Boeing YL-15 - Defying Physics
Boeing built two XL-15s as proof of concept prototypes and then 10 YL-15s for evaluation as they competed for the U.S. Army Air Forces contract for a new L-bird, a liaison aircraft. Boeing ultimately lost the contract to Cessna.
From the EAA Vault — Aviation Classic Aeronautical Oddities Newly Remastered
Over the years, people have experimented with all kinds of different designs and ideas as they tried to build the next great aircraft. This film, originally assembled by the U.S. Army Air Corps, presents a look at several of those early attempts.
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
From the Vault: Mach 2 to Oshkosh
Back in 1985, a British Airways Concorde made the type’s first visit to Oshkosh, establishing our annual convention and fly-in as a truly world-class international event.
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.
Bob Hoover – “Forever Flying”
Learn more about the career of legendary military aviator, test pilot, and air show performer Bob Hoover, who’s widely regarded as one of the best pilots to ever live.