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EAA Members Remember Watching Apollo 11 Landing, History Being Made BY BARBARA A. SCHMITZ
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FIFTY YEARS AGO, the world watched in wonder as Apollo
11 approached the moon’s surface. People waited in front of their television sets, some for hours, to first see Neil Armstrong and then Buzz Aldrin step out of the lunar module and stand on the moon’s surface. APOLLO 50TH / PAGE 3
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they knew what they were getting into, and if they would make it back.” Jerome LaForest, of Pontiac, Michigan, was a senior in high school in 1969, but he most remembers a bet made by his father in the 1940s. “During World War II, my father was on a carrier, but he made a bet with another sailor that by 1970, we would have put a man on the moon,” Jerome said. “That was in the early 1940s, and people thought he was crazy.” He wasn’t crazy, and he won that bet. Cathy Gustafson, of Kingwood, Texas, said she remembers her parents calling her and her siblings in around the television to see the Apollo landing. Don Jeffries, EAA 371855, of Louisville, Kentucky, was 15 years old in 1969 and on vacation with his family and some friends in Daytona Beach, Florida. “The
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For the first time ever, man inhabited the moon. It was history happening before our nation’s eyes, something that had seemed impossible just a few years earlier. Charles Swain, EAA 28215, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, remembers exactly where he was on July 20, 1969 — watching the landing and first steps on the moon from his black-and-white TV. In fact, he said it is one of those images that will forever be burned in his mind. “I was in Beaver Dam, and I had a 10-month-old son, and I clearly remember the importance of what was going on at that time,” Charles said. “Amongst protestations from my wife, I got my son out of bed, and we watched from the floor. “I saw the moon out the window as I watched Armstrong come down from the ladder,” he said. “Of course my son has no recollections.” So where was his wife? “Working in the kitchen,” Charles said. “I would holler when something was happening, and she would come running. She really didn’t realize then the importance of that event.” Sammy Mobley, EAA 1172292, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was 14 years old in 1969 and said he was more interested in swimming and being with girls. But the country club where they went swimming had a teen room with a TV. “We all watched the moon landing from there,” he said. “I wasn’t going to miss seeing the first man stepping on the moon, and it was pretty amazing. I can’t say I watched it all, but I remember wondering whether
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing with several presentations and a film remembering the people and the historic July 1969 flight that marked the first time men landed on the moon and returned safely. From 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, four-time space shuttle astronaut Charlie Precourt will moderate a discussion at Theater in the Woods with Apollo 9 astronaut and lunar module pilot Jim McDivitt, Grumman lunar module engineer Dick Smith, and historian and author Robert Godwin. Then, from 8 to 10 p.m., Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins will be the featured guest as AirVenture commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Collins will be joined by fellow Apollo astronaut Joe Engle during the evening program, which will highlight the millions of manhours and hundreds of thousands of people who made the first manned moon landing possible. Also on Friday, from 8:30 to 10:45 p.m., First Man will be shown at the Airbus Fly-in Theater. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong and re-creates Armstrong’s research flights, the Gemini mission, and the moon landing. In other presentations, Cam Martin will present “Neil Armstrong: Before the Fireworks,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday on Appareo Aviation Forum Stage 9, detailing Armstrong’s work from 1955 through 1962 piloting aircraft such as the X-1B, the X-5, and the X-15.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the U.S flag on the moon.
Apollo mission was a nonevent for the rest of my family, but I was very interested because I had always wanted to fly,” he said. “I watched it on the TV in the hotel, while the rest of my family stayed in the pool.” John and Yvonne Slack, of Bonfield, Illinois, watched the Apollo landing from a neighbor’s home because they didn’t have a TV. “I don’t think that any of us could believe that it was happening,” John said. “It was amazing. I remember that it took such a long time from landing until they stepped out. We kept watching and watching, wondering when it was going to happen.” Yvonne also recalls the significance of the landing, but really remembers what happened to her as she watched history being made. “My new pair of shoes got chewed up by our friend’s dog named Lonesome,” she said. “I was unaware of what the dog was doing because I was so involved in what was happening on TV.”
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THERE’S NOTHING SPARTAN ABOUT THIS EXECUTIVE BY FREDERICK A. JOHNSEN
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THERE’S A DAZZLINGLY shiny aluminum aircraft
in the Vintage area that carries Royal Air Force roundels on the fuselage, and has the pedigree to do so. It’s a Spartan Executive. If any Spartan Executive shows up at AirVenture, it’s cause for interest. Only 34 of the tail-wheeled aluminum monoplanes were made. And while that could be considered enough for an assembly line in the 1930s and 1940s, each of the Executives had a lot of hand-fitting of parts, making interchangeability an interesting exercise for modern-day restorers. This RAF Executive was flown to Oshkosh from Pennsylvania by owner Jim Savage. He learned his Spartan once flew from the Polaris Flight Academy in Lancaster, California. It was part of a workaround that enabled willing Americans to help the British gain trained American flyers to serve England before the United
Jim Savage is reflected twice in the polished skin of the Spartan Executive he brought to AirVenture 2019.
“JIM SAVAGE’S SPARTAN EXECUTIVE AT EAA AIRVENTURE 2019 IS A CLASSIC STUDY IN PREWAR AIRPLANE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION, LOVINGLY REFURBISHED AND FLOWN HERE FOR ALL TO ENJOY.
States was openly involved in World War II. The retractable gear and powerful R-985 engine let the Spartan Executive substitute for traditional military advanced trainers like the AT-6 Texan. For most of 1941 and into 1942, this Spartan carried U.S. civil registration while it was actually owned by the British. In late December 1942, this aircraft was transferred directly to the Royal Air Force Ferry Command in Montreal, Canada. It acquired the RAF serial KD 102. Jim Savage dug into the history of his Spartan, and found logbook entries by at least two RAF pilots who flew his machine before going on to greater exploits during the war. “Getting to know the RAF officer who actually flew it more than 70 years ago is a rare privilege,” Jim said. He figures his Spartan tallies 30-50 flying hours a year these days. AirVenture visitors are lucky to get a look at this silver marvel, because, Jim said, “I don’t go to many shows.” Asked how the Executive handles in the air, Jim said, “It’s big, it’s heavy, and it’s smooth.” He says the cabin on this vintage luxury aircraft is so quiet “you don’t need headphones.” Jim’s Spartan previously was involved in a mishap that broke both main gear legs and did considerable damage to the lower surfaces. He bought the aftermath from an insurance company in 2007 and went to work on it. Enlisting his wife to help with
No, it’s not a swirling Van Gogh painting; that’s the shiny reflection of grass on the polished and gently dimpled finish of the Spartan Executive where four ports once served as flare launchers.
the count, he determined the Executive has more or less 9,000 round-head rivets. As he was attaining a mirror gloss to the aluminum skin, Jim decided to tackle each rivet head by hand to clean the intersection between rivet and skin, an area that can harbor darker color if left untended. The result of so much elbow grease is simply dazzling. This Spartan Executive has another feature of interest. Four covered ports in the left side of the aft fuselage once were launch
tubes for parachute flares. Back in the day, if a Spartan Executive pilot reached a destination airfield in darkness, a parachute flare could be released while flying a left-hand pattern, providing enough illumination for a safe landing, Jim explained. Jim Savage’s Spartan Executive at EAA AirVenture 2019 is a classic study in prewar airplane design and construction, lovingly refurbished and flown here for all to enjoy.
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RV-4 Celebrates 40th as ‘Grandfather of Fleet’ PHOTO BY BARBARA A. SCHMITZ
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THE RV-4 IS CELEBRATING its 40th anniversary, and Van’s
Aircraft founder Dick VanGrunsven said the anniversary has made him realize just how important the plane was in his life and in the life of his company. “It really established our company … and a lot of what it demonstrated is included on everything we’ve done since,” Dick said at a Monday forum at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. “The RV-4 is really the grandfather of the whole fleet and a very significant airplane.” Over the 40 years, 1,436 RV-4s have flown and more RV-4s are still under construction. Dick said his first plane, the RV-1, was basically a modified Stits Playboy with an aluminum cantilevered wing. The RV-3, an all-new single-seat plane with a metal fuselage, was even better. They marketed the plans and parts in 1973, and by 1975 had complete kits available. “But as soon as the RV-3 was available, people wanted a two-seat RV-3,” Dick said. “You really don’t just add a seat and end up with a wonderful airplane.”
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So he went back to the blackboard, and started construction of a prototype of the RV-4 in 1975. By 1979, the RV-4 was available with tandem seating. “It flew quite well out of the box, and we didn’t have to modify much,” he said. At first they marketed the plane with a woman by it, thinking a beautiful woman would sell more airplanes. “We used that photo on our brochure for a couple of years, and then realized the airplane would sell by itself,” he said. The RV-4 was also featured in aviation magazines and flew in exhibitions at air shows. They also gave many introductory flights and flew it in competitions to demonstrate its performance. Soon people were telling Van’s they wanted side-byside seating, and so Dick started engineering the RV-6. Shortly, RV-6 sales were surpassing those of the RV-4. Dick said they actually considered ending RV-4 sales, but decided not to. However, RV-4 kits are produced on a scaled-back basis, he said. So what is Dick’s favorite RV? “Which is your favorite child?” he asked. “If you have multiple children, you understand that while you may have a favorite, you don’t vocalize it.”
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PILOTS AND AVIATION enthusiasts alike gathered in New
Holstein on Sunday, July 21, to share their passion for flight. The New Holstein Super Cub Fly-In started in 2002 and was designed to bring people together who had been following the SuperCub.org website. Steve Johnson started the website as a way to provide valuable information to those interested in Super Cubs. To Steve’s surprise, the site got a lot of attention, so much that they decided to make an event so those interacting through the website could finally meet. Seventeen years later, the event has grown beyond what Steve imagined. Roughly 60-150 attendees and campers will show up in total from Friday through Tuesday. “Everyone in the city gets involved,” said Steve Johnson, event organizer, “We invite the mayor, the chief of police, and a lot of city workers will come out and spray for mosquitos and do all sorts of things for us.” Although New Holstein is 40 miles away from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the feeling was all too familiar; a bunch of like-minded individuals coming together to celebrate their love of aviation. The event started on Friday and will go until Wednesday morning when buses will take New Holstein campers and event attendees to AirVenture for the rest of the week.
A little bad weather couldn’t keep the fun down. Pilots flew out to Jay Bateman’s near Green Bay for breakfast on Saturday and returned for the annual pig roast that night. “One hundred or so people show up and come from Oshkosh for the roast,” Steve said. “We use this event as a way to thank our several volunteers from the city. These community meals bring people together. You end up talking to someone who maybe you hadn’t talked to before. So when we designed this event, this was something that we consciously did, building in these catered meals.”
“WHETHER YOU’RE AT OSHKOSH OR NEW HOLSTEIN, IT REALLY JUST FEELS LIKE A BIG FAMILY REUNION.” KEVIN QUINN
Sunday kicked off with EAA Chapter 237 hosting a pancake breakfast followed by EAA Young Eagles flights. STOL demos began at 1:00 p.m. “After the STOL demos, we have a flour drop event where we set a big orange target out, we put little kids in the back of an airplane, and they drop flour bags to try to hit the target,” Steve said.
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C-47 Miss Montana Coming From Normandy to Oshkosh BY CHRISTINA BASKEN
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MISS MONTANA, an original 1944 World War II C-47 that
made the trek over the Atlantic Ocean to commemorate D-Day, will be on the grounds this week to help EAA celebrate 50 years in Oshkosh. Miss Montana was built in May of 1944 and served two years as a troop transport domestically. It was bought in 1946 for Johnson Flying Service, where it served as a smoke jumper airplane, a cargo plane, and a bushplane in Montana and Idaho and all around the Northwest for 30 years. Miss Montana is currently exhibited in the Museum of Mountain Flying in Missoula, Montana. Miss Montana has a long history of aerial firefighting and is most famous for the Mann Gulch fire in 1949. “There was fire outside of Montana, and this airplane dropped 15 jumpers on that fire. They were overrun by the steep terrain, and 12 of those firefighters lost their
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lives,” said Eric Komberec, president of the Museum of Mountain Flying, chair of the Miss Montana to Normandy campaign, and captain of Miss Montana. “At the time, that was the largest loss in firefighting history. It was a historic event that really changed firefighting tactics and the way the smoke jumpers operate, and the ground firefighters.” Miss Montana never had the chance to serve overseas, as it was completed near the end of the war. Having never had that opportunity, Mission Miss Montana to Normandy, sponsored by Phillips 66 Aviation, gave her the chance to fulfill that mission — a flyover of more than 30 international aircraft to commemorate the day the Allies invaded Western Europe in WWII. The museum purchased Miss Montana in 1947 and had always wanted to see her fly, but the dream didn’t become a reality until 2018 when it raised enough money for a full restoration.
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“Success for us is the ‘aha!’ moment when people understand that aviation began in Ohio. No offense against North Carolina,” he added. The Park Service exhibit highlights some pivotal historic sites where the Wrights perfected flight around Dayton after their seminal first flight on the dunes in North Carolina. U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has a contingent of uniformed members representing the organization’s air, sea, and land missions. The group’s duties can include search and rescue. Team members say they may even do a little recruiting. They put a friendly face on an agency often in the news.
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Dennis Diaz of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is hopeful the new location for the Federal Pavilion will prove to be a better location for theater seminars about flying safety. Outreach to the general aviation community at AirVenture includes a variety of lessons-learned programs at the Federal Pavilion as well as other forum venues, he says. Over at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/U.S. Geological Survey display, under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of the Interior, imagery shows highresolution results of migratory bird surveys made from the air. Now, said geographer Benjamin Finley, machine learning can let computers do the once tedious task of counting birds from the multi-spectral imaging. Aircraft also fly aquatic surveys to determine populations and concentrations of whales, sea turtles, dolphins, and manatees, said specialist Steve Earsom. The visible sealife accounts for a percentage of the total, and another federal agency, NOAA, helps model the likely totals of this marine life. The databases generated by these surveys are available to the public. Other federal agencies participate in the Federal Pavilion at AirVenture, with representatives leaning forward to greet the public and share the agencies’ missions with visitors.
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GET UP TO DATE ON AVIATION INNOVATION TODAY Innovations Day is back for 2019 TUESDAY REMAINS INNOVATIONS DAY at EAA AirVenture
Oshkosh 2019, and that means plenty of groundbreaking advancements are on display around the grounds. Aviation Gateway Park will be home to plenty of them, but the inventive spirit is found all throughout AirVenture. Two events at Aviation Gateway Park highlight the absolute cutting edge of what’s happening in aviation: the Lindbergh Innovation Forum and the UAM Executive Roundtable. The Lindbergh Innovation Forum runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the EAA Forums Center and features key breakthroughs and innovations that will shape aviation for decades to come, using a format that features many speakers in short, compact presentations and panels. It is hosted by Erik Lindbergh, grandson of Charles Lindbergh. The UAM Executive Roundtable is a one-hour panel discussion beginning at 1 p.m. in the EAA Forums Center, moderated by EAA and TransportUP, that will discuss various topics related to the development, design, and manufacturing of urban air mobility aircraft.
In addition to these highlighted events, the Innovation Showcase and Urban Air Mobility Showcase will be packed with innovative companies all week long. The Innovation Showcase features nearly two-dozen companies — each selected because of their market potential — helping shape innovation in general and recreational aviation. And speaking of the future, there’s never been a more robustly covered wave of aviation experimentation than urban air mobility. EAA’s new Urban Air Mobility Showcase, sponsored by TransportUP, will feature some of the key players in this new market. This is your chance to interact with vehicle designers, manufacturers, and even network providers who have already started services for on-demand, low-altitude air transport. Finally, EAA’s “Evening With Innovators” featuring the Founder’s Innovation Prize competition will be back at the Theater in the Woods at 7 p.m. Featuring the top five finishers from the competition geared toward reducing the rate of in-flight loss-of-control accidents in experimental amateurbuilt aircraft, this year’s Founder’s Innovation Prize will be emceed by Heather Penney and judged by Charlie Precourt, Pat Anderson, Gregory Feith, Dave Morss, and Dick VanGrunsven. The first, second, and third place finishers will receive $25,000, $10,000, and $5,000, respectively.
SENATOR INHOFE INTRODUCES PLANE ACT Bill focuses on protecting designees, expanding Pilot’s Bill of Rights SENS. JIM INHOFE (R-Oklahoma) and Angus King (I-Maine)
introduced the PLANE, or Promoting the Launch of Aviation’s Next Era, Act on Monday. The bill contains language that expands the airmen enforcement protections of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights, improves funding for GA airports, and extends liability protection to FAA designees. Other items within the bill include limitations on reexamination of certificate holders, due process enhancements for aviation rulemaking and exemption petitions, timely resolution of investigations, a publicprivate partnership program at GA airports to attract private sector funding, and funding and development at designated disaster relief airports. This is the latest of many general aviation-friendly bills introduced by Inhofe, who introduced the Pilot’s Bill of Rights and the Securing and Revitalizing Aviation Act, both of which contained numerous protections for pilots.
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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons Overcoming tough weather and plenty of highlights featured in Jack’s opening remarks
In addition, Jack also mentioned highlights for this year’s lineup and what to expect. EAA isn’t the only one celebrating. To JACK J. PELTON, EAA CEO and chairman honor the 50th anniversary of the moon of the board, kicked off the first day of landing, Michael Collins will be speaking EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with opening Friday night at Theater in the Woods. EAA day comments highlighting special “50 will also be celebrating the 50th anniversary Years in Oshkosh” events and themes, of the Boeing 747. On Wednesday a UPS 747 aircraft anniversaries, and how EAA con- plane crewed by female aviators will taxi tinues to follow in Paul Poberezny’s onto Boeing Plaza to help celebrate footsteps, making lemonade out of lem- WomenVenture. ons even when the weather gets tough. “We are also celebrating the 75th “The 50th anniversary of Oshkosh is anniversary of the commemoration of really a chance to thank our volunteers, D-Day, by adding a personal touch by whom we couldn’t do any of this with- welcoming EAA member Bud Anderson out,” Jack said. “We had quite a bit of rain and his Old Crow,” Jack said. on Friday, and we were optimistic that Jack also said he is anticipating this to be we could pull the heaviest milithrough, but then tary fighter show on Saturday we EAA will have had were hit with in a long time. another wave, “ We ’ v e g o t reminding us of almost everything the 2010 in the current mili‘Sploshkosh.’ But tary fighter arsenal our volunteers from F-85s, F-82s, really modeled F-16s, F-15s, A-10s. Paul’s can-do attiThey’re all going tude and worked to be here this tirelessly to get the week,” Jack said. PHOTO BY MARIANO ROSALES grounds together.” EAA is also Jack also menwelcoming the tioned all of the exciting new events and University of Northwestern to collect data themes for 50 Years in Oshkosh, includ- and help with the ability to optimize larger ing airplanes that were here in 1970 numbers of people more efficiently as being parked in front of the Brown AirVenture grows, he said. Arch, a new spin on the Brown Arch, Jack ended the conference on a high note, with one side being blue to bring a touch noting that EAA is 227,000 members strong. of the ’70s back to Oshkosh, and the spe“This will be a good year, a good cial Rock Your Wings beer crafted by week, despite a rough start. We are very the Fox River Brewing Co. to honor our excited for the many things we’ve got time in Oshkosh. planned,” Jack said. BY CHRISTINA BASKEN
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still rumbled in the distance when the Cirrus SR22, piloted by 22-year-old Steven Noonan of Western Michigan University, entered the downwind from the Fisk transition, made a tight base leg turn, and touched down precisely on the purple dot, as directed by the tower. On any other Saturday before AirVenture, Steve would have been one of many thousands to land at the busiest airport in the world. But today he was alone. Rather than being shuttled off to general aviation parking, he was directed up Taxiway A-2, air show center, directly in front of Boeing Plaza. There was a feeding frenzy of volunteers in Day-Glow vests to direct him in — 20 volunteers, one airplane. Through it all, Steve seemed remarkably calm and unruffled. What should have been one of the busiest arrival days of AirVenture was washed out when a low pressure area swung a cold front in from the northwest and the front encountered warm tropical air from the southeast. The spectacular collision of air masses resulted in 50-knot winds, 2.5 inches of rain, and, needless to say, the cancellation of (almost) all flights into Wittman Regional Airport. One might reasonably wonder how it was that Steve was able to pull it off. Good flight planning, good equipment, the right resources, and professionalism seemed to be the answer. Steve departed Battle Creek, Michigan, on an IFR flight plan and arrived at Madison, Wisconsin, in front of the approaching storm. After lunch, he used all the weather radar sites available to track the storm as it moved over Oshkosh. When the line of thunderstorms passed he loaded up his student co-pilot and two passengers and flew VFR at 3,500 feet over a few scattered
This Cirrus SR-22, Generation II, the flagship of Western Michigan University’s fleet, was one of the few aircraft to land on Stormy Saturday, following torrential downpours.
clouds at 1,800 feet and beneath a 5,500foot overcast. It sounds easy when you read it — a piece of cake. But, as anybody who has been there knows, it’s much more than that. Good pilots make it look easy. Steve began flying in the Education for Employment program at Portage Central High School south of Kalamazoo, Michigan. He holds a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating and instrument flight instructor certificate. Though he just graduated with his bachelor’s degree this spring, he has been teaching in the aviation department at Western Michigan University for the last two years amassing 600 hours of flying time. While in college he was part of the Army ROTC program and is now a member of the Michigan National Guard, awaiting flight training in CH-47 Chinook helicopters. He is also part of the Delta Propel program for aspiring airline pilots. Steve was charged with bringing its flagship Cirrus SR22, Generation II, to AirVenture for display at the WMU exhibit. Western Michigan University operates a fleet of 28 SR20s for primary training. For more information, stop by its booth or check it out on the web at https://WMich.edu/aviation.
Steven Noonan, of Western Michigan University Aviation Department, had plenty of help from the volunteer ground crew. He was one of the few to land at AirVenture following Saturday’s washout.
Reflecting back on the flight Steve said, “It was a good real-life flying experience away from the college (flight training) environment. PIC (pilot in command) decisions had to be made, I had to be careful not to overload my student co-pilot, and the passengers had to be attended to, while making safety the first priority of the flight,” he added. Stop by the Western Michigan University booth along “college row” just southeast of the EAA Blue Barn. Say hello to Steve, thank him for his safe, professional flight, and take a look at the bright future of aviation.
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THE WARBIRDS OF America Youth Education Center now contains four iconic warbird simulators for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, and all of them will be available to help accomplish the center’s mission of inspiring young people. P-51D Mustang Sizzlin’ Liz and F4U Corsair Korean War Hero are the new simulators, joining P-51D Old Crow and an F4U Corsair modeled after Lt. j.g. Thomas J. Hudner’s aircraft. All of the simulators were made by Redbird Flight Simulations. Old Crow was modeled after the Mustang flown by World War II triple ace C.E. “Bud” Anderson, with donor support provided by Hank Menke & Family. The Corsair modeled after Lt. j.g. Tom Hudner’s aircraft assigned to VF-32 had donor support provided by the John M. O’Connor Family. Sizzlin’ Liz, modeled after a WWII 4th Fighter
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Group Mustang, had donor support p rov i d e d by t h e Ma rc o Fa m i l y Foundation. Korean War Hero’s donor support was provided by the James & Shelley Tobul Foundation. “We’re very excited about the Redbird flight simulators and the thousands of kids who will get to experience flying the Mustang and Corsair sims during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh,” said Warbirds of America Executive Director Bill Fischer. “We’re also grateful for all the support from our donors and volunteers who helped bring this project to fruition.” The simulators are housed in the EAA Warbirds of America Youth Education Center during the week. The facility was constructed in 2018 with donor support from Paul and Corinne Gieseke Wood and the Vlado Lenoch Fund. The remainder of the year, the simulators are housed in the EAA AirVenture Museum.
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STORIES OF OSHKOSH — JOHN PUENT BY CHRISTINA BASKEN
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TO CELEBRATE 50 consecutive years of fly-
in conventions in Oshkosh, we’re featuring stories of Oshkosh told by attendees remembering their special moments at EAA’s long-standing home. John Puent, EAA 43711, has attended every AirVenture since 1970 and doesn’t plan on breaking his streak. The first time John went to an Oshkosh convention was 1968 in Rockford, Illinois, when he was 28 years old. “Somebody told me you could build your own airplane, so of course I had to go to Rockford to find out, and sure enough, you can build your own airplane,” John said. “It really just turned my crank that you could build your own airplane, particularly out of wood. It was just amazing to me.”
John was hooked, particularly on the Piel Emeraude and the Piel Diamant airplanes. “I met a fella from Massachusetts at AirVenture that had a Piel Diamant and was kind enough to give me a ride because I was building one at the time,” John said. “That was my first time in an airplane.” 1968 was also the year that John saw Bob Hoover perform for the first time.
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“We got there a little bit later in the afternoon, about 4 o’clock, and this guy was out doing aerobatics in a thunderstorm,” John said. “He would disappear into the clouds with a 500-foot ceiling and come zooming down on the other side, and that really impressed me.” Since then, John has only missed one AirVenture in his lifetime, in 1969. “It’s been such a great experience,” John said. “You meet such nice people … really, really nice people. I just love it. We got good friends that I like to see every year and people that like to camp with us. It kind of just gets in your blood, if you go for all these years; you just can’t really let it go.” John said he particularly enjoys seeing the ultralights year after year, having built a Fisher 101 himself. Although, one of his favorite memories is time spent with family at AirVenture.
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“We would bring our three kids to AirVenture, and they would run up to each airplane, and I had to lift each of the kids so they could look inside.” John recalled. John started volunteering for EAA in 1970 on the rock-fence crew. Though he no longer volunteers, John continues to support EAA through his local Chapter 100 in Rochester, Minnesota. John said he is planning on coming back to celebrate the 50th anniversary at the 2019 convention.
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FAIREY FIREFLY ON DISPLAY IN WARBIRDS AREA Capt. Eddie Kurdziel’s Fairey Firefly will be on display on Warbird Alley during AirVenture and was part of EAA’s highly anticipated Warbirds in Review program Monday afternoon. The Firefly’s first combat mission was the raid on the German battleship Tirpitz in 1944. It was also the first British airplane to fly over Japan and Tokyo in World War II. Kurdziel’s Firefly is the only aircraft to win Grand Champion at Oshkosh, the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy, and the National Aviation Hall of Fame People’s Choice award at Reno.
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LOCATION EAA Innovation Showcase Vintage Hangar NATCA Booth Activities Center Activities Center Ultralight Workshop Tent Fun Fly Zone Activities Center Activities Center Aviation Gateway Forums Stage Vintage Hangar Vintage Hangar Tri-Motor & B-17 Ops NAFI Booth Replica Fighters Headquarters Aeromart EAA Wearhouse Drone Cage Redbird Flight Simulations Lycoming Engines Booth Garmin Hangar Tent 2 Activities Center Federal Pavilion Cirrus Tent Drone Cage Homebuilts In Review AOPA Program Pavilion Vintage Red Barn Boeing Plaza Activities Center Vintage Red Barn Garmin Hangar Tent 1 Continental Aerospace Technologies Ed King Theater at BendixKing Pavilion EAA AirVenture Welcome Center AeroShell EAA Innovation Showcase Vintage Hangar Warbird Alley NAFI Booth Blue Barn EAA Canada Forum Stage 01 Forum Stage 02 GAMA Forum Stage 03 Forum Stage 04 uAvionix Forum Stage 05 Forum Stage 06 Forum Stage 07 Forum Stage 08 ForeFlight Forum Stage 09 Appareo Aviation Forum Stage 10 Poly Fiber Forum Stage 11 Aircraft Specialties Services Workshop Classroom A Workshop Classroom B Workshop Classroom C Aeroplane Workshop Stage 1 IAC Headquarters Theater in the Woods Vette Theater Wright Flyer - Museum Hilton Theater Skyscape Theater
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Using an Engine Fire - Stories Gary Reeves Over Both Poles in a Homebuilt Bill Harrelson Rotax Aircraft Engines Phillip Lockwood Cards Engine Leaning Superior Air Parts Inc. Aeromedical Advisory Program EAA Advocacy Team All of Life Is a School/Ostynn Kermit Weeks Front Burner Kirk Lippold Aviation Weather Sources Mike Cetinich Part 107 Remote Pilot Basics Scott Strimple Advanced Panel & Advanced Module AFS Staff NWS Enhanced Local Aviation Services Marc Kavinsky ATC & You: VFR Flight Following NATCA Air Traffic Controllers Vintage in Review Rotax Aircraft Engine Info Session Ronnie Smith Flying With the iPad: Get Started Garmin Knitted Bookmark STEM Education Class: Navigation Redbird Flight Simulations Hand-Hooked Rug Plane Talk - KC-46 Air Safety Institute Accident Case Study Robert Geske Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Crew Low-Cost Upgrades for Certified Aircraft Garmin Configuring and Flying Your Panel Jeff Simon Turbine Engine Oil Will Felix Drone Collisions: Myths and Reality Bill English EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Self-Guided SOLIDWORKS University Qualified Installer Training Ryan Reed Swift Museum Foundation Forum Jim Jones Loom Scrubby
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Ultralight Forums Tent Activities Center Superior Air Parts Booth EAA AirVenture Welcome Center EAA Wearhouse EAA Wearhouse EAA Pilot Proficiency Center Drone Cage Dynon Tent Federal Pavilion NATCA Booth Rose Plaza Interview Circle Rotax Aircraft Engines Booth Garmin Hangar Tent 2 Activities Center Redbird Flight Simulations Activities Center Boeing Plaza AOPA Program Pavilion Vintage Red Barn Garmin Hangar Tent 1 Ed King Theater at BendixKing Pavilion AeroShell Drone Cage EAA Innovation Showcase uAvionix Tent Vintage Hangar Activities Center
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English Piecing Fabric Bowl Wood Construction 101 George Donaldson Fabric Covering Demonstration Stewart Systems TFRs & Intercepts NORAD Making a Night Stalker David Burnett Your Engine’s TBO: The Pathway Tim Owen Flying With the iPad: Pro Garmin Garmin 5 Things - Aviation Weather Scott Dennstaedt Exciting News About EAA Canada Jack Dueck Enhancing WX Knowledge and Training Gary Pokodner Stratolaunch First Flight Jake Riley Ray Aviation Scholarship David Leiting Keep Your Beechcraft Flying ABS Technical Advisors Grumman Maintenance Issues Gregg Erikson Kit Planes in Space Erica Rodgers Wittman Designs/Tailwind Red Hamilton The Future of Avgas Phillips 66 Aviation Beech 36 Loss of Control Accident Timothy Burtch Leaning the Right Way Mike Busch Hope Is Not a Strategy Bruce Webb Fire & Ice: NASA Airborne Science Susan Bell Elevating Safety: Drone Era Brendan Schulman Stinson 108 Forum Billy Carter Proper Care & Feeding of Seat Belts Brian Harbaugh Introduction to Arc Welding Archie Frangoudis Slick Mag Maintenance, SBs & Manuals Joe Logie Basic Elements of Aerobatics Dagmar Kress Chat With Backcountry/STOL Aviators EAA Air America, Adrenaline Addiction Neil Hansen Building Aeroplanes of WWI Kip Lankenau
LOCATION Activities Center Wood Workshop Ultralight Workshop Tent Federal Pavilion EAA Wearhouse Continental Aerospace Technologies Garmin Hangar Tent 2 EAA Pilot Proficiency Center EAA Canada NAFI Booth EAA AirVenture Welcome Center Blue Barn Forum Stage 01 Forum Stage 02 GAMA Forum Stage 03 Forum Stage 04 uAvionix Forum Stage 05 Forum Stage 06 Forum Stage 07 Forum Stage 08 ForeFlight Forum Stage 09 Appareo Aviation Forum Stage 10 Poly Fiber Forum Stage 11 Aircraft Specialties Services Workshop Classroom A Workshop Classroom B Workshop Classroom C IAC Headquarters Theater in the Woods Vette Theater Hilton Theater
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Tuskegee Airmen George Hardy Rivets & Sheet Metal Construction Sebastien Heintz LSA & Ultralights. Ultra Easy? Kathy Lubitz Rotorcraft Demonstrations Aerial Cinematography 101 Scott Strimple Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Crew ForeFlight: What’s New Ryan McBride Plane Talk - F-22 Flying Your Aircraft to the Bahamas Islands of the Bahamas Piston Engine Problems Dennis Wyman ATC & You: Rarely Used Tools NATCA Air Traffic Controllers Need New Avionics? Sapan Shah EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Self-Guided SOLIDWORKS University Vintage Type Clubs Shot Down Steve Snyder Making Money With Drones Scott Strimple Cost-Effective ADS-B Solutions Garmin Upgrading Avionics Garmin Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Paul Woodruff Flying ODPs Aleks Udris Aerial Photography Basics Chris Knight Canards in Review All About Airspeed: Lowering Stress Catherine Cavagnaro What’s New at Dynon Dynon Staff Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Vintage Aircraft Tram Tour Crew UAM eVTOL Airframers and Manufacturers AirVenture Executive Roundtable Engine Monitoring Systems BendixKing AeroShell Team Aerobatics Q&A AeroShell Team Lubrication System Lycoming Engines @combat_learjet Meet & Greet @combat_learjet EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Instructor-Led SOLIDWORKS University Mug Mat Wooden Ornament Kite-Making the Wright Way! Hand Prop Your Aircraft Vintage Children’s Hands-On Workshop Dave Clark Warbirds in Review - Old Crow C.E. Bud Anderson Chapter Home - Rent, Build, or Buy Mark Estabrook The Kings on Aviation Safety John and Martha King Fuel Flow Testing Ed Lubitz Birds, Bears, Bullets, & Towbars Michael Adams FlyQ EFB Intro & Augmented Reality Steve Podradchik NASA Research Unmanned Air Mobility John Melton uAvionix ADS-B Solutions Ryan Braun Planning Your Kit Build Vaden Francisco Innovating Turboprop Power Brad Mottier Aerial Firefighting: Water Bombers Firefighting Panel Flying Yourself to the Bahamas Rick Gardner Datalink Weather: Practical Tips John Zimmerman Fabric Covering Poly Fiber Engine Reliability and Longevity Randy Bibb Sheet Metal 101 EAA SportAir Workshops TIG Welding 101 Lincoln Electric Composite 101 Preparing for the DAR David Prizio Interiors in Production Aircraft Dennis Wolter Gas Welding 101 Aircraft Tire Safety & Optimization Bryan Googins Women Becoming Elite - Aerobatic Prep Melanie Astles A View From the Cockpit - Flight 1380 Tammie Jo Shults Wright Brothers Seaplane Development Dennis McTaggart The Story of Lady Be Good & Crew Dick Campbell The Horten 229 Terrence Coakley
Ultralight Forums Tent Fun Fly Zone Drone Cage Vintage Red Barn AOPA Program Pavilion Boeing Plaza Federal Pavilion AeroShell NATCA Booth Ed King Theater at BendixKing Pavilion EAA Innovation Showcase Vintage Red Barn EAA Wearhouse Drone Cage Garmin Hangar Tent 1 Garmin Hangar Tent 2 Federal Pavilion EAA Pilot Proficiency Center Drone Cage Homebuilts in Review AOPA Program Pavilion Dynon Tent Vintage Red Barn Aviation Gateway Forums Stage Ed King Theater at BendixKing Pavilion AeroShell Lycoming Engines Booth EAA AirVenture Welcome Center EAA Innovation Showcase Activities Center Activities Center Activities Center Vintage Red Barn Vintage Hangar Warbird Alley Blue Barn NAFI Booth EAA Canada Forum Stage 01 Forum Stage 02 GAMA Forum Stage 03 Forum Stage 04 uAvionix Forum Stage 05 Forum Stage 06 Forum Stage 07 Forum Stage 08 ForeFlight Forum Stage 09 Appareo Aviation Forum Stage 10 Poly Fiber Forum Stage 11 Aircraft Specialties Services Sheet Metal Workshop Aircraft Spruce TIG Welding Workshop Lincoln Electric Composite Workshop Workshop Classroom A Workshop Classroom B Gas Welding Workshop Workshop Classroom C IAC Headquarters Theater in the Woods Vette Theater Hilton Theater Skyscape Theater
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Yasna Taieb WAI 81443 It’s About Time 2019 scholarship winner
Capt. Tammie Jo Shults WAI 16430 WAI Connect Breakfast speaker
Be a Part of the 12th annual WomenVenture gathering at #OSH19 Wednesday, July 24 8 a.m. WAI Connect Breakfast Paul Poberezny Tent Speaker Capt. Tammie Jo Shults Purchase tickets online or at the WAI booth 2041 in Hangar B 11 a.m. Annual Group Photo at Boeing Centennial Plaza 11:30 a.m. Power Lunch at Theater in the Woods Keynote speaker U.S. Air Force Col. Kim “Killer Chick” Campbell For the full week’s schedule of WomenVenture events visit EAA.org/WomenVenture
Molly Mays WAI 65819 Aviation Management scholarship winner
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Nine Days in December Dick Rutan Secrets of the Airplane Whisperer Susan Parson Beginning Your Electrical Design Carl Dumele Better Half VW Conversion Leonard Milholland Origami Cards Legal Advisory Council EAA Advocacy Team All of Life Is a School/Ostynn Kermit Weeks Mosaic Glass Workshop Cathedral Window Pin Cushion Dream Take Flight Lisa Turner Live Aerial Video With Drones Chris Knight How to Understand and Use Skew-T Richard Mamrosh When Engines Go Silent Larry Bothe Rotax Fuel-Injected Install Info Nino Tavio Low-Cost Upgrades for Certified Aircraft Garmin Wood Construction 101 George Donaldson Using Drones - Sell Real Estate Drone Media Group Avionics for Experimental Aircraft Garmin Advanced Autopilots BendixKing Communicating With Confidence NATCA Air Traffic Controllers UAM Policies/Regulations Roundtable EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Instructor-Led SOLIDWORKS University T-Shirt Tote Loom Scrubby String Art Aerolite 103 Ultralight Kit Build Hayes Aero & Aerolite 103 LLC Drone Program for Incident Response Department of the Interior Fighter Pilot - Robin Olds Christina Olds Aerial Photography With Drones Made Easy Drone Media Group What Is a Canadian Ultralight Kathy Lubitz Chapter Donations - Record Keeping Patricia Arthur, Esquire Mechanics and the Law EAA Legal Advisory Council Search and Rescue With NASA Tony Foster U.S. Defense During the Cold War John Bronson Materials Research at NASA Langley Kevin Rivers Seaplanes 101 Steven McCaughey Owning a Twin Cessna Bob Thomason Destroy Your Engine in One Minute! Mike Busch New in ForeFlight - Latest Features ForeFlight Aerovie App: Beyond the EFB Appareo Aviation MOSAIC: LSA and Experimental Reform EAA Advocacy Team QueSST for Zoom Without the Boom Nils Larson Fundamental Electrical Systems Timothy Gauntt Electronic Ignition Systems Michael Kobylik Gas Welding Aluminum Pietenpol Aircraft Building William Wynne Setting World Altitude Records P-51 Douglas Matthews Alaska - Wings of Her Dreams Catherine Banner Seemann Loss of Control Catherine Cavagnaro Prebuys of Amateur-Built Aircraft Vic Syracuse OpenSky Chronicle Jet-Powered M-02J Kazuhiko Hachiya Sijan Janine Sijan- Rozina Tuesday Air Show 4 Keys to Holistic Health GPS Pro Tips Gary Reeves Fighting Wildland Fires With Drones Department of the Interior/OAS Capt. Bill: Weather Radar Part II Bill Panarello ERA Aviabike Vladimir Spinko EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Self-Guided SOLIDWORKS University Obstacle Course Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Royal Navy Staggerwing FT478 Celia Vanderpool Forum Q&A in the Tent Russell Emanis
LOCATION SpaceShipOne/Voyager FAA Aviation Safety Center
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Midair Collision Avoidance - Logic John O’Callaghan EAA SOLIDWORKS U - Self-Guided SOLIDWORKS University Staying Alive Dr. David Schall U.S. WWll Fighter Aircraft Design Tom Brinkman Designing Airfoils Michael Shuck Aviate, Navigate, Then Communicate Dean Brown About the Bearhawk Jared Yates Risk Management for Drone Operators Scott “Sky” Smith Flying for Business and Tax Reform Suzanne Meiners-Levy Final Flight Final Fight - WASPs Erin Miller Piper Legacy Avionics Bob Hart How to Approach Pilot Training Don Knight Getting Started With MyFlightbook Eric Berman Chasing Planes - Season Two How Do We Stop Losing Control Bob McCabe How to Build/Operate a Wind Tunnel Dr. David Ullman Wings of Her Dreams Catherine Banner Seemann Discovering Advanced Ultralight Flying Transport Canada/Canadian Owners & Pilots Association Lifetime Dinner Aircraft Ownership Vol. 1 - Engines Mike Busch Airplanista’s #OshBash 2019 Dan Pimentel Bill Barber Award for Showmanship EAA Ultralights and LSA Tethered Balloon Operations An Evening With Innovators Powered Parachutes Bush Flying in Alaska Lars Gleitsmann Twilight Flight Fest Planes: Fire and Rescue
Federal Pavilion EAA Innovation Showcase Forum Stage 01 Forum Stage 02 GAMA Forum Stage 03 Forum Stage 04 uAvionix Forum Stage 05 Forum Stage 06 Forum Stage 10 Poly Fiber Forum Stage 11 Aircraft Specialties Services Workshop Classroom A Workshop Classroom B Workshop Classroom C Hilton Theater FAA Aviation Safety Center Homebuilders Hangar Aircraft Spruce & Specialty EAA Wearhouse Federal Pavilion Eagle Hangar EAA Wearhouse Airplanista’s #OshBash 2019 Announcer’s Stand Fun Fly Zone Ultralight Barn Theater in the Woods Fun Fly Zone Ultralight Forums Tent Fun Fly Zone Airbus Fly-In Theater
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WHAT ABOUT THESE OTHER AIRPLANES? A spotter’s guide to the EAA Aviation Museum aircraft around the grounds BY HAL BRYAN
AIRVENTURE TODAY STAFF
EVERY YEAR, more than 10,000 aircraft fly
to Wisconsin for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Of those, nearly 3,000 are showplanes — vintage aircraft, warbirds, homebuilts, aerobatic airplanes, etc. — that are displayed around the grounds. But some visitors may notice other airplanes parked here and there that didn’t fly in at all, because they’re part of the EAA Aviation Museum collection. Because our museum exhibits rotate, many of these aircraft are only viewable by the public during AirVenture, spending the rest of the year in long-term storage on the convention grounds. Here’s a guide to some of these airplanes that you’ll see as you wander the neighborhoods of AirVenture.
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MYERS PM-1 SPECIAL LOCATION: FORUMS AREA
In 1949, H.H. “Pete” Myers bought a damaged Piper
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engine with a 100-hp Lycoming O-235-C, installing a set of clipped Taylorcraft wings, and shortening the fuselage by 3 feet. Myers and his PM-1 were fixtures on the Midwest air show circuit for years.
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mobility (UAM) is exploring how different technologies and configurations of aircraft will perform in the urban environment. To start gathering as much data as possible, engineers at NASAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Langley Research Center are moving forward with their newest modular unmanned aerial system, the Langley Aerodrome #8, or LA-8. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The project is called Advanced Urban Air Mobility Test Beds,â&#x20AC;? said Dave North, unmanned aerial systems section lead. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a new effort in aeronautics to look at urban flight, both unmanned flight like package delivery vehicles, all the way up to manned vehicles that may carry six or eight people at a time.â&#x20AC;? The LA-8 recently completed its first wind tunnel test in NASAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 12-foot lowspeed wind tunnel at Langley. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is all about getting the data and getting the process down so we can help the private sector accelerate the whole urban air mobility effort,â&#x20AC;? North said. A popular concept for urban flights is known as electric vertical takeoff and landing, or eVTOL. Put simply, the aircraft can take off like a helicopter, hover, and then transition to fast-forward flight like an airplane. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That hand off from hovering to forward flight is really difficult from a control standpoint,â&#x20AC;? North said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;NASA is starting to look at these concepts and how you would fly them in the airspace, and how to help all these private companies get their vehicles certified, airworthy, and safe to fly. So weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re building these technology test beds to investigate those things.â&#x20AC;? Collecting as much data as possible in a world where many different styles of urban aircraft are coming to life off the papers they were first designed on is the challenge. To accomplish this task, the LA-8 is a modular vehicle that can have almost any part redesigned and swapped
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out for a different one thanks to computeraided design (CAD) and 3D printing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The focus initially was to build as much of the aircraft as we could using 3D printers,â&#x20AC;? said Greg Howland, NASA engineer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We go straight from the CAD file to getting it printed out. Less handson work for the parts.â&#x20AC;? Roughly 80 percent of the LA-8 is made from 3D printed material, allowing these engineers to change the wings, the fuselage, and other sections quite rapidly. The capability to rapidly design, fabricate, and test these types of new configurations was developed as part of the Transformative Aeronautics Conceptsâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (TAC-CAS) program. The project is also being funded by the Air Traffic Managementâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Exploration (ATM-X) and TAC Transformational Tools and Technologies (TAC-TTT) programs. North said they expect to have the LA-8 move from wind tunnel tests to flight tests by late August. The NASA Pavilion in Aviation Gateway Park features LA-8 information and more of NASAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s aeronautics research.
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BOTTOM: A couple of flavors of North American T-6, a Navy SNJ in Blue Angels colors leads a Harvard from the Royal Canadian Air Force in this air-to-air photo shot over Oshkosh in 1987. RIGHT: An Airbus A380, the largest passenger airliner in the world, dwarfed everything else when it came to Oshkosh in 2009.
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Above: Riding in the back seat of Kevin’s plane as he participated in the STOL demo at the New Holstein Super Cub Fly-In was an experience I will never forget. This was my first time not standing not the sidelines watching pilots compete. I got a first on hand experience into the extreme sport; I got to feel every little and not so-little jostle and watch Kevin pour all of his focus and energy into the task at hand. What a wild ride.
About 30 STOL aircraft, including Kevin Quinn from the Flying Cowboys, participated in the STOL demos. “This is my fourth year coming to New Holstein. I love coming to this event. Steve Johnson does such a great job, and a big part of my favorite thing coming to all these type of events is it’s a gathering of like-minded individuals and
a celebration of aviation,” Kevin said. “It’s nothing but a pure pleasure to be able to come here and participate.” On Monday New Holstein attendees packed into buses and headed to AirVenture for “Oshkosh Day.” “We load a bunch of people on a bus, head over to AirVenture, and head back to camp here. Tuesday is Washington Island Fly-Out Day, and on Wednesday people will head out to Oshkosh and enjoy the rest of the week at AirVenture!” Steve said. “Whether you’re at Oshkosh or New Holstein, it really just feels like a big family reunion,” Kevin said.
MISS MONTANA “We were able to raise close to half a million dollars to restore the airplane and get it not only in flying condition, but in tip-top condition to make two Atlantic crossings and take it halfway around the world and back,” Eric said. After 10 months and a team of 50-100 volunteers working around the clock, Miss Montana roared to life. “We started with pulling the engines off to have them overhauled, then the propellers,” Eric said. “We completely went through the landing gear system, rebuilt the hydraulic system, completely gutted the cabin and the cockpit, and re-primed the interior of the cabin and re-insulated it, which included about $20,000 for a paratrooper interior so we could actually drop jumpers on D-Day. The cockpit is
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all new with the modern Garmin instruments.” Eric said flying Miss Montana gives him a powerful sense of the past. “It’s loud, with lots of power and just a very cool airplane to be able to pull back your pilot’s window and see 50 feet of wing,” Eric said. “It’s a pretty sobering experience when you sit in that seat and think about all the pilots who have sat in that chair over the last 75 years, like Bob Johnson and Kenny Ross and my dad.” Eric and his crew are excited to be at AirVenture this week and share Miss Montana with visitors. “To be able to go to something like Oshkosh and be on display in an airplane that hadn’t been flying is pretty awesome,” Eric said. “I don’t think reality has hit us yet; it’s a dream to be at Oshkosh.”
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