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.
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.
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: 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.
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 - 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.