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EAA Invited to Support Wright B Flyer ProjectLast Friday during EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet in the Founders’ Wing, Wright “B” Flyer Inc. president (and EAA member) Jay Jabour previewed Monday’s official announcement from Dayton, Ohio – his organization is building a new replica of the Wright brothers’ Model B Flyer, which in 1910 became their first production airplane. EAA members and [&hellip… Read More
You Can Win the Perfect Cub | EAAReposted from eaa.org: The grand prize in the 2015 EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes has a familiar appearance, but a closer look shows how special this Piper J-3 Cub is. Photo credit: Jason Toney December 18, 2014 – After a long and exhaustive search for “just the right plane,” EAA is pleased to announce the 2015 [&hellip… Read More
FAA announces update to 8110.120 – Processing Surrendered, Abandoned, and Historical Aircraft Type CertificatesThe following update from the FAA Orders & Notices update notification service may be of interest to our VAA members. The following order/notice has recently been added/updated on December 15, 2014. The link below will take you to the page on the FAA website where a pdf file of the entire order can be downloaded. [&hellip… Read More
Sunday is December 7th: Remember Pearl Harbor The thoughts below about December 7th and Pearl Harbor came to us from Charlie Harris, VAA #2158, Director Emeritus. This Sunday morning, December 7, 2014 at 7:55 a.m. is the 73rd anniversary of the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor by the naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We were caught by [&hellip… Read More
Apollo 13 (a Vintage Aircraft) to Be Commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015Reposted from eaa.org Apollo 13 ‘Successful Failure’ to Be Commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 December 3, 2014 – One of the most harrowing and triumphant adventures in space exploration history will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, as members of the Apollo 13 crew and team will participate in activities marking the 45th [&hellip… Read More
Oregon paper honors Tim Talen VAA Hall of Fame inducteeAll of us at Vintage were delighted to read an article from The Register-Guard in Eugene, OR honoring Tim as the most recent member of the Vintage Aircraft Hall of Fame. The article is a great read, but our favorite part below is about the unique home Tim and his wife have created. It’s plane to [&hellip… Read More