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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.