EAA's Spirit of Aviation Week
While we can’t gather in Oshkosh, we can still share The Spirit of Aviation. EAA Spirit of Aviation Week on July 21-25 will celebrate the entire aviation community by showcasing the spectrum of flight in a virtual way. Share your favorite aviation ex
Captain Eddie’s Fairey Firefly
Eddie Kurdziel, EAA 431776, brought his rare Fairey Firefly AS6 to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, and won Reserve Grand Champion: Post World War II.
Museum Speaker Series - B-29 Sean Elliott & Chris Henry
Checkerboard Tribute - Carl Patrick and his P-51 Mustang Frances Dell
Carl Patrick bought this Mustang after it was damaged in a landing accident. After an extensive restoration, he decided to paint the airplane to honor Clark Clemons, a pilot with the 84th Fighter Squadron of the 78th Fighter Group.
Ike’s Bird - A little-known presidential transport has a new mission
When we think of presidential aircraft, we imagine jumbo jets, like the Boeing VC-25 (the military version of the 747) tagged with the call sign “Air Force One.” Here’s a look at a smaller transport, a 1955 Aero Commander L-26B known as Ike's Bird.
A Tribute to Bud Anderson and the P-51 Mustang
At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, we honored World War II triple ace Col. Bud Anderson with a large gathering of North American P-51 Mustangs, the airplane Bud famously flew. Learn more about a few of the notable Mustangs that attended #OSH19.
Rod Lewis' de Havilland Mosquito
Noted warbird collector Rod Lewis, EAA Lifetime 498155, brought his de Havilland Mosquito to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture 2019.
Honor in the Air - Warbirds at AirVenture 2019
The Warbirds area is always one of the most popular places to visit during AirVenture. This year we saw a large P-51 Mustang gathering, a Col. Bud Anderson tribute, the XP-82, a newly restored de Havilland Mosquito, a Fairey Firefly, and others.
XP-82 Visits #OSH19
After 10 years of perseverance and more than 1.5 million man-hours of work, noted warbird restorer Tom Reilly, EAA 802376, brought his XP-82 Twin Mustang to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019.
Gliding to Success: World War II Training Gliders
A group from the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM) came to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2018 to display and demonstrate three warbirds that are as unconventional as they are rare.
Valiant Genealogy - Jim Irwin's BT-13
The Irwin family’s BT-13 Valiant has come full circle for new caretaker Jim Irwin.
Sole Survivor - B-26K/A-26A Special Kay
One of the warbird highlights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 was Special Kay, the only flying Douglas B-26K/A-26A Invader in the world. This twin-engine medium bomber/attack aircraft has been recently restored to its mid-’60s.
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