One Airplane - Two Lifelong Friends
Myron Lokken, EAA 532919, and his longtime friend Doug Tomas, EAA 84351, bought this Aeronca Champ, originally owned by Myron’s father Bill. As this video shows, there’s more to this beautiful airplane than just the distinctive paint scheme.
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.
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.
Ballance Restored: A Stunning Stinson Flies Home
Sparkling like a jewel in the midsummer sun, a stunning 1934 straight-wing Stinson SR-5A Reliant was proudly poised in front of the VAA Red Barn during #OSH19.
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.
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.
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