Limited Tickets Still Available for EAA Halls of Fame Induction Dinner on Nov. 9
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. - (November 6, 2007) — A limited number of tickets remain available for the annual EAA Halls of Fame induction dinner and program, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9, at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh.
The event honors those who have made significant contributions to personal and recreational flight. These aviation enthusiasts include those with unique achievements in aircraft building, vintage and warbird aircraft, ultralights, aerobatics and flight instruction. EAA will also present the Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award to Ruth Elliott, saluting her community leadership and commitment to EAA.
Main speaker for the evening is Alan Klapmeier, CEO of Cirrus Design of Duluth, Minn. In little more than two decades, Cirrus evolved a single aircraft kit design to one of the world's largest manufacturers of small aircraft, and changing the standards for aircraft manufacturing along the way. Klapmeier holds degrees in physics and economics from Ripon College in Wisconsin and has been a licensed pilot for more than 20 years.
Individual tickets for the EAA Halls of Fame dinner are $50, with a very limited number of full tables and supporter-level availabilities still open. More information and registration materials are available at the www.eaa.org website or by calling the EAA Development Office at 920-426-6886.
EAA, The Leader in Recreational Aviation, is an international association with 170,000 members and 1,000 local Chapters. To join EAA or for more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or go to www.eaa.org.