Fri, Oct 14, 2011
Ceremony To Be Held October 27
The EAA will
recognize the contributions made to the world of flight by five
aviators on Thursday, Oct. 27, as it inducts them into the EAA Hall
of Fame during a banquet at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh,
The five aviators represent the spectrum of aviation within the
EAA community and have achieved notable successes within their
particular realm of flight:
- EAA Ultralight Hall of Fame: Jack McCornack of Cave Junction,
- International Aerobatic Club Hall of Fame: The late Tony LeVier
of La Canada, CA.
- Vintage Aircraft Association Hall of Fame: John W. Underwood of
- Warbirds of America Hall of Fame: The late David B. Lindsay Jr.
of Sarasota, FL.
- EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame: Ed Fisher of Gilbert, SC.
“Each of these five individuals has made a unique
contribution to the world of flight that has benefited all of
us,” said Rod Hightower, EAA president and CEO. “These
inductees serve as an example for everyone involved in flying and
represent the best that recreational aviation has to offer. We
recognize their commitment and passion for flying and are honored
to welcome them into the EAA Halls of Fame.”
In addition, Fond du Lac attorney Louie Andrew will receive the
Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award for his efforts on behalf
of EAA and the local community.
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