Learn about unique and historic aviation experiences during the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series, free presentations conducted by passionate aviators with a unique story to tell.
Enjoy a beyond the barrier cockpit climb in various World War II aircraft immediately following the presentation.
Thursday, September 17 | 7-8:30 p.m.: General William (Billy) Lendrum Mitchell – Presented
by Tom Thomas
Join us as Tom Thomas covers the life and aviation legacy of General William (Billy) Lendrum Mitchell, who played a critical role in shaping America’s Air Power. Mitchell’s life path took him from an enlisted man in the U.S. Army to the Air Commander as a Brigadier General lea ding America’s Air Forces in WWI. His reputation was known throughout the world of aviation making him truly a man of history. Tom Thomas’ presentation will cover Mitchell’s life through the eyes of a pilot.
Wednesday, October 7 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Apollo 13 – Presented by Chris Henry
Join us for an evening in space as we talk about the Apollo 13 mission. When the crew of Apollo 13 launched from earth, they had the moon as their next destination. Little did they know that an in-flight explosion would change the course of the mission and change history. It would become a life and death struggle to return the crew safely to Earth. EAA’s Chris Henry presents our unique experience of actually being with the crew during the recent reunion.