2018 Wright Brothers Banquet
In December we celebrated the anniversary of the first powered flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with Apollo 8 Cmdr. Frank Borman.
In Aviation History
Webinar- History of the B-17 Memphis Belle
EAA’s B-17 historian Chris Henry talks about the iconic B-17 Memphis Belle. This must-see presentation will cover not only the combat career of this famous bomber, but also what happened to it after the war, and how it got to where it is now.
Webinar- 164 Years of Glider Homebuilding and Future Glider Amateur Building
Murry Rozansky from the Experimental Soaring Association discusses the dedicated glider homebuilders who made and flew their experimental craft in the 19th century, which lead to the Wright brothers’ powered flight success in 1903.
EAA's The Attic - World War II Era M1 Garand Rifle
While the official designation of this rifle was simply U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1, it became much better known as the M1 Garand, taking the name of its designer, John Garand.
Aviation Adventure Speaker Series: Dr. Harry Friedman Discusses Restoring the Memphis Belle
Dr. Harry Friedman, one of the foremost experts on B-17 Memphis Belle, discussed the restoration. Harry is a director on the Memphis Belle Memorial Association board and co-author of the book Memphis Belle: Dispelling the Myths.
Steven Hinton Speaks at EAA Museum
Steven Hinton, a seven-time national air racing champion and pilot of the world’s fastest propeller-driven, piston-powered aircraft, recently talked about his career at the EAA Aviation Museum as part of the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series.
Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum
Apollo 8 Commander Col. Frank Borman helped us unveil the Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum. We're honored Frank chose us to be the home of his space artifacts, and to offer this display to our visitors.