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
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor Takes to the Skies
A flight aboard this beautifully restored aircraft will have you recalling the energy, passion, and excitement of the Roaring ’20s. Affectionately known as the “Tin Goose,” this was the largest civilian passenger aircraft of its time.
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