From the Vault: Flying the Spirit of St. Louis
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.
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.
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.
EAA's Spirit of Aviation Week
EAA Spirit of Aviation Week is beginning soon! Come together with us July 21-25 to experience and share the spirit of aviation across all areas of flight. #EAAtogether
From the Vault: 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.
From the Vault - Magnificent Desolation: Our Journeys to the Moon
From the EAA vault, Magnificent Desolation: Our Journeys to the Moon profiles the astronauts of Apollo and describes each mission, along with rare NASA footage.