosh, airshows, and vintage aviation. Hear from Matt Younkin about flying his Beech 18 in day and night shows around the country and about some untold stories about his family's life in aviation.
July 23, 2020 | 58 Views
We talk to retired Delta Captain Harry Ballance about his passion for all things vintage aviation. Harry shares with us what it was like to fly the piston-powered Douglas DC-6 and DC-7 at Delta, his lifelong love for Piper Cubs, what it’s like to ow
July 18, 2020 | 476 Views
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.
July 18, 2020 | 446 Views
It’s been 50 years since John Hatz made the first flight of his CB-1, a biplane he designed for himself when he couldn’t find exactly what he wanted on the market. In the decades since, people have fallen in love with the design and built their own.
July 18, 2020 | 396 Views
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.
July 18, 2020 | 344 Views
This 1928 de Haviland Gipsy Moth was originally shipped to the US as part of the company’s first dealership in this country. Owner Mike Maniatis, EAA 126494, brought the pristine airplane to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture 2019.
July 18, 2020 | 5092 Views
In the late 1950s, Jim Younkin developed the first miniaturized solid-state gyro system, which would evolve into the Century and TruTrak autopilot systems. EAAers know Jim for his Mr. Mulligan and Travel Air Mystery Ship 1930s racer replicas.
July 18, 2020 | 642 Views
Chuck Doyle (1916-2008) started his aviation career as a daredevil performing at the Minnesota State Fair in the 1930s. He became a Captain for Northwest Airlines and flew under contract with the Air Transport Command during World War II.
July 18, 2020 | 29 Views
Learn more about three beautiful taildraggers owned by women – a Piper PA-18 Super Cub, Cessna 180, and Piper J-3 Cub – in this Vintage in Review session.
July 18, 2020 | 44 Views
Learn more about three pristine taildraggers owned by women – a Cessna 170, Stinson 108, and Stinson L-5 – in this Vintage in Review session
July 18, 2020 | 44 Views
Learn more about a sharp-looking Cessna 150, a pristine de Havilland Gypsy Moth, and a rare Meyers MAC-145 in this Vintage in Review session.
July 18, 2020 | 19 Views
Learn more about three gorgeous vintage aircraft: the rare Aeronca LB, the world’s only known airworthy Lincoln-Page LP-3, and a 1962 Beech Bonanza in this Vintage in Review session.
July 18, 2020 | 35 Views
Learn more about a trio of stunning vintage aircraft, a Beech Staggerwing, Pietenpol Air Camper, and a Stinson SR-5 in this Vintage in Review session.
July 18, 2020 | 33 Views
Learn about a beautiful Aeronca Chief, an ultra-rare Luscombe Model 4, and a stunning Swift in this Vintage in Review session.
July 18, 2020 | 28 Views
Learn more about a beautiful Spartan Executive, a 1946 Aeronca Champ, and a pristine Piper Comanche in this Vintage in Review session
July 16, 2020 | 1540 Views
From EAA's archives: Learn about Charles Lindbergh's journey in the Spirit of St. Louis in a nonstop flight from New York, to Paris, France. We also explore EAA's Spirit of St. Louis replica and what it's like to fly this unique airplane.
July 13, 2020 | 2022 Views
“Why did I wait so long?” That’s what Kurt Gubert, EAA 441434, said on May 16, 2015, when he made the first flight of his eye-catching Fly Baby biplane, a project that began more than 35 years ago.
July 13, 2020 | 2254 Views
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’.