A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and airplane talk all bring you back to the ‘good ol’ days’.
The Aeronca LB Low-Wing - a tribute to Smilin' Jack Tiffany
This rare 1936 Aeronca LB is a head-turner wherever it goes, and that was especially true when it came to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2018. Get a closer look at this uncommon piece of history in this video.
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.
Every Labor Day weekend, about 350 airplanes descend on Antique Airfield, about 180 idyllic acres of gently rolling Iowa grass just west of Ottumwa, for the Antique Airplane Association’s annual invitation-only fly-in.
Ron Price bought his rare 1938 Luscombe Model 4 in 1977 when it was on display in a museum, but the restoration didn't begin in earnest until nearly 30 years later.
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.
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.