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Warbird Pilots Honor Fallen Airmen
On Monday, September 23, the remains of United States Air Force Majs. James Sizemore and Howard Andre were laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. More than 40 years ago, they were killed when their Douglas A-26 Invader was shot down over Laos in July 1969, but their bodies were never recovered. Read more >>
Warbird Pilots Honor Fallen Airmen

Oshkosh 2013 Highlight Reel
What was your favorite memory of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013? Chances are you'll see it in our just-completed Oshkosh highlights video. Jetman, Terrafugia, warbirds, day and night air shows, a final wave from the founder, and the final bang - all contained in a four-minute highlight reel. We guarantee you'll watch it more than once. Watch now >>

Timeless Voices - Bill Raney, B-25 flight instructor and later B-29 flight engineer during World War II

Hints for Homebuilders - Surface Corrosion
Oshkosh 2013 Highlight Reel
Weekly Round-Up
J. Mac McClellan Blog MAC'S BLOG: What Is It We Forget About Flying?
Safety experts of all stripes agree that recent experience and frequent training make pilots safer. But why? What is it we forget how to do if we don't fly for an extended period, or don't undergo recurrent training?
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Ashley Collins Scholarship Winner Earns Her Ticket
After a Young Eagles flight in June 2012 with pilot James Patton in his RV-6A, then-17-year-old Ashley Collins of Silverton, Oregon, was determined to become a pilot and almost immediately started flight training. Read more >>

Carl Unger Breezy Co-Creator Carl Unger Passes Away
Carl Unger, whose unique Breezy aircraft provided many thousands of flights to people over the past half-century, passed away Tuesday, September 24, at his home in Oak Lawn, Illinois. He was 82.

US Nationals Holland Wins Third Straight Unlimited Title
Rob Holland won his third straight Unlimited Power national championship at the 2013 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships in Sherman/Denison, Texas, which runs through Friday. Second place went to Jeff Boerboon and third to Nick Timofeev. Read more >>

Majority of U.S. House Members Now Belong to GA Caucus
Congressmen Sam Graves (R-MO) and John Barrow (D-GA), co-chairs of the House General Aviation Caucus, announced today that more than half of House representatives have joined the caucus.

FAA Releases Data Regarding ECi Cylinders AD
The FAA recently made documents and data available related to its proposed AD for certain Engine Components International (ECi) cylinder assemblies. Read more >>

Marion Blakey Blakey to Receive Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy
The National Aeronautic Association announced this week that former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey is the recipient of the 2013 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy. Read more >>

Abby Murphy EAA Member's 400th Young Eagle Flown Is Extra Special
Fran Uliano, EAA 237515, flew his 400th Young Eagle, Abigail Murphy, on September 14, and he said it was the passenger, not the milestone, that made the flight one of his most memorable. Read more >>

Zenith Aircraft Zenith Aircraft's Hangar Day Draws a Large Crowd
Zenith Aircraft's 22nd annual Open Hangar Day last weekend drew nearly 400 people to the company's Mexico, Missouri, kit manufacturing facility. About 25 Zeniths flew in for the event. Read more >>

Aircraft Spruce Aircraft Spruce Announces Customer Appreciation Day
Aircraft Spruce and Specialty will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 5, at all three locations. Read more >>

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Industry News & Innovations
DARPA Looks to Develop Mach 10 Craft
Last Martin Mars Waterbomber Could Be Retired
First Flight in Unmanned QF-16
Sporty's Features RV-12 as Annual Christmas Ornament
First Production Eclipse 550 to Appear at NBAA
'3-D Printed' Rocket Engine Injector Tested
EAA Store
EAA Store Free Shipping on AirVenture 2013 DVD!
Starting today, get free shipping on your EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013 DVD.* This DVD includes highlights captured of the main attractions, various events, and air shows from this year's AirVenture. Offer ends 10/2/13.

*Orders will ship in November.

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EAA Forums
A place to learn, share, and chat with other members.
Cross-Country Troubles
The End Goal: Flying My Own LSA Amphib
Cassutt and Differential Brakes?
How to Grow a Chapter?
Call-Air Landing Gear Parts Needed
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Upcoming Programs
EAA AirVenture Museum Events
September Swing September Swing!
Saturday, September 28 - 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The evening includes swing and big band music from the unique Ladies Must Swing orchestra, a 19-piece group from Madison, Wisconsin. The evening will begin with a social at 7 p.m. followed by an opportunity to learn to swing dance or practice your skills with instructor Bruce Marshall at 7:30, with music beginning at 8. More information & Order tickets >>

Lecture Series Museum Lecture Series: The Lost Squadron and the Resurrection of the P-38 Glacier Girl
Thursday, September 26 - 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Learn how a determined group of people overcame astonishing odds to retrieve a Lockheed P-38 Lightning from below more than 250 feet of glacial ice. Presented by Dick Campbell, This is the third installment in the museum's new lecture series, free presentations that also include a "beyond the ropes" museum tour. More information >>

EAA B-17 Tour B-17 Tour: Fly the Aluminum Overcast WWII bomber
September 27 - 29: Allentown, PA
October 4 - 6: Oxford, CT
October 11 - 13: Caldwell, NJ

View tour details and book flight, or call 800-359-6217.

EAA Ford Tri-Motor Tour Ford Tri-Motor Tour: Fly the first passenger airliner September 26 - 29: Manassas, VA
October 3 - 4: Wichita, KS
October 5 - 6: Newton, KS
October 10 - 13: Oklahoma City, OK
October 10 - 13: Myrtle Beach, SC

View tour details and book flight, or call 877-952-5395.

2013 SportAir Workshops - Two-day aircraft building programs
Courses include: Sheet Metal Basics, Composite Construction, Fabric Covering, Electrical Systems & Avionics, TIG Welding, RV Assembly, and What's Involved In Kit Building
Upcoming Homebuilding Workshops:
October 5 - 6: Griffin, GA (TIG Welding Only)
October 5 - 6: Peachtree, GA
October 19 - 20: Dallas, TX
November 16 - 17: Riverside, CA
December 7 - 8: Houston, TX
View complete schedule and courses available by location >>

Register online or call 800-967-5746.
Pre-registration is required for all workshops.

Webinars: Free to all aviation enthusiasts
October 9: Latex Paint for Your Homebuilt Aircraft - Presenter: Malcolm Morrison
October 16: Learning to Fly: How to Start Following Your Dream - Presenter: Ted Sanders
October 23: Flying to the Bahamas and Caribbean - Everything You Need to Know - Presenter: Jim Parker
RESCHEDULED: October 30: Flying Efficiently in a World of $7 Avgas - Presenter: Mike Busch
View all Webinars.
Pre-registration required.

Webinars posted online this week:
Are You Fit to Fly? Impairing Medications and I.M.S.A.F.E.
Desktop Wallpaper
EAA Desktop Calendar October 2013: Stinson OY-1
Bert Garrison, EAA 470525, used his Canon 7D and 70-200 f2.8 lens to take this photo of Duncan Cameron's Stinson OY-1. Get wallpaper >>

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