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Arsenal of Democracy Flyover and Events Rescheduled

Arsenal of Democracy Flyover and Events Rescheduled

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Given the increasing concerns and directives related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), last week, the Arsenal of Democracy (AOD) Executive Planning Committee, coordinated with a large number of organizations, government entries, warbird operators and...
Looking Back in Time Through a B-24 Bombardier’s Mementos

Looking Back in Time Through a B-24 Bombardier’s Mementos

When Jack Harrington handed me a stack of B-24 Liberator items from World War II, his only request was, “Maybe you can use this for something and share it with others who’d appreciate it.” The items he handed me were from Charles “Bud” Swanson, a member of his family...
P-51 Mustang to Offer WWII Experience Over Pearl Harbor

P-51 Mustang to Offer WWII Experience Over Pearl Harbor

(Honolulu) – The iconic North American P-51 Mustang, arguably the best fighter aircraft of WWII, will soon be seen flying over the island of Oahu. However, instead of escorting B-17s over enemy territory and dicing it up in aerial combat, the aircraft will be giving...
Pearl Harbor Veteran Clyde Stephenson Goes West

Pearl Harbor Veteran Clyde Stephenson Goes West

In 2016, EAA hosted a reunion of Pearl Harbor survivors. This event was held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on the Hawaiian military installation. It was while working to plan this event that I first met Wisconsin native Clyde Stephenson. Clyde was...
U.S. Navy Rhino Demo Team Attending AirVenture 2020

U.S. Navy Rhino Demo Team Attending AirVenture 2020

The U.S. Navy Rhino Demo Team, which flies the F/A-18F Super Hornet, has included EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 on its schedule, released Feb. 10. The team is part of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and has listed July 23-26 as its...
Gone West:  Linc Dexter

Gone West: Linc Dexter

Lincoln Appleton Dexter, Jr. 1936 – 2020   Lincoln A. Dexter Jr. of North Fort Myers passed away peacefully on Saturday February 1, 2020. Linc who was an avid aviator could not have scripted his untimely death any better. He passed away, in flight, while...