NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters
NOAA brought Kermit, one of its Lockheed WP-3D Orions, to Oshkosh last year for AirVenture 2019. Take a closer look at the airplane, and learn more about the dangerous missions flown by its pilots and crew, all in the name of science.
In Feature Video Collection
Chapter Leadership Boot Camp
One Piece at a Time
Jim and Ken Kreutzfeld, EAA 797045 and 76669, painstakingly restored this 1943 Howard DGA-15P, the winner of the Antique Grand Champion Gold Lindy award at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. See the May 2020 issue of EAA Sport Aviation magazine for more.
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.
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.
The Family Skywagon
Carl Geisert, EAA Lifetime 852448, was the driving force behind the gathering of Cessna 180/185s at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. His airplane, N1546C, is a 1953 180 that has been in his family for more than 50 years.
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.