Winners Announced For Annual EAA AirVenture Drawings
August 1, 2006 — Thousands upon thousands of people went home very happy following another EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. But there were several others who were downright giddy when the convention concluded. They were the winners of prizes drawn Sunday afternoon for the annual EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes and the Young Eagles raffle.
Daniel Horton, EAA 443866, of Wetumpka, Alabama, was the winner of "Win Me," the Aviat Husky on Wipaire floats that was the grand prize in the EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes. Horton also won an all-inclusive, one-week fishing expedition at Kasba Lake Lodge in Canada's Northwest Territories, plus $4,500 worth of aviation fuel courtesy of Whiskey Bravo Air Inc. at Dunnellon/Marion County & Park of Commerce Airport, Florida.
In the other big drawing, Mr. & Mrs. Marshall D. White, EAA 174846, of Cobden, Illinois, were the winners of the loaded Ford F-150 Lariat truck in the annual Young Eagles raffle. The crew cab truck comes with rear-seat DVD screens, mp3 player/multi-CD changer, Garmin GPSMAP 396, and satellite radio with six months free service.
Other prizewinners in the EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes included:
- Honda ST1300 Motorcycle - James Duffy, EAA 576771, Gardena, California
- John Deere TX Gator - Terry Riley, EAA 717772, Altoona, Iowa
- Canon Rebel Camera Kit - Jed Keck, EAA 310719, Port Orchard, Washington
- Bose Aviation Headset - Paul Thomas, Roberts, Wisconsin