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.
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
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.
The Second Westfall Special
When Jeff Paulson, EAA 263515, brought this striking little biplane to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, he found that almost nobody knew what it was. That’s not surprising, as it’s a one-off replica of a one-off design called the Westfall Special.
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.
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.