Learn about unique and historic aviation experiences during the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series, conducted by passionate aviators with a unique story to tell. Presentations take place in the Founder's Wing at the EAA AirVenture Museum. All presentations start at 7:00pm.
Enjoy a beyond the barrier cockpit climb in various World War II aircraft immediately following the presentation.
Free for EAA Members | $5 for Nonmembers
January 19, 2017 – Pearl Harbor – Presented by: Dick Campbell
President of the Aviation Heritage Center discusses their latest project; restoring a DC-3 to carry the markings of North Central Airlines.
February 16, 2017 – History of the Buggatti 100P – Presented by: Bob Havens
EAA AirVenture Museum docent details the concept, design, and the restoration that went into the museum’s Buggatti 100P.
March 16, 2017 –The Story of Buffalo Airways – Presented by: Mikey McBryan
Join us for a special guest as TV’s Ice Pilots Mikey McBryan comes to the museum to talk about the history of Buffalo Airways. Buffalo flies vintage airliner and cargo aircraft in the Northwest Territories. But these aircraft are no museum pieces. They are still working and earning their keep.
April 20, 2017 – Sonex Aircraft – Presented by: John Monnett
John, a multi-thousand-hour private pilot with both glider and float plane ratings and an A&P Mechanic, will discuss his many designs and history of Sonex Aircraft.
May 18, 2017 – Spirit of St. Louis Celebration – Presented by: TBD
Join us in celebrating the 90th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s Atlantic Crossing with a special evening including special speakers and a chance to see a spirit of St. Louis replica.
June 15, 2017 – My Very Dearest Anna – Presented by: Kara White (Martinelli)
Kara will discuss her various documentary projects, from her book “My Very Dearest Anna”, about her Grandparents’ letters during WWII to her documentary film work.